Gossip website TMZ reported Wednesday that Paula Abdul spent part of Tuesday afternoon with ABC entertainment chief Steve McPherson discussing a possible package deal. Citing "our spies," the website said that McPherson has proposed that as part of the package, Abdul would appear as a contestant on Dancing With The Stars. "And we're told Paula has a show in mind with her name on it," the website added. Earlier this week numerous entertainment blogs were abuzz with rumors that Abdul has agreed to guest star on an upcoming episode of ABC's Ugly Betty .