Articles for Desperate Housewives Season 5

Previously on Desperate Housewives: The show leaped five years into the future, where Lynette‘s kids are juvenile delinquents, Gabi is bloated with two rugrats of her own, Bree is the next Martha Stewart and Susan is married to someone who is not Mike.Mary Alice‘s voice is still haunting Wisteria Lane on Desperate Housewives, telling us about how Susan and Mike got into a horrific car crash during the five year jump. We then get quick glimpses of all the desperate housewives. Read more »
Desperate Housewives came back Sunday night with a bang. The show kicked off its fifth season with 18.4 million viewers, the ABC dramedy‘s largest audience since January 6.  With the show off to a good start, we can expect that good things are in store as the ladies of Wisteria Lane head further into the fast-forwarded-season. According to Entertainment Weekly‘s Michael Ausiello, there will be several notable guest stars gracing Desperate Housewives this season.  Read on to find out about them. Read more »
Previously on Desperate Housewives: Five years in the future, Bree and Katherine are still at odds, Gabi is upset she has a fat kid, Susan is dating her young house painter and Edie returned to Wisteria Lane with her new, super crazy husband.In tonight‘s episode of Desperate Housewives, we learn that the women are all crazy. Actually, we already knew that, but in every storyline, the main women make crucial errors in judgment, whether it‘s flirting with their son, fighting over a name, or getting angry when people do exactly what they‘re told to do. Read more »
Just last week, BuddyTV reported that Andrea Bowen will soon return to Wisteria Lane to reprise her role as Julie Meyer on Desperate Housewives.  Towards the end of last season, her character was officially admitted into Princeton University and one of the professors at Princeton was so impressed by her senior thesis that she was offered a summer internship.As we head further into the fifth season of Desperate Housewives, however, Susan (Teri Hatcher) will be reunited with her daughter Julie and according to Entertainment Weekly, she‘s got a hell of a surprise for her mother and it has something to do with her new boyfriend.Warning: Spoilers ahead!!! Read more »
This week‘s episode of Desperate Housewives focused on the new kids on the block, with MJ Meyer, Juanita Solis and Benjamin Katz (formerly Hodge) being put front and center. Those aren‘t the only kids around, as the adults start acting like kids themselves, joining garage bands and getting into petty fights.Also, Dave Williams keeps insinuating himself in the lives of the other residents of Wisteria Lane, which is possibly the smartest thing Desperate Housewives has ever done. Past mysteries with Katherine‘s family and the Applewhites, struggled because they were isolated, but this season, the big mystery is quickly encompassing everyone on the show. Read more »
Last season, fans of Desperate Housewives saw the destruction of Wisteria Lane when a tornado ripped through the neighborhood, severely damaged houses and ultimately changed the lives of everyone.  According to series creator Marc Cherry, however, another catastrophe will eventually strike the fictional town of Fairview, and it‘s something far more serious than what the housewives already experienced before.To find out more about it, read on for spoilers.Final Warning: Spoilers ahead!!! Read more »
Gale Harold, who currently portrays Teri Hatcher‘s boyfriend on Desperate Housewives, was in a motorcycle accident yesterday.  Harold, who was expected on the Desperate Housewives set today, has been a fairly big part of this season, and his character will play an important role in the eighth episode.First reported to be in critical condition, reports are surfacing that Gale Harold is currently in stable condition, and is expected to make a full recovery, according to Desperate Housewives executive producer Marc Cherry.  Harold fractured his shoulder in the accident, and had some swelling to his brain, though it must be reinforced that he is expected to be OK and make a full recovery. Read more »
Among the housewives in Wisteria Lane, Mary Alice Young, played by actress Brenda Strong, is the most mysterious one because only bits and pieces of her story are known.  A loving, doting wife and mother who was generous to her family and neighbors, she was the last person expected to shoot herself in the head.  While she narrates Desperate Housewives from beyond the grave, she is still considered as the matriarch of Wisteria Lane and is the most important character to the show‘s development as it revolves around her sharing the secrets of her friends and neighbors.With Desperate Housewives leaping into a five-year flash forward, fans can‘t help but speculate if it‘s possible to go back to the time when Mary Alice Young was still alive.  According to series creator Marc Cherry, that is something he‘s pondering on. Read more »
The women of Desperate Housewives are a bunch of jealous ladies. Bree‘s book is released, and her big, fancy publicity blitz has her friends in a tizzy. Not helping matters is the fact that Bree is named Businesswoman of the Year and writes the same inscriptions in all of their copies of the cookbook.Jealousy is the theme of the whole episode of Desperate Housewives. The women are jealous of Bree‘s perfect life, Mike is jealous of the new man in Susan‘s life, and Orson is jealous of his important wife. Underneath the seemingly happy lives of suburbia, everyone wants to keep up with the Joneses because the grass is always greener on the other side. Read more »
Do want to know what transpired on Wisteria Lane in the past five years?  This week‘s Desperate Housewives episode has all the answers!  Following the airing of "Back in Business," ABC will be giving viewers a glimpse of the past with an episode that‘s full of surprises.Read on for a preview of “Mirror, Mirror.”Warning: May contain spoilers. Read more »
Wisteria Lane has never been a stranger to hookups. Since the beginning of Desperate Housewives, we‘ve seen several illicit relationships, making viewers quite accustomed to the idea of sneaky affairs.  Soon, however, there will be yet another hookup that will transpire as the ABC dramedy heads further into the fifth season.  Unlike other affairs, though, this is something you‘d never expect to happen. Warning: Spoilers ahead!!! Read more »
A surprise 70th birthday party for Mrs. McCluskey on Desperate Housewives causes everyone to think about the past. In other words, it‘s time for a flashback episode! Desperate Housewives is rolling back the calendar to fill in those missing five years the show fast forwarded through.As fun as it is to fill in exactly what we suspected, the true genius of the episode is Mrs. McCluskey, who arrives at her surprise party with a baseball bat ready to knock some people down. It really makes me wonder why Kathryn Joosten isn‘t the star of this show. Read more »
As reported previously, Gale Harold, who recently joined the cast of Desperate Housewives as Teri Hatcher‘s on-screen boyfriend Jackson, was severely injured after getting caught in a motorcycle accident.  He was said to be in critical condition but was expected to make a full recovery after settling at the USC Medical Center in their Intensive Care Unit. You can read more about his accident in this previous article.Two weeks later, however, “Gale Harold is out of intensive care and improving daily," according to a rep for the 39-year-old actor. Read more »
Last week on Desperate Housewives, viewers learned what transpired on Wisteria lane in the last five years.  Dave convinced Susan to throw Mrs. McCluskey a surprise party for her 70th birthday, Jackson wanted to take his relationship with Susan to the next level while Gaby worried that she might be pregnant.  Fans also found out about the startling reason for the bond between Bree and Katherine while an outraged Mrs. McCluskey had the entire neighborhood questioning her sanity.Tonight, viewers will find out why "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned" as ABC airs the episode "There‘s Always a Woman."Warning: This article may contain spoilers!!! Read more »
Just in time for the election, BuddyTV brings you our list of the 15 worst politicians from TV.<<PREVIOUS   |   NEXT>>His politics might not be dirty, but his deeds were. Victor Lang‘s whirlwind romance with Gabi was little more than a ploy to get him more votes. Lang also threatened her and Carlos‘ lives when learning they were having an affair, leading to the epic fight between Victor and Carlos during the tornado. In the end, Lang was impaled by a picket fencepost, an appropriate end to the man who tried to manufacture a wholesome family life. Read more »
Tonight on Desperate Housewives, there are other women everywhere. Carlos‘ hands cheat on Gabi, Lynette suspects Tom of having an affair, Jackson has a new woman and Mrs. McCluskey‘s awesome sister shows up.As always Mrs. McCluskey steals the show on Desperate Housewives, because as a huge fan of The West Wing, it‘s a brilliant piece of casting that brings President Bartlet‘s two secretaries (Joosten as the dearly departed Mrs. Landingham and Tomlin as the addle-minded Debbie Fiderer) together. Even if you‘re not a fan of The West Wing, it‘s the chance to see two brilliant older actresses having fun. Read more »
Tokyo Police Club is set to make their primetime TV debut as a promising band battling it out on Desperate Housewives.  The Canadian band, which will be named “Cold Splash” on the ABC dramedy, will perform their song entitled “In A Cave” in an upcoming episode that will air on Sunday, November 16.Formed in 2005, Tokyo Police Club consists of singer and bassist Dave Monks, guitarist Josh Hook, keyboardist Graham Wright, and drummer Greg Alsop.  The indie group initially gained attention by performing in small gigs throughout the Toronto area but the buzz quickly spread like wildfire and since then, the band has been signed with Toronto label Paper Bag Records.Warning: Spoilers ahead!!! Read more »
Sex caused a ton of problems for the residents of Wisteria Lane on Desperate Housewives this week. Lynette explodes over her son‘s sex life. Susan and Jackson take turns withholding sex from one another. Carlos and Gabi freak out when an old lady joins them in bed. And the kitchen counter for Bree‘s catering business is a new hot spot for sexual liaisons.All this action leads to secrets being revealed, people getting fired, blackmail and pregnancy. This is one of those rare Desperate Housewives episodes where all the separate storylines are quite entertaining. Read more »
Previously on Desperate Housewives: Katherine is sleeping with Mike, Porter got his best friend‘s mom pregnant, Dave signed the Wisteria Lane Garage Band up for a Battle of the Bands, and Dave‘s creepy doctor booked a flight to Fairview.Last year, Desperate Housewives had a tornado, now there‘s a big fire. At this rate, it shouldn‘t be long before Wisteria Lane faces an earthquake, a mudslide, and a plague of locusts. At the Battle of the Bands, the venue is set on fire and the police suspect arson. But in true television fashion, the whole episode focuses on the day leading up to the inferno. Read more »
It has been confirmed that Sarah Palin will not be appearing on an upcoming episode of Desperate Housewives.  Executives of the show have rebuffed the claim that they‘ve offered a spot to the controversial former vice-presidential candidate, despite the rumors that ensued.  There were stories that recently circulated, regarding the possibility of Palin working alongside the Desperate Housewives stars.  It was said that in an effort to boost ratings, Teri Hatcher, Eva Longoria Parker, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross and Nicollette Sheridan would share their small screen with the Alaskan governor.  Read more »
Celebrity gatherings aren‘t that rare in this day and age, but it‘s definitely special when an intimate dinner is hosted by Eva Longoria Parker.  The star of Desperate Housewives invited a few close friends over for a private dinner thrown by Allure magazine.  The event was held at Longoria Parker‘s very own Hollywood restaurant, Beso.  What‘s more eye-opening is her impressive guest list.  Attending the affair were Victoria Beckham, Heidi Klum, Rosario Dawson, Desperate Housewives‘ Felicity Huffman and more.The editor of Allure, Linda Wells, went on to praise Longoria Parker‘s recently deglamorized character on the hit series.  Besides that, the actress graced the magazine‘s November cover, with Wells saying she was “smart, gorgeous, funny and unretouched … and not frumpy at all.”  Read more »
Previously on Desperate Housewives: A fire broke out , and Dave saved Mike‘s life for some mysterious reason, while Porter was the prime suspect due to his history of arson and his hatred of Anne‘s psycho husband.While the fire didn‘t kill any major characters, its effects are widespread. Carlos gets good medical news, Orson gets bad news, Susan learns about Katherine and Mike, and Lynette proves how far she‘s willing to go to protect her kids. Read more »
The set of Wisteria Lane is crawling with infants, thanks to proud mothers present in the cast of ABC‘s Desperate Housewives.  Though there aren‘t many toddlers seen on the show, the ladies have their own bundles of joy to take care of.  In a recent interview, actress Dana Delany revealed how her co-stars have been smitten by their off-camera babies.  First off, there‘s the 46-year-old mommy Marcia Cross with her twin girls, Eden and Savannah.  The siblings are both 21 months old, and are Cross‘ first kids with her husband Tom Mahoney.  Cross wed the stock broker in June of 2006, and the ceremony was held in front of 200 guests at San Gabriel, California.  Read more »
The year is almost over, and BuddyTV wants to know which shows were your absolute favorites from 2008. We have a huge Showdown featuring 48 of the top shows of the year, from reality staples like American Idol to smash hits like CSI. You can vote for your favorite cult shows like Supernatural, or a small comedy like It‘s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.  We have shows still going strong like Grey‘s Anatomy and shows canceled before their time like Jericho.VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE SHOW OF 2008>> Read more »
The fire is still a big deal, and the Scavo family deals with Porter‘s arrest the way only Lynette could - by lying and doing whatever illegal things it takes to keep him safe. It‘s the perfect way to revive my favorite Desperate Housewives debate: is Lynette the best or worst mother of all-time? I‘m never sure, but I know it‘s definitely one of those two.Desperate Housewives also has several miracles this week, from Carlos regaining his sight to the show‘s gay characters Andrew, Bob and Lee, all getting actual storylines. Of course the gay marriage story is a bit out of date since California voted to ban it. Read more »
It‘s no secret that one of the most-watched weekend shows on television is ABC‘s Desperate Housewives.  For its last episode, “A Vision‘s Just A Vision,” the show managed to score 16 million viewers for the day.  It was the top-rated program of the hour, as studied by Neilsen estimates.  Even though the world knows about the success of the series, there‘s one thing that the show is keeping secret.  It doesn‘t concern torrid affairs or eloping with lovers.  It has something to do with a habit that Eva Longoria Parker can‘t seem to kick.  The actress has finally been caught smoking. Read more »
It seems that the ladies of Wisteria Lane won‘t be running out of hysteria anytime soon.  TV Guide has learned that Desperate Housewives series creator Marc Cherry hopes to extend the ABC dramedy for a total of nine seasons instead of his previously envisioned seven.  The announcement came during a Wednesday cake-cutting ceremony marking 100 episodes of Desperate Housewives.This raises the question of whether ABC will make Cherry‘s dream a reality.  A source told TV Guide that “while the idea of unspooling even more saucy stories for the resurgent Housewives seems a natural, much paperwork — including a formal pick-up from ABC — needs to be in hand first.” Read more »
Although Gale Harold is expected to make a full recovery following his motorcycle accident two months ago, it isn‘t clear yet whether the 39-year-old actor will return to Desperate Housewives, the dramedy where he recently played Teri Hatcher‘s on-screen boyfriend Jackson.  More rumors surged as a source close to both Harold and the Desperate Housewives set revealed that the actor is still in severe pain."He‘s really very majorly injured," the source told eonline.com.  "I don‘t believe he‘ll be coming back." Read more »
BuddyTV‘s running a special feature on all of the wonderfully unique families on TV. Within the feature, there‘s a chance to win a flat-screen TV as well as a couple of Showtime prize packages with DVD sets for Dexter season 2, Penn & Teller: BS! season 5, Californication season 1, The L Word season 5, and The Tudors season 1. TV families always seem to be more interesting than our own. In fact, they‘re never normal. At one point or another, we‘ll all wished to be a part of some imaginary clan. Something deep inside draws us to the craziness, the tenderness or the drama. So we salute all these unique TV families. Read more »
Desperate Housewives returned last week and found a lonely Susan turning to Lee for company while Jackson is away.  Bree, on the other hand, met Andrew‘s future mother-in-law for the first time and Gaby urged Carlos to accept a job which pays a six-figure salary.  This week, the drama continues as some unexpected connections lead to surprising resolutions in the episode “Connect! Connect!”Read on for a preview of tonight‘s Desperate Housewives. Read more »
No matter how you feel about the five-year leap into the future Desperate Housewives did on its fifth season opener, there will be more time travel on tonight‘s episode, the show‘s 100th, called “The Best Thing That Ever Could Have Happened.”  Feeling nostalgic about the so-far successful five-season run and the milestone, Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry decided to go back to where it all started and even beyond.The housewives - Susan Mayer (Teri Hatcher), Lynette Scavo (Felicity Huffman), Gabrielle Solis (Eva Longoria Parker), Bree Van de Kamp (Marcia Cross) and Edie Britt (Nicollette Sheridan) - are seen standing outside the house of Mary Alice Young (Brenda Strong), whose suicide launched the series.  After the oft-debated flash-forward, tonight‘s episode will then feature flashbacks that go even beyond the pilot in an effort to show just how the women evolved to how they are today. Read more »
Today the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation released its nominees for the 20th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. Aside from the usual television nominees like The L Word and Ugly Betty, there was one atypical nominee: Supernatural.The GLAAD Media Awards have a special category for an individual episode of a show that doesn‘t feature a regular gay character. Supernatural was nominated for “Ghostfacers,” the faux reality TV series episode that featured intern Corbett (current 90210 jock Dustin Milligan) who had a gay infatuation with Ed, resulting in the classic line, “Ed, you have to go be gay for that poor dead intern.” Read more »
Unlike her Desperate Housewives character Katherine Mayfair, who has always been secretive, cast member Dana Delany is more open and revealing.  In fact, the 52-year-old actress spilled some pretty huge upcoming storylines for her character on the ABC dramedy, which returns with new episodes beginning February 8. This season, Katherine has moved on into a relationship with Mike (James Denton).  While this doesn‘t sit well with some people, especially Susan‘s son M.J. (Mason Vale Cotton), Mike couldn‘t care less.  At one point, he even tells Dave (Neal McDonough) that he is falling in love with Katherine.  What could this mean for Katherine and Mike‘s relationship? Read on to find out!Warning: Spoilers ahead!!! Read more »
On the last episode of Desperate Housewives, Karen McCluskey (guest star Kathryn Joosten) was annoyed that Wisteria Lane‘s resident handyman Eli (Beau Bridges) had sent out cards to everyone in the neighborhood that she had retired.  Eli, of course, suffered a heart attack and died at Susan‘s.  The girls then met up for poker to discuss the funeral and at the same time reflect on how he had affected their lives.  When the news reached Dave and Edie, they more or less underwent the same journey of recollection.  For her part, Mary Alice realized how she had influenced Eli‘s life.Of course, that episode was also Desperate Housewives‘ 100th episode so Eli‘s death became a perfect opportunity for a lot of flashbacks.  There were also returning characters, such as Martha Huber (Christine Estabrook) and Rex Van de Kamp (Steven Culp). Huber was the snoopy neighbor who first discovered Mary Alice Young‘s suicide, while Van de Kamp is the dead doctor husband of Bree (Marcia Cross) Read more »
It‘s no secret that Seattle Grace will soon be saying goodbye to two of its original characters, but soon, ABC viewers will have to face the fact that Wisteria Lane will lose one of its residents too.  According to TV Guide, Nicollette Sheridan will be leaving Desperate Housewives after five seasons of playing mischievous Edie Britt."[Nicollette] had a great time on the show and is looking forward to her next project," a rep for Sheridan said in a statement. Read more »
On the last episode of Desperate Housewives, Susan (Teri Hatcher) was a little jealous when she found out that Mike (James Denton) bought Katherine (Dana Delaney) new pearls.  Eventually, she actually ended up stealing the pearls when Mike said he couldn‘t afford to pay for his son M.J.‘s private school.  Elsewhere, Bree (Marcia Cross) was able to buy a car, thanks to her book, and Lynette (Felicity Huffman) and Tom (Doug Savant) had a fire sale for their pizzeria as they were going to sell it.  Meanwhile, Gabrielle (Eva Longoria-Parker) and Edie (Nicollette Sheridan), in an attempt to lose weight, attended a fitness boot camp.On tonight‘s episode of Desperate Housewives, Susan actually tries to do something for her son, as she decides to start a new job to give him only the best.  However, when Mike leaves their son with Katherine, there is more anger and jealousy on the set.  Meanwhile, even Scavo‘s Pizzeria isn‘t spared from the financial crisis, and Lynette actually tells Tom that they have to sell.  Carlos (Ricardo Antonio Chavira) ends up receiving a hefty bonus after Gaby discovers his boss‘s dirty little secret, while Orson (Kyle MacLachlan) confronts Bree after he finds out that she‘s given Andrew (Shawn Pyfrom) a raise. Elsewhere, Dave (Neal McDonough) starts suspecting that the neighbors are onto him. Read more »
Now that Nicollette Sheridan‘s exit on Desperate Housewives is confirmed, it‘s time to ponder on whom series creator Marc Cherry will banish out of Wisteria Lane next.  No one really is indispensable and soon, fans will have to face the fact that anyone could be written out of the canvas in an instant. "Everyone is vulnerable on Wisteria Lane -- any of us could go," cast member Dana Delany admitted at Saturday‘s Independent Spirit Awards.  "Every single person in that cast feels like their days are numbered.  I think [Marc] likes to keep people on their toes."Warning: Spoilers Ahead!!! Read more »
Best known for playing voluptuous Mildred "Boom-Boom" Turner in classic 1970s sitcom All in the Family, Gloria LeRoy has signed on to join the cast of Desperate Housewives.  According to Entertainment Weekly‘s Michael Ausiello, the 77-year-old actress will serve as a longtime neighborhood fixture whom fans will first meet next month, right around the time cast member Nicollette Sheridan takes her exit on the ABC dramedy.The question is: Is Gloria LeRoy Nicollette Sheridan‘s replacement? Read more »
On the last episode of Desperate Housewives, we finally got to see Susan (Teri Hatcher) on her new job as a teacher.  Thanks to a student, she found out that she was being evaluated that week so she ended up inviting her superior Jessie (Swoosie Kurtz, who played Chuck‘s aunt and half of the synchronized swimming duo on Pushing Daisies) to her house for dinner to score some points.  While Susan already made it clear that she wasn‘t lesbian, the two shared a kiss just to be sure. Elsewhere, Edie (Nicolette Sheridan) learned more things about her husband, but still needed some bits of info to connect the dots and stop Dave (Neal McDonough) from doing something evil, like, I don‘t know, kill her.  Also, Orson (Kyle MacLachlan) and Bree (Marcia Cross) saw a therapist, only to find out that other than their martial problems, Orson may very well be a kleptomaniac.  Carlos (Ricardo Antonio Chavira) got a promotion and a blast from the past in the form of an overweight woman in her late 30s who just happens to be an ex.  Gabby (Eva Longoria-Parker) was a little concerned at first but later on just decided to have a friend spy on her husband. Read more »
The question of whether Jackson will be gracing Wisteria Lane again has finally been answered.  Desperate Housewives has finally set the return date for Gale Harold, who has now fully recovered after being seriously injured in a motorcycle accident six months ago."Quite frankly, I think he looks even better [than before the crash]," series creator Marc Cherry said, adding that Jackson reappears with a "very important question for Susan -- one that she‘s kind of stunned by." Read more »
The much-awaited farewell of Nicollette Sheridan from Desperate Housewives will finally air tonight, in an episode called "Look into Their Eyes and You See What They Know."  Sheridan, who played Edie Britt for the past five seasons, will take her final stroll down Wisteria Lane as the rest of the housewives look back on her life.On the episode, Susan (Teri Hatcher) recalls their first meeting, Lynette (Felicity Huffman) remembers a particularly unforgettable night out, Bree (Marcia Cross) is reminded of how she‘d been so thoughtful of Orson (Kyle MacLachlan), visiting him in prison, while Gaby (Eva Longoria Parker) does some reminiscing of her own when she remembers a night of friendly competition with Edie in some bar.  The wives also visit Edie‘s son Travers (guest star Stephen Lunsford) in boarding school to tell him what happened to his mother and bring him her ashes.  Also, someone other than Mary Alice narrates this episode (most probably Edie). Read more »
On tonight‘s Desperate Housewives, a lot of the storylines move forward, perhaps the biggest of which is Susan (Teri Hatcher) confiding her dark secret to, of all people, Dave (Neil McDonough), who begins to realize that he has been targeting the wrong Wisterian.  Elsewhere, Orson‘s (Kyle MacLachlan) problem gets worse, as an old woman catches him, while he desperately tries to hide the truth about his wounds from Bree (Marcia Cross), who‘s starting to be wary.Meanwhile, Tom (Doug Savant) and Gabrielle (Eva Longoria Parker) square off, while Carlos (Ricardo Antonio Chavira) saves Lynette (Felicity Huffman) in the shower, where she is found in a precarious situation, which she chooses to hide from Tom.  Lastly, Katherine (Dana Delany) confesses to Mike (James Denton), which leads to a surprising realization. Read more »
On tonight‘s episode of Desperate Housewives, after a not so successful stint with a garden club, Gaby (Eva Longoria Parker) is now out to prove that she‘s a good mother by teaching her kids "the value of inner beauty."  She decides to not wear makeup, a ploy that fails when the family attends an event of honor at the country club and the mayor and his wife sees her, and she becomes desperate to put some makeup on.  She then has to get some makeup from a woman who is not exactly eager to share.Elsewhere, Bree (Marcia Cross) is finally looking to divorce Orson (Kyle MacLachlan), after the Rose fiasco on the last episode.  If you need some reminding, Orson, otherwise known as the masked intruder, broke into elderly Wisteria Lane citizen Rose Kemper to get some knickknacks only to be assaulted by a baseball bat. Again, he lied to Bree, who this time was able to put two and two together after Katherine (Dana Delaney) told her the story.  A complication arises when Bree looks for the divorce lawyer and finds Karl Mayer, Susan‘s (Teri Hatcher) ex-husband.  Of course, knowing Bree, she expects Karl to handle their divorce with dignity. Later on, she finds out that Orson will receive half of her company. Read more »
Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry previously revealed that a "major character" from the first two seasons is set to return for five minutes in the show‘s May 17 finale, and according to rumors, it could be Gaby‘s (Eva Longoria Parker) hunky teeny gardener John Rowland, played by Jesse Metcalfe."I love Jesse, I love Jesse," Parker tells People. "That would be a fun thing." Read more »
Tonight‘s Desperate Housewives is doubly exceptional.  For one thing, it‘s the finale of the series‘ fifth season, which probably leaves us with another cliffhanger for the next installment.  Another surprise that the series has in store is that tonight‘s finale is going to be a two-hour special. For the first hour, the episode titled "Everybody Says Don‘t" takes the screen.  Though it shares a title with a season 2 episode, it‘s possible that it‘s a tentative one for tonight‘s installment.  Gabrielle (Eva Longoria Parker) isn‘t pleased when Carlos‘ (Ricardo Antonio Chavira) family stops by to visit.  What‘s worse is that they ask the Solises to take Gaby‘s niece under their wing.  Read more »
Alongside spoiling to viewers of The View that his sociopath character Dave Williams would die on the Desperate Housewives finale, Neal McDonough also confirmed rumors of a Desperate Housewives spin-off, saying they‘re "seriously talking" about it, featuring Karen McCluskey, played by Kathryn Joosten and her sister Roberta, played by Lily Tomlin, who returned to Wisteria Lane on last night‘s finale.A rep for ABC, however, has denied the news, saying "there‘s no truth to the spin-off rumor." Read more »
The two-hour finale of Desperate Housewives Sunday handily beat out competition, including old reliable Survivor and the subsequent reunion show on CBS.  The ABC drama reeled in 13.9 million viewers compared to 12.7 for the Survivor finale and 11.8 for the reunion show that immediately followed.  Fox animated series Family Guy and NBC‘s SNL Just Shorts trailed the pack, with 7.3 mil and 3.8 mil respectively.Desperate Housewives also scored the biggest share in the crucial 18-49 demo, drawing in a 4.72/12 rating.  The strong numbers, however, are down 24 percent from last year‘s season finale. Read more »
Four years after its smashing rookie season, Desperate Housewives, says some critics, just might get back to the Emmys race with its startling two-hour finale last Sunday.  Most praised the show for the risk it took when it opted to shift the story five years to the future.  The reboot, then, is seen as to have given the show its much-needed reformat.The suburbia-themed ABC dramedy has competed for television‘s top plum only once, in 2005, during its maiden run, when it lost to the last year of Everybody Loves Raymond.  Read more »
ABC unveiled its Fall schedule today and it features an ambitious lineup of new series to premiere all season long.  The schedule features eight new shows, including a Wednesday night that contains nothing but new programs.  This is identical to the strategy ABC used two years ago when it premiered three new hour-long shows on Wednesdays.The new Wednesday, however, features four new half-hour comedies which I will tentatively title the Back to You reject lineup, as three of the sitcoms star former cast members of that failed FOX sitcom, including Kelsey Grammer, Patricia Heaton and Ty Burrell.  The other big change to the schedule is that Ugly Betty has been bumped to Fridays, wedged between Supernanny and 20/20.More Fall Lineups:FOXABCNBCCBSThe CW Read more »

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