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‘Desperate Housewives’: A Shocking Death on Wisteria Lane

“Desperate Housewives” killed off a beloved character. It would have ranked as one of this television season’s biggest shockers had it not been spoiled in a most unusual fashion: the death scene was mentioned in testimony during the wrongful termination lawsuit that pitted the show’s former star, Nicolette Sheridan, versus its creator, Marc Cherry. The […]

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Spoiler Alert! Major ‘Desperate Housewives’ Character Will Be Killed Off Sunday

“Desperate Housewives” Spoiler Alert: A major character will be killed off Sunday. Don’t keep reading if you don’t want to know who. News of a death stunned the courtroom at the “Desperate Housewives” trial Thursday: James Denton’s charcter Mike Delfino will be killed off on this Sunday’s episode of the show, exec producer George Perkins […]

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Jury Hears Two Different Versions of When Sheridan’s ‘Housewives’ Role Was Cut

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former writer on “Desperate Housewives” on Wednesday contradicted testimony by the show’s creator that a decision to kill off Nicollette Sheridan’s role had been made four months before the actress claimed her boss struck her on the set. The testimony by Lori Kirkland Baker was the latest twist in Sheridan’s […]

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Nicollette Sheridan’s Lawyer: Actress Feared Retaliation for ‘Nice Wallop’

Nicollette Sheridan didn’t ask ABC to reprimand “Desperate Housewives” creator Marc Cherry after he allegedly struck her in the head because she feared for her job, the actress’s entertainment attorney testified Tuesday. “We weren’t looking to ABC Disney to do anything because Nicollette was concerned about retaliation,” Neil Meyer said in Los Angeles Superior Court. […]

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Trial Over ‘Desperate Housewives’ Firing Begins

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nicollette Sheridan should receive $6 million for being killed off “Desperate Housewives” after the show’s creator slapped her, her attorney said Wednesday, as a defense lawyer argued her onscreen demise was a natural part of television. The dueling characterizations of a dispute between Sheridan and “Housewives” creator and executive producer Marc […]

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‘Desperate Housewives’: Stars Plan to Take Stand in Sheridan Trial

The wrongful termination suit Nicollette Sheridan leveled against “Desperate Housewives” creator Marc Cherry goes to trial starting today, and according to TMZ, major stars from the show are scheduled to testify for Cherry’s side. The gossip site has seen the witness list for the trial, and among the names are Eva Longoria, Felicity Huffman, Marcia […]

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