“Devious Maids” is the new show from “Desperate Housewives” creator Marc Cherry. The premise is similar: a dark comedy about four friends working together to solve a murder. This time, instead of satirizing suburbia, Cherry takes on Beverly Hills.
Update 2: Apparently Prospect Park has realized they need WGA writers to produce high quality shows and has reached out to the union to negotiate a deal, according to Daytime Confidential. Update:Vincent Irizarry,who played the villainous Dr. David Hayward on All My Children just signed a deal to join the on-line show. Irizarry announced the […]
Casting News of the Week Stephen Nichols (Tucker) is the latest star of “The Young & the Restless” to be fired by the show’s new producer, Jill Farren Phelps. The actor has already taped his final scenes. The billionaire who turned out to be Katherine’s long lost son and Devon’s father suffered from inconsistent writing […]
Soap fans, view this as less of a Christmas miracle and more of a Festivus airing of grievances. Deadline reports that Prospect Park, the production company that infamously bought the rights to ABC’s canceled soaps “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” with plans to turn them into daily full length online programs, then […]
It’s a measure of how quickly daytime, and television, and American society have changed that Will (Chandler Massey) and Sonny’s (Freddie Smith) gay sex scene on “Days of Our Lives” attracted relatively little attention.
Three years ago, there were eight American daytime soaps. Today, there are four. The cancellations of “Guiding Light,” “As the World Turns,” “All My Children,” and “One Life to Live” left hundreds of people who worked both in front of and behind the camera unemployed. The four canceled soaps all filmed in New York City […]
“General Hospital” executive producer Frank Valentini is the comeback kid. In just six months, he’s turned it into must-see TV, winning accolades from previously disgruntled viewers.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Lifetime channel says it’s picking up a new series from the creator of “Desperate Housewives.” The channel said Friday it has ordered 13 episodes of “Devious Maids” from producer Marc Cherry. The series is about maids working for the rich and famous in Beverly Hills and counts “Desperate Housewives” star […]
Marc Cherry’s “Devious Maids” hasn’t been relegated to the dustbin of TV history just yet. The hour-long drama, which was passed over by ABC in the recent pilot season, might find a home at Lifetime.
Susan Lucci is coming back to anchor another ABC soap, this time in prime time, locking in a deal to co-star in the network pilot of “Devious Maids.” According to Deadline, Lucci will play Genevieve Delacourt, “a beautiful, wealthy woman who is gently crazy. Having spent her adult life attracting one powerful man after another, […]