‘Desperate Housewives’: Final Season Promises Killer Cover-Up

Sunday is the premiere of the final season of “Desperate Housewives.” What began as a daring, subversive show has become as mainstream as the minivan soccer mom culture that it satirizes. The women of Wisteria Lane have been through marriages, divorces, affairs, and drinking problems. They have also managed to survive the endless stream of […]

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Vanessa Williams Lands A New Love On ‘Desperate Housewives’

There’s more love in the Lane, as in Wisteria, next season. According to TVLine.com, Vanessa Williams’ Renee is getting a new “Desperate Housewives” beau, to be played by “V” alum Charles Mesure. He’ll appear as Ben, whom TVLine describes as “a sexy, charming and occasionally ruthless contractor” who is one very tough self-made man. No […]

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Report Card: Grading This Season’s Drama Premieres

The television audience has spoken.  While this season’s new shows got all the hype, a lot more people tuned in to the season premieres of the shows they already know and love.  So which drama series came back better than ever and which need to do a little extra credit?  Grades were assigned based on […]

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‘Desperate Housewives’ Season Premiere Recap: Mysteria Lane

‘Desperate Housewives‘ season premieres always lay out the season-long arcs: the annual villain, the new romances, the scandals.  A couple years ago, the show jumped forward four years.  This season’s key storylines revisit the show’s earlier, most successful, seasons. Paul Young, (Mark Moses)  Mary Alice’s husband, returned to Wisteria Lane in the season finale.  Last […]

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Vanessa Williams Gives ‘Desperate Housewives’ A ‘Shot in the Arm’

“It’s some of the best bitchy dialogue we’ve done on this show.” That’s the promise from ‘Desperate Housewives‘ creator Marc Cherry, who’s “thrilled as all get-out to have Vanessa Williams joining the cast.” Williams, 47, joins the show for Season 7, premiering tonight at 9/8c on ABC, as Renee Perry, the glamorous wife of a […]

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Hot ‘Desperate Housewives’ Video: Vanessa Williams Rides Into Town

There’s a foreboding whistle in the wind and the women of Wisteria Lane are literally seeing red as a new beauty played by Vanessa Williams (‘Ugly Betty’) rides into the cul de sac. In this sexy new promo for ‘Desperate Housewives‘ seventh season, premiering September 26, Lynette, Susan, Bree and Gabby one by one sense […]

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‘Desperate Housewives’ Reignites Old Feud! Plus, Recast News

When Vanessa Williams makes camp on Wisteria Lane this fall, she can count on seeing at least one familiar – if not friendly – face. It turns out that the ‘Ugly Betty’ alumna’s ‘Desperate Housewives‘ character – named Renee Filmore-Jones – is an old college acquaintance of Lynette’s, TV Guide Magazine reports. Back in the […]

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