Desperate Housewives Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

4th July 2015

Quote: "I want to be the female George Clooney. He directs, produces and stars. I want to be in charge of the final product... Everyone goes, 'Oh, she's an actor-turned-director,' and I'm like, 'No, I was always a director and a producer who happened to become an actor'." Former Desperate Housewives actress Eva Longoria is keen to conquer the film business through her UnveliEVAble Entertainment production company, just like the Hollywood superstar.

4th February 2015

Fact: Former Desperate Housewives star MARCIA CROSS is returning to Tv in an upcoming episode of crime drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. The actress will appear alongside veteran actor Robert Vaughn in an instalment called December Solstice, which will air in the U.S. on 25 February (15). The role marks Cross' first official Tv gig since Desperate Housewives ended in 2012.

20th August 2014

Fact: Former Desperate Housewives alum Eva Longoria has been tapped to appear on the upcoming second season of Golden Globe-winning sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine. The actress is set for a three-episode arc as a defence attorney who catches the eye of Andy Samberg's character in court.

15th April 2014

Quote: "He's super private. But I'm very happy. He's a good dresser. I always have to step it up now - it's exhausting." Former Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria reluctantly opens up about her Mexican businessman beau, Jose Antonio Baston.

10th January 2014

Fact: Actress Eva Longoria is set to make her directorial debut on U.S. soap Devious Maids, in which she also serves as an executive producer, alongside her former Desperate Housewives boss MARC CHERRY. Longoria will direct the season two premiere, which airs in the U.S. on 20 April (14).

10th October 2013

Quote: "When I graduated college, I intended to go to seminary. I was wide open to it and felt that's what God wanted me to do. The problem was every single door slammed in my face." Former Desperate Housewives star James Denton had dreams of becoming a preacher before he discovered acting.

22nd May 2013

Tweet: "@EvaLongoria huge congratulations on your graduation today!!!! From Canne (sic) to Cap and Gown. You are really something." MARCIA CROSS is proud of her former Desperate Housewives co-star Eva Longoria's academic achievement after completing a Master's degree in Chicano Studies. The graduating actress jetted in to California for Wednesday's (22May13) commencement ceremony after walking the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this week (begs20May13).

26th February 2013

Quote: "He took me away for the weekend and he borrowed this... Rolls Royce. I felt like the Queen of England with better shoes. It was the most amazing drive... It was really fun." Former Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman had a wonderful 50th birthday treat when her husband William H. MACy hired a luxury car.

17th November 2012

Fact: Former Desperate Housewives star Vanessa Williams' new U.S. Tv drama 666 Park Avenue has been cancelled. The show, which also stars Dave Annable, Rachael Taylor and Lost's Terry O'Quinn, debuted in September (12) but failed to win viewers over.

7th September 2012

Tweet: "@EvaLongoria you are a light!! Thanks for your speech and all your hard work on the campiagn (sic)!!!" Actress MARCIA CROSS is proud of her former Desperate Housewives co-star following her rousing speech at the Democratic National Convention in North Carolina on Thursday night (06Sep12).

16th July 2012

Quote: "I played a one-night stand of Cliff Barnes' character (Ken Kercheval)... I didn't even have a name." Desperate Housewives star Brenda Strong recalls her one-episode Dallas debut in the 1980s. The actress portrays Bobby Ewing's wife Ann in the revamped TV series.

30th May 2012

Tweet: "Eva Longoria congrats on your Glamour UK award. You are truly helping to make this a better world. Thank you." MARCIA CROSS pays tribute to her Desperate Housewives co-star Eva Longoria, who landed the Inspiration Of The Year honour at the Glamour Women of the Year awards in the U.K. on Tuesday (29May12).

3rd May 2012

Quote: "Once you see what we've done in the finale, there is no doubt that this is the end." Desperate Housewives creator MARC CHERRY insists there won't be a reunion movie once the hit drama ends on 13 May (12).

3rd May 2012

Fact: The finale of TV drama Desperate Housewives coincides with America's Mother's Day (13May12).

30th April 2012

Quote: "Every day it gets to be a little more real. We've had a lot of time to process it, so it's not a shock. But I think you just can't really know what it's going to feel like until it's over." Actress Teri Hatcher is only now coming to terms with the end of her hit comedy drama Desperate Housewives. The series finale will air in the U.S. on 13 May (12).

30th March 2012

Quote: "I am very nervous because this is not scripted, and I'm an actress - I'm used to having my lines. I have to actually be myself today, so it's a little nerve wracking on live TV." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria is feeling the nerves ahead of the launch of her new perfume, EVAmour, on U.S. shopping channel Hsn on Thursday night (29Mar12).

18th March 2012

Quote: "Guys love getting shot. It was a great way to go out." Actor James Denton on his recent Desperate Housewives death.

15th March 2012

Tweet: "Happy Birthday you sweet, loving, powerful, inspiring, funny, kind, gorgeous, gracious globe trotting woman. xxxxooooo". Actress MARCIA CROSS sends a sweet message to her Desperate Housewives co-star Eva Longoria as the sexy Latina turns 37.

13th March 2012

Quote: "I didn't tell my manager, my agent or anybody. I just told my wife." Actor James Denton kept his character's death on Desperate Housewives a secret from almost everyone. Mike Delfino was killed off on Sunday night's (11Mar12) episode in the U.S.

9th March 2012

Quote: "Eva had this great idea that we should all jump in a convertible and drive off a cliff, a la Thelma & Louise, which I think would be funny." Felicity Huffman on Desperate Housewives castmate Eva Longoria's plans for the climax of the TV series.

7th February 2012

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Vanessa Williams is the voice of new M&M character Ms. Brown. Company executives at Mars debuted the brand's latest signature colour of milk chocolate candies with a special advert during America's Super Bowl game on Sunday (05Feb12).

9th January 2012

Quote: "I am starting an online magazine called What The Flicker? which is taking up a lot of my time, and hopefully I will be producing a little bit. What I am looking forward to most is eating bread and cheese and ice cream." Felicity Huffman plans to gorge after she bids farewell to Desperate Housewives.

9th January 2012

Quote: "I am all for plastic surgery. I can't wait to get my face lifted but my husband says, 'No, don't do it!' There are a lot of people out there who are disasters and you think, 'Why did you do that?' and I do think it's a slippery slope. Like cola, it's addictive - you can't have just one face lift." Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman is toying with the idea of cosmetic surgery.

15th July 2011

Tweet: "I just saw @ddlovato music video and I am in tears! I love u Demi and so proud of where u r today! What a voice!" Eva Longoria is a big fan of Demi Lovato's video for comeback single Skyscraper. The actress plays the onscreen mum of Lovato's half-sister Madison De La Garza in Desperate Housewives.

6th January 2011

Quote: "He's a real p**ck, and I sure know how to play that." Dallas star Larry Hagman on his scheming new Desperate Housewives character FRANK KAMINSKI.

29th November 2010

Tweet: "Is it too soon to ask Eva Longoria if she's ready to date? I'd like to take her to dinner, a divorce and then a movie." Comedian Dane Cook wants to give the newly-single Desperate Housewives star something to smile about following the breakdown of her marriage to basketball ace Tony Parker.

4th November 2010

Fact: Actress Sofia Vergara is the producer of the Desperate Housewives spin-off in Latin America.

7th October 2010

Fact: Actress Eva Longoria PARKER is joining the cream of the music crop at the 2010 MTV Europe Music Awards - the Desperate Housewives star is hosting the ceremony in Madrid, Spain on 7 November (10).

23rd September 2010

Fact: Desperate Housewives star MEHCAD BROOKS turned his back on the chance to attend America's prestigious Yale University after being accepted into the top institution - so he could pursue his love of movies at film school.

16th September 2010

Quote: "Nobody's more tired of hearing all the gardener comments. But if we have half the success that Desperate Housewives had, we'll be an enormous hit." Former DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Jesse Metcalfe is eager to be recognised as more than Eva Longoria PARKER's sexy gardener on the hit show with his new TV action drama, Chase.

5th August 2010

Quote: "I got to go to the set once and I just ran up and down Wisteria Lane like a nutcase." Former SPICE GIRL Emma Bunton is a huge fan of Desperate Housewives.

28th July 2010

Quote: "I would love to have her do the show but she's constantly employed. I'm just trying to see if I can get her for dinner." Desperate Housewives executive producer MARC CHERRY, who also worked on Golden Girls, wants red-hot comedic veteran Betty White to make a cameo on the hit TV drama.

28th July 2010

Quote: "I'm atwitter! He's so comfortable in his own skin and has that sort of out there sexuality. Don't tell him I said that!" MARCIA CROSS can't wait to work with hunky new Desperate Housewives recruit, Brian Austin Green, who will star as her love interest.

13th July 2010

Quote: "She's amazing. I gave her a good grope. We were doing some booty-dancing and I said, 'Show me some of that Latino a*s!' So she did. And then I was like, 'Your boobies are doing alright, too,' so I got to touch the boobs and the bum. She grabbed my goods, too." John Barrowman got up close and personal with Eva Longoria PARKER on the set of Desperate Housewives.

9th June 2010

Quote: "I've actually had a meeting with them and I've told them that I'm interested." Desperate Housewives actor John Barrowman could be the next star heading to GLEE.

27th April 2010

Quote: "I saw AMERICAN IDIOT yesterday and I loved it. I totally loved it. I wanted to be on my feet the whole time." Desperate Housewives actress Dana Delany loved letting loose during Green Day's new Broadway musical.

19th March 2010

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Kyle MacLachlan showed off his fitness level on national TV in America on Friday (19Mar10) when he joined Pussycat Dolls founder Robin Antin to demonstrate the dance troupe's workout routine. The exercise session took place during the actor's stint as a guest host of morning show Live With Regis & Kelly.

18th March 2010

Quote: "It might sound funny, but I wouldn't mind being the female version of him. I can't honestly say I know him, but I've watched him from afar, and I really admire what he does... I like him because he's a responsible human being who loves his life." Desperate Housewives star Dana Delany wants to be the female George Clooney.

14th March 2010

Quote: "I'm a mean b**ch... I love being a b**ch because I'm really a b**ch. I'm just trying to be nice." Heidi Klum jokes about playing a mean girl on Desperate Housewives.

13th March 2010

Quote: "It's in my contract that Heidi (Klum) can't stand next to me when she has heels on." Eva Longoria PARKER on working with the supermodel, who makes an upcoming guest appearance on Desperate Housewives.

1st March 2010

Quote: "I like the naked and water; the combination is good." Desperate Housewives star Dana Delany enjoys going skinny-dipping.

24th February 2010

Quote: "He's a villain, he's a bad guy. He's going to affect all the women on Wisteria Lane." Actor John Barrowman on his upcoming role on hit U.S. TV show Desperate Housewives.

17th February 2010

Quote: "I have a lot of friends that I haven't called in three years!" Desperate Housewives star MARCIA CROSS admits her social life is no longer a priority after becoming a mum to twins Eden and Savannah in 2007.

9th February 2010

Quote: "This is the first time on Wisteria Lane that you'll see two women doing more than just kissing. We're taking things to the next level. I get to do it. I'm very honoured." DANA DELANEY on her upcoming lesbian Desperate Housewives story line with Julie Benz's stripper character.

24th January 2010

Quote: "You're going to have to click up the type because I can't see that. I don't have my glasses on... (I'm) not going to be able to do it." Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman struggled to read the teleprompter while she was on stage presenting a prize at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Saturday night (23Jan10).

12th January 2010

Quote: "I ride my bike to work three or four times a week." Teri Hatcher keeps in shape on her way to the Desperate Housewives set.

24th December 2009

Quote: "Christmas for me is all about the food. Basically, there is no chance of anyone going hungry in our house over the holidays. My daughter and I are quite the team in the kitchen." Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher always breaks her diet at Christmas.

3rd November 2009

Quote: "I'm always doing little things, leaving notes and messages. He's a bigger romantic, sending flowers all the time. Or he'll surprise me and just show up somewhere." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria PARKER is continually surprised by her husband Tony Parker's romantic gestures.

24th September 2009

Quote: "Bryan Cranston won, which is great, but I really wanted Jon Hamm to win, so I could kiss him." Desperate Housewives star DANA DELANEY was hoping to smooch the Mad Men star at the 2009 Emmy Awards. She announced the winner of the Best Actor in a Drama category.

13th July 2009

Quote: "I’m not averse to being tied up with silk scarves, I like a man to take charge. There’s something very sexy about being submissive.” Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria is a fan of bondage.

30th June 2009

Fact: Former SOPRANOS star Drea de Matteo is taking inspiration from the mob series for a new role in hit TV show Desperate Housewives. The actress will join Eva Longoria, MARCIA CROSS and Felicity Huffman on the programme as the matriarch of an Italian family who moves to Wisteria Lane.

25th April 2009

Fact: Actress Teri Hatcher has a growing menagerie of domestic pets. The Desperate Housewives star's rescued American bulldog recently joined her animal farm, which already includes two other dogs, three cats, two horses, two rabbits and two birds.

24th April 2009

Quote: "I've been riding my bike to work to do my part and also stopped using water bottles in my house." Desperate Housewives actress Teri Hatcher doesn't mind breaking a sweat on her way to work on the hit U.S. TV drama if it helps to save the environment.

21st April 2009

Quote: "It was a big noisy character and she left in a big noisy way." Desperate Housewives creator MARC CHERRY on comments Nicollette Sheridan made after departing the show. Her character Edie Britt was killed off on Sunday night's (19Apr09) show in America.

16th April 2009

Fact: Former Desperate Housewives star Nicollette Sheridan is developing a lingerie line.

15th April 2009

Quote: "Somebody up there really wanted her dead. I think that whoever Edie represented in Marcs life was somebody he didnt like. And he had a very difficult time distinguishing between fact and fiction. Nicollette Sheridan is convinced Desperate Housewives creator MARC CHERRY killed off her character for personal reasons.

1st April 2009

Quote: "All the Desperate Housewives look like sisters." Rocker Stevie Nicks is convinced the stars of the TV drama have undergone Botox treatments.

1st April 2009

Quote: "My wife was an actress for a while, so she knows the drill. She knows what it's like to go to work and make out with someone you don't really care about." James Denton's partner doesn't get upset when he has to kiss his Desperate Housewives co-stars.

31st March 2009

Quote: "Our whole set is accident-prone. TERI (HATCHER) broke her ribs last year and had glass explode in her eye. MARCIA (CROSS) has fallen down the stairs too. I think we are all accident-prone." Eva Longoria PARKER admits the Desperate Housewives are a clumsy bunch.

26th March 2009

Quote: "The others are sort of model beautiful women and Felicity is not a model type. But I think she's the sexiest on that show. What is sexy? It's hard to put it into words. The way she carries herself. And she keeps in really great shape. She's got the kind of body that makes me melt." WILLIAM H. MACY thinks his wife Felicity Huffman is the best thing about Desperate Housewives.

18th March 2009

Quote: "From the minute they said Gabrielle was going to be frumpy, I just let go. I knew I didn't have to be in lingerie. So that was a really nice break for me." Eva Longoria PARKER was delighted when she read her character in Desperate Housewives was to put on weight.

5th March 2009

Quote: "Heres the thing about being kissed by Eva Longoria: If you ever had a question about why shes so fabulous and has such a fabulous life, you dont have to question it anymore." Teri Hatcher enjoyed a same-sex smooch with her Desperate Housewives co-star. The saucy encounter airs on an upcoming episode.

8th January 2009

Fact: The Desperate Housewives will take a trip back in time when the hit show's 100th episode airs in America on 18 January (09) - the plot will take the stars back 10 years, and introduce handyman Beau Bridges to the cast. Bridges' character, ELI, was the mentor for all the housewives on Wisteria Lane, helping them all to become the homemakers and good neighbours they are today.

12th December 2008

Fact: Desperate Housewives has been given nine lives by the show's creator, MARC CHERRY - he has chosen to extend the hit series to nine seasons, instead of a planned seven. The show is currently in its fifth season.

18th November 2008

Fact: Cult rockers Tokyo Police Club had a bizarre cameo in U.S. TV drama Desperate Housewives on Sunday night (16Nov08) - the Canadian band performed as Coldsplash in a battle-of-the-bands contest on the show.

3rd November 2008

Quote: "They say seven years and we're out and we're on the fifth season. It's great to have a steady job, but as an actor you really do want to go out and do new things." Actress MARCIA CROSS looks forward to undertaking new projects when her hit U.S. series Desperate Housewives eventually comes to an end.

14th October 2008

Quote: "When I found out I was going to be stark naked in an episode of Desperate Housewives, which we just shot, I worked out pretty steadily for a month." James Denton wanted to look his best for his revealing new Desperate Housewives episode.

13th October 2008

Fact: Desperate Housewives hunk James Denton is to hit the stage in Los Angeles with his real wife ERIN O BRIEN. The couple will team up for HOW CISSY GREW at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood on 16 October (08).

21st September 2008

Quote: "Whatever issues there were in the beginning have all been worked out, so they all get along fine now." Desperate Housewives star Dana Delany insists her co-stars no longer squabble.

4th September 2008

Quote: "MARCIA used to say, 'KYLE, it's one of the most amazing things'. And you're like, 'yeah, yeah. I'm happy for you. Next!' Then you see what they're all saying." Kyle MacLachlan was encouraged to have children by his Desperate Housewives co-star MARCIA CROSS.

29th August 2008

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Ricardo Chavira has had his one-month-old daughter BELEN ELYSABETH's initials and date of birth (28Jul08) tattooed on his right arm.

18th August 2008

Quote: "I was like, 'This is Madonna’s underwear!' Of course, it didn’t fit me." Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman on trying on Madonna's thong, which she found backstage after she replaced the Material Girl in David Mamet's play SPEED THE PLOW.

8th August 2008

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Nicollette Sheridan is to voice a Russian fly called Nadia in upcoming 3-D animated movie FLY ME TO THE MOON.

8th August 2008

Fact: U.S. teen sensation DEMI LOVATO's sister, Madison, has been cast to play Eva Longoria PARKER's daughter in the upcoming season of Desperate Housewives.

23rd June 2008

Fact: Actor David Arquette and Desperate Housewives star James Denton were among the celebrities who took to the baseball field for the 50th Annual Hollywood Stars Game at the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Saturday (21Jun08).

3rd June 2008

Quote: "I worry about gravity taking its toll, and that's why I work out regularly - anything for my butt." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria PARKER has to work hard to maintain her enviable figure.

16th May 2008

Quote: "She's a master seamstress and brings her sewing machine to the set. She's always making dresses." New Desperate Housewives star Justine Bateman is impressed with co-star EVA LONGORIA-PARKER's crafty skills.

16th April 2008

Quote: "It's crazy how funny she is. She just has that British sense of humour. She's so frickin' funny." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria PARKER on why she has made POSH SPICE VICTORIA BECKHAM her new best friend.

10th April 2008

Quote: "Kilts aren't the most comfortable thing in to wear if the wind's blowing. But it's an interesting look because aren't supposed to wear anything underneath. My wife hasn't yet seen me in one. That's a treat she can look forward to." Desperate Housewives star Dougray Scott on treating his wife to a view of him in traditional Scottish attire.

31st March 2008

Quote: "MARCIA CROSS and I were talking the other day and, and we both agreed we'd be happy to stay on the show until we were 60 if they'd have us." Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher has no plans to quit the hit TV show.

31st March 2008

Quote: "I think I might be the only person left in Hollywood who has nothing fake about her." Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher is proud of her refusal to go under the surgeon's knife.

25th March 2008

Quote: "I eat more than anyone I have ever seen. I eat M+Ms, cake and chips, but I'm still skinny. It drives the other girls mad. I can eat anything and never get fat." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria insists she doesn't have to diet to maintain her slim figure.

21st March 2008

Quote: "I'm a woman, and I'm passionate about women's struggles and women taking care of themselves. And I find that women are having to multi-task more and more." Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher often finds it difficult fitting everything into her hectic lifestyle.

8th March 2008

Quote: "I really romanticised being pregnant. Then I realised, This is awful! I was so nauseated in the beginning." Desperate Housewives star MARCIA CROSS on being pregnant with fraternal twin daughters EDEN and SAVANNAH.

29th February 2008

Quote: "I was saying to MARCIA (CROSS) only the other day, 'Just look at us now. You have those two little chickens (twins), and I'm married! Remember how different things were just four years ago?'" Actress Eva Longoria muses on how life has changed since first appearing on the hit show Desperate Housewives in 2004.

15th February 2008

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria PARKER is revisiting her aerobics teacher past in a series of new Bebe Sports ads. The sexy Latina sports sexy, body-hugging leotards for the campaign.

6th February 2008

Quote: "I thought that if there was a bomb in here, a whole set of new actors would be so happy." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria PARKER on the explosive opportunities for new actors in Hollywood if a bomb were to go off at a celebrity-filled party.

5th February 2008

Quote: "They're strategically hidden." Eva Longoria PARKER on her tattoos. The Desperate Housewives star has visible tattoos of a star on her left wrist and her wedding date in Roman numerals on her right wrist.

31st January 2008

Quote: "All my sisters were light blondes with hazel eyes. They used to call me ugly duckling." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria PARKER hasn't always been considered beautiful.

28th January 2008

Quote: "There are people who have passed on that are with us and watching us - I find that comforting." Desperate Housewives actress EVA LONGORIA PARKER believes good spirits are watching over her.

24th January 2008

Fact: Desperate Housewives star EVA LONGORIA PARKER is showing off a new tattoo. The actress has had the word "Nine" inked on the back of her neck - her new body art refers to the jersey number worn by her basketball star husband TONY PARKER.

22nd January 2008

Fact: Desperate Housewives star EVA LONGORIA PARKER's new movie OVER MY DEAD BODY was originally called GHOST BITCH, but studio executives felt sure the title would offend too many film fans.

31st December 2007

Quote: "When you snorkel you're shark bait, but when you dive you are one of them. It's incredible. You feel like a fish." Desperate Housewives star Nicolette Sheridan on her passion for scuba diving.

31st December 2007

Quote: "When you snorkel you're shark bait, but when you dive you are one of them. It's incredible. You feel like a fish." Desperate Housewives star Nicolette Sheridan on her passion for scuba diving.

12th December 2007

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria has gone blonde for a new L'Oreal hair ad she shot in Los Angeles on Tuesday (11Dec07). The sexy star will state L'Oreal's famous "Because I'm worth it" line in French, English and Spanish for the international campaign.

5th December 2007

Quote: "People demand to know what happens. I explain I'm not allowed to tell them and they suddenly become aggressive." Desperate Housewives star Dougray Scott is still struggling to come to terms with the popularity of the hit TV show.

15th November 2007

Fact: There was a FRIENDS reunion on the picket line of the Hollywood writers strike on Tuesday (13Nov07) when former co-stars Lisa Kudrow and Matthew Perry joined protestors in Los Angeles. Ben Stiller, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Desperate Housewives stars Nicollette Sheridan and Felicity Huffman were also among the celebrities on the picket line.

1st November 2007

Quote: "Eva Longoria has been really sweet. When I first moved here (Los Angeles), I didn't know anybody. She went with me to get my nails done, my hair done." POSH SPICE VICTORIA BECKHAM on her friendship with the newlywed Desperate Housewives star.

31st October 2007

Quote: "I do go the extra mile. I buy, like, 100 of those giant one-pound candy bars. One year I went out trick or treating with the other moms dressed up as the Bride Of Frankenstein." Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher loves trick or treating at Halloween.

4th October 2007

Quote: "If you want to be a celebrity, go to rehab or make a sex tape." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria makes light of her sex tape scandal.

3rd October 2007

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria has added her married name, PARKER, onto the end of her name for the credits of the hit show.

17th September 2007

Quote: "He must just think he's bulletproof. He got off the first time so he figures he can rob people. Trouble follows that dude somehow." Desperate Housewives star James Denton on O.J. SIMPSON's latest legal troubles.

17th September 2007

Quote: "I get dressed and take a shower, and that's pretty much the order of the things I do." Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman on her simple pre-awards show regime.

17th September 2007

Quote: "I get dressed and take a shower, and that's pretty much the order of the things I do." Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman on her simple pre-awards show regime.

23rd August 2007

Quote: "I said, 'I'm taking the job because every actress on your show has gotten married,' so I think that's my next adventure." Actress Dana Delany hopes her upcoming stint as a regular on Desperate Housewives will help land her a husband.

12th July 2007

Fact: Teri Hatcher took her nine-year-old daughter EMERSON to Desperate Housewives co-star Eva Longoria's French wedding on Saturday (07Jul07) - as her date.

10th July 2007

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria loves her new married name - the actress was spotted wearing a Bebe Sport tracksuit embroidered with 'Mrs. Parker' while honeymooning with basketball star Tony Parker at the exclusive Parrot Cay resort in Turks + Caicos, where the couple jetted to after their wedding in France on Saturday (07Jul07).

5th July 2007

Fact: Desperate Housewives creator MARC CHERRY is working on a musical episode of the hit show, where his cast will sing their way through the script.

28th June 2007

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Nicollette Sheridan and fiance Michael Bolton are hunting for a ranch in Australia, where the couple hopes to breed horses.

16th May 2007

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Nicollette Sheridan's cell phone rings to the tune of fiance Michael Bolton's hit When a Man Loves a Woman.

6th May 2007

Quote: "One night I went to bed and I said, 'I've got to get some sleep.' (My husband) Tom came in at one o'clock in the morning and... if I had a hatchet I would have killed him. That's just exhaustion." Desperate Housewives star MARCIA CROSS admits new motherhood to twins is taking a strain on her marriage.

19th April 2007

Quote: "They call us chips and salsa." Desperate Housewives star RICARDO ANTONIO CHAVIRA on the crew's nicknames for himself and TV ex-wife Eva Longoria.

14th April 2007

Fact: Movie hunk Daniel Craig and sexy Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria are to play Steve McQueen and his first wife NEILE ADAMS in a fiery new biopic.

23rd March 2007

Fact: New mother MARCIA CROSS will return to the set of Desperate Housewives to shoot the upcoming third season finale after giving birth to twins.

17th March 2007

Quote: "My goal in life was to be able to walk into Bebe and buy whatever I wanted because I thought it was so far-fetched when I moved to L.A." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria is thrilled to become the new face of trendy fashion line Bebe Sport.

9th March 2007

Quote: "My friend KENNY (CHESNEY) is going to sing at my wedding. He just doesn't know it yet." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria has big musical plans for her summer nuptials in France.

8th February 2007

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher has a new admirer - former President GEORGE H.W. Bush. The odd couple met up for lunch in Beverly Hills on Tuesday (06FEB07) after 82-year-old Bush expressed a dream to meet the actress while he was in Los Angeles to pick the Freedom Award.

27th January 2007

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher was a cheerleader for the San Francisco 49ers when the team made it to the Super Bowl in 1985.

18th January 2007

Quote: "I spend, like, $100,000 (GBP51,000) a week taking nipples out of my show, because I've got a couple of actresses who refuse to wear bras." Desperate Housewives creator MARC CHERRY on digitally editing controversial images from his hit series.

16th January 2007

Quote: "I'm with my best friend, BRITNEY. TONY (PARKER) is playing the Chicago Bulls today. It's his job." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria on why she attended the Golden Globe Awards yesterday (15JAN07) without fiance Tony Parker.

16th January 2007

Quote: "I'm with my best friend, BRITNEY. TONY (PARKER) is playing the Chicago Bulls today. It's his job." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria on why she attended the Golden Globe Awards yesterday (15JAN07) without fiance Tony Parker.

14th January 2007

Quote: "I hate sex scenes and kissing scenes. It's just an uncomfortable situation for everybody: `Put your elbow over here, find your light here.' It's not really natural and just awkward." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria.

28th December 2006

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria wowed hundreds of shoppers at famous London department store Harrods today (28DEC06) to launch post-Christmas sales. The actress arrived in a green carriage pulled by two black horses, accompanied by the shop's owner Mohamed Al Fayed.

12th December 2006

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher tips a glass of red wine into her bathwater to help keen her skin soft.

4th December 2006

Quote: "I'm tired. I sleep like a dead person." Desperate Housewives star MARCIA CROSS admits pregnancy is leaving her with little energy.

1st December 2006

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Nicollette Sheridan is set to show the world what fiance Michael Bolton finds so attractive about her after signing up to model for Australian lingerie firm Hestia.

28th November 2006

Quote: "She needed a little action." Nicollette Sheridan is delighted her Desperate Housewives co-star Teri Hatcher is dating Eva Longoria's ex-boyfriend STEPHEN KAY.

23rd November 2006

Quote: "If Heather Mills can act I'd be interested. It would be fascinating." Desperate Housewives creator MARC CHERRY considers writing Sir Paul McCartney's estranged wife into his hit TV drama after learning she's a fan of the series.

23rd November 2006

Fact: It's a case of role reversal for Desperate Housewives creator MARC CHERRY and the new addition to his cast, DIXIE CARTER - the writer/director was once the actress' assistant.

7th November 2006

Quote: "I love her new bob and I told (celebrity stylist) Ken Paves, 'I wanna look like Victoria Beckham, so he put my hair back." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria's HARSH TIMES premiere look was inspired by Beckham's faux-bob style.

2nd November 2006

Fact: LAW + ORDER star Sam Waterson, Desperate Housewives' Doug Savant and James Denton, Joely Fisher, Martin Short and pop star Drew Lachey will be pitting their wits against America's Secretary of Education, MARGARET SPELLINGS, on an upcoming two-week celebrity version of US TV gameshow JEOPARDY, which begins on 8 November (06).

16th October 2006

Quote: "I was really sick in the beginning, and I thought, 'What the hell have I done?'" Desperate Housewives star MARCIA CROSS on her severe morning sickness while being pregnant with twins.

2nd October 2006

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria is opening a Tex-Mex restaurant in Los Angeles to highlight the cuisine of her native Texas.

25th September 2006

Quote: "They are gi-normous... I'm trying to keep them." Pregnant Desperate Housewives star MARCIA CROSS likes her breasts.

24th September 2006

Quote: "I've decided to give BREE a lot of shopping bags and big coats to wear." Desperate Housewives creator MARC CHERRY, who decided not to write MARCIA CROSS' real-life pregnancy into the series because another main character is also going to be expecting a baby.

20th September 2006

Quote: "I was Choctaw and I think I maintain a 16th of it, which is just shy of being able to get any tax credit." Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher jokes about her Native American ancestry.

19th September 2006

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher and her daughter EMERSON spent the summer (06) shooting a documentary about whales in Alaska.

7th September 2006

Quote: "It's a character with a vagina." Felicity Huffman on the sex of the Desperate Housewives character who will be killed off during the new season of the drama.

4th September 2006

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Nicollette Sheridan giving horse-riding lessons to Teri Hatcher's eight-year-old daughter, EMERSON.

21st August 2006

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria was once hired as an extra on FRIENDS but the scene she was scheduled to appear in was scrapped before it was filmed.

17th August 2006

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria is teaming up with chef TODD ENGLISH to open a Tex-Mex (Texan/Mexican) restaurant in Hollywood. The restaurant will feature the star's family recipes for dishes such as tortilla soup and guacamole.

8th August 2006

Quote: "If BRAD and ANGELINA are in town, that's lucky for all of us because then there's a diversion, like the day Britney Spears had her baby. That was also a good day for me." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria is thrilled when the paparazzi find other victims.

8th August 2006

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher avoided the summer heatwave in Los Angeles by jetting up to Alaska to follow her dreams of learning how to kayak.

7th August 2006

Quote: "Last year was tough for a lot of reasons... There were a few missteps in that the cast got a little big and there were a few too many people for the audience to care about." James Denton on why Desperate Housewives lost viewers last season.

1st August 2006

Quote: "When I got to the gym the next day my friend LEE said, 'You know what people are calling you - the wife beater'. MARY LOUISE PARKER recalls being given a new nickname after beating four of the Desperate Housewives stars to win a Golden Globe award earlier this year (06).

26th July 2006

Quote: "It wasn't in the script when I got it. Betty Thomas, the director of the movie, kinda had to sell me on that idea. It took a few days and she got me to do it - anything for a laugh." Desperate Housewives star Jesse Metcalfe on wearing a thong for a scene in new comedy JOHN TUCKER MUST DIE.

9th July 2006

Quote: "There's not quite so much adventure in Wisteria Lane." Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher reflects nostalgically on her days as Lois Lane in THE NEW ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN.

5th July 2006

Fact: Wendie Malick, who played NINA VAN HORN on hit TV series JUST SHOOT ME, was set to play narrator Mary Alice Young on Desperate Housewives, but passed on the project to star with John Stamos in his now cancelled series, JAKE IN PROGRESS.

30th June 2006

Quote: "MARCIA CROSS made the mistake of getting married the same weekend as Nicole Kidman - her marriage went straight to video." US funnyman David Spade on Desperate Housewives star Cross' unfortunate wedding date.

25th May 2006

Quote: "When we got to the location where we were shooting those scenes, I thought it looked familiar and then I realised, 'This is the same place I was crazy in for Melrose Place.'" MARCIA CROSS suffers a little deja-vu on the set of Desperate Housewives.

18th April 2006

Fact: Actress Eva Longoria has five babies that alternate playing her new baby girl LILY on Desperate Housewives, including triplets and one set of twins.

17th April 2006

Quote: "I think I'm the Heather Locklear of male actors. What's this all about? I don't understand..." Actor KYLE MCLACHLAN, on being brought onto shows to spice things up, including Sex And The City and now Desperate Housewives.

10th April 2006

Fact: The Disney-ABC Television Group is planning to show hit ABC shows including Lost and Desperate Housewives online for free from next month (MAY06).

6th April 2006

Quote: "I'm not the one trying to look like someone out of Desperate Housewives. Lose the beard." American Idol judge Simon Cowell making fun of host Ryan Seacrest's facial stubble, while alluding to his reported relationship with DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Teri Hatcher.

3rd April 2006

Quote: "We're both hopeless when it comes to men - instead of princes falling in our laps, we're usually stuck with frogs." Actress TERI HATCHER shares similarities with her Desperate Housewives character, SUSAN MAYER.

30th March 2006

Quote: "Being around her for the last month or so, she had seemed a little somber, and I think this had been weighing on her a lot." Actor James Denton on Desperate Housewives co-star Teri Hatcher's admission that she was molested as a child.

24th March 2006

Fact: Former Twin Peaks and SEX + THE CITY star Kyle MacLachlan is to join the cast of another TV hit, Desperate Housewives. The Canadian actor will play a potential suitor for Teri Hatcher's character SUSAN.

17th March 2006

Quote: "I hope it turns into Desperate Old Biddies. I'd like it to last that long." Actress Felicity Huffman loves shooting hit US TV show Desperate Housewives.

13th March 2006

Quote: "I was attracted to a lot of the roles, although I had the feeling I wasn't going to be able to play the Hispanic supermodel." Actress Felicity Huffman recalls her casting for hit series Desperate Housewives.

11th March 2006

Fact: LOST star Michelle Rodriguez turned down a role on Desperate Housewives because she wouldn't be playing one of the leading roles.

7th March 2006

Quote: "All the gals hugged me and called me and wished me good luck." Best Actress Oscar nominee Felicity Huffman on her Desperate Housewives castmates.

2nd March 2006

Quote: "MARCIA (CROSS) and I will be in bed, watching it together." Eva Longoria plans to spend Oscars night (05MAR06), cheering on Desperate Housewives co-star Felicity Huffman.

2nd March 2006

Quote: "Of all the women, she's the farthest from her character. There's nothing klutzy about TERI (HATCHER)- she's savvy. She's also a great cook who always brings stuff to the set." Actor James Denton reveals his Desperate Housewives co-star Teri Hatcher's real life persona.

1st March 2006

Quote: <p>"MARCIA (CROSS) and I will be together watching it. We'll hopefully be yelling, 'Yay', when she walks away with the trophy." Desperate Housewives actresses Eva Longoria and MARCIA CROSS will be cheering for co-star FELICITY HUFFMAN - nominated for the Best Actress Award - at the Oscar ceremony on Sunday (05MAR06). </p>

15th February 2006

Fact: <p>Hit TV show Desperate Housewives is inspiring the porn world - new DVD titles include DEVIANT HOUSEWIVES and DESPERATE HOUSEWHORES. </p>

10th February 2006

Quote: <p>"She makes me watch Desperate Housewives and she makes me watch OPRAH." Basketball star Tony Parker admits girlfriend Eva Longoria is making a huge impact on his life. </p>

7th February 2006

Quote: <p>"MIKE is just a single version of me. We're very much alike... except for the criminal record." Desperate Housewives heart-throb James Denton on his plumber character, Mike Delfino. </p>

5th February 2006

Fact: <p>Desperate Housewives actress MARCIA CROSS has selected seven flower girls and no bridesmaids for her upcoming wedding. </p>

2nd February 2006

Fact: <p>Desperate Housewives characters TOM and Lynette Scavo have been named the most realistic married couple on television, according to an online poll by The couple is played by Felicity Huffman and Doug Savant. </p>

30th January 2006

Quote: <p>"I love actors. I married one. OK, I married a fantastic one (William H Macy). But even more than acting, I love the community of actors. I love the green room. I love the hair and make-up trailer. I'm so happy I can make a living at it, because I was never very good at math." Screen Actor's Guild (SAG) winner Felicity Huffman loves starring in Desperate Housewives. </p>

23rd January 2006

Quote: <p>"I've always had a thing for you. My wife's very fortunate that I'm not your type, so to speak. She wouldn't have had a chance." Desperate Housewives hunk James Denton confesses his love for lesbian comedienne ELLEN DeGENERES. (KL/WNVELL/JB)</p> <p>"I've always had a thing for you. My wife's very fortunate that I'm not your type, so to speak. She wouldn't have had a chance." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES hunk JAMES DENTON confesses his love for lesbian comedienne ELLEN DeGENERES. </p>

18th January 2006

Fact: <p>The stars of Desperate Housewives teamed up to perform a karaoke version of Gloria Gaynor's I WILL SURVIVE disco hit in a booth set up by US TV show Access Hollywood backstage at the Golden Globe Awards on Monday (16JAN06). </p>

16th January 2006

Quote: <p>"I think maybe the British prefer BREE's covered sexuality. I should wear glasses next year and really drive them crazy." Actress MARCIA CROSS gives her opinion on why Brits love her character BREE VAN DE KAMP in the US show Desperate Housewives. </p>

14th January 2006

Quote: <p>"I'm addicted. It's the only TV show I'm hooked on. I think the actresses are wonderful, the plots are excellent and it's just so funny. I'd love to be in it." Joan Collins admits she loves TV hit Desperate Housewives. </p>

30th December 2005

Quote: <p>"I have a trailer in Desperate Housewives that is bigger than my first apartment." Felicity Huffman is thrilled with her new found success on the hit US drama. </p>

17th December 2005

Quote: <p>"Last year I couldn't get a dress for the Emmys. I finally had to ask for one I had used on a photo shoot. This year I'm getting calls from people who want to send me sketches." Felicity Huffman admits she has become a designer's darling after picking up accolades for Desperate Housewives and a Golden Globe nomination for new movie TRANSAMERICA. </p>

16th December 2005

Quote: <p>"(My favourite show is) Desperate Housewives, because I'm sleeping with at least one of the cast members." William H Macy, whose wife Felicity Huffman has been nominated for a Golden Globe for her role on the show. </p>

16th December 2005

Fact: <p>TV phenomenon Desperate Housewives kicks off a run in China next week (beg19DEC05). </p>

8th December 2005

Quote: <p>"I'm a Southern redneck. I want to do red, white and blue Middle America shows with outdoor themes." Desperate Housewives hunk James Denton explains why he signed up to host the 2006 Miss America beauty pageant. </p>

1st December 2005

Fact: <p>Felicity Huffman won her role in new movie TRANSAMERICA before US TV show Desperate Housewives made her a household name. </p>

27th November 2005

Fact: <p>Desperate Housewives villain Mark Moses coaches his son's little league baseball team The LA Bombsquad in his spare time. </p>

18th November 2005

Quote: <p>"I don't know what his unorderly (sic) conduct was but, I mean, it's Desperate Housewives, you know - anything goes on that show. I guess they just had a reason to kick him off." Usher offers his support for IN THE MIX co-star Page Kennedy, who was kicked off hit show Desperate Housewives for allegedly exposing himself to cast and crew. </p>

20th October 2005

Fact: <p>DIXIE CHICKS star Natalie Maines' actor husband Adrian Pasdar is set to play Eva Longoria's latest love interest on Desperate Housewives. </p>

19th October 2005

Fact: <p>The male stars of hit TV series Desperate Housewives have signed up as the new faces of US underwear and T-shirt company Hanes. The actors RICARDO ANTONIO CHAVIRA, James Denton, Doug Savant and Mark Moses join Jennifer Love Hewitt in the company's latest print ads. </p>

11th October 2005

Fact: <p>Desperate Housewives co-stars Ricardo Chavira and James Denton helped raise more than $8 million (GBP4.4 million) for the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation through Friday's (07OCT05) Lee National Denim Day. </p>

1st October 2005

Quote: <p>"It's a show that's close to my heart, being a former desperate housewife myself." Sarah Ferguson, DUCHESS OF YORK - ex-wife of Britain's PRINCE ANDREW = admits she's a huge Desperate Housewives fan. </p>

27th September 2005

Fact: <p>The first episode of the second season of US TV series Desperate Housewives drew an audience of 28.2 million viewers on Sunday (25SEP05). </p>

19th September 2005

Quote: <p>"It's great to be here on the brink of losing to Desperate Housewives. Desperate Housewives is not a comedy. It's a soap opera that has a few funny moments in it." ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT star Will Arnett is baffled by his show's competition at Sunday's (18SEP05) Emmy Awards. </p>

14th September 2005

Fact: <p>Actress Joely Fisher has two reasons to celebrate - a regular guest role on the upcoming season of Desperate Housewives and a new baby. Fisher is pregnant with her second child. </p>

11th September 2005

Fact: <p>Nicollette Sheridan is teaching Desperate Housewives co-star Teri Hatcher and her daughter Emerson Rose horse riding lessons. </p>

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