Desperate Housewives

DeviousMaidsThe new Marc Cherry (Desperate Housewives) and Eva Longoria-produced series Devious Maids arrives on Canadian screens Sunday, June 23.

Lifetime will air the new drama, which centres on the lives of five maids played by Ana Ortiz (Ugly Betty), Dania Ramirez (Entourage), Roselyn Sanchez (Without a Trace), Edy Ganem (Livin’ Loud) and Judy Reyes (Scrubs).

In Devious Maids, class warfare has never been as amusing and as scandalous as it is in the tiny enclave of Beverly Hills where the staff is as clever, outrageous and downright devilish as their employers.

The series follows five close-knit maids who are bonded together by their jobs, life struggles and the dramatic universe that engulfs those that employ them. Continue reading »

Kyle MacLachlan has jumped on board the ‘Harlem Shake’ bandwagon.

The former Desperate Housewives actor has featured in a Twin Peaks-inspired viral clip where he dances to the Baauer track with a bunch of references to the show included.

8:00pm – Sunday, May 13 on CTV

In the penultimate episode leading into the two-hour finale of this landmark series, Bree (Marcia Cross) begins to fall for her attorney, Trip (Scott Bakula, MEN OF A CERTAIN AGE). Susan (Teri Hatcher) becomes concerned when Julie (Andrea Bowen) doubts Porter’s (Charlie Carver) commitment to be a hands-on father to their unborn baby. Meanwhile, the women disapprove of Gaby’s (Eva Longoria) nonchalant attitude as Bree continues to stand trial and take the fall for Carlos (Ricardo Antonio Chavira) in the murder of Alejandro (Tony Plana).

9:00pm – Sunday, April 29 on CTV

With Mike (James Denton) gone, Susan (Teri Hatcher) attempts to build a car for MJ’s (Mason Vale Cotton) father-and-son school soapbox derby. Bree’s (Marcia Cross) attorney, Trip (guest star Scott Bakula, MEN OF A CERTAIN AGE), learns of her previous drunken sexual spree and needs her to come clean about it in order to help strengthen her case. Meanwhile, Gaby (Eva Longoria) is furious with Carlos (Ricardo Antonio Chavira) when he tries to poach one of her rich clients (guest star Doris Roberts, EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND), and talks her into helping him with his newly-formed charity organization.

After eight seasons of secrets, lies, and gossip, the ladies of Wisteria Lane prepare to close their curtains for the last time on CTV’s Desperate Housewives.

To commemorate the end of this pioneering series and its legacy of deliciously scandalous plotlines, CTV takes viewers back to the beginning.

Leading up to the three-hour broadcast finale event on Sunday, May 13 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, fans and curious newcomers can enjoy the first five seasons through DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES QUICK CUTS.

These fully edited and re-scored mini episodes recap the major plot points and twists of full length episodes in one to four minutes.

QUICK CUTS are available now on CTV.ca and the CTV iPad app. Mini episodes of Seasons 1-5 of GREY’S ANATOMY are also available now through the same platforms leading up to the season finale broadcast on Thursday, May 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV.

In further preparation for the finale, viewers can take a trip down Wisteria Lane with 10 of the most popular DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES episodes, including five from Seasons 1-3 available for the first time ever on CTV.ca. Available now through Sunday, June 10: 

Episode 101 – “Pilot”: One day, in her perfect house, in the loveliest of suburbs, Mary Alice ended it all. From her unique vantage point, Mary Alice sees more now than she ever did alive, and she’s planning to share all the delicious secrets that hide behind every neighbor’s closed door in this seemingly perfect suburb.

Episode 108 – “Guilty”: In the aftermath of tragedy, the residents of Wisteria Lane take stock of their lives. 

Episode 122 – “One Wonderful Day”: Susan makes a decision about Mike Delfino. Meanwhile Lynette takes steps to make sure Annabel (guest star Melinda McGraw) doesn’t come between her and Tom, Bree comes to a realization about “buddy” George the pharmacist and Carlos’ legal problems take a turn for the worse.

Episode 202 – “You Could Drive a Person Crazy”: Susan is surprised when she finds out who Edie’s new boyfriend is. Meanwhile Lynette goes back to work, leaving Tom at home and in charge of the house. 

Episode 307 – “Bang”: Everyone’s lives on Wisteria Lane are forever changed when a hostage situation occurs at a local supermarket.

Episode 410 – “Welcome to Kanagawa”: With Mrs. McCluskey’s house completely destroyed, Lynette faces the possibility that her family and Ida Greenberg may not have survived, and the residents of Wisteria Lane begin to rebuild their lives after the deadly tornado.

Episode 508 – “City of Fire”: Everyone has gathered at a club to see the guys play in the annual “Battle of the Bands” when a fire erupts, threatening the lives of those in attendance.

Episode 610 – “Boom Crunch”: Christmas cheer is curtailed when disaster strikes and a plane crashes down on Wisteria Lane, putting lives in peril.

Episode 714 – “Flashback”: Susan is presented with a kidney donation from an unlikely source, and Gaby refuses to confront her past while undergoing therapy. Meanwhile, Bree continues to keep the existence of Keith’s son a secret from him, and Mike reaches out to biological son Zach to see if he was involved in adopted father Paul’s shooting.

Episode 808 – “Suspicion Song”: Detective Vance’s suspicions over Bree’s involvement in Alejandro’s disappearance grow, and Lynette tries to save her marriage.

The next new episode of DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, “Lost My Power,” airs Sunday, April 29 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV. On Sunday, May 13 the penultimate episode will air at 8 p.m. ET/PT leading in to the two-hour series finale at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

9:00pm – Sunday, March 25 on CTV

Julie (Andrea Bowen) becomes concerned over Susan’s (Teri Hatcher) parenting skills when she begins to allow MJ (Mason Vale Cotton, Happy Feet 2) to do whatever he wants. After Carlos (Antonio Chavira) resigns from his high-paying job, Gaby (Eva Longoria) tries to land her own high-powered position in order to keep up her extravagant lifestyle. Meanwhile, Bree (Marcia Cross) is suspicious of Andrew’s (Shawn Pyfrom) intentions when he announces that he’s getting married.

9:00pm – Sunday, March 18 on CTV

On the day of Mike’s (James Denton) funeral, each of the ladies reflect on how he affected their lives. Meanwhile, believing that the investigation died with Chuck Vance (Jonathan Cake), Bree (Marcia Cross) is stunned when she is called in for questioning about the murder of Gaby’s (Eva Longoria) stepfather, Alejandro (Tony Plana).

9:00pm – Sunday, March 11 on CTV

Susan (Teri Hatcher) persuades Mike to go to the police (James Denton) when she discovers that Ben’s (Charles Mesure) con artist is out to get him. Mrs. McCluskey (Kathryn Joostan), who is suffering from terminal cancer, asks Bree (Marcia Cross) to help her end her life.

9:00pm – Sunday, March 4 on CTV

After Lynette (Felicity Huffman) tells Porter (Shane Kinsman) she will not help raise her future granddaughter, Susan (Teri Hatcher) lets him know she’ll set up a nursery and watch over his and Julie’s (Andrea Bowen) baby. Orson (Kyle MacLachlan) convinces Bree (Marcia Cross) to go away with him to the Maine countryside and possibly never return to Wisteria Lane.

9:00pm – Sunday, February 19 on CTV

Susan (Teri Hatcher) discovers the identity of the father of Julie’s (Andrea Bowen) baby, and Orson (Kyle MacLachlan) makes it his duty to nurse Bree (Marcia Cross) back to health. Meanwhile, Lynette (Felicity Huffman) is furious when Porter (Charlie Carver) and Preston (Max Carver) are evicted from their apartment and try to move back home.