Desperate Housewives

As Premiere Week came to a close Sunday, CTV won the evening for the fifth night in a row when 2.44 million viewers watched the season premiere of THE AMAZING RACE. CTV won every hour from 7-11 p.m., which also saw 1.49 million tune in for the out-of-simulcast CTV premiere of $#*! MY DAD SAYS. Sunday night’s complete lineup is now available on demand on the CTV Video Player at

A ratings snapshot of Sunday:


Out of simulcast at 7 p.m., DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES returned with 1.28 million viewers to win the timeslot with total viewers, A25-54 and A18-49

35% more viewers than HEARTLAND (CBC; 950,000)



At a special time at 8:30 p.m., the premiere of Season 17 of THE AMAZING RACE won the night with 2.44 million viewers, becoming #1 program of the day for total viewers and A25-54 and A18-49

From 9-10 p.m., more than doubled the audience of FAMILY GUY (Global/FOX, 1.01 million)



At 10 p.m., the season premiere of UNDERCOVER BOSS was watched by 1.51 million viewers, becoming the #1 program in its hour nationally and in Toronto/Calgary/Vancouver with total viewers, A25-54 and A18-49

Nearly doubled the audience of BROTHERS & SISTERS (Global/ABC; 792,000)


Source: BBM Canada

7:00pm – Sunday, September 26 on CTV

Paul Young (Mark Moses) returns to Wisteria Lane with questionable motives. Meanwhile, Susan (Teri Hatcher) receives an unorthodox job offer that could help with her money woes and Lynette’s (Felicity Huffman) friend, Renee (Vanessa Williams), pays an unexpected visit to the Scavos. Bree (Marcia Cross) falls for a hunky, younger handyman (guest star Brian Austin Green).

Wisteria Lane may have a new resident with news that former Beverly Hill 90210 actor Brian Austin Green is considering a role on the drama series.

Green is lining up the role of “Keith, a single playboy who makes the women’s jaws drop” on Desperate Housewives.

It is also understood his character will prove popular with Eva Longoria Parker’s Gaby and possible Marcia Cross’s Bree.

Nothing has been signed yet but the actor is close to accepting the guest role for the upcoming seventh season.

Source: Digital Spy

Desperate Housewives actress Eva Longoria Parker has announced she will be involved in a new reality show.

The actress has said her restaurant in Hollywood called Beso will feature in the new series, but her role will be limited.

The project is being produced by her production company and while the 35-year-old actress will be involved the main focus will be on the restaurant’s staff.

“It will follow the employees that work at my restaurant. I’m not in it that much. I’m married and old now,” Longoria Parker said.

“I love producing. I love the business aspect of it,” she said. “We have so many beautiful stories in the Latin community that I think should be told, and I really would like to focus on trying to bring some of those stories to light now.”

Source: Digital Spy

Wisteria Lane is set to lose another resident with word that Kyle MacLachlan is departing the hit series.


Desperate Houswives will be without MacLachlan, who plays wheelchair-bound Orson Hodge, for most of the next season with news today the actor was leaving the series.

It is understood he will return for a handful of episodes in the next season to wrap up his story but after that he will no longer be a part of the show.

The news comes after fellow cast-mates Drea de Matteo (Angie) and Dana Delany (Katherine) announced their departures.

However as we reported yesterday, Wisteria Lane will gain a new villain in scheming Ugly Betty regular Vanessa Williams joining the show alongside returning Mark Moses (Paul).

Source: TV Squad


Wisteria lane will get a new resident next season with news today Vanessa Williams will join the cast.

Williams, best known for her role as scheming Wilhelmina on Ugly Betty, has signed on to the drama series to play, surprise-surprise, a villain.

The 47-year-old actress and singer will fill the void left by departed housewife Edie (Nicollette Sheridan) with series creator Marc Cherry saying he was looking for a new troublemaker to replace Sheridan’s character.

Word is Williams character will be connected in some way to returning villain Paul (Mark Moses) but nothing has been confirmed.

Source: EW


9:00pm – Friday, May 14 on CTV

Gaby (Eva Longoria Parker) risks her safety to help Angie (Drea de Matteo); Lynette’s (Felicity Huffman) fate and that of her unborn child lie in the hands of Eddie (Josh Zuckerman); Susan (Terri Hatcher) comes to grips with her financial woes; Bree (Marcia Cross) considers confessing a secret she’s harbored for years; and Angie must submit to Patrick’s (John Barrowman, TORCHWOOD) demands in order to protect her son.

9:00pm – Sunday, May 9 on CTV

Lynette (Felicity Huffman) comes to a shocking realization about Edie (Nicolette Sheridan). Meanwhile, Angie (Drea de Matteo) discreetly relies on Gaby (Eva Longoria Parker) for help when Patrick (John Barrowman, TORCHWOOD) threatens the life of her son, and Susan (Teri Hatcher) and Mike’s (James Denton) financial woes result in the ultimate sacrifice.


One of Wisteria Lane’s most sinister villains is coming back for the next season.

Paul Young (Mark Moses) will return to Desperate Housewives since departing the show back in season 3.

EW is reporting the actor will reprise his role as Mary Alice’s widower on a full-time basis.

Paul was last seen in season 3 where he was locked away in the slammer serving time for a murder he didn’t commit.

52-year-od Moses has kept busy since leaving the show, playing Herman Phillips on Mad Men as well as a handful of other roles on the likes of Ghost Whisperer, Law & Order: SVU and Castle.

Source: EW


9:00pm – Sunday, April 25 on CTV

The Fairview strangler has been living among the women of Wisteria Lane. He once caught Gaby (Eva Longoria Parker) and Carlos (Ricardo Chavira) during an intimate moment, Bree (Marcia Cross) offered him a job and some dating advice, Susan (Teri Hatcher) encouraged his passion for art and Lynette (Felicity Huffman) shows him some kindness and generosity.