Eva Longoria will make her directorial debut on this season of Devious Maids, creator Marc Cherry revealed Thursday at the Television Critics Association winter TV previews.
Longoria will helm the Season 2 premiere of the Lifetime soap, which she and Cherry both executive-produce. "After eight years of training, I told her...
Ana Ortiz is returning to ABC.
The former Ugly Betty star has landed a guest-starring role on Revenge, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Lifetime renews Devious Maids for Season 2
Ortiz, who currently stars on Lifetime's Devious Maids, will play...
Devious Maids has been renewed for a second season, Lifetime announced Tuesday.
Washing the windows is no concern when scrubbing bloody floors and covering up illicit affairs are part of your professional duties. Such filthy tasks are all in a day's work for Beverly Hills cleaning ladies Carmen, Marisol, Valentina, Rosie and Zoila. It's enough to turn anyone a little...devious.
Inspired by the hit Mexican telenovela The Disorderly Maids of the Neighborhood, the new Lifetime sudser Devious Maids was adapted for American audiences by Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry and features the same wickedly over-the-top tone. "But there are subtle differences," Cherry explains. "Devious Maids deals with themes of racism, classism and immigration. These women all work in the homes of rich people, but they have goals and dreams that are much greater than the people they work for realize."
The drama begins with the death of a mischievous maid named Flora...
It's so hard finding good shows about help these days.
PBS' hit Brit import Downton Abbey, which humanizes the servants and nobility with equal sensitivity and wit, is an exception. In the second cable series within a month depicting the class divide between the unhappy rich and the equally conflicted domestics who tidy their fabulous homes if not their messy lives, both extremes of the economic scale are patronized with cartoonish levels of camp and melodrama.
If you liked Marc Cherry's Desperate Housewives, then you're pretty much already seen Lifetime's Devious Maids — what's next, Dangerous Masseuses? The characters and situations may be different, but creator/executive producer Cherry's signature tone of arch cattiness leavened with sentimental schmaltz is unmistakable...