Devious Maids hasn't even premiered yet, but the new Lifetime soap is already facing harsh criticism for promoting Latina stereotypes.
The show, from Desperate Housewives' Marc Cherry and Eva Longoria, follows five Latina maids, played by Ana Ortiz, Dania Ramirez, Roselyn Sanchez, Edy Ganem and Judy Reyes, who work for the rich and famous in L.A. Last month, writer Tanisha L. Ramirez called the series "a wasted opportunity" in an op-ed piece for The Huffington Post based on a minute-long trailer.
Desperate Housewives lives — sort of.
Marc Cherry, the man behind our favorite former Wisteria Lane residents, will soon debut Devious Maids, a new Lifetime series that tells the stories of a group of maids — played by Ana Ortiz, Judy Reyes, Roselyn Sanchez, Dania Ramirez and Brianna Brown — who work for the rich and famous in Beverly Hills.
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Eight months after wrapping up the shenanigans on Wisteria Lane, Desperate Housewives executive producers Marc Cherry and Sabrina Wind are in Atlanta shooting their new soap, Devious Maids.
Lifetime is reportedly eyeing Marc Cherry's soapy Devious Maids pilot now that ABC has passed, EW reports.
Eva Longoria and Marc Cherry
Eva Longoria is staying close to her ABC and Desperate Housewives roots for her first new gig following the end of the drama series.
The star is set to executive-produce ABC's Devious Maids pilot from Housewives creator Marc Cherry, TVGuide.com has confirmed. Deadline first reported the news.
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Melrose Place and Swingtown alum Grant Show and True Blood's Mariana Klaveno have joined Marc Cherry's ABC pilot Devious Maids, TVGuide.com has confirmed. Deadline reports.
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Susan Lucci is returning to the soap world, but this time in prime time.
The All My Children actress will co-star in ABC's Devious Maids pilot from Desperate Housewives' Marc Cherry, TVGuide.com has confirmed. Deadline first reported the news.
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Ana Ortiz has joined the new Marc Cherry pilot for ABC, TVGuide.com has confirmed. Deadline first reported the news.
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Devious Maids is an adaptation of a Mexican soap about four maids with ambitions and dreams of their own who work for the rich and famous in Beverly Hills. Ortiz...
Now she has one of both!
Ugly Betty alum Ana Ortiz and husband Noah Lebenzon welcomed a baby boy Saturday, Latina.com reports.
Ana Ortiz expecting baby boy
Ana Ortiz and Noah Lebenzon
Ana Ortiz and husband Noah Lebenzon are expecting a baby boy, she tells Latina.com.
The two are already parents to 1-year-old daughter Paloma and are brainstorming baby names for the new addition. "It has to be Spanish, but something non-speakers ...