I feel like I'd follow Melissa McCarthy to the ends of the earth — and not just in terms of television watching. I first discovered her in a bit part when she stole the scene she was in with Scott Wolf (or was it Jay Mohr?) in a little movie called Go. She didn't come back onto my radar until Gilmore Girls, but what a great way to make a return. Her adorable and somewhat neurotic and accident-prone Sookie St. James was a revelation. Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel weren't half bad either. Kidding, kidding. They were awesome. I loved that show. Next she spent some time with Christina Applegate on Samantha Who? and now she's where she belongs: in a lead role. It's about time.
This week on Desperate Housewives, Susan's boss taught her a lezzin', Lynette "went to work" for Gaby, Bree did her best to cover Orson's tracks, and Edie dug up some (but not quite enough) dirt on Dave. I'm Matt Mitovich, your guestcapper.
Will Susan Be Jessie's Girl?
Susan's making a go of it in her job as an art teacher's assistant at MJ's private school, trying to be "creative" in her lesson plans. Alas, her boss (guest star Swoosie Kurtz) is not impressed by her "crayons-on" approach. Parents spend $22K to send their kids here, Jessie explains, so the kids need to come home with "adorable" things ...
Pie lovers nationwide are still pining for Pushing Daisies, but they'll have something new to savor when series alum Swoosie Kurtz arrives on Wisteria Lane.
The actress, who played Aunt Lily on ABC's canceled series, is guest-starring on Desperate Housewives as a potential love interest for one of the characters, her rep confirms for TVGuide.com. "[Housewives writer] Marc Cherry is writing something really..."
Pushing Daisies fans still have some mourning to do, but Bryan Fuller's return to Heroes is already boding well for them.
The series' creator wrote a part for Daisies star Swoosie Kurtz to air this spring, TVGuide.com has confirmed. A rep for the actress said that she'll be playing a woman (or a hero...) named Millie for at least one episode — but few other details were revealed. EW's Ausiello first reported the casting. Still to be determined is...