Carol Burnett Carol Burnett

When Desperate Housewives' Andrew seeks to be emancipated from his mother's watch, look for legendary funny lady Carol Burnett to hit Wisteria Lane as Bree's tightly wound stepmother, Eleanor Mason. "I thought this would be a hoot," Burnett, who is tentatively slated to first air April 9, tells USA Today. "I've watched All My Children for a hundred years, and this, too, is a very campy soap." But once Eleanor's stay is over, will Bree be saying, "I'm so glad we had this time together"?