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Leapin' lizards! Originally signed for just four episodes, Jane Badler has extended her V run as evil Diana for the entire 10-episode season, which premieres January 4 on ABC. And Jane tells me she'll be baring her teeth and drawing blood soon after she debuts. Yes!

Why is Desperate Housewives' Paul Young using his wrongful-conviction money to buy up multiple houses on Wisteria Lane? Creator Marc Cherry tells me Paul plans to fill them with undesirables and transform the hood. It's all part of his wicked scheme to pit the neighbors against one another. And in the last episode of 2010, "We'll be having a huge, huge scene with tons of scary people — more extras than we've ever had," Cherry says. Betty Applewhite's old cage down in Lee and Bob's basement may finally come in handy!

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