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HUNG JURY IN DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES CASE; JUDGE DECLARES MISTRIAL

March 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

A judge today (Monday) declared a mistrial in former Desperate Housewives star Nicollete Sheridan’s wrongful termination suit against ABC and Touchstone TV after the jury deadlocked 8-4 in Sheridan’s favor. Each side said it was prepared to go to trial a second time and rejected any further talk of a settlement. In her lawsuit, the […]

NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN RISES FROM THE DEAD

March 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

In what is turning out to be a high-profile wrongful-termination case of the first order, former Desperate Housewives star Nicollette Sheridan claimed in court on Thursday that writer-creator Marc Cherry decided to kill off her character after she went to producers to complain about an altercation with Cherry. Sheridan, who is seeking $3 million in […]

GOODBYE, WISTERIA LANE

August 8, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Apparently ABC has decided to shut down Desperate Housewives after eight seasons before commentators began referring to the lead characters as spinsters. Once the top show on ABC’s schedule, Housewives has seen a steady erosion of its ratings in recent years. Speaking to the Television Critics Association on Sunday, Housewives creator Marc Cherry said he […]