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9 items from 2012


Melinda Page Hamilton & Matt Cedeno Join Lifetime’s ‘Devious Maids’

26 November 2012 5:48 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Exclusive: Melinda Page Hamilton and Matt Cedeno have landed recurring roles on Lifetime’s upcoming series Devious Maids. Both are expected to be featured in the tweaked pilot and will be upped to series regulars if the dramedy gets renewed for a second season. Marc Cherry‘s pilot Devious Maids, originally developed for ABC last season, is based on the hit Mexican telenovela Ellas son la Alegría del Hogar. It follows the lives of five maids with ambition and dreams of their own while they work for the rich and famous in Beverly Hills. It stars Ana Ortiz, Judy Reyes, Dania Ramirez, Roselyn Sanchez as well as Susan Lucci, Edy Ganem, Grant Show, Brianna Brown, Rebecca Wisocky, Tom Irwin, Mariana Klaveno, Brett Cullen and Drew Van Acker. In a four-episode arc, Hamilton will play Odessa, a cold-blooded and controlling housekeeper. The project reunites her with Desperate Housewives creator Cherry — Hamilton »

- NELLIE ANDREEVA

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Robbie Amell joins NBC comedy '1600 Penn.'

2 October 2012 6:45 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

NBC’s midseason D.C. comedy 1600 Penn is adding some cast.

Robbie Amell (ABC’s Revenge and Nickelodeon’s True Jackson, VP) has joined the show in a recurring role. Amell will play D.B., a “strikingly handsome young man is not the brightest bulb but his sweet nature and chiseled abs help one to see past his dimness.”

1600 Penn is about about a dysfunctional family living in the White House and stars Jenna Elfman and Bill Pullman. Also joining the cast in guest-star roles: Rebecca Wisocky, David St. James and Penn Rene Auberjonois. The show debuts in midseason. »

- James Hibberd

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Marc Cherry's 'Devious Maids' to Lifetime

22 June 2012 2:08 PM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Lifetime will air "Devious Maids" from executive producer Marc Cherry and ABC Studios with a 13 episode order for a 2013 launch, it was announced today by Rob Sharenow, Executive Vice President, Programming, of Lifetime Networks. Devious Maids will star Ana Ortiz (Ugly Betty), Judy Reyes (The Pregnancy Project), Dania Ramirez (Entourage), Roselyn Sanchez (Without a Trace), Edy Ganem (Livin. Loud), Grant Show (Swing Town), Brianna Brown (Homeland), Rebecca Wisocky (American Horror Story), Tom Irwin (Grey.s Anatomy), Mariana Klaveno (True Blood), Brett Cullen (Damages), Drew Van Acker (Pretty LittleLiars) and television icon Susan Lucci (All My Children). .Marc Cherry is a visionary, and we are honored to share his newest inspiration, Devious Maids, with Lifetime,. said Barry Jossen, »

- April MacIntyre

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Lifetime Picks Up Marc Cherry’s ‘Devious Maids’ To Series For 2013 Launch

22 June 2012 12:30 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Marc Cherry‘s pilot Devious Maids is going to series at Lifetime. The cable network has handed a 13-episode order to the ABC Studios-produced project, originally developed for ABC where it received a pilot order this past season but missed the cut to series. Devious Maids is slated to launch on Lifetime in 2013. “This show and Marc Cherry’s unique story telling voice perfectly articulate Lifetime’s strategy of attracting top-tier creatives with their most original and exciting projects,” Lifetime’s president Nancy Dubuc and Evp Rob Sharenow said in a joint statement. Based on the hit Mexican telenovela Ellas son la Alegría del Hogar, Devious Maids follows the lives of five maids with ambition and dreams of their own while they work for the rich and famous in Beverly Hills. It stars Ana Ortiz, Judy Reyes, Dania Ramirez, Roselyn Sanchez as well as Susan Lucci, Edy Ganem, Grant Show, »

- NELLIE ANDREEVA

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Official: Marc Cherry's 'Devious Maids' going to Lifetime

22 June 2012 12:30 PM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Marc Cherry’s next drama soap is going to Lifetime.

The cable network has picked up the Desperate Housewives creator’s new project Devious Maids, which was developed at ABC during its recent pilot season, but was passed over for a spot on the schedule.

The story follows the lives of five ambitious maids who work for the rich and famous in Beverly Hills (call it: Desperate Housekeepers). The series brings daytime TV icon Susan Lucci to prime time, along with the large ensemble cast that includes Ana Ortiz (Ugly Betty), Judy Reyes (The Pregnancy Project), Dania Ramirez (Entourage), Roselyn Sanchez »

- James Hibberd

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The TVLine-Up: TV Worth Watching This Friday

16 March 2012 7:01 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

On TV this Friday: The Sith hits the fan on Clone Wars, the Supernatural boys head to the ballet, In Plain Sight launches its final season and more. In addition to the March Madness taking place on CBS, here are seven programs to keep on your radar.

8 pm Nikita (The CW) | When Amanda realizes Percy is behind a string of agent assassinations, she reluctantly calls Nikita with an offer that is hard to resist: Stop Percy, get Ryan. (Read Maggie Q’s preview!)

8 pm Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Cartoon Network) | Season 4 finale: When Savage and Maul, now reunited, pursue »

- Alyse Whitney

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Pilot Scoop: Bradley Whitford Spies Asset, Rachael Harris Joins CBS Comedy and More

23 February 2012 12:46 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Bradley Whitford is entering the spy biz with a role in Fox’s drama pilot The Asset.

Also among the latest flurry of pilot castings: Comedienne Rachael Harris, American Horror Story’s Rebecca Wisocky, and Good Wife alum James Carpinello.

Whitford — a vet of The West Wing and the late Fox series The Good Guys — will play the Station Chief of the New York City CIA opposite Ali Larter’s globe-trotting photographer/secret field operative, Deadline reports.

The project comes from writer/executive producer Josh Friedman (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles) and director Neil Burger (Limitless).

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- Vlada Gelman

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Rebecca Wisocky joins 'Devious Maids' pilot

23 February 2012 5:01 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Rebecca Wisocky has signed up to appear in ABC's pilot Devious Maids. The drama, based on a Mexican series, focuses on a group of four maids working in Beverly Hills and is being developed by Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry. Ana Ortiz has already signed up to play Marisol, a woman determined to investigate after her son was convicted of murder. Wisocky has now joined the cast as Evelyn, the unhappily married owner of (more) »

- By Catriona Wightman

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Several More Actors Board Broadcast Pilots

23 February 2012 4:02 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Rebecca Wisocky has been cast in the ABC pilot Devious Maids, from Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry. Based on the Mexican format, the soap follows four maids with ambition and dreams of their own while they work for the rich and famous in Beverly Hills. Leading the quartet is Marisol (Ana Ortiz), a college-educated woman posing as a domestic to investigate a murder her son has been convicted of. She worms her way into the home of Adrian and Evelyn Powell (Wisocky), who is described as an unhappily married, self-absorbed monster, where the murder was committed. Wisocky, repped by Conner Anrum and Main Title, is coming off a recurring role on American Horror Story. Michael Rady has been cast in the CW’s Jennie Snyder Urman medical drama pilot aka First Cut, about a newly minted female doctor working at a hospital. Gersh-repped Rady will play a bookish surgical resident. »

- NELLIE ANDREEVA

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