Desperate Housewives

About the Show

Winner of both the 2005 and 2006 Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series -- Musical or Comedy - "Desperate Housewives" is a primetime soap with a truly contemporary take on "happily ever after." The series, which takes a darkly comedic look at suburbia -- where the secret lives of housewives aren't always what they seem -- began with Mary Alice Young (Brenda Strong) inside her perfect house, in the loveliest of suburbs, taking her own life. Commenting from her elevated point of view, she took us into the lives of her family, friends and neighbors.

For Season Seven, the housewives' pasts come back in surprising ways, including the return of Paul Young (Mark Moses) to the neighborhood - fresh out of jail -- with an enigmatic new wife and seemingly dark motives. Paul is renting Susan Mayer's (Teri Hatcher) house, after she, Mike Delfino (James Denton) and son MJ are forced to downsize to a small apartment due to money woes. Susan is enticed by her apartment manager (Lainie Kazan) to climb the slippery slope of easy money by becoming an internet sensation; Bree Hodge (Marcia Cross), newly single and needing a fresh start after selling her business, finds herself tempted by the handsome, young handyman (Brian Austin Green) she's hired to update her house; and Gabrielle Solis (Eva Longoria) learns from Bree that it was Andrew who ran over Carlos Solis' (Ricardo Antonio Chavira) mother years ago, which caused her eventual death. For Lynette (Felicity Huffman) and Tom Scavo (Doug Savant), the birth of their fifth child has forced Lynette to accept the role of stay-at-home mom. However the arrival of a friend from the past, the lively Renee Perry (Vanessa Williams), stirs up old memories of the freewheeling lifestyle she once led. A socialite whose marriage is on the rocks, Renee's appearance will cause ripples through all the women's lives as she stirs the pot and challenges the housewives' friendships.

"Desperate Housewives" stars Teri Hatcher as Susan Mayer, Felicity Huffman as Lynette Scavo, Marcia Cross as Bree Hodge, Eva Longoria as Gabrielle Solis, Vanessa Williams as Renee Perry, Ricardo Antonio Chavira as Carlos Solis, Doug Savant as Tom Scavo, Kathryn Joosten as Karen McCluskey, Kevin Rahm as Lee McDermott, Tuc Watkins as Bob Hunter, Mark Moses as Paul Young, with Brenda Strong as Mary Alice Young and James Denton as Mike Delfino. Also starring Charlie Carver as Porter Scavo, Joshua Logan Moore as Parker Scavo, Darcy Rose Byrnes as Penny Scavo, Madison de la Garza as Juanita Solis and Mason Vale Cotton as MJ Delfino.

Marc Cherry created the series. Cherry is executive producer, along with George W. Perkins, Bob Daily, Sabrina Wind, Larry Shaw, David Grossman, Matt Berry, Jeff Greenstein and Marco Pennette. "Desperate Housewives" is produced by ABC Studios.

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Feel free to discuss the show in general, the individual episodes, the cast and characters, and any other aspect of the show. Make your place for expressing your thoughts and communicating with others who share your common interests.

Hi does anyone know when the next auditions are for DH?

Posted by Samantha (2008-09-25) 408

Hi, my name is Karina and I'm 14 years old. I'm Caucasian, 5'3" and I've always wanted to be an actress. I live in Ottawa, ON. I have the looks and the personality to be an actress. I am willing to do whichever part is necessary, whether it be an extra or an actual role. I'll be happy with any role I'm given. I just really want to have this great experience and try being an actress. It's something that I think I have talent for and could deliver my part very well. I'm very outgoing and love camera's and I am very convincing on screen. Please give me a shot,



(Also, Desperate Housewives is one of my top 5 favourite shows!)

Posted by Karina H. (2009-01-03) 790

hi, i'm bianca i am 18 years young and i would like to know when the next auditions are for desperate housewives, and if i am able to still audition for a part on the show.

Posted by Bianca Pino (2009-01-18) 894

Hello,Im Julie i have wanted to be an actress my whole life as many other girls have wanted. I have done 4 theater preformances anf one film, i had a commercial class with market2fame and a clas with casting director joseph middleton. I would love to be on Desperate Housewives I have been watching it for three years now and am addicted to it.


Posted by Julie (2009-01-22) 917

hai, my name is Jesslyn Katherine.I am 15 years old . I am from indonesia-jakarta but now i lived at australia sydney for my school . I always wanted to be an actress . I love watching desperate housewives and i wish i could play a role there.. i love camera so much that makes me more wanting to be an actress, i try out acting lessons and tv series at jakarta for 40 episodes . but i hope i could try again in here.

-thank you -

Posted by Jesslyn katherine (2009-03-21) 1174

Hi there, I'm Candice Williams and I'm 23 years old, I'm from South Africa and I would love to take part in a role on the Desperate Housewives series, I'm currently working in the fashion and beauty industy and would like to go into acting aswell.

Thanx so much

Posted by Candice Williams (2009-05-07) 1417

22 wm 190 5 10 attractive, looking for work. Give me a shout.

Posted by Jeff Schwarz (2009-08-24) 2000

hi my name is hannah and i would love a chance to act it seams so fun! im 13 and i live in chippewa falls, WI. every day i try to find a way to act or sing i will get really in to it i will go for any part thats open and i have big lips and people tell me that the look like anjilena jolea.please pice me for a part for any thing 8)

Posted by Hannah kuester (2009-08-28) 2015

Dear talent searchers,
no need for anymore searching i am a 13 year with determination . i have meduim light brown hair, blue/green eyes and white skin. i'm willing to do anything to achieve my dreams i'm willing to start out as an extra but im convinced you'll like me and i will most likely move up the entertainment ladder.
thankss :))

Posted by bethen cork (2009-08-28) 2018

I m interested in your casting I get a message in my phone that u are looking for 6 roles ,will be very nice if You tell me steps to how submit my pics and resume

Posted by Gabriela (2009-09-28) 2146

My fiance and I would love to be an extra on Desperate Housewives. Please tell me how I could go about doing this. We are addicted to that show and would be extras for absolutely free!

Posted by Jordan Smith (2009-10-07) 2159

I am 23 years old, 5'4'' and I have always wanted to go into acting whether its becoming an extra, a large role or a role with only one line. I have taken a few acting, theater and film classes. It is something that I am very serious about and it is something that I have always wanted to do since I was little. I would love the opportunity to show what I can do. I am very hardworking, determined and I am open to any guidence and advice. Thank you.

Posted by Lauren S. (2009-10-28) 2230

Heyy, my name is Payton Manns. I've been watching Desperate Housewives since I was like 4. I know everything thats going on. I have been told I'm beautiful, that I should be a model, and that I can act. It is the biggest dream of mine ever to be an actress!

Posted by Payton Manns (2009-11-15) 2288

Hi im 20 years old & im korean and filipino. i live in Orange County and would love to be on Desperate Housewives.

Posted by Monica (2009-11-18) 2302

hi my name is Sinclair Pittman. I am 14 years old, and soon to be 15. I have always wanted to follow my dream in acting. I took acting classes when i went to an Arts school here in my town. I try hard in everthing i do and try not to let people down. I have a really good memory. And read very well. I do not have much experience. but i catch on very quickly to everything i do. I thank you for talking the time to read this i hope i will hear back from someone.

Thank you,

Sinclair Pittman

Posted by Sinclair Pittman (2009-12-21) 2383

The Lesbian segments on your show is awful. It ruins the whole tv show. Pleas get rid of it.

Posted by Michelle Arena (2010-03-01) 2649

Hi im going straight to the point so im 15 years old Im from Mexico I dont have experience well just a class in my school but im not bad. I dont need a big paper because I know I'm not going to have it without experience and living in a place where nothing like that happend (its not a ranch its a normal place, city whatever) so I would like to be an extra or something I would love just the idea of being there.

Posted by Pam Gmz (2010-04-03) 2761

Hi, I'm a 13 year old girl from Longmont, Colorado and Desperate Housewife's is my favorite show! I have always loved acting and would love to be an extra for little or no pay!
Thanks for reading this.

Posted by Lily S. (2010-04-10) 2809

hi,my name is Anyssa-danne and im 11 years old,5''3 and weigh 120 lbs,but im solid,and im in the 6th grade. I go to a catholic school in Pico Rivera,California. My friend, Ahley Spencer actually landed a role as an extra 2 seasons ago. I am half mexican,white and african-american. I love sports and to hang out with my friends. Iam a cheerleader,a softall player,gymnast,volleyball player,and a basketball player,and took an acting class when i was 6(just that year). I love to watch DESPERATE HOUSE WIVES with my older sister , who is 15. I hope you pick me ,because its something i love to do!!!
sincerly, anyssa-danne

Posted by anyssa-danne (2010-04-27) 2889

Hi my name is Anna i am 14 and 5'7 i have long brown hair and brown eyes , I love acting ever since i knew you cold be on the T.V i wanted to be I am always thinking of new ways to improve my acting , I am very outing and a people person I love to make people laugh I also love playing sports but be girlie too i would love to be on this show even if its just a extra. Please consider me THANK YOU

Posted by Anna (2010-05-10) 2944

I my name is Jami, I am 24 yrs old, I have medium brown hair and eyes, I am very outgoing, shy at first but once you get to know me I'm a joy to be around. I haven't always wanted to be an actress, but would love to play as an extra to meet the stars, Desperate House Wives is my number one show. I am in love with the show. I watch it every sunday it comes on and I never miss a show. I didn't really get into the show until April 2009 after I had my baby boy. I was on maternity leave and come upon some reruns and couldn't turn aways from the tv I thought it was so good. This show has kept me on the edge of my seat and wanting more when it was over. I was sad when the season ended, but I will be so happy when the next season comes back. I hope you pick me because I would love to be a part of a great tv series and be able to meet the cast that I love
with love,

Posted by Jami Catlin (2010-05-26) 2991

Hi. My name is Ali and I will be 15 very soon. I love Desperate Housewives and would absolutely love to be on the show! Sure I haven't had very much acting experience, but I adapt very well.

Posted by Ali (2010-06-17) 3043

hello there!!
my name's sandra.i'm 15 years old and i'm swiss. i alwayas wanted to be an actress. i love desperate housewives. and i dream about to get an extra or maybe a role. It's my biggest wish and dream to act like maryl streep or angelina jolie.


Posted by Sandra (2010-08-31) 3335

My name is Korlei and i am 14. (I could look anything from 13 to 15) I measure 163cm and weigh 41kg. iI have naturally tan skin, brown curly hair and brown/ black eyes. I could look Latin (italian, spanish, mexican ect). I have complete motivation to create a career out of actin or filmmaking and am prepared to de anything to have any role in desperate housewives. Every season is a yelp of admiration- the actors always perfect and unexpected, -the sets always different and beautifully decorated and the scenarios getting crazier and smarter within each episode. It is my dream to become a great actress and I could not be more exited. I have limited acting experience but I have spent a few weeks in NYFA and in school plays. I have an outgoing and original style and cannot wait to hear from you.
Thank you for noticing me,

K. Rochat

Posted by K. Rochat (2010-10-24) 3451

Hey my name is roslyn i really would like to be in your show because I'm really mature thanks :)

Posted by Roslyn (2011-02-04) 3768

hello first off let me say im a fan of the show and id like to know when there are additions for D,H,W, please email me soon if you can and also if i can. please tall me how to send a video

Posted by daniel lopez (2011-04-06) 3938

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