October 22, 2016  
Home > News > TV

Lifetime Picks Up Marc Cherry's 'Devious Maids' for 2013 Launch

June 23, 2012 (1:17 am) GMT
Starring the likes of Ana Ortiz, Judy Reyes, Dania Ramirez and Susan Lucci, the new soap opera follows four ambitious housekeepers based in Beverly Hills.

"" has found a home in Lifetime. After ABC passed on the pilot from "" creator Marc Cherry, the cable channel has picked up 13 episodes of the soap drama for a 2013 launch.

"We are thrilled to be getting into business with one of entertainment's true visionaries," said Lifetime president Nancy Dubuc and EVP Rob Sharenow in a joint statement. "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."

Based on the hit Mexican telenovela "Ellas son la Alegria del Hogar", "Devious Maids" is Cherry's first project since "Desperate Housewives" ended its run. The new series follows four Latina housekeepers who work for the rich and famous in Beverly Hills.

Playing the four key characters are (""), (""), ("") and (""). Also set to star on the show are "" alumna , former "Melrose Place" actor and "" actress Mariana Klaveno.


  1. Wait... What? Is Tiger Woods Saying He Doesn't Regret Cheating on Elin Nordegren?
  2. Marvel Pulls 'Invincible Iron Man' Cover After Accusations of 'Sexualizing' Its Underage Hero
  3. No More Sexy Selfies? Kim Kardashian Is Re-Emerging 'More Covered Up' and 'Less Make-Up'
  4. Drake Hints at Releasing New Music on His 30th Birthday. Get Details on His Celebration
  5. Blac Chyna Pokes Fun at Her Pregnancy Curves, Compares Herself to a Pokemon
  6. Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal's Love Turns to Hatred in 'Nocturnal Animals' First Full Trailer
  7. Jay-Z and Beyonce Are Both Upset With 'Nut Job' Kanye West Following His Rant
  8. Justin Bieber Scolds Concertgoers for Screaming at Manchester Show