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Lifetime picks up “Devious Maids” from Marc Cherry and ABC Studios

Melissa Hayer Published: June 22, 2012

Lifetime has picked up the new drama “Devious Maids” from executive producer Marc Cherry (“Desperate Housewives”) and ABC  Studios, ordering 13 episodes to premiere in 2013, according to a news release.

A summary and production information on the series, provided by Lifetime, is as follows:

Following the lives of five maids with ambition and dreams of their own while they work for the rich and famous in Beverly Hills, “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 Little Liars”) and television icon Susan Lucci (“All My Children”).

Based on the hit Mexican telenovela “Ellas son la Alegría del Hogar” and produced by ABC Studios, “Devious Maids” will be executive produced by Marc Cherry (“Desperate Housewives”), Sabrina Wind (“Desperate Housewives”), Eva Longoria (“Desperate Housewives”), Paul McGuigan (“Scandal”), Larry Shuman (“Kissing Miranda”), David Lonner, John Mass, Paul Presburger and Michael Garcia.

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