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2009-04-19 15:34:02

Actress Nicollette Sheridan says she is ready to leave the U.S. TV series Desperate Housewives behind. Sheridan, whose character Edie Britt makes her final Housewives appearance Sunday night, told TV Guide the ABC drama has been slowly becoming more complacent during its five seasons on the air, MSNBC reported. When the show started it was such a different beast. It was exciting and dangerous and funny and edgy and bizarre, said Sheridan, whose character is being killed off in the popular...

2008-09-01 18:00:16

AFTER turning down Sarah Jessica Parker's part of Carrie in Sex And The City and Bree in Desperate Housewives, Dana Delany isn't taking any more chances. When she was given the opportunity to play the fifth Desperate Housewife, Katherine Mayfair, in series four, the well-known American actress jumped at it. "When they first asked me to play Bree, I thought it was too similar to a role I'd just done, so I turned it down. Then it was a huge hit and I had those three o'clock in the morning...

2008-08-30 18:00:25

By SARAH O'MEARA AFTER turning down Sarah Jessica Parker's part of Carrie in Sex And The City and Bree in Desperate Housewives, Dana Delany isn't taking any more chances. When she was given the opportunity to play the fifth Desperate Housewife, Katherine Mayfair, in series four, the American actress jumped at it. "When they first asked me to play Bree, I thought it was too similar to a role I'd just done, so I turned it down. Then it was a huge hit and I had those three o'clock in the...

2006-03-24 16:28:20

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co.'s Buena Vista Games Inc. said on Friday it plans to release a PC video game based on the wildly popular television show "Desperate Housewives" this fall. In the game, players take on the role of a new housewife who can uncover or create new scandals on Wisteria Lane, the seemingly perfect street where the show takes place. Actress Brenda Strong, who is the voice of deceased housewife Mary Alice Young on the show, has signed on for a similar...

2006-03-24 15:15:00

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co.'s Buena Vista Games Inc. said on Friday it plans to release a PC video game based on the wildly popular television show "Desperate Housewives" this fall. In the game, players take on the role of a new housewife who can uncover or create new scandals on Wisteria Lane, the seemingly perfect street where the show takes place. Actress Brenda Strong, who is the voice of deceased housewife Mary Alice Young on the show, has signed on for a similar role in the...

2005-11-08 19:16:56

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The actor who plays the mysterious man chained in a basement by Alfre Woodard's character on the ABC hit show "Desperate Housewives" has been fired from the series, the network said on Tuesday. No reason for last Friday's dismissal of the actor, Page Kennedy, was given. But sources close to the production who spoke on condition of anonymity said he was fired for some unspecified misconduct that involved no other cast members. The sources added that the actor...

2005-06-30 22:45:52

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Facing an uproar from civil rightsadvocates, the ABC network said on Thursday it has droppedplans to air a reality show in which white homeowners insuburban Texas choose one of seven families from variousracial, ethnic and religious backgrounds as new neighbors. The National Fair Housing Alliance and other groups raisedobjections to the show and threatened legal action under theU.S. Fair Housing Act, which bars discrimination on the basisof such...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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