Desperate Housewives Season 1

Desperate Housewives Season 1

The first season of Desperate Housewives, an American television series created by Marc Cherry, commenced airing in the United States on October 3, 2004, concluded May 22, 2005, and consisted of 23 episodes. It tells the story of Mary Alice Young, a seemingly perfect housewife who commits suicide, fearing that a dark secret, involving her, her husband, and their son would be exposed. At her wake, Mary Alice's four close friends and the main characters, Susan Mayer, Lynette Scavo, Bree Van de Kamp and Gabrielle Solis, are introduced. All of them live in the suburb of Fairview on Wisteria Lane. Narrating the series from the grave, Mary Alice describes how her friends try to find out the reason for her suicide, while trying to deal with the problems of their personal lives. Desperate Housewives' first season aired in the United States on Sundays at 9:00 pm ET on ABC, a terrestrial television network. In addition to the 23 regular episodes, a special, Sorting Out the Dirty Laundry, aired on April 24, 2005. The season garnered an average of 23.7 million viewers in the U.S. per all 23 episodes, ranking as the fourth most-watched television series during the 2004–05 American television season. In the United Kingdom, the season premiered on January 5, 2005, and subsequently aired Wednesdays at 10 pm on Channel 4. It aired in Canada on CTV Television Network and in Australia on the Seven Network.

NameDesperate Housewives Season 1
Air DateOctober 3rd, 2004
GenresMystery, Drama, Comedy
NetworkABC
ProducersGeorge W. Perkins, Larry Shaw, Alexandra Cunningham, Patty Lin, Tracey Stern, John Pardee, Chris Black, David Grossman, Joe Keenan, Bob Daily, Joey Murphy, Kevin Murphy, Charles Pratt, Jr., Charles Skouras III
Executive ProducersMichael Edelstein, Tom Spezialy, Marc Cherry
Number of Episodes23 Episodes
Plot Keywordssecret, housewife, female friendship, neighbor
Felicity Huffman
Felicity Huffman
Lynette Scavo
Eva Longoria
Eva Longoria
Gabrielle Solis
Teri Hatcher
Teri Hatcher
Susan Delfino
Marcia Cross
Marcia Cross
Bree Van de Kamp
Ricardo Chavira
Ricardo Chavira
Carlos Solis
Brenda Strong
Brenda Strong
Mary Alice Young
James Denton
James Denton
Mike Delfino
Nicollette Sheridan
Nicollette Sheridan
Edie Britt
Andrea Bowen
Andrea Bowen
Julie Mayer
Mark Moses
Mark Moses
Paul Young
Cody Kasch
Cody Kasch
Zach Young
Steven Culp
Steven Culp
Rex Van de Kamp
Jesse Metcalfe
Jesse Metcalfe
John Rowland

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