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Eva Longoria Post-Split: 'I Feel Very Excited About My Life' | Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria Post-Split: 'I Feel Very Excited About My Life'

Originally posted 03/16/2012 07:30PM

Desperate? Hardly.

After stepping out with a smile this week to celebrate her 37th birthday with pals, Eva Longoria says her face tells the whole story.

"I feel very excited about my life and I'm excited about things to come," the actress tells PEOPLE, speaking out for the first time since her split from Eduardo Cruz. "There are so many things on the horizon."

Topping the list: visiting President Barack Obama next week in Washington to discuss education, immigration and the economy.

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Battery Charge Dismissed in Nicollette Sheridan Case | Nicollette Sheridan

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Nicollette Sheridan Case: Battery Charge Dismissed

Originally posted 03/13/2012 05:30PM

There's been a huge sigh of relief on Wisteria Lane.

A judge on Tuesday dismissed the most sensational charge in Nicollette Sheridan's wrongful termination suit – a battery charge against producer Marc Cherry for allegedly slapping her in the head during an argument.

The jury in Los Angeles must still consider whether the actress, 48, was fired from ABC's Desperate Housewives in retaliation for complaining about the incident.

Superior Court judge Elizabeth White said there was not enough evidence to support the battery charge, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Nicollette Sheridan Testifies About Desperate Housewives Firing | Nicollette Sheridan

UpdatePosted 03/02/2012 12:15PM

Nicollette Sheridan Testifies About 'Humiliating' Slap to Her Head

Originally posted 03/02/2012 06:45PM

After a dispute about her lines, Nicollette Sheridan says that Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry settled the argument in a shocking way.

He hit her with his open hand, she testified in court Thursday.

"It was a nice wallop to my head," the actress said in her multimillion-dollar wrongful termination trial in a Los Angeles courtroom.

Asked by her lawyer if she was willing to demonstrate in court for him, she said, "I don't want to hurt you."

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Desperate Housewives to End After Eight Seasons | Teri Hatcher

Desperate Housewives to End Run After Upcoming Eighth Season

Originally posted 08/08/2011 09:30AM

It's once more around the block for the ladies of Wisteria Lane.

ABC announced Sunday that Desperate Housewives will wrap its eight-year run in May, at the conclusion of its eighth season.

"This season of #DesperateHousewives will be the last. We will miss those ladies on Wisteria Lane but can't wait to see the final season!" the network tweeted on Sunday.

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'Desperate' Miss Piggy Visits Wisteria Lane

'Desperate' Miss Piggy Visits Wisteria Lane

Originally posted 07/29/2010 01:00AM

She's known to be a little hopeless when it comes to her amphibian friend Kermit the Frog, but Miss Piggy's latest stunt might just top her list of desperate antics.

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Desperate Housewives Welcomes New Stars … Including Betty White?

Desperate Housewives Welcomes New Stars … Including Betty White?

Originally posted 07/28/2010 01:00AM

There always seems to be available real estate on Wisteria Lane for new neighbors moving in from other TV neighborhoods: Beverly Hills, 90210’s Brian Austin Green will join the Desperate Housewives cast as a working class contractor who catches the eye of both Bree (Marcia Cross) and another newbie, Ugly Betty’s Vanessa Williams. And series creator Marc Cherry also hopes to save some property for his longtime friend Betty White.

"Marcia will have a new love interest in the form of Brian Austin Green," Cherry said at a Television Critics Association panel on Tuesday. "We wanted Bree to be involved with a hunky blue collar contractor and take her out of her refined and educated world – someone who's a bit younger and someone who would be challenging to Bree. We read the first script of the season and I introduced Brian as Marcia's new love interest and then I said, 'You're welcome, Marcia!' and Marcia blushed."

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PHOTO: Vanessa Williams on the Set of Desperate Housewives

PHOTO: Vanessa Williams on the Set of Desperate Housewives

Originally posted 07/23/2010 01:00AM

Wisteria Lane has a new resident!

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Dixie Carter Dies at Age 70 | Dixie Carter

UpdatePosted 04/11/2010 09:05PM

Dixie Carter Dies at Age 70

Originally posted 04/11/2010 09:45AM

Television and Broadway actress Dixie Carter passed away Saturday morning at the age of 70.

"This has been a terrible blow to our family," her husband, actor Hal Holbrook, said in a statement. "We would appreciate everyone understanding that this is a private family tragedy."

Carter died from complications arising from endometrial cancer, publicist Steve Rohr tells PEOPLE.

Best known for her role as interior designer Julia Sugarbaker in Designing Women, the Tennessee native earned an Emmy nomination in 2007 for her guest appearance on Desperate Housewives.

Her Broadway credits include a stint in Thoroughly Modern Millie in 2004.

Carter and Holbrook, who married in 1984, appeared together last year in That Evening Sun, an independent film based on a short story by author William Gay.

In addition to her husband, Carter is survived by two daughters from a previous marriage.

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Heidi Klum and Paulina Porizkova to Visit Desperate Housewives

Heidi Klum and Paulina Porizkova to Visit Desperate Housewives

Originally posted 02/12/2010 12:00AM

Looks like Wisteria Lane could soon be doubling as a runway! According to E! Online, an ABC rep confirmed that supermodels and reality TV staples Heidi Klum and Paulina Porizkova have just inked deals to guest star on ABC's Desperate Housewives. According to sources, they'll be playing themselves in an episode tentatively slated to air in March.

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PHOTO: Teri Hatcher’s Sexy (and Silly) Striptease

PHOTO: Teri Hatcher’s Sexy (and Silly) Striptease

Originally posted 12/10/2009 12:00AM

You don't see this every day at Home Depot!

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