THE WOMEN GO AHEAD WITH THE DINNER PARTY MARY ALICE HAD
PLANNED TO HOST, ON ABC'S "DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES"
"Pretty Little Picture" -- The women decide to go ahead with the big dinner party the late Mary Alice had planned to host, despite the more-than-minor disturbances in their own lives, as adulterous Gabrielle finds herself with a nine-year-old blackmailer (guest star Ashley Bukowki), Bree struggles to keep her crumbling marriage a secret and Susan bares all -- in more ways than one -- as she confronts her ex (guest star Richard Burgi), on "Desperate Housewives," SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Desperate Housewives" stars Teri Hatcher as Susan Mayer, Felicity Huffman as Lynette Scavo, Marcia Cross as Bree Van De Kamp, Eva Longoria as Gabrielle Solis, James Denton as Mike Delfino, Nicollette Sheridan as Edie Britt, Steven Culp as Rex Van De Camp, Mark Moses as Paul Young, Ricardo Antonio Chavira as Carlos Solis, Cody Kasch as Zach Young, Andrea Bowen as Julie Mayer, Jesse Metcalfe as John and Brenda Strong as Mary Alice Young.
Guest starring are Doug Savant as Tom Scavo, Christine Estabrook as Mrs. Huber, Zane Huette as Parker Scavo, Brent Kinsman as Preston Scavo, Shane Kinsman as Porter Scavo, Shawn Pyfrom as Andrew Van De Kamp, Joy Lauren as Danielle Van De Kamp, Sam Lloyd as Dr. Goldfine, Emily Christine as Ashley Bukowski, Nealla Gordon as Mrs. Bukowski, Richard Burgi as Karl, Anne Dudke as Brandi and Lucille Soong as the housekeeper.
"Pretty Little Picture" was written by Oliver Goldstick. Arlene Sanford directed.
"Desperate Housewives" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound.
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