BREE�S HONEYMOON IS OVER
AND GABRIELLE ENCOUNTERS HER FORMER LOVER,
ON ABC�S �DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES�
�A Weekend in the Country� � As both their lovers linger in comas, Susan and Ian decide to escape for a weekend in the country, while Nora continues to force her way into Lynette and Tom�s life, on �Desperate Housewives,� SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8 (9:00-10:01 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, Nicollette Sheridan as Edie Britt, Brenda Strong as Mary Alice Young, James Denton as Mike Delfino, Doug Savant as Tom Scavo, Ricardo Antonio Chavira as Carlos Solis, Andrea Bowen as Julie Mayer, Shawn Pyfrom as Andrew Van De Kamp, Joy Lauren as Danielle Van De Kamp, Josh Henderson as Austin Britt, Rachel Fox as Kayla Huntington and Brent and Shane Kinsman as Porter and Preston Scavo.
Guest starring in �A Weekend in the Country� are Jesse Metcalfe as John Rowland, Dougray Scott as Ian Kavanaugh, Kiersten Warren as Nora, Michelle Pierce as Tammy Sinclair, Jazzmun as transexual, Reid Godshaw as street kid, Lucia Sullivan as hostess, Bryna Weiss as woman and Christine Clayburg as TV reporter.
�A Weekend in the Country� was directed by Wendy Stanzler and written by Bob Daily.
�Desperate Housewives� is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC�s selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish audio via SAP.
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