BREE DISCOVERS ORSON'S SHOCKING HABIT,
ON ABC'S "DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES"
"Crime Doesn't Pay" � When tact and kindness are not reciprocated, turnabout is fair play, on ABC's "Desperate Housewives," SUNDAY, MARCH 8 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET). In a gesture of friendship, Bree tells Lynette she'll help Tom secure a new job, but the best intentions will reach a tempestuous end and reveal Orson's shameful misdeeds; Gaby finds herself in a precarious position when Carlos' adulterous boss begins using her to cover for himself as he continues to cheat on his wife; and Edie digs into Dave's past after a chance encounter with an old acquaintance.
"Desperate Housewives" stars Teri Hatcher as Susan Mayer, Felicity Huffman as Lynette Scavo, Marcia Cross as Bree Hodge, Eva Longoria Parker as Gabrielle Solis, Nicollette Sheridan as Edie Britt, Ricardo Antonio Chavira as Carlos Solis, Doug Savant as Tom Scavo, Kyle MacLachlan as Orson Hodge, Dana Delany as Katherine Mayfair, Neal McDonough as Dave, Shawn Pyfrom as Andrew Van De Kamp, Brenda Strong as Mary Alice Young, James Denton as Mike Delfino, Charlie Carver as Porter Scavo, Max Carver as Preston Scavo, Joshua Moore as Parker Scavo and Kendall Applegate as Penny Scavo.
Guest stars include Kathryn Joosten as Mrs. McCluskey.
"Crime Doesn't Pay" was directed by Larry Shaw and written by Jamie Gorenberg.
"Desperate Housewives" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish audio via SAP. A TV parental guideline will be posted closer to airdate.
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