(PCM) Devious Maids will follow the lives of five maids as they search for their dreams and ambitions, only while working for the rich and famous in Beverly Hills. Lifetime has picked up the new drama from executive producer Marc Cherry and ABC Studios with a 13 episode order for a 2013 launch.
The series will star Ugly Betty’s Ana Ortiz, The Pregnancy Project’s Judy Reyes, Entourage’s Dania Ramirez, Without a Trace’s Roselyn Sanchez, along with Edy Ganem, Grant Show, Brianna Brown, Rebecca Wisock, Tom Irwin, Mariana Klaveno, Brett Cullen, Drew Van Acker and television icon Susan Lucci.
Devious Maids joins Lifetime’s growing portfolio of scripted dramas that includes season six of the highly rated Army Wives (also produced by ABC Studios), the recently renewed hit The Client List and the critically acclaimed comedic drama Drop Dead Diva, which launched its fourth season this month.
Regarding the announcement the President and General Manager of Lifetime Networks jointly said, “We are thrilled to be getting into business with one of entertainment’s true visionaries. This show and Marc Cherry’s unique story telling voice perfectly articulate Lifetime’s strategy of attracting top-tier creatives with their most original and exciting projects.”