Devious Maids


Lifetime lays off Devious Maids

US network Lifetime has cancelled female-skewed comedy-drama Devious Maids after four seasons. The A+E Network-owned channel has chosen not to order a fourth season, and the Marc Cherry show’s Twitter feed subsequently confirmed the news. Lifetime had picked up the show in 2012 after broadcast network ABC rejected it. ABC sister ABC Studios produces the […]

Hulu strikes volume deal with Disney

US streaming and catch-up service Hulu has picked up exclusive rights to Disney-distributed ABC series Resurrection and Mistresses, as well as Devious Maids. The deal gives Hulu exclusive SVOD rights to the ABC Studios scripted series, which it has launched on its premium Hulu Plus service. All episodes of Resurrection are on Hulu and all […]

News brief: More Devious Maids for Lifetime

A+E Networks-owned Lifetime has ordered a second season of the Judy Reyes-starring melodrama Devious Maids. The 13-episode order will lead Lifetime’s 2014 scripted slate, according to Lifetime’s executive VP and general manager Rob Sharenow. It will be produced by ABC Studios. The first season launched on June 23. It follows four close-knit maids who first […]

Discovery buys Disney dramas for TLC UK

Discovery has bought several US scripted series for the soon-to-launch UK version of TLC. It has picked up ABC Studios-produced US dramas Mistresses (pictured) and Devious Maids from Disney’s distribution arm. Female-skewing TLC launches on BSkyB in the UK at the end of the month with a launch party in London tonight. Discovery has also […]