After much speculation on the subject, TVSA can confirm that the hit dramedy Desperate Housewives
will indeed be broadcast on SABC3.
The series will premiere on the channel on Monday 25 June 2007, at 21h00. It will replace the fourth season of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
, which is currently airing.
Season 2 of the show is currently airing on M-Net Series, and the third season premiered three weeks ago on M-Net.
Although the show has already aired on M-Net and M-Net Series, finally all South Africans have a chance to watch the top-rated show.
In case you're Rip Van Winkle and are still wiping the sleep from your eyes, the show is about all the dark little secrets and dirty laundry of Wisteria Lane - the suburban setting for Desperate Housewives.
The show starts when a young housewife kills herself. Through her eyes we see the lives of the other women on Wisteria Lane.
There's Bree Van De Kamp (Marcia Cross
); an uptight woman who deals with the ugliness of alcoholism and vengeful children.
Susan Mayer (Teri Hatcher
) is a divorcee and single mother who will go to unbelievable lengths for love.
Lynette Scavo (Felicity Huffman
) struggles to hold together a job and family, which consists of hyperactive twin boys, a younger son and a daughter.
Ex-model Gabrielle Solis (Eva Longoria
) has it all – a large house and rich husband. All she's missing is a good marriage.
Edie Britt (Nicollette Sheridan
) is a free-spirited real estate agent with an interesting love life that keeps the lane buzzing with shock. She is Susan's worst nightmare and greatest enemy.
Desperate Housewives is the most popular show in its demographic worldwide, with an audience of 115–119 million viewers. The show is averaging around 328,000 viewers in its 20h30 time slot on M-Net.
To read more about the show, check out TVSA's Desperate Housewives show page