De­vi­ous Maids

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Sea­son 2 e.tv (*194) 20:30 Drama

Fans who’ve watched all four sea­sons of De­vi­ous Maids (2013-2016) and are catch­ing up on the e.tv broad­cast may think they know ev­ery­thing about the dark com­edy. But they’d be wrong – there’s still a cou­ple of hid­den se­crets haunt­ing the Bev­erly Hills man­sions of the rich and fa­mous, wait­ing for those snoop­ing maids!

It’s based on a Mex­i­can te­leno1

vela called El­las Son la Ale­gria Del Hogar (2009-2012) – it means “they are the joy of the home”.

While it’s writ­ten by Des­per­ate 2

Housewives (2004-2012) cre­ator Marc Cherry and Eva Lon­go­ria (Gaby in Des­per­ate Housewives) is an ex­ec­u­tive pro­ducer, it was over­looked by DH’s net­work ABC and was picked up by Life­time in­stead.

Gina Ro­driquez (Jane in com­edy 3

se­ries Jane The Vir­gin (2014-cur­rent) passed up on De­vi­ous Maids as she thought “it was de­mean­ing to Lati­nas”.

Ros­alyn Sanchez didn’t need to 4

learn the pi­ano or how to sing for her role as as­pir­ing-singer-turned-maid Carmen – she’s been per­form­ing mu­sic since she was a teen.

Grant Show (who plays soap actor 5

Spence West­more on the se­ries) is the wealth­i­est of the stars – he has a net­worth of $67 mil­lion (R880 mil­lion). he’s been in TV since the ’80s and ’90s in shows like Mel­rose Place (1992-1999) and has in­vested in real es­tate in and around Los An­ge­les.

Ana Or­tiz (as maid Marisol) jokes 6

that she wasn’t a fan of her char­ac­ter’s drab sea­son 1 out­fits and still wore “my favourite push-up bra un­der­neath. There was no ways I was ton­ing that down – and no one knew”.

The maids (from left): Carmen, Valentina, Marisol, Rosie and Zoila.

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