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.