In celebration of tomorrow's DVD release of Desperate Housewives: The Complete Second Season - The Extra Juicy Edition, we're giving away copies to some lucky readers of MovieWeb!
Give in to temptation! It's time to make a date with those five sexy housewives - Susan Mayer (Teri Hatcher), Gabrielle Solis (Eva Longoria), Bree Van De Kamp (Marcia Cross), Lynette Scavo (Felicity Huffman) and Edie Britt (Nicollette Sheridan) - as Desperate Housewives: The Complete Second Season - The Extra Juicy Edition DVD arrives on August 29, 2006 from Touchstone Television and Buena Vista Home Entertainment. Season 2 is even juicier on DVD with the six-disc "Extra Juicy Edition" including all 24 sexy episodes and filled with hours of scintillating, behind-closed-doors bonus features. Exclusive bonus features include: revealing unaired storylines featuring Susan Mayer and Lynette Scavo; "Juicy Bites" - interviews with the housewives where they reveal their juiciest Season 2 moments; "Fashion & Couture" features costume designer Cate Adair, showing how the Housewives' looks are created and how viewers can get those looks, too (2006 Emmy Nominee for Outstanding Costumes); "Desperate Role Models" features iconic TV housewives who share their wit and wisdom with the women of Wisteria Lane; "Marc & Mom" - an in-depth interview with show creator Marc Cherry and his mom, the muse; "Directing 'Desperate Housewives'" takes a look behind-the-scenes of an episode from concept to completion; Deleted scenes (optional with Marc Cherry audio commentary); and "Cherry-Picked" features show creator Marc Cherry's favorite scenes from the second season. Available for U.S. $59.99 (SRP) and Canada $87.99 (SRP).
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The television phenomenon's second season gets even more sexy and exciting when a new neighbor and her handsome teenage son arrive to make waves on the shady side of suburbia, Bree starts a new life without Rex, Lynette has a chaotic return to the working world and Susan struggles with her on-again, off-again relationship with Mike. And that's just the beginning of the secrets in store in the second season.
Complete, unaired storylines with Teri Hatcher and Felicity Huffman (with optional audio commentary from show creator Marc Cherry). Shot for broadcast but never aired, this feature also stars Leslie Ann Warren (as Susan's mother Sophie) and the legendary Bob Newhart (as Sophie's fiancé).
The housewives of Wisteria Lane reveal their juiciest moments!
FASHION & COUTURE:
"Desperate Housewives" has been nominated for a 2006 Emmy Award® for Outstanding Costumes for a Series. Costume designer Cate Adair shows how the Housewives' looks are created (and how viewers can get those looks, too).
DESPERATE ROLE MODELS:
This fun, hip and irreverent piece features interviews with iconic TV housewives, who share wit and wisdom with the women of Wisteria Lane. These housewives talk about their roles in TV history and tell viewers what they love about the "Desperate Housewives" women, who in turn share who they admire and relate to. The Desperate Role Models include: Shirley Jones ("The Partridge Family"), Jane Wyatt ("Father Knows Best"), Michael Learned ("The Waltons"), Debra Jo Rupp ("That 70's Show"), Daphne Reid ("The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"), Patricia Richardson ("Home Improvement"), Marion Ross ("Happy Days"), Alex Borstein ("Family Guy"), and Joanna Kerns ("Growing Pains").
MARC & MOM:
A sit-down interview with show creator Marc Cherry and his muse - his mother! Viewers will hear about Marc's inspiration and his mom's take on the show.
DIRECTING 'DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES':
This featurette escorts viewers on an insider's behind-the-scenes tour of an episode from concept to completion.
Creator Marc Cherry shares his favorite second season scenes.
With optional audio commentary from show creator Marc Cherry.
DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES has been nominated for seven 2006 Emmy® Awards, including nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress Comedy (Alfre Woodard), Outstanding Guest Actress (Shirley Knight), and Outstanding Costumes.
The show won six 2005 Emmy® Awards, including Outstanding Lead Actress Comedy (Felicity Huffman), Outstanding Directing Comedy and Outstanding Casting Comedy, and is the winner of two 2005 Golden Globe® awards for Best Television Series (Musical or Comedy) and Best Actress - Teri Hatcher (Musical or Comedy).
The August 29 release date is timed to give new and existing fans an opportunity to catch up on the second season and go even deeper with hours of juicy bonus features, before the third season premieres on the ABC Television Network.
A primetime soap with a truly contemporary take on "happily every after," the hit series "Desperate Housewives" takes a darkly comedic look at suburbia, where the secret lives of housewives aren't always what they seem. The series began with Mary Alice Young (Brenda Strong) leaving her perfect house in the loveliest of suburbs - and ending it all. Now she takes us into the lives of her family, friends and neighbors, commenting from her elevated P.O.V. Her circle of friends on Wisteria Lane include Susan Mayer (Teri Hatcher), the divorcee and single mom who will go to extraordinary lengths for love; Lynette Scavo (Felicity Huffman), who recently went from being a stay-at-home mother of four back to her fast track career in advertising; Bree Van De Kamp (Marcia Cross), Martha Stewart on steroids, whose recent widowhood has completely wrecked havoc on her perfect life; Gabrielle Solis, the ex-model with everything she's ever wanted - a rich husband, a big house, and now a baby to go with it all... the problem is she's not sure who the father is; and serial divorcee Edie Britt (Nicollette Sheridan), the free spirited real estate maven whose love life has everyone buzzing. Enter Betty Applewhite (Alfre Woodard) and her handsome teenage son, Matthew (Mehcad Brooks), who mysteriously move into a house they'd never seen before, in the middle of the night.
Then there are the men: Mike Delfino (Jamie Denton), a supposedly widowed plumber who has won Susan's heart; Lynette's adorable husband, Tom (Doug Savant), who volunteered to be "Mr. Mom" so his wife can go back to work; Gabrielle's better half, Carlos (Ricardo Antonio Chavira), who is in jail and recently learned of his wife's infidelities with John (Jesse Metcalfe), the gardener; and Mary Alice's widowed husband, Paul (Mark Moses), who is on the run from the demons in his past.
From her unique vantage point, Mary Alice sees more now than she ever did alive, and she plans to share all the delicious secrets that hide behind every neighbor's closed door in this seemingly perfect American suburb.
Desperate Housewives: Second Season guest stars include 2006 Emmy®-Award nominated Shirley Knight (nominated Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series). Shirley Knight has previously won the 1993 Emmy® Award and Golden Globe® Award for Best Supporting Actress, Miniseries for TV's "Indictment: The McMartin Trial." And Bob Newhart, whose success in stand-up led to his own NBC variety show, "The Bob Newhart Show." The show earned Newhart an Emmy® Award nomination and a Peabody Award.