September 6th, 2012
11:12 AM ET

Eva Longoria has a message for the GOP

Actress Eva Longoria is more than just an actress.

The former "Desperate Housewives" star is serving as a national co-chair for President Obama's re-election campaign, and she'll address delegates tonight at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Wednesday night, Longoria spoke with CNN's Piers Morgan about why she's chosen to be politically active. Watch the above video to hear why she's concerned about the Republican Party's stance on abortion.

Once you're done, click here to hear more from Longoria about politics, fashion and more!

Emmy nominee Brenda Strong: Kathryn Joosten will always have my vote
July 19th, 2012
04:37 PM ET

Emmy nominee Brenda Strong: Kathryn Joosten will always have my vote

When Brenda Strong ended her run as the voice of "Desperate Housewives" this year, she had to concentrate on not crying through her final lines.

"I sobbed," Strong recalled of saying good-bye to her character, Mary Alice. "It's hard to talk when you're crying, so I had to keep it together long enough to get through my final voice-over. Mary Alice has been such a magical part of my life, and it's such a unique role. I'm not a voice-over artist traditionally, so to have the opportunity to use one aspect of my instrument so specifically has been a challenge and a gift."


Filed under: Awards Season • Desperate Housewives • Emmys • television
Eva Longoria: No beef with 'Desperate Housewives' cast
May 11th, 2012
04:09 PM ET

Eva Longoria: No beef with 'Desperate Housewives' cast

No cat fights over here: Eva Longoria has said that despite the gossip, she doesn't have any beef with her “Desperate Housewives” co-stars.

The 37-year-old actress set the record straight on "The Late Show With David Letterman" on Wednesday.

"We all get along," Longoria said. "Everybody says that [we don't]."


Eva Longoria and Tina Fey: Highest-paid TV actresses
September 29th, 2011
05:40 PM ET

Eva Longoria and Tina Fey: Highest-paid TV actresses

Would you have guessed “30 Rock” star Tina Fey and “Desperate Housewives” diva Eva Longoria are the highest-paid actresses working in TV? According to new Forbes rankings, they are.

Both Fey and Longoria raked in $13 million in the one-year period (May 2010 to May 2011) Forbes measured for its list.

Endorsement deals with companies like L'Oreal and LG helped Longoria, 36, land her top spot.


ABC confirms 'Desperate Housewives' to end
August 8th, 2011
09:59 AM ET

ABC confirms 'Desperate Housewives' to end

Things will be wrapping up soon for the women of Wisteria Lane.

Paul Lee, president of ABC Entertainment Group, said Sunday during the Television Critics Association's summer press tour that "Desperate Housewives" will be ending in May after an eight season run.

"It is an iconic show," Lee said. "We are so proud of it." FULL POST

'Desperate Housewives' actress finally gets Emmy nomination
July 14th, 2011
11:28 AM ET

'Desperate Housewives' actress finally gets Emmy nomination

When the phone rang on the West Coast super early Thursday morning, "Desperate Housewives" actress Brenda Strong immediately feared that there may have been a death in the family.

Instead, she should have worried for her own health.

"I'm the one that could have had a heart attack," Strong joked to CNN. "I was so surprised." FULL POST

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