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Nicollette Sheridan arrives at a Los Angeles court for her Desperate Housewives wrongful termination case on March 5, 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC
08/16/2012

Nicollette Sheridan's wrongful termination lawsuit against ABC and Touchstone Television, the production company of "Desperate Housewives," has been tossed.

A California appeals court issued the ruling on Thursday, August 16, adding that the actress must pay for the company's costs that it had incurred during the appeals proceedings. She has not commented.

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06/02/2012
Nicollette Sheridan arrives at a Los Angeles court for her Desperate Housewives wrongful termination case on March 5, 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Nicollette Sheridan's retrial to decide her "Desperate Housewives" wrongful termination lawsuit called off by appeals court.

The court of appeals ruled that the lawsuit should have been resolved in favor of Touchstone and canceled the September retrial, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

06/02/2012
Kathryn Joosten appears in a still from Desperate Housewives. - Provided courtesy of ABC

Kathryn Joosten, who portrayed Karen McKluskey on "Desperate Housewives," died at age 72 from lung cancer on Saturday, June 2, 2012.

Joosten died in Los Angeles, after battling lung cancer for several years, the actress' publicist confirmed to OnTheRedCarpet.com.

05/13/2012
Eva Longoria and Ricardo Chavira talk to OnTheRedCarpet.com about the end of their long-running ABC show Desperate Housewives. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Eva Longoria, Felicity Huffman, Doug Savant, Ricardo Antonio Chavira and more cast members will bid goodbye to television viewers after eight seasons when "Desperate Housewives" ends its run on May 13. The cast talked to OnTheRedCarpet.com recently about their time on the show and how they would like it to end.

"Not that we're not grateful for the journey, but I love the way we're going out on top and how ABC is dedicated us to write backwards and just kind of give us this amazing farewell," Longoria told OnTheRedCarpet.com correspondent George Pennacchio. "As opposed to it kind of continuing on and rating fall and you're canceled and you have three episodes to wrap it up. Wrap up eight years of characters and storyline. "

05/13/2012
Vanessa Williams and Marcia Cross talk to OnTheRedCarpet.com about the end of their long-running ABC show Desperate Housewives. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

As "Desperate Housewives" comes to a close after eight seasons on May 13, original cast member Marcia Cross and fellow co-star Vanessa Williams dished to OnTheRedCarpet.com what they want for their characters in the end and what they'll be looking to do next.

"I do feel like it's the time to move on, that still doesn't make it any easier and it feels just as bittersweet and I suppose if someone said to me, 'One more year?' I would say, 'Well okay,''" Cross told OnTheRedCarpet.com correspondent George Pennacchio recently. "But I do feel that it is the right time so that it's not so dribbling out and weak."

05/10/2012
Eva Longoria and Ricardo Chavira talk to OnTheRedCarpet.com about the end of their long-running ABC show Desperate Housewives. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Eva Longoria says she is happy "Desperate Housewives" is ending on a high note, with regard to its popularity.

Longoria, 37, stars on the scandalous drama show as Gabrielle Solis, a former model with a less than steady love life. ABC is airing the series finale on Sunday, May 13, after eight seasons on the air.

05/10/2012
Vanessa Williams and Marcia Cross talk to OnTheRedCarpet.com about the end of their long-running ABC show Desperate Housewives. - Provided courtesy of none / OTRC Vanessa Williams and Marcia Cross talk about their show 'Desperate Housewives,' say they're ready for it to end.
05/10/2012
Eva Longoria and Ricardo Chavira talk to OnTheRedCarpet.com about the end of their long-running ABC show Desperate Housewives. - Provided courtesy of none / OTRC Eva Longoria and Ricardo Chavira talk about their long-running drama 'Desperate Housewives' and its ending.
05/10/2012
Eva Longoria and Ricardo Chavira talk to OnTheRedCarpet.com about the end of their long-running ABC show Desperate Housewives. - Provided courtesy of none / OTRC Eva Longoria and Ricardo Chavira talk about what they plan to do after their show 'Desperate Housewives' ends.
05/10/2012
and Doug Savant talk to OnTheRedCarpet.com about the end of their long-running ABC show Desperate Housewives. - Provided courtesy of none / OTRC Felicity Huffman of 'Desperate Housewives' talks with her co-star Doug Savant and says she doesn't want it to end.
04/30/2012
Teri Hatcher talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at an April 2012 Wisteria Lane Block party about the finale of Desperate Housewives. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Teri Hatcher talked to OnTheRedCarpet.com about the finale of 'Desperate Housewives,' which is set to air on May 13.
05/04/2012
Teri Hatcher talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at an April 2012 Wisteria Lane Block party about the finale of Desperate Housewives. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Teri Hatcher gets emotional when talking about the end of her show "Desperate Housewives."

The 47-year-old has starred on the show for all of its eight seasons as Susan Delfino, a sassy and competitive romantic. The actress gushed to OnTheRedCarpet.com about how she'll not only miss the people, but the work as well.

04/30/2012
Scott Bakula appears in a still from a 2012 episode of Desperate Housewives. - Provided courtesy of ABC / Danny Feld

Scott Bakula thought that he had missed his chance to appear on "Desperate Housewives," as the long-running series was coming to an end, but the actor landed on Wisteria Lane just in time.

"Marc Cherry and I had been bumping into each other. He kept saying, 'I want to have you on the show,' and I kept telling him, 'I love the show. I'd love to be on it,'" Bakula told TVGuide.com. "I thought that the ship had sailed on this one."

04/18/2012
Nicollette Sheridan arrives at a Los Angeles court for her Desperate Housewives wrongful termination case on March 5, 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Nicollette Sheridan has been granted a retrial in her wrongful termination lawsuit regarding her exit from the ABC show "Desperate Housewives," after a judge declared a mistrial last month.

A judge denied ABC's motion to dismiss the sole remaining count of wrongful termination and scheduled a conference hearing for the case on September 5. The trial is scheduled to begin on September 10, 2012.

03/20/2012
Nicollette Sheridan, formerly of Desperate Housewives, walks into court to testify in her wrongful termination case on Feb. 29, 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Nicollette Sheridan is taking steps to pursue a new trial to decide her wrongful termination lawsuit regarding her exit from the ABC show "Desperate Housewives" after a judge declared a mistrial.

On Monday, eight out of 12 jurors had behind closed doors voted to in favor of the actress, but nine were needed to reach a verdict. The Los Angeles jury discussed the case for 10 and a half hours but its foreperson declared it was deadlocked.

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