The original pilot featured Sheryl Lee as Mary Alice Young, Michael Reilly Burke as Rex Van De Camp and Kyle Searles as John. Lee was later replaced with Brenda Strong, Reilly with Steven Culp and Searles with Jesse Metcalfe, and their scenes were re-shot for the broadcast pilot.
April 24, 2005 9:00 pm
Memorable moments of the season combined with new insight into the many mysteries of Wisteria Lane and its residents including Gabrielle Solis (Eva Longoria), Bree Van Dee Kamp (Marcia Cross), Lynette Scavo (Felicity Huffman) and Susan Mayer (Teri Hatcher); a preview of the season's remaining four episodes.
January 1, 2006 9:00 pm
Desperate Housewives: All the Juicy Details is an original special celebrating some of the best and most-loved moments from the popular show, while also bringing viewers up to date in Season Two. The hour will follow the story arc of each character with original narration by Mary Alice Young, who will guide viewers, much as she does in the weekly episodes, through the various twists and turns of their stories.
April 29, 2006 9:00 pm
This special features the best and most-loved moments from the show, while also bringing viewers up to date with the remaining 5 hours of the show's second season. The special will bring viewers up to date with all the latest goings-on, including Bree and Andrew's escalating war, Susan's love triangle with Mike and Karl, Lynette's new job as her husband's new boss, Gabrielle and Carlos' quest for a child, as well as the ongoing mystery of the Applewhite family's secret life.
September 2, 2006 9:00 pm
Recap of the series to date.
April 1, 2007 9:00 pm
This special features the best and most-loved moments from the show, while also bringing viewers up to date with the remaining episodes of the show's third season. The special will bring viewers up to date with all the latest goings-on, including the deaths of Monique and Alma, Susan's love triangle with Mike and Ian, Tom's dream to open a pizzeria, Gabrielle and Carlos' divorce, as well as Austin and Julie's relationship.
September 23, 2007 9:00 pm
"Secrets & Lies" recaps the highlights of the previous season and provides viewers with a sneak-peek into the upcoming season 4.