The Desperate Housewives Creator Revealed the Secret to His Female Characters and It'll Bring a Tear to Your Eye

Published on Aug 15, 2019

The Desperate Housewives Creator Revealed the Secret to His Female Characters and It'll Bring a Tear to Your Eye

Marc Cherry has made a career out of writing women—and writing them well. The creator of CBS All Access' Why Women Kill made waves with his primetime soap Desperate Housewives and followed that up with Devious Maids, but he cut his teeth on the classic sitcom The Golden Girls, writing for the likes of Bea Arthur, Betty White, Estelle Getty and Rue McClanahan. Lessons learned from those shows have been enforced on Why Women Kill. "There's a whole bunch of rules, and the cast will make fun of me because sometimes someone will do something, and I'll go, 'No. You're not going to move on that line. Bea Arthur would roll over in her grave if you moved on the joke. Stay put,'" Cherry...

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