What are some TV shows that are like Desperate Housewives?

What shows like Desperate Housewives?

8 Shows Like Desperate Housewives[Recommendations]

1. Brothers & Sisters (2011)
TV Series (2006–2011)
1h | Drama

The story of the drama surrounding a family’s adult siblings.
Creator: Jon Robin Baitz
Stars: Dave Annable, Calista Flockhart, Rachel Griffiths
Nominated for 4 Golden Globes

2. Sex and the City
TV Series (1998–2004)
30min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Four female New Yorkers gossip about their sex lives (or lack thereof) and find new ways to deal with being a woman in the 1990s.
Creator: Darren Star
Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis
IMDB: 7,1/10
Won 8 Golden Globes.

3. Revenge
TV Series (2011–2015)
44min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

An emotionally troubled young woman sets out to exact revenge against the people who wronged her father.
Creator: Mike Kelley
Stars: Madeleine Stowe, Emily VanCamp, Gabriel Mann
IMDB: 7,9/10
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe

4. Devious Maids
TV Series (2013–2016)
1h | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Four Latina maids with ambition and dreams of their own work for the rich and famous in Beverly Hills.
Stars: Ana Ortiz, Dania Ramirez, Roselyn Sanchez
IMDB: 7,8/10

5. The O.C.
TV Series (2003–2007)
44min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A troubled youth becomes embroiled in the lives of a close-knit group of people in the wealthy, upper-class neighborhood of Newport Beach, Orange County, California.
Creator: Josh Schwartz
Stars: Mischa Barton, Adam Brody, Peter Gallagher
IMDB: 7,5/10

6. Pretty Little Liars
TV Series (2010–2017)
44min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

Four friends band together against an anonymous foe who threatens to reveal their darkest secrets, while also investigating the disappearance of their best friend.
Creator: I. Marlene King
Stars: Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale

7. Gilmore Girls
TV Series (2000–2007)
44min | Comedy, Drama

A dramedy centering around the relationship between a thirtysomething single mother and her teen daughter living in Stars Hollow, Connecticut.
Creator: Amy Sherman-Palladino
Stars: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Keiko Agena
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe

8. Gossip Girl
TV Series (2007–2012)
42min | Drama, Romance

Privileged teens living on the Upper East Side of New York can hide no secret from the ruthless blogger who is always watching.
Creators: Stephanie Savage, Josh Schwartz
Stars: Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley
IMDB: 7,4/10

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