23 Best Shows Like Desperate Housewives ...

23 Best Shows Like Desperate Housewives ...

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1. Devious Maids (2013)

43m Drama Mystery

The series centers on four Latina maids working in the homes of Beverly Hills’ wealthiest and most powerful families, and a newcomer who made it personal after a maid was murdered and determined to uncover the truth behind her demise, and in the process become an ally in their lives.

2. Big Little Lies (2017)

50m Drama

The tale of three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.

3. Why Women Kill (2019)

50m Comedy Crime Drama

Three women living in three different decades: a housewife in the '60s, a socialite in the '80s and a lawyer in 2018, deal with infidelity in their marriages.

4. Sex and the City (1998)

30m Comedy

Based on the bestselling book by Candace Bushnell, Sex and the City tells the story of four best friends, all single and in their late thirties, as they pursue their careers and talk about their sex lives, all while trying to survive the New York social scene.

5. Pretty Little Liars (2010)

41m Drama Mystery

Based on the Pretty Little Liars series of young adult novels by Sara Shepard, the series follows the lives of four girls — Spencer, Hanna, Aria, and Emily — whose clique falls apart after the disappearance of their queen bee, Alison. One year later, they begin receiving messages from someone using the name "A" who threatens to expose their secrets — including long-hidden ones they thought only Alison knew.

6. Gilmore Girls (2000)

44m Comedy Drama

Set in the charming town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, the series follows the captivating lives of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, a mother/daughter pair who have a relationship most people only dream of.

7. Melrose Place (1992)

44m Drama Soap

Melrose Place is an American primetime soap opera that aired on Fox from July 8, 1992, to May 24, 1999 for seven seasons. It follows the lives of a group of young adults living in a brownstone apartment complex on Melrose Place, in Los Angeles, California. The show was created by Darren Star for Fox and executive produced by Aaron Spelling for his company, Spelling Television. It is the second series in the Beverly Hills, 90210 franchise. Season one and season two were broadcast on Wednesday at 9pm, after Beverly Hills, 90210. In 1994, for its third season premiere, the show moved to Monday at 8pm.The show had many cast changes during the run. Thomas Calabro was the only original cast member to remain on the series throughout its entire run.The show earned several Golden Globe nominations and placed #51 on Entertainment Weekly's "New TV Classics" list.

8. Army Wives (2007)

1h Drama

Army Wives is an American drama series that follows the lives of four army wives, one army husband, and their families.

9. Cougar Town (2009)

30m Comedy

Jules Cobb is a mom in her forties facing the often humorous challenges, pitfalls and rewards of life's next chapter. Along for the journey is her son, her ex-husband, her husband/neighbor and her friends who together make up her dysfunctional, but supportive and caring extended family... even if they have a funny way of showing it sometimes.

10. Gossip Girl (2007)

42m Drama Mystery Comedy

An exclusive group of privileged teens from a posh prep school on Manhattan's Upper East Side whose lives revolve around the blog of the all-knowing albeit ultra-secretive Gossip Girl.

11. Friends (1994)

25m Comedy Drama

The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.

12. Good Girls (2018)

42m Comedy Drama Crime

Three "good girl" suburban wives and mothers suddenly find themselves in desperate circumstances and decide to stop playing it safe and risk everything to take their power back.

13. Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong (2014)

1h Soap Drama

Follow the relationships of a group of husbands and wives that live and love on the same street. While the neighbors come from very different backgrounds, their lives are similar – raising children, dealing with exes, worrying about money and keeping romance in their relationships. But just below the surface — secrets, lies and deception threaten to destroy what they have built.

14. The Details (2011)

1h 36m Comedy Drama

When a family of raccoons discover worms living underneath the sod in Jeff and Nealy's backyard, this pest problem begins a darkly comic and wild chain reaction of domestic tension, infidelity and murder.

15. Valeria (2020)

16. Sex and the City (2008)

2h 25m Comedy Drama Romance

A New York writer on sex and love is finally getting married to her Mr. Big. But her three best girlfriends must console her after one of them inadvertently leads Mr. Big to jilt her.

17. Weeds (2005)

25m Drama Comedy Crime

After the unexpected death of her husband, a suburban mom resorts to selling weed to support her family.

18. How I Met Your Mother (2005)

22m Comedy

A father recounts to his children - through a series of flashbacks - the journey he and his four best friends took leading up to him meeting their mother.

19. Sex and the City 2 (2010)

2h 26m Comedy Drama Romance

Carrie, Charlotte, and Miranda are all married now, but they're still up for a little fun in the sun. When Samantha gets the chance to visit one of the most extravagant vacation destinations on the planet and offers to bring them all along, they surmise that a women-only retreat may be the perfect excuse to eschew their responsibilities and remember what life was like before they decided to settle down.

20. Nip/Tuck (2003)

44m Drama

Hotshot plastic surgeons Dr. Sean McNamara and Dr. Christian Troy experience full-blown midlife crises as they confront career, family and romance problems.

21. Parenthood (2010)

43m Drama

The trials and tribulations of the very large, colorful and imperfect Braverman family.

22. One Tree Hill (2003)

42m Drama

In Tree Hill, North Carolina two half brothers share a last name and nothing else. Brooding, blue-collar Lucas is a talented street-side basketball player, but his skills are appreciated only by his friends at the river court. Popular, affluent Nathan basks in the hero-worship of the town, as the star of his high school team. And both boys are the son of former college ball player Dan Scott whose long ago choice to abandon Lucas and his mother Karen, will haunt him long into his life with wife Deb and their son Nathan.

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