ABC's Desperate Housewives To End This Season
Posted on Fri Aug 5, 2011 02:08 PM PDT

bigthumb.desperate090910_03_X17_200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - The 2011-2012 season of Desperate Housewives will be its last, Deadline is reporting.

According to Deadline sources, ABC will make the announcement at the Television Critics Association’s press tour on Sunday. The news has purportedly come as a shock to the Desperate Housewives cast, as the series was expected to continue through 2013.

The women of Wisteria Lane have captivated audiences since the series’ premiere in 2004; its first season garnered over 30 million viewers, and the show has since become the most-watched comedy series internationally.

The first episode of the hit ABC show’s final season will air on Sunday, September 25th.