Sheridan Says ABC Execs Lied To Shield 'Housewives' Creator

Law360, Los Angeles (March 14, 2012, 4:58 PM EDT) -- Former “Desperate Housewives” star Nicollette Sheridan on Wednesday accused the show's creator Marc Cherry and ABC executives of lying about when the decision to fire the actress was made, before jurors began deliberations in her wrongful termination case.

Producers at ABC and Touchstone Television Productions LLC contrived a story suggesting that the decision to kill off Sheridan's Edie Britt character was made in May 2008, about four months before Cherry allegedly struck the actress upside the head during a dispute over the show's script, Sheridan's attorney...
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