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  1. 'Desperate Housewives' Jurors Shed Light on Mistrial (Analysis)

    3:48 pm 3/19/2012

    Two jurors, Beverly Crosby and Johnny Huynh, both said the case came down to the credibility of the witnesses. “There were a lot of people the jurors found not credible,” said Crosby.Read more

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  2. Mistrial Declared in 'Desperate Housewives' Case as Jury Leans Toward Sheridan

    12:08 pm 3/19/2012

    UPDATED: The jury said it was split 8-4 in favor of Nicollette Sheridan.Read more

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  3. 'Desperate Housewives' Trial: ABC Lawyer Says 'No Settlement'

    4:25 pm 3/16/2012

    "The judge asked the two parties to talk," says ABC lead lawyer Adam Levin. "It went nowhere. I'm going to take another yoga class. Have a nice weekend."Read more

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  4. Year of the Hollywood Trial: Why 'Housewives' Is Only the Beginning

    9:04 am 3/16/2012

    THE BUSINESS: Why settle for less? A down economy plus big-ticket verdicts means Nicollette Sheridan's battle against ABC is only the start as everyone from Mark Burnett to Warner Bros. and Britney Spears' mom (?!) heads to court.Read more

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  5. 'Desperate Housewives' Trial: Closing Arguments Ask Jurors Who They Believe

    2:29 pm 3/14/2012

    Nicollette Sheridan is asking jurors to believe her emotional argument that "Housewives" producer Marc Cherry, ABC and Touchstone Television conspired to kill off her character. ABC is citing several witnesses who repeatedly said the decision to kill off Sheridan was made months before the Cherry/Sheridan fight.Read more

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  6. 'Desperate Housewives' Trial: Judge Dismisses Battery Claim; Marc Cherry No Longer a Defendant

    12:10 pm 3/13/2012

    Judge Elizabeth Allen White issued a directed verdict dismissing the claim, meaning Cherry -- whom Nicollette Sheridan claims struck her on the set of the show -- is no longer involved. Read more

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  7. 'Desperate Housewives' Trial: Surprise Witness Suggests ABC Deleted Sheridan E-mails

    10:57 am 3/13/2012

    Michael Reinhart, a construction coordinator on the Marc Cherry-created series for all eight seasons, said he was "disturbed" by an email he saw but immediately erased it and tried to forget about it. Read more

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  8. 'Desperate Housewives' Trial: Judge Likely Will Allow Surprise Witness to Testify

    5:23 pm 3/12/2012

    Nicollette Sheridan's lawyer says a construction coordinator from the ABC series will appear Tuesday if he can be located and taken to court on time.Read more

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  9. 'Desperate Housewives' Trial: Former ABC Chief Stephen McPherson Says He Approved Sheridan Firing Months Before Cherry Incident

    2:46 pm 3/9/2012

    McPherson’s testimony was consistent with earlier statements by Cherry, former Touchstone studio head Mark Pedowitz and "Housewives" executive producer Sabrina Wind.Read more

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  10. 'Desperate Housewives' Trial: Producer Testifies Sheridan Was Late for Work '50 Percent of the Time'

    11:55 am 3/9/2012

    Executive producer George Perkins returned to the witness stand Friday morning and said he also had to talk to Nicollette Sheridan “multiple times” each season about not knowing her lines.Read more

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