'Devious Maids' creator Marc Cherry on Season 1, controversy and his favorite moment

Marc Cherry, creator of "Devious Maids," which has it season finale Sunday (Sept. 22) shares with Zap2it how he dealt with the show's rough first weeks, why the maids are different from other TV help and how he knows some seriously self-absorbed actresses.The over-the-top Lifetime soap, set in Beverly Hills, follows maids and their employers. Cherry bookended the series by setting the pilot and finale at black-tie parties, hosted by the richest of the employers, the Powells. In the beginning, a maid was killed and in the finale, her killer will be revealed.The 13 episodes featured intricate plots in each household, but the season's main point was to figure out who killed Flora. Cherry, who also created "Desperate Housewives," is already working on next season, but reflects on this one, which began in controversy.Zap2it: The show stirred controversy before it aired because the maids are Latina. What was your reaction to all of that?Marc Cherry: I...



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