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DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES: Remember Paul? -- SEASON PREMIERE (9/26)
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SEASON PREMIERE

PAUL YOUNG RETURNS TO WISTERIA LANE WITH QUESTIONABLE MOTIVES, SUSAN RECEIVES AN UNORTHODOX JOB OFFER THAT COULD HELP WITH HER MONEY WOES, LYNETTE'S FRIEND, RENEE, PAYS AN UNEXPECTED VISIT TO THE SCAVOS, AND BREE FALLS FOR A HUNKY, YOUNGER HANDYMAN, ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF ABC'S "DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES"

Vanessa Williams Joins the Cast as Renee Perry;
Mark Moses Returns as Paul Young;
Brian Austin Green Guest Stars as Hunky Handyman Keith;
Lainie Kazan Guest Stars as Susan's Apartment Manager, Maxine


"Remember Paul?" - The residents of Wisteria Lane are stunned to discover that Paul Young is out of prison and back in the neighborhood with an enigmatic new wife and seemingly dark motives. Meanwhile, while Paul is renting Susan's home, she, Mike and MJ are living in an apartment on limited funds. But Susan sees a glimmer of hope in getting her life back on the Lane when she's offered an unorthodox job by her apartment manager, Maxine (Lainie Kazan); Lynette's rich and successful college friend, Renee (Vanessa Williams), pays an unexpected visit to the Scavo household; Gabrielle and Carlos find themselves keeping secrets from one another; and Bree, newly single and needing a fresh start after selling her business, finds herself tempted by Keith (Brian Austin Green) -- the handsome, young handyman she's hired to update her house -- on the season premiere of "Desperate Housewives," SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

"Desperate Housewives" stars Teri Hatcher as Susan Mayer, Felicity Huffman as Lynette Scavo, Marcia Cross as Bree Hodge, Eva Longoria Parker as Gabrielle Solis, Vanessa Williams as Renee Perry, Ricardo Antonio Chavira as Carlos Solis, Doug Savant as Tom Scavo, Kathryn Joosten as Karen McCluskey, Kevin Rahm as Lee McDermott, Tuc Watkins as Bob Hunter, Mark Moses as Paul Young, with Brenda Strong as Mary Alice Young and James Denton as Mike Delfino. Also starring Charlie Carver as Porter Scavo, Joshua Logan Moore as Parker Scavo, Darcy Rose Byrnes as Penny Scavo, Madison de la Garza as Juanita Solis and Mason Vale Cotton as MJ Delfino.

Guest starring are Kyle MacLachlan as Orson Hodge, Harriet Sansom Harris as Felicia Tillman, Brian Austin Green as Keith Watson, Lainie Kazan as Maxine Rosen, Kevin Symons as Jack Pinkham, Michael Kagan as board chairman, Martin Kildare as Mr. Roarke, Christine Estabrook as Mrs. Huber, Steven Culp as Rex Van De Kamp, Michelle Duffy as Judy, Bonnie Bailey-Reed as Gwen, Max Carver as Preston Scavo and Karly Rothenberg as woman in prison.

"Remember Paul?" was written by Marc Cherry and directed by David Grossman.

"Desperate Housewives" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with a 5.1 channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to the airdate.

For more information on "Desperate Housewives," visit ABC.com

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