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ABC Pulling Plug On ‘Housewives’

It looks like the housewives on Wisteria Lane are moving out. ABC is reportedly planning to announce the pending end to its once-popular primetime dramedy “Desperate Housewives.” Deadline.com says the announcement will come this Sunday during the network's fall TV preview session at the Television Critics Association press tour.  Key cast members are reportedly surprised and disappointed by the news since the show was supposed to continue until 2013/Ozarks First.com. More here. (AP/ABC file photo)

Question: Does your neighborhood remind you of Wisteria Lane?

Kris: Predicting Triple Digits: 666?

On her Facebook wall, weather woman Kris Crocker of KXLY writes: “ABC is featuring a show tonight about … gulp … exorcism, and it's right before the news. I wonder what kind of audience is going to be sticking around for the 11 o'clock news. Should I freak them out and forecast 666 for tomorrow?” Kris is talking about a two-part segment on “Nightline” tonight that focuses on casting out demons & a pastor who believes we all carry around demons here.

Question: Do you believe in demons or exorcism?

ABC Cancels 2 Popular Soap Operas

It's a sad day for soap opera fans. ABC announced Thursday that the sun will set permanently in the fictional towns of Pine Valley and Llanview as All My Children and One Life to Live wrap up for good. AMC's last episode – which was rumored last month to be on the horizon – will be in September, while OLTL will end in January 2012. At the very least, fans needn't worry they'll be stuck with controversial, Lost-style endings – producers promise a satisfying conclusion to both soaps' legacies/Sara Hammel, People. More here. (AP file photo, of Susan Lucci from “All My Children”)

Question: Do you have a favorite soap opera?

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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