Jury will soon offer finale in Desperate Housewives trial

FILE - This undated photo from ABC shows, from left, Felicity Huffman, Eva Longoria, Teri Hatcher and Marcia Cross toasting one another in a scene from ABC's "Desperate Housewives." According to a person familiar with ABC's plans for the drama, next season will be its last. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the network and producers hadn't authorized public comment. ABC, which is scheduled to discuss its fall schedule at a news conference Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011 declined comment. (AP Photo/ABC, Peter Stone)

March 11, 2012 9:58:10 AM PDT
For eight seasons, Marc Cherry has woven conflict, mystery and death into the story lines of ABC's "Desperate Housewives," but soon 12 jurors will be the ones supplying suspense for the veteran television writer.