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Marc Cherry’s Devious Maids May Head to Lifetime

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 15:  Newly-crowned Miss America Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska (5th L), appears with pageant judges (L-R) writer and producer Marc Cherry, Miss America 1990 Dr. Debbye Turner Bell, talk show host and comedian Joy Behar, dancer Tony Dovolani, actress Marilu Henner, designer Dr. Taryn Rose and recording artist Mark Wills during a news conference at the 2011 Miss America Pageant at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino January 15, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Marc Cherry;Debbye Turner Bell;Joy Behar;Tony Dovolani;Teresa Scanlan;Marilu Henner;Taryn Rose;Mark Wills

Marc Cherry's telenovela adaptation Devious Maids got snubbed by ABC, and now Lifetime is taking a look. The network has been eyeing "a number of busted broadcast pilots and cancelled series, including CBS’ Unforgettable, but Devious Maids seems to be closer than most to the new, younger and sexier direction Lifetime is taking with series like The Client List," Deadline writes. If the network's looking for some español-tinged mischievousness, this is it.

Photo: Ethan Miller/2011 Getty Images