Siebel, Deborah starr
January 2006
Multichannel News;1/23/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 4, Special Section pA6
The article profiles television writer Marc Cherry. NBC programming executive Brandon Tartikoff influenced his career and inspired him to create the show "Desperate Housewives." He began his writing career on the situation comedy program "Home Room" in 1989. In order to sell his idea for "Desperate Housewives," Cherry hired a new agent who repackaged the script. He suffered from bronchitis during the first season of the program.


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