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What To Watch If You Love 'Desperate Housewives'

Updated April 6, 2021 975 votes 113 voters 9.1k views55 items

List RulesVote up the films and television series that you know other fans of 'Desperate Housewives' will love.

Desperate Housewives is a mystery-comedy-drama that garnered the love and affection of hordes of fans thanks to its melodramatic storytelling revolving around the residents of Wisteria Lane, but if you’ve finished watching the series, there’s no need for despair. There are plenty of movies and TV shows to watch if you like Desperate Housewives and we’ve compiled the best ones for you right here!

TV shows similar to Desperate Housewives often feature scandalous affairs and backstabbing. If you’re looking for more delicious domestic drama, The Affair is sure to fill the void. An extramarital affair causes more trouble than its worth for the series' lead characters. And if you think there aren’t also some good movies like Desperate Housewives, then think again, because we’ve found quite a few that are sure to tickle the fancies of even the hardest-to-please fans, like 10 Things I Hate About You.

But you don’t have to take our word for it - some of Desperate Housewives’s biggest fans have chimed in and cast their votes for the best movies and TV shows like Desperate Housewives, and once you’ve watched, you can cast your votes too!

So what are your favorite movies and TV series like Desperate Housewives? Vote your favorite programs up to the top of the list.

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