'Housewives' Judge Sets Retrial

    Desperate Housewives star, Nicollette Sheridan arrives at court Tuesday March 13, 2012, in Los Angeles. Sheridan is alleging she was struck by show creator Marc Cherry during a September 2008 dispute. Closing arguments are likely to begin on Tuesday as both sides call their final witnesses.(AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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    The catfight between Nicolette Sheridan and Desperate Housewives isn’t over yet. A judge overseeing Sheridan’s $5.7 million wrongful-termination lawsuit against ABC and the show’s creation has set a retrial for September. The judge had declared a mistrial in March after the jury—which was deadlocked at 8-4 in favor of Sheridan—didn’t have enough evidence to conclude that her character was killed off on the show due to personal differences with creator Marc Cherry. Cherry’s lawyers argued that ABC had discussed killing off Sheridan’s character before her feud with Cherry.

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