Tuesday, May 11, 2010

ABC vamps it up: Vampire H'wives

Is the Next Big Thing "Desperate Housewives" for vampires?

Promos for a new summer series, "The Gates," started appearing on ABC over the weekend and -- while the short, little ads left much to the imagination -- sharp viewers began to realize the show was a mash-up of Wisteria Lane meets Bella and Edward, the main characters from the "Twilight" saga.

Originally conceived for the 2008 pilot season -- before the "Twilight" movies touched off vamp mania -- "The Gates" is about the Monohan family, who move into a sunny gated community populated by over-friendly neighbors hiding curious secrets.

Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/entertainment/tv/vampire_wives_GhdXdZ3D8IO2tR5l0sPblL#ixzz0ndXsmFZI