The ABC comedy-drama will end after its current eighth season, but will have no chance of living on via spin-offs, reunions or sequels.
"Boy, after eight years, I think we're done," Cherry told reporters at the Television Critics Association press tour on Tuesday (January 10).
Cherry added that he had no plans to follow in the footsteps of Sex and the City, explaining: "They hadn't really plumbed the depth of those characters. I'm just never sending these gals to Dubai, that's all I'm saying."
When asked about the closing storylines of the Desperate Housewives series, Cherry remained mum.
"I'm so not revealing what the ending will be," he said. "The last act, which I've had in my head for the last seven and a half years, is definitely going to happen. I've got it in my head, but it is very much a surprise."
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