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Watch 'Devious Maids' costars Ana Ortiz and Susan Lucci swoon, a lot

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You can learn a lot about Devious Maids‘ Ana Ortiz and Susan Lucci when you sit them down together. For example: Ortiz still has a keepsake from her college bartending days. “Sean Penn came in, and I was so obsessed with him. I still have one of the dollars [he gave me]. He’s a really good tipper,” she says. And Lucci has been known to watch Taxicab Confessions. “It’s really interesting people watching,” she says, laughing. “You can learn a lot.”

We got them to reveal a few more secrets when they stopped by EW to take our Pop Culture Personality Test. Watch it below. READ FULL STORY

PopWatch Planner: 'Parks and Rec' finale, 'The Blacklist' big episode, 'John Oliver' premiere, and more

As some of your favorite shows wrap up, it’s also time for those summer shows to begin. This week alone has four premieres, as well as a few finales. And, of course, The Blacklist episode that cannot be missed. Well, not if you want to know who Tom Keen is.

Here’s what your pop culture week looks like: READ FULL STORY

'Devious Maids': Five ideas for plot twists this season

When I began covering Lifetime’s new soap Devious Maids last year, I was every bit the open-minded – albeit conflicted – journalist. The internal debate I was having about the show – about five Hispanic maids – went something like: “Well, there’ll finally be a television show with a primarily Latina cast!” Followed by, “But they’re all maids.” A slew of thoughts ensued, all along the lines of “We Latinas are more than maids – we’re doctors, engineers, bankers and more,” and then “maids are people too and that’s how many immigrants earn their start in this country.” READ FULL STORY

'Devious Maids' series premiere: Brace for the stereotypes

Devious Maids — the latest from Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry and based on a Mexican soap opera, Ellas son la Alegría del Hogar – follows the lives of four Latina maids working amongst the rich and crazy in southern California. With Eva Longoria as one of the executive producers and starring Ugly Betty‘s Ana Ortiz, Entourage‘s Dania Ramírez, Scrubs’ Judy Reyes, and Without A Trace‘s Roselyn Sánchez, there’s some serious Latina power coming from this show. Nonetheless, for a show with this type of premise, there was always going to be some evidence of stereotypes. READ FULL STORY

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