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Telenovela to feature a Desperate Housewives reunion

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Gabrielle and Carlos, together again!

Eva Longoria announced via Twitter on Monday that Ricardo Chavira — the actor who played her husband Carlos on ABC’s long-running dramedy Desperate Housewives — will guest-star on Telenovela, her new comedy for NBC.

@RicardoAChavira will be on an episode!” she tweeted. “He’s amazing and still my first love!”

On Monday, NBC previewed the pilot of Telenovela, a workplace comedy about what goes on behind-the-scenes of a Mexican drama. Besides Longoria, who plays the star of the show within the show, the comedy features a predominantly Latin cast that includes Amaury Nolasco (Prison Break) and Diana Maria Riva (The Bridge, Rob). Zachary Levi also stars on the comedy as a network executive.

Telenovela will have its official premiere Jan. 4 on NBC.

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