By Michael Slezak
Updated July 08, 2009 at 04:45 PM EDT

Maiara Walsh, who guest-starred as Gaby and Carlos’ troublemaking, man-hungry niece for two episodes of Desperate Housewives last season, has signed on as a regular cast member for the series’ sixth season, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Housewives‘ season premiere is slated for Sept. 27 on ABC.