ABC Confirms ‘Housewives’ End; Announces Date of Next ‘Dancing’ Cast Reveal

“Dancing With the Stars” cast to be announced during “Bachelor Pad”

Last Updated: August 8, 2011 @ 1:36 PM

ABC confirmed Sunday that the next season for "Desperate Housewives" will be its last. It also announced when it will reveal the next cast of "Dancing With the Stars."

The "Dancing with the Stars" cast will be announced Monday, Aug. 29 during that night's episode of "Bachelor Pad." Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke will host the unveiling.

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The network said in a statement that "Housewives" will "roll out in a way that is accessible even to viewers who may have lapsed in their viewing, and be all the richer and more rewarding to the series' loyal fans."

The announcements came at the Television Critics Summer press tour Sunday.