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‘Desperate Housewives’ Series Finale Date Announced

ABC’s ”Desperate Housewives“ will end its eight-season run with a two-hour ”finale event“ that the network describes as ”splashy“

"Desperate Housewives" fans said goodbye to character Mike Delfino on Sunday night — and now they know when they'll be saying goodbye to the series altogether.

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The ABC nighttime soap will end its eight-season run on May 13, the network announced Monday. "Desperate Housewives" will draw to a conclusion with a two-hour "finale event" that the network promises will be "splashy." (Could it possibly be any other way?)

The network also announced the May finale dates for the 2011-12 season for numerous shows, including "Last Man Standing," "Dancing With the Stars" and "Modern Family."

Read the list of May finale dates below.

Tuesday, May 1
"Last Man Standing" 8 p.m.

Sunday, May 6
"GCB" 10 p.m.

Monday, May 7
"Castle" 10 p.m.

Sunday, May 13
"Once Upon a Time" 8 p.m.
"Desperate Housewives" 10 p.m.

Tuesday, May 15
"Cougar Town" 8 p.m.
"Private Practice" 10 p.m.

Wednesday, May 16
"Suburgatory" 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 14
"Missing" 8 p.m.
"Grey's Anatomy" 9 p.m.
"Scandal" 10 p.m.

Friday, May 18
"Shark Tank" 8 p.m.

Sunday, May 20
"America's Funniest Home Videos" 7 p.m.

Monday, May 21
"Dancing With the Stars" (Performance Show) 8 p.m.

Tuesday, May 22
"Dancing With the Stars" (Results Show) 9 p.m.

Wednesday, May 23
"The Middle" 8 p.m.
"Modern Family" 9 p.m.
"Don't Trust the B—- in Apartment 23" 9:30 p.m.
"Revenge" 10 p.m.