Susan deals with being a single mother and having a new romance with her painter, while Mike starts dating Katherine.
Lynette and Tom learn that their now teenage son is having an affair with a married woman whose husband's nightclub burns down with all of Wisteria Lane's neighbors inside.
Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama and mystery series created by Marc Cherry, and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions.
It originally aired for eight seasons on ABC, from October 3, 2004, to May 13, 2012. Other executive producers since the fourth season included Bob Daily, George W.
The storyline covers 13 years of the women's lives over eight seasons, set between the years 2004–2008, and later 2013–2017 (the story arc includes a five-year passage of time, as well as flashbacks ranging from the 1980s to the 2020s).
Meanwhile, Lynette has to adjust to the arrival of Tom's previously unknown daughter and her mother to the family.The fifth season premiered on September 28, 2008, with the time period jumping five years after the previous season, with some flashbacks to events which happened between the two periods.