'Desperate Housewives' Season 8 Spoilers: Mary Alice Young to Get More Screen Time

Brenda Strong (Mary Alice Young) just scored her first voice-over Emmy nomination for her role as narrator-from-the-grave. As part of the upcoming season 8 mystery plot, she revealed to the TV Guide that her character will get more screen time also:

"My presence will be woven in more as a series bookend since we know it's [likely] the final year," says Brenda. "Flashbacks will provide some new Young family information that will culminate in an amazing finale." Brenda will juggle Housewives with TNT's new Dallas, in which she plays Bobby Ewing's wife, Ann, "who comes from a ranching family and has a secret!"