DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES stars Doug Savant and Felicity Huffman are set for an interesting double date with their real-life partners on the hit show.

Huffman's real-life husband William H Macy has been hoping for a part on the series for some time and now it looks like he'll be able to face his wife across a dinner table - with her onscreen husband's real wife LAURA LEIGHTON sitting next to him.

Savant says, "MARC CHERRY (show creator/executive producer) wants Felicity and I to go out with another couple and that couple would be Bill Macy and Laura Leighton, my real-life wife.

"We'll have to wait and see if it happens, but it would be a blast."