TODAY | July 05, 2013
>>> actor grant show is well known for his role as bad boy jake hanson from the '90s hit " melrose place ." he's taking on a new role.
>> grant stars on lifetime's devious maids as soap opera -- as soap star spence westbhoer turns to his maid rosie when his marriage hits rough waters. take a look.
>> shouldn't do that.
>> the other day when you --
>> you didn't feel my --
>> no. you have nothing to be embarrassed.
>> i did not mean for that to happen. it's just you are so kind and warm and -- it's been so long since perry and i. my body responded.
>> wow, we picked a clip, baby. we know how to pick the clip.
>> you read that and i'm like, no.
>> you are blushing a little bit.
>> i read that. i'm like, serious? i mean, that is every man's worst fear, isn't it? well, not the worst. but --
>> when things are going right you shouldn't --
>> could be the opposite. that could be worse.
>> you could be doing e.d. commercials.
>> this is kind of a fun role for you. you are married to this woman who is sort of an ice queen .
>> who plays her?
>> she is not interested in being a mom. she hands her kid off. she's icy.
>> and you start to lean in and have a little fun with your maid.
>> well --
>> he just hugged her.
>> i think that's what she said. when you hugged me --
>> maids take care of the home.
>> oh. uh-huh.
>> beyond grateful. for what?
>> so is your character a nasty character or do you play a guy who is --
>> i'm a good guy.
>> a little bit. he's a little bit of a buffoon.
>> a little bit of a beautiful boy ?
>> i hope he is.
>> but he plays this guy, a soap opera star. the character he plays on the soap is very dashing and debonair and masculine and smart. he's a doctor and everything. so he does -- occasionally i watch, spence watches lance to get tips on how to be --
>> it's so juicy.
>> i'm sorry, it's so juicy, isn't it? what kind of feedback have you been getting on it?
>> we're doing great. the show opened two weeks ago, three weeks ago. ratings keep going up every week. so the word of mouth on it is good?
>> yeah, twitter feeds.
>> the stereotypical thing about the latinas are the maid.
>> it's not.
>> it's all tongue and cheek and it's a lot -- it's the same producer if people don't know, who did "desperate housewives."
>> there's always that cherry take on things.
>> if it's dramatic, there's a little twinkle. it's funny, there's a lot of heart.
>> is eva longoria in it? just a producer? is she ever going to be in it?
>> i hope so.
>> when you look back at those "melrose" clips, dwhoot you think?
>> i look back and go, good lord. that young and, wow, it just amazes me that i ever looked like that.
>> well, time has been good to you. i am sitting -- i am sitting darn close and you look --
>> we did a show together. i was on your show.
>> i'm not going to say, but it was a while ago and you look fantastic.
>> you are very sweet. i see nothing between the years.
>> are you married? what's going on?
>> i am married. i'll be married a year in august. august 18th .
>> where did you meet this beautiful lady?
>> on " big love ." she was margine's boss. we went like this. she fired margine and i hired margine. so basically, i took her job.
>> what was it about?
>> and gave her a new one.
>> what was it about her that you fell for?
>> you know, we didn't -- it was about eight months later we were up in vancouver working on separate jobs together. we had a mutual friend. we started hanging out. neither one of us were really available. and we became really good friends. she's got a great sense of humor. she has just a huge verve about her and --
>> a lot of vs.
>> yes, giant energy and she's open. she's just so loveable.
>> wow. well, we're happy for you. looks like your life is going great.
>> a happy person. we're happy for you. thank you.
>> and congratulations on the show.