Desperate Housewives‘ Denton to Host Miss America

James Denton, who plays plumber Mike Delfino on the TV series Desperate Housewives, will host the 2006 Miss America Pageant. The ceremony will take place at the Aladdin Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Jan. 21 and will air live on CMT. In addition, Denton has signed a first look development deal with CMT effective immediately. Denton is a native of Nashville.