"Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria (search) was injured Wednesday during taping of the hit ABC comedy and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, officials said.

Longoria, 30, was "bumped on the head by something" while shooting on location and was taken to a hospital where she was treated and released, a spokesperson for "Desperate Housewives (search)" said.

Longoria is expected to return to work on schedule, the spokesperson said.

The entertainment show "Access Hollywood" reported that Longoria was injured when a pole fell on her.

Longoria plays former runway model Gabrielle Solis on "Desperate Housewives," a dark satire about life in suburbia. The show recently received 15 Emmy nominations from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (search).