Lifetime’s ‘Army Wives’ Reaches Series Milestone
via press release:
LIFETIME’S “ARMY WIVES” REACHES SERIES MILESTONE
HIT DRAMA TO PREMIERE ITS 100TH EPISODE ON AUGUST 5
Army Wives, Lifetime’s most successful series in the network’s history, will celebrate a series milestone when it airs its 100th episode on Sunday, August 5. The series, which launched in June of 2007, is currently in its sixth season, and has propelled Lifetime to be the #1 ad supported cable network in the Sunday 10-11p time period among Women .
In the episode titled “Centennial,” premiering Sunday, August 5 at 10pm ET/PT, Fort Marshall prepares to welcome military dignitaries, special guest stars Dr. Joseph Westphal, Under Secretary of the U.S. Army and General George Casey, former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, for their centennial celebration. Meanwhile Hector (JJ Soria) and Gloria (Alyssa Diaz) deal with the repercussions of Penny’s return, and Roxy (Sally Pressman) and Trevor (Drew Fuller) worry over the health of their babies.
Army Wives follows the struggles, dreams and friendships of a diverse group of women – and one man – living with their spouses and families on an active army post. The series stars Kim Delaney, Sally Pressman, Brian McNamara, Sterling K. Brown, Wendy Davis, Drew Fuller, Terry Serpico, Kelli Williams and Catherine Bell, and also features Kellie Martin, Alyssa Diaz and JJ Soria.
Produced by ABC Studios, with Mark Gordon and Jeff Melvoin serving as executive producers, the series is based on the book Army Wives: The Unwritten Code of Military Marriage by Tanya Biank, who serves as a consultant.