Articles for Army Wives Season 2

When we last saw Army Wives, Roland and three of the wives were at the Hump Bar when Marilyn‘s soldier husband walked in with explosives strapped to his chest.  Claudia Joy‘s daughter, Amanda, had just walked in and season 1 was over.  Fans of the military drama have been waiting for almost 10 months to find out what will happen next.  Now, the wait is over as Army Wives kicks off its second season premiere tonight at 10pm on Lifetime. Warning: May contain spoilers. Read more »
Ana Ortiz, who plays America Ferrera‘s on-screen older sister Hilda Suarez on ABC‘s Ugly Betty, will be making a quick stop in Charleston, South Carolina, while the rest of the cast of Ugly Betty makes the move to New York for the third season of the dramedy.  According to TV Guide, the 37-year-old actress will be making a guest appearance on Lifetime‘s military drama, Army Wives.In addition to her current acting gig on Ugly Betty, Ortiz is also known for her roles on NYPD Blue, Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman, Commander In Chief, Boston Legal, Everybody Loves Raymond, The New Adventures of Old Christine, Over There and her first full-time series role, Kristin. Read more »
Sally Pressman has stretched her acting skills in the drama telepic Love Sick: Secrets of a Sex Addict, as well as on shows like The New Adventures of Old Christine and Criminal Minds. But that‘s nothing compared with her character Roxy‘s emotional roller-coaster ride on Lifetime‘s groundbreaking series Army Wives.After seeing last season‘s explosive cliffhanger and this season‘s incredibly emotional premiere, fans can expect some major changes in store for Pressman‘s character on Army Wives.Warning: Minor spoilers ahead.  Read more »
In case you haven’t heard, Army Wives: The Complete First Season DVD is now available in the market.  From Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, the three-disc DVD set includes all 13 original episodes of the first season and exclusive bonus features including an un-aired storyline, deleted scenes, outtakes, cast interviews and many more.Executive produced by Katherine Fugate, who created the series based on Under the Sabers: The Unwritten Code of Army Wives, Army Wives is a drama series that revolves around four women and one man, who all share a common bond of loving someone enlisted in the United States army.  Away from their family and friends on a South Carolina military base, the five turn to each other for emotional support, companionship and advice, as their loved ones tackle the dangerous task of defending the country. Read more »
To kick off the July 4th week and festivities, the Lifetime hit drama series Army Wives will host a red carpet event plus an advanced screening of an upcoming episode to recognize and honor the inspiration behind the show, the true-to-life army wives.  The event, which will take place at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. on July 1, is scheduled to begin with a red carpet ceremony, immediately followed by the reception and screening.The attendees include several Army Wives cast member, including Sally Pressman, Tanya Biank, author of the book that inspired the show, senior representatives from the military and their families, Lee Woodruff, wife of ABC anchor Bob Woodruff who was injured in Iraq, representatives from military aid organizations, and the guests of honor, real army wives and their families. Read more »
Claudia Joy Holden, the general‘s wife on Army Wives, will get an unexpected visitor in Fort Marshall in Charleston, South Carolina. It‘s not just any person, it is none other than her socialite mother, Charlotte Meade.  TV Guide reports that four-time Oscar nominee Marsha Mason will guest as Holden‘s (Kim Delaney) distant mom in at least two episodes slated in mid-August.Yet as things stand, it‘s highly possible that this is not going to be a happy reunion for both parties.  The society mom is supposedly harboring a less than pleasant agenda with her coming. Read more »
With just over a month into its second season, Lifetime‘s popular drama Army Wives is set to at least have a third installment, thanks to record-setting ratings and constant raves about the casting and its actors.  Lifetime Networks President and CEO Andrea Wong made this announcement at the TCA Press Tour, July 11."Since premiering last year,” said Wong, “‘Army Wives‘ has become a game-changer for Lifetime.  Announcing this early renewal is a testament to the enormous faith and confidence we have in this show and its incredibly talented cast and production team.  Army Wives exemplifies what Lifetime is all about -- friendship, compassion, humor and heart.  We are very proud of both its water cooler resonance and its success." Read more »
Previously, we reported that Army Wives hosted a red carpet event and a special advanced screening of one of its episodes to recognize the courage of the inspiration behind the highly successful Lifetime series: the real army wives.  Associated Press reports that tears flowed freely when two of the TV version of Army Wives met the real-life counterpart of the strong women they portray.Sally Pressman, who plays Roxy, and Brigid Brannagh, who plays Pamela, watched an upcoming episode with real army wives at a Washington, D.C., hospital.  An event Pressman called “life-changing.” Read more »
Katherine Fugate, the creator of Lifetime‘s groundbreaking hit series Army Wives, has just been discharged, according to Entertainment Weekly.  Although the reason for her departure has not been disclosed, rumors of behind-the-scenes tension between Fugate and the show‘s corporate spouses, Lifetime and ABC Studios, have been buzzing since the beginning.  In fact, the military drama has endured three show-runner changes in its two years on the air.  The most recent adjustment came when Dee Johnson was let go and replaced by Nick Thiel. Read more »
With the second season of Lifetime’s Army Wives coming to a close in November, production is gearing up for another season, which is set to air in June next year.  In fact, they will begin filming next week in Charleston, South Carolina.  Meanwhile, the newest face to be added on the guest list this season is none other than Bruce Willis and Demi Moore’s daughter, Rumer Willis.The 19-year-old actress, who recently appeared in the big screen offering The House Bunny and was also named as one of People’s 100 Most Beautiful, is set to appear in the October 12th episode of Army Wives as the wife of a soldier who got injured in Iraq. Read more »