'Army Wives' Season 8 Canceled, Lifetime Show to Receive Two Hour Special VIDEO
'Army Wives' Season 8 Canceled, Lifetime Show to Receive Two Hour Special
After seven seasons, Lifetime's Army Wives has received the ax.
The series, which stared Wendy Davis (Joan Bruton) and Catherine Bell (Denise Sherwood), will receive a two hour special in lieu of an eighth season. Serving as a retrospective, the 2014 special will not function as an episode, but will instead feature discussions with the show's long-serving actors, according to Deadline.
"There is no denying how special Army Wives has been to both Lifetime and the television landscape," said Lifetime Executive Vice President and General Manager Rob Sharenow, according to the Los Angeles Times. "By taking on a very relevant and timely issue, it has brilliantly captured the challenges our military families endure and the bravery they and their loved ones display while serving our country."
Set in South Carolina, Army Wives took a look at the lives of both the military personnel who serve America as well as their families and the broad range of issues unique to such a dynamic.
"[The show is] really about the families," Bell said of the ABC produced show, according to She Knows Entertainment. "No matter what the soldiers are doing, it's just about the life at home really and how we're coping, so I think the audience responds to that."
While Army Wives was one of Lifetimes mainstays, the network will be premiering Witches of East End on Oct. 6 and saw a successful summer with the first season of Devious Maids which will return next year.
"NBC is incredibly proud of the legacy of Days of Our Lives and we couldn't be more excited to bring its fans new stories for the 51st season," Salke said in a statement Friday.
"In a business where having a show remain on the air for two seasons is considered a success, what Days has achieved is extraordinary."
For the upcoming episodes of Days of Our Lives, there will be a huge change as recent news reveals someone is returning to Salem. Moreover, more drama happens to the families.
Such as the woman from Brady’s (Eric Martsolf) dreams will weigh heavily on his mind. There’s just something about her that Brady feels drawn to. Brady will have another chat with Fynn (Alexander Bruszt) to see if he can gather a few more clues about this mystery lady.
Who could that woman be? Well, we'll find out!