• May 24, 2023

Army Wives: Lifetime’s Best TV Show

With the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan driving thousands of men and women away from their loved ones, the Lifetime The TV series “Army Wives” seems to have struck a chord with viewers, be they military or the general public.

When “Army Wives” launched in June 2007, it garnered the largest audience for a premiere in Lifetime history and continued to draw excellent viewing figures for a comparatively small cable network.

It was brought back for a second season starting in June 2008, and the first season is available on DVD.

The show features the lives of four military wives and one husband and how they cope with the stress of knowing their loved ones are in danger while fighting for their country abroad.

Interestingly, the TV show was based on a non-fiction book by Tanya Biank, titled “Under the Sabers: The Unwritten Code of Army Wives.”

The cast is as follows:

Kim Delaney plays Claudia Joy Holden

catherine bell plays Denise Sherwood

Sally Pressman plays roxy leblanc

Terry Serpico plays Major Frank Sherwood

Brian McNamara plays Bgdr. General Michael Holden

Brigid Brannagh plays pamela moran

Drew Fuller plays Specialist Trevor LeBlanc

wendy davis plays Lieutenant Colonel Joan Burton


Jeremy Davidson plays Sergeant Chase Moran

The series seems set to go on for a long time and may have struck a nerve for millions upon thousands of real-life wives and husbands whose partners are serving in the military.

The music played on Army Wives is varied and focuses mostly on lesser-known artists, but the exposure they get on the show will help make them established favorites. An Army Wives soundtrack is expected to be released in the near future.

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