4 items from 2011
The shocking death of soldier Jeremy Sherwood (Richard Bryant), fatally wounded in the line of duty in Afghanistan on the March 27 episode of Army Wives, left not only the show's characters and fans shaken, but also the close-knit cast and crew. "Some were angry," admits executive producer Jeff Melvoin. "I explained, 'It's good that you feel that way, because that's what death means.'"
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- Megan Walsh-Boyle
The Season 1 finale of Showtime's drama Shameless drew 1.16 million viewers at 10 Pm last night (1.51 million combined for the two airings). It was the the series' largest audience to date, up 18% from its previous high, the series premiere (982,000), and marked Showtime's biggest audience for a Season 1 finale telecast in 10 years, since Queer as Folk in 2001 (1.49 million). At 9 Pm was the Season 4 finale of Californication (547,000, 1.06 million combined with the two replays). Both series have already been renewed. Lifetime's Army Wives also hit a series high in total viewers last night. The episode dealing with the death of Jeremy Sherwood (Richard Bryant) while in combat, drew 4.8 million viewers. The episode also posted season bests in adults 18-49 (2.2 million), women 25-54 (1.8 million) and women 18-49 (1.7 million). Additionally, the Friday premiere of Disney Channel's The Suite Life Movie drew 5.2 million viewers. »
- NELLIE ANDREEVA
Married life is full of challenges, but being married to a soldier comes with a whole other set of struggles. Lifetime Channel’s original series Army Wives tries to give a glimpse into life on a military base. The show follows four army wives and an army husband in their day-to-day lives. All of them have children and plenty to do, and their spouse’s jobs could change everything on a moment’s notice. While Army Wives is hardly the new Mash, they should be admired for trying to tell these families’ stories, and I think that viewers will find that this show has a bit more meat than the usual Lifetime Channel fare.
Army Wives follows the lives of Claudia Joy Holden (Kim Delaney), Denise Sherwood (Catherine Bell), Roxy LeBlanc (Sally Pressman), Pamela Moran (Brigid Brannagh), and Roland Burton (Sterling K. Brown) and their respective spouses Michael Holden (Brian McNamara »
- Rachel Kolb
Army Wives returns to DVD for its fourth season of drama as our main characters deal with the pressures of life in the military, unexpected pregnancy, the death of a marriage, and new career choices. Once again, the strength of the show is in the incredible ensemble cast . which includes strong performances from the Army Husbands. The fourth season is divided into a four disc set and packed with special features that will please fans of the hit Lifetime series. Created by Katherine Fugate, the series stars Catherine Bell (.Jag,. Bruce Almighty), Kim Delaney (.NYPD Blue,. .CSI: Miami.), Brigid Brannagh (.Over There.), Wendy Davis, Sally Pressman, Sterling K. Brown, Brian McNamara, Drew Fuller, Terry Serpico, Richard Bryant, Katelyn »
- Patrick Luce
4 items from 2011
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