or


[05/19/09 - 06:01 AM]
MylifetimE.com to Feature Exclusive Webisodes Highlighting Real-Life Army Homecomings as Network Gears Up for June 7 Premiere of Cable's Top-Rated Women's Drama Series 'Army Wives'
Each tribute was shot on location at the Fort Hood U.S. Army base in Texas and features wives whose husbands have been deployed for 15 months in Iraq.

[via press release from Lifetime]

myLifetime.com to Feature Exclusive Webisodes Highlighting Real-Life Army Homecomings as Network Gears Up For June 7 Premiere of Cable's Top-Rated Women's Drama Series 'Army Wives'

Webisodes Include Interviews with Actual Army Wives Stationed at Fort Hood Prior to their Husband's Homecomings from Iraq; Segments Capture Joyful Reunion Moments

LOS ANGELES, May 19 -- Lifetime Networks' myLifetime.com, the ultimate online destination for women's entertainment, escape and play, has produced a series of exclusive, real-life homecoming tributes, featuring interviews with actual military wives upon their husbands' returns from active duty. These emotional and heartfelt online homecoming webisodes were produced to honor the military on Memorial Day and promote the third season premiere of Lifetime Television's Army Wives, cable's number one drama series among women, on Sunday, June 7, at 10 pm (ET/PT).

myLifetime.com has produced more than a dozen online tributes under the banner of Homecoming: Real Army Wives. Each tribute was shot on location at the Fort Hood U.S. Army base in Texas and features wives whose husbands have been deployed for 15 months in Iraq. In addition to these personal stories, the website offers a robust community, providing opportunities for others to post comments and share their thoughts about dealing with having loved ones serving in the military. The tributes are located at http://www.mylifetime.com/original-webisodes/real-army-wives/video.

"Wives of military personnel face incredible challenges while their husbands serve tours of duty. Homecoming: Real Army Wives provides a real-life glimpse into what their lives are like when their spouses are away," said Christian Martin, Vice President, Broadband Strategy and Development, Lifetime Networks. "We created the segments to honor these brave and courageous women and to support them while their husbands defend our country. We also wanted to create a safe online community for them to gather and socialize with one another to receive encouragement until their servicemen return home safely."

The poignant Homecoming: Real Army Wives segments feature a number of spouses discussing the challenges of raising families and running homes when their husbands are deployed. Wives appearing in the webisodes include Cora, who works at Fort Hood's Army Casualty Office and always prays she will not see her husband's name on an injured list; Shannon, a mom who doesn't tell her children that their father is coming home until she surprises them by taking them out of school; Susannah, an understanding wife - because she's a soldier, too; and Amyelitza, whose husband is returning from his fifth deployment and whose three children can't wait to hug their "number one hero." Others feature a woman who brings the family dog to greet the head of the household and another who can't wait for her husband to get to know his seven month old son.

In addition to the webisodes, myLifetime.com streams full-length episodes of Army Wives, Lifetime's most successful series in its 25-year history. The website will begin streaming the second season of the series on Thursday, May 21, to bring viewers up to speed in anticipation of the June 7 debut of the program's third season on Lifetime Television.

ABOUT LIFETIME TELEVISION

Lifetime is a diverse, multi-media company, committed to offering the highest quality entertainment and information programming that celebrates, entertains and supports women. Through its award-winning public affairs initiatives, the Company also advocates a wide range of issues affecting women and their families. Lifetime Television, Lifetime Movie Network, Lifetime Real Women and Lifetime Digital (which includes myLifetime.com, Lifetime Games, Roiworld.com, DressUpChallenge.com and MothersClick.com) are part of Lifetime Entertainment Services, a 50/50 joint venture of Hearst Corporation and The Walt Disney Company. Photography is available at www.lifetimepress.com.





  [may 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· ARMY WIVES (LIFETIME)





[02/05/16 - 12:00 PM]
"The Last Man on Earth" to Return Sunday, March 6, On FOX
Also on March 6, "Bordertown," the new animated series from executive producers Mark Hentemann and Seth MacFarlane, will move to its new time period, Sundays at 7:00/6:00c.

[02/05/16 - 10:47 AM]
FOX's "Grease: Live" Grows 20% in Total Viewers After 3 Days, FOX to Air Encore on Easter Sunday
FOX further spins the numbers for the week of January 25-31.

[02/05/16 - 10:29 AM]
CBS Multi-Platform Snapshot - Top Five Most Popular Programs on Various Platforms This Season
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[02/05/16 - 10:18 AM]
With Live + 3-Day Viewing, "Scorpion" Moves Up to the Week's #2 Program
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of January 25-31.

[02/05/16 - 09:56 AM]
Season 14 of TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress" Celebrates Heroes, Brides with a Twist and Special Celebrity Guests
Entering into its 14th season, the hit series debuts with a new theme song written by platinum-selling country music star Kristian Bush of Sugarland.

[02/05/16 - 09:10 AM]
The Third Episode of "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" Ranks #3 in the 8-9 Hour
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, February 4.

[02/05/16 - 08:47 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Charts with "American Idol"
The network holds off second place CBS in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/05/16 - 08:46 AM]
Catherine Hardwicke ("Twilight") Signs on to Direct First Two Episodes of New USA Network Crime Thriller "Eyewitness"
From Universal Cable Productions, the U.S. adaptation of the successful Norwegian crime thriller (original title "Øyevitne") explores a grisly crime from the point of view of the eyewitness.

[02/05/16 - 08:33 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Is Up vs. NBC's Regular-Program Slot Average Prior to "Shades" by 38%
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 4.

[02/05/16 - 08:31 AM]
Video: David Lynch Executive Produced Netflix Original Documentary - "My Beautiful Broken Brain" Trailer and Key Art
The film follows Lotje's Sodderland's incredible story of rehabilitation and recovery from a traumatic hemorrhagic stroke.

[02/05/16 - 08:22 AM]
WE tv's Hit Series "Mary Mary" Returns Thursday, March 3 at 9 PM ET/PT
In the new season, Erica Campbell is at the top of her game having won a Grammy, Dove and Soul Train Award, and Tina's solo career is on the rise.

[02/05/16 - 05:30 AM]
Netflix Renews "Orange Is the New Black" for Three Additional Seasons
Concurrently, it was announced that Jenji Kohan has committed to continue as executive producer and showrunner for seasons five, six and seven.

[02/04/16 - 10:34 PM]
Lifetime's "Project Runway Junior" Crowns Youngest Winner in Franchise History
The winner receives a scholarship to the prestigious FIDM in California, a complete home sewing and crafting studio provided by Brother, a feature in Seventeen Magazine and a $25,000 cash prize, to help launch their line.

[02/04/16 - 03:31 PM]
Additional Cast Announced for Freeform's Highly Anticipated New Original Series "Dead of Summer"
The network also announced today that "Dead of Summer" creators and executive producers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis will be directing the first episode of the series.

[02/04/16 - 02:24 PM]
A+E Networks'(R) Lifetime(R) Launches "Bring It!" Live Summer 2016 Tour to Increase Fan Engagement for Hit Series
Fans will have the chance to become part of the action as they see Miss D and her Dancing Dolls perform their never before seen routines live onstage.