September 21, 2012
Fans of Lifetime's Army Wives can breathe a sigh of relief, as the network announced today that the popular drama has been renewed for a seventh season. In recently weeks there was an abundant outcry from fans of the show who assumed it was being cancelled after TV spots for the end of Season 6 billed it as simply the "finale" as opposed to the usual "season finale".
In a statement, network Executive Vice President, Rob Sharenow, said, "Army Wives is a very special program. It's rare to find a series that connects with viewers and resonates so powerfully after six straight seasons, and we couldn't be prouder to have it return to Lifetime next year."
The show performed strongly in its sixth season, averaging 3.2 million Total Viewers. It also held the distinction of being the number one ad-supported cable series in its premiere time period among Women over 18.
Lifetime has ordered 13 new episodes of Army Wives for Season 7, which is set to return in 2013.