After seven seasons, Lifetime has cancelled its long-running military soap opera Army Wives. The cable network announced the series' recently wrapped seventh season would be its last. There are also plans for a two-hour retrospective special, which is expected to air next year.
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“There’s no question, Lifetime must evolve. It’s a work in progress right now." READ MORE
Former One Live to Live star John Kelly is suiting up in his army fatigues once again. The real life veteran-turned-actor will guest star on Lifetime's Army Wives on July 1 and July 8. Kelly will play Lt. Cody Anderson, an officer who Trevor (Drew Fuller) and Roxy (Sally Pressman) befriend. Army Wives airs Sundays at 10 PM EST on Lifetime.
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