Lifetime mulls “Army Wives” spinoff


First on Variety: Lifetime is soldiering on with a spinoff to its hit drama “Army Wives.”

spinoff, currently in the early stages of development, will center on
the character of Pamela (played by Brigid Brannagh).

In the
potential new series, Pamela — a former police officer whose husband
was a Delta Force soldier — is now divorced and back in her old job as a
Charleston, S.C., cop.

Pamela’s divorce is a major part of the
fourth season of “Army Wives,” which launched April 11.

Wives” scribes Bruce Zimmerman and T.D. Mitchell are attached to create
the new series. ABC Studios and the Mark Gordon Co., which produce “Army
Wives,” are also behind the spinoff. Gordon and Deb Spera are exec

Spinoff is one of several Lifetime development
projects based in the South.

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