or


[12/06/10 - 11:59 AM]
"E! Investigates: Military Wives" Premieres on December 15th at 10:00 PM Only on E!
The one-hour special, hosted by Laura Ling, is "an intimate look at the spouses who support our soldiers."

[via press release from E!]

E! Investigates: Military Wives

"It's easier to recognize the person in uniform and not necessarily what stands behind them. And that is the family unit. The paintbrush stroke is a lot broader than just the man or woman [who] served." - Dedie Davis, Military Wife

(December 6, 2010, Los Angeles, CA) - There is an integral facet of military life not often talked about on the nightly news: the difficult lives of those who are left behind. While their husbands are on the front lines, these women fight to keep their families together and strong. And, when their loved ones finally do return home, many wives find themselves facing an entirely different type of battle. While all of the women profiled express great pride in being a military wife, they also open up about the struggles they face while their spouse is away and when he returns home. E! Investigates: Military Wives, hosted by Laura Ling, is an intimate look at the spouses who support our soldiers and premieres on December 15th at 10:00 PM on E!

PTSD is just an acronym to many Americans, but to a military wife these letters can mean a life forever altered. It's estimated that one in five soldiers is afflicted with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, a crippling ailment with no visible wounds. "I've always described it as the man who I married died in Iraq and I didn't know the man who came back in his place," Katie Bagosy explains to Ling. Bagosy is the wife of Tom Bagosy, who took his own life after returning home from a tour of duty in Afghanistan. His widow opens up to E! and shares the disturbing story of her husband's final days.

Ling also learns how a soldier affected with PTSD can quickly turn violent. Shayla and Tom Delgado sit down with Laura and describe the day that Tom sent Shayla to the hospital after a violent fight. "The last thing I remember was getting into an argument with my wife and then the next thing I know, I blacked out . and I came to in jail," recalls Tom.

Maria Sutherland and her husband, Steven, desperately wanted to have a child but weren't able to before he was deployed to Iraq. In a bittersweet twist of fate, Stephen was killed in combat but, because the couple had Stephen's sperm frozen before he left, today Maria is the proud mother of a 3 year-old son.

Even when a soldier stays healthy, the life of a military wife is never easy. Having to raise children alone, infrequent communication from the battlefield and constant worry for a soldier's safety is no small burden to bear. Says Shayla Delgado, "there's just a certain bond, a certain understanding that military wives [have] for one and other. I just have such a special place in my heart for all of the wives out there . they go through a lot."

E! Investigates: Military Wives premieres on December 15th at 10:00 PM only on E!

About Comcast Entertainment Group

Based in Los Angeles, Comcast Entertainment Group operates E! Entertainment Television, the 24-hour network with programming dedicated to the world of entertainment, and E! Online; The Style Network, the destination for women 18-49 with a passion for the best in relatable, inspiring and transformational lifestyle programming; and G4, offering the last word on gaming, technology, animation, interactivity and "geek culture" for the male 18-34 demo. E! is currently available to 97 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S. and the E! Everywhere initiative underscores the company's dedication to making E! content available on all new media platforms any time and anywhere from online to broadband video to wireless to radio to VOD. The Style Network currently counts 65 million cable and satellite subscribers and Mystyle.com keeps women up to date on all the latest fashion and beauty news on the web. G4 is available in 60 million cable and satellite homes nationwide and G4tv.com is a top web destination for video game news and information.





  [december 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[09/01/15 - 01:51 PM]
David Hill and Reginald Hudlin to Produce 88th Oscars(R) Telecast
"What a great and exciting honor! The quest is to honor the year in film, honor the art, and above all, make it fun," said Hill.

[09/01/15 - 01:12 PM]
Vice President Joe Biden to Visit CBS's "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Thursday, Sept. 10
Biden will join the previously announced guests Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and country singer Toby Keith.

[09/01/15 - 12:59 PM]
SundanceTV Celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the Iconic "Ghostbusters" Films with the "Slimer Saturday" Marathon, Kicking Off Saturday, September 5th at 1:00 PM ET/PT
Viewers can settle in to watch their favorite team of paranormal experts take on ghosts, ghouls and Marshmallow Men alike in these classic comedies.

[09/01/15 - 12:50 PM]
"Little People Big World: A Bigger Conversation" 2-Hour Special Airs Tonight at 8/7c on TLC
For the first time ever, this beloved family sits down for an exclusive, 2-hour candid interview with NBC News correspondent Andrea Canning.

[09/01/15 - 12:19 PM]
This Labor Day Weekend, Grab a Ringside Seat to the Greatest Boxing Movie Saga of All Time with El Rey Network's "Rocky" Movie Marathon
The "Rocky" Movie Marathon includes the first five films in the series, aired back-to-back with introductions by Stallone.

[09/01/15 - 12:16 PM]
Disney Channel Routs Summer Competition for 4th-Consecutive Year in Total Viewers and Major Youth Demographics
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[09/01/15 - 12:11 PM]
ABC Family Is the Summer's #1 Cable TV Network for the 3rd Time in Last 4 Summers in Women 18-34
ABC Family further spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[09/01/15 - 12:06 PM]
Starz Play Launches on the Roku Platform
Roku customers can find Starz Play in the Movies & TV category within the Roku Channel Store.

[09/01/15 - 11:41 AM]
Catch Up on "Empire" with a Season One Marathon This Labor Day on FX
Said stunt is time for the show's second season launch on Wednesday, September 23.

[09/01/15 - 11:31 AM]
NBC's Saturday Afternoon Coverage of American Pharoah's 2nd Place Finish Is Most Watched Travers Stakes in 20 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 29.

[09/01/15 - 11:11 AM]
Food Network Is Full of Tricks and Treats with "Halloween Baking Championship" Hosted by Richard Blais
The four-part series launches Monday, October 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[09/01/15 - 11:10 AM]
"Honor Thy Saturday" by Watching College Football on FOX & FOX Sports 1
Gridiron legends Brian "The Boz" Bosworth, Eric Dickerson and William "Refrigerator" Perry star as college football gods in FOX Sports' new ad campaign launching this week.

[09/01/15 - 10:56 AM]
"Ninja Warrior" Ties Its Top 18-49 Rating in Three Years and Delivers Its #2 Most-Watched Episode Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 31.

[09/01/15 - 10:27 AM]
"The Whispers" Season Finale Hits 4-Week Highs in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 31.

[09/01/15 - 10:26 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "American Ninja Warrior" Reclaim Top Spots
The Peacock easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.