Cast members: Yes, Lifetime canceled 'Army Wives'

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- The TV series based in the Lowcountry that details the lives of military members and their families will not head into an eighth season.

Lifetime canceled the show Army Wives and has made plans for a two-hour look back at the series, cast members confirmed Tuesday night.

Army Wives is Lifetime's longest running series.

The show's executive producer released a statement on the show's blog.

"There is no denying how special 'Army Wives' has been to both Lifetime and the television landscape," said Rob Sharenow, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Lifetime. "By taking on a very relevant and timely issue, it has brilliantly captured the challenges our military families endure and the bravery they and their loved ones display while serving our country."

"It has been an honor to be the home of 'Army Wives.' We also want to thank 'Army Wives'' passionate legion of fans and everyone involved with the series: ABC Studios, Mark Gordon and Jeff Melvoin, Tanya Biank, every single cast member, as well as the crew and community of Charleston, South Carolina. Without their dedication, effort and loyalty, 'Army Wives'' seven wonderful seasons would not have been possible; and for that we are very grateful."