Lifetime Television casting extras in Charleston, SC for ‘Army Wives’ season 5


Lifetime Television has renewed its hit scripted series Army Wives for it’s fifth season to premiere in 2011. The casting department is looking for paid extras in the Charleston, SC area.

The most successful series in Lifetime’s 26-year history, Army Wives’ fourth season averaged 3.2 million total viewers this year. Its season four finale on August 22 was the program’s most watched episode of the year across all demographics, including Total Viewers, Adults 25-54, Women 18-49, Women 25-54, Women 18+ and Adults 18-49.

Shooting takes place in various locations such as the Charleston Air Force Base, the old Navy base, in the City of North Charleston, where they built a fake town for the series, and a sound stage for the show that is located in the Oakridge Shopping Center off Dorchester Road, in the City Of North Charleston.

Army Wives is produced by ABC Studios for Lifetime Television.

Filming for season 5 of Army Wives starts in early in early December, 2010.

All types, ages (18+), and ethnicities may register to work as extras, however the following groups are particularly being sought to appear during the upcoming season:

• Men and women, 18 – 40 yrs, all ethnicities, good physical condition to appear as Army personnel.

• Men and women, 18 – 65 yrs, all ethnicities, who are or could appear to be of Middle Eastern descent.

• Men and women, 55 – 85 yrs, all ethnicities, good physical condition.

If you are located in the Charleston, South Carolina area and wish to work as a background performer on the show, go to the following website and fill out the online registration form:

Army Wives Extras Registration

Those registering online should be prepared to upload 2 digital .jpg photos of themselves – one close-up (head and shoulders) and one full body shot.

Principal Actor Casting

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Please submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

New York:

James Calleri
Army Wives Casting
70A Greenwich Avenue
Suite 162
New York, NY 10011


Futch-Mullins Casting Associates
Richard Futch
PO Box 21144
Charleston, SC 29413

Extras Casting


Futch-Mullins Casting Associates
Richard Futch
PO Box 21144
Charleston, SC 29413
[email protected]

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

ABC Studios
500 S. Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91505

The Mark Gordon Company
12200 W. Olympic Blvd.
Suite 250
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Lifetime Television
2049 Century Park E.
Suite 840
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Producers: Mark Gordon, Deborah Spera, Jeff Melvoin, Marshall Persinger, Harry Bring

Director: Various directors are used.


Kim Delaney, Sally Pressman, Brigid Brannagh, Brian McNamara, Sterling K. Brown, Wendy Davis, Drew Fuller, Terry Serpico, Katelyn Pippy, Catherine Bell


Army Wives follows the struggles, dreams and friendships of a diverse group of women – and one man – living with their spouses and families on an active army post. The series is based on the book Army Wives: The Unwritten Code of Military Marriage by Tanya Biank, who serves as a consultant.