The importance that militaries have in the USA is of note. All the tv channels pay attention to that and while in other countries the morning and afternoon tv shows have to much garbage and repetition to show, in the US they use it to do this kind of surprises.
Being an army wife is always complicated, being pregnant, having a baby while the husband is abroad in a war scenario even worst. Months without seeing the husband, knowing that he may never know his baby… So, it’s always worth mentioning and sharing these kind of shows. One may think that producers only consider audiences, they determine the success, but nevertheless it is a social attitude to glorify.