11:50 AM EDT 09/02/2016
Originally posted 08/24/2016 12:45PM
The CMT debut of Nashville now has an official premiere date. Contrary to headlines about the former ABC drama returning in December (what network debuts anything in December?), it turns out the basic cable network is rolling out the show's fifth season on Jan. 5.
In the meantime, we're hearing Rayna Jaymes is likely to take her final curtain call in season 5. Star Connie Britton has only signed on for about 10 episodes of the new season. One source close to the show insists, however, that they still remain hopeful they'll get her on board for more and that the deal is not yet final. We're hearing costar Hayden Panettiere is fully on board.
Originally posted 06/10/2016 12:30PM
The fans have spoken: Nashville will live on!
Originally posted 06/08/2016 08:00PM
This is softball, country-music style: Cassadee Pope swinging at six pitches before hitting a foul ball and running safely to first base. Her teammate, Nashville's Charles Esten, emerging from the dugout to throw, not balls, but free T-shirts to fans in the stands. Mickey Guyton rounding the bases while clutching her little so-ugly-he’s-cute mutt, Charlie. And – oh yes – the game lasted four innings and the final score was a tie, 18-18.
Originally posted 05/24/2016 05:00PM
Nashville may be canceled, but newcomer Alicia Witt has plenty of other talents to fall back on – in fact, she may just be one of the smartest actresses in Hollywood.
Before she was an actress, Witt was a child prodigy and classical pianist. She was cast on her first film, David Lynch's Dune after his casting director saw her recite Shakespeare on That's Incredible when she was just 5 years old.
Juliette Barnes is Caught Off Guard When Reporter Questions Her About Jeff Fordham's Death in Nashville Series Finale
Originally posted 05/24/2016 09:30AM
In an exclusive sneak peek at the ABC drama's final episode, Juliette Barnes (Hayden Panettiere) is confronted by a reporter demanding to know what really happened to her manager Jeff Fordham (Oliver Hudson), who died after falling off of a roof earlier in the season.
"Juliette, were you with your manager when he fell to his death? Were you on that roof?" the reporter yells as the stunned star is whisked away from the scene.
Originally posted 05/13/2016 04:00PM
Though ABC canceled the music drama after four seasons Thursday, Entertainment Weekly's James Hibberd reports that Nashville studio Lionsgate is hoping the show can live on.
Originally posted 05/13/2016 02:30PM
"The postpartum has been really scary for everybody but she's taking care of it," a source tells PEOPLE
Jonathan Jackson + Enation on Releasing New EP, Blame-Shifter: 'We Wanted to Tackle Making an Edgier, Rock Album'
Originally posted 05/12/2016 06:00PM
Jonathan Jackson and his band, Enation, are back!
Originally posted 05/10/2016 09:00AM
A Dance to Remember! Nashville's Lennon Stella Goes to Prom with the Son of Her TV Dad Charles Esten
Originally posted 04/24/2016 09:20AM
When prom season rolls around, it sure helps when your dad plays the TV father of a gorgeous up-and-coming county singer.
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