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Nashville Finale Sneak Peek: Deacon Pops the Question to Rayna Moments Before Going into Surgery (VIDEO)

Originally posted 05/12/2015 03:25PM

'Til death do they part?

In an exclusive sneak peek at this season's finale episode of Nashville, cancer-stricken Deacon (Charles Esten) is panicking about dying right before heading into a liver transplant surgery – thanks to a donation from his sister Beverly (Dana Wheeler-Nicholson) – that could potentially save his life.

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Nashville Sneak Peek: Rayna Breaks Down Over Deacon's Cancer Diagnosis (VIDEO)

Originally posted 05/06/2015 09:20AM

Now that Deacon's battle with cancer is no longer a secret, nobody is taking the diagnosis harder than Rayna.

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Nashville Sneak Peek: A Sick Deacon Tells Rayna, 'This Is How the Song Ends for Me!' (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/30/2015 01:00PM

If you thought things couldn't get any worse for Nashville's Deacon, think again.

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Guess Whom Connie Britton Will Play in the O.J. Simpson Miniseries on FX

UpdatePosted 03/23/2015 02:50PM

Guess Whom Connie Britton Will Play in the O.J. Simpson Miniseries on FX

Originally posted 03/23/2015 01:55PM

Connie Britton is jumping from the music scene to the trial of the century.

The Nashville star will join the FX miniseries American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson that's based on Jeffrey Toobin's best-selling book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson.

The miniseries's executive producer Ryan Murphy revealed her addition to the cast via Twitter on Monday.

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Nashville Sneak Peek: Watch Deacon and Luke's Tension Turn Violent (VIDEO)

Originally posted 02/03/2015 10:00AM

When we last saw Nashville's foremost love triangle, Rayna Jaymes (Connie Britton) opted to break her cycle of dysfunctional relationships. Unfortunately for fiancé Luke Wheeler (Will Chase), that also meant breaking off their engagement.

In an exclusive clip from the Music City soap's winter premiere on Wednesday, Luke pays a visit to Rayna's ex Deacon Claybourne (Charles Esten). Given the longstanding rivalry between the two men, it's just a matter of moments before things get physical. Actually, seconds: 26 to be precise.

After Rayna jilted him, Luke took his anger out on several reception chairs. But his reaction to Deacon's claim that he didn't play a part in the split is positively nasty: "It's always been about you – every damn day since you two met. I should have known better than to go sniffin' around that b----."

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Go Behind-the-Scenes of the Sundance Film Festival!

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Go Behind-the-Scenes of the Sundance Film Festival!

Originally posted 01/28/2015 11:15AM

The Sundance Film Festival may be winding down, but for those suffering Park City withdrawals, PEOPLE was behind the scenes at the hottest parties, screenings and dinners earlier this week.

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Nashville: Will Rayna Really Go Through with Her Wedding to Luke? (VIDEO)

Originally posted 12/09/2014 04:40PM

[BRIGHTCOVE "3926427112001" "" "" "auto"] Is Rayna James really happy about marrying Luke Wheeler?

That's the million-dollar question going into Wednesday night's midseason finale of Nashville on ABC.

In the above exclusive clip from the episode, Rayna (Connie Britton) shows off her new wedding dress before she sits down for a serious chat with her sister, Tandy (Judith Hoag).

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Nashville Blog: Will Chase on Playing Rayna's Other Man | Will Chase

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UpdatePosted 10/23/2014 08:15PM

Nashville Blog: Will Chase on Playing Rayna's Other Man

Originally posted 10/23/2014 03:55PM

Every week, a member of the Nashville cast will blog about the latest episode of the ABC hit. This week, Will Chase – who plays Luke Wheeler – writes about being the other man in the complicated life of Rayna Jaymes.

It's funny. Even with Deacon (Charles Esten) and all of his demons, fans demonize Luke, who has done absolutely nothing wrong. Like, I'm not a freakin' mess! I'm not a bad guy!

Deacon keeps coming and will keep coming. I think Rayna (Connie Britton) might feel a little bit like she's selling out. I like that it's messy rather than it being a maniacal mustache-twirling thing. Even with Deacon's faults, it doesn't mean he can't be good for Rayna. Fans are pretty outspoken with their love for that relationship.

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Charles Esten Blogs About Nashville's Love Triangle

Nashville Blog: Charles Esten Weighs in on the Rayna-Deacon-Luke Love Triangle

Originally posted 09/25/2014 06:45PM

Every week, a member of the Nashville cast will blog about the latest episode on ABC. This week, it's Charles Esten (Deacon Claybourne) weighing in on the season premiere, which included both a live performance by the actor of a song he wrote with singer-songwriter Deana Carter ("Strawberry Wine") as well as some momentous developments in the Deacon-Rayna-Luke love triangle.

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#TBT, Amazing Hair Edition: You Won't Believe Connie Britton's '80s Shag | Connie Britton

#TBT, Amazing Hair Edition: You Won't Believe Connie Britton's '80s Shag

Originally posted 09/18/2014 11:00PM

Check out the photo shared by her former roommate, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

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