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New Nashville Boss Outlines Season 5 Reboot: Fewer 'Incidents,' Shorter Scripts, Lots More Music

Limber up those toes, because theyll be doing alot more tapping when a rebootedNashvillereturns in January. And thats not all that will be different when the country-music drama makes its CMT debut, new co-showrunner Marshall Herskovitz says in this exclusive behind-the-scenes video. First thing we mandated was shorter scripts, so theres time for the music []

Nashville Mega Buzz: Maddie's Getting a New Love Interest

Two new characters were added to Nashville 's ever-expanding Season 5 roster last month, and while we know that one is a potentially dangerous Rayna James ( Connie Britton ) superfan, the other has his eyes on Rayna's oldest daughter Maddie ( Lennon Stella ) - who, it seems, won't be any less rebellious ...Read More...

'Nashville' Enlists 'Undateable' Alum Bridgit Mendler for Recurring Role (Exclusive)

The actress will recur as an internet sensation getting ready to record her first album. ...Read More...

Nashville Books Legends of Tomorrow Alum in Major Season 5 Recurring Role

Nashville is adding some much-needed diversity to its Season 5 set list, casting Legends of Tomorrow grad Joseph David-Jones in a major recurring role, TVLine has learned exclusively. David-Jones (aka Connor Hawke/Green Arrow on Legends) will play Clay, a creative, self-aware and highly motivated up-and-coming musician who suffers intense mood swings, but is nonetheless charming []

Nashville Adds Joseph David-Jones & Cameron Scoggins As Recurring For Season 5

Joseph David-Jones ( Allegiant, DCs Legends of Tomorrow ) and Cameron Scoggins ( Hunter & Game ) have been cast as recurrings on CMTsupcoming fifth season of country music drama Nashville . David-Jones will play Clay, a musician in his mid-20s who is destined for great things. He is a creative, self-aware, highly motivated young man who suffers intense mood swings but nonetheless is charming and outgoing. His musical style is eclectic, with modern elements but also nods to ...Read More...

Exclusive: Nashville Announces Casting for Rayna's Silicon Valley Superfan

  Everyone wants a piece of Rayna James ( Connie Britton ) when Nashville returns for Season 5. The show has added Cameron Scoggins in a recurring role as Zach Welles, a young Silicon Valley billionaire who also happens to be an obsessive Rayna superfan, has learned exclusively. Though he ...Read More...

Nashville Adds Murray Bartlett As Recurring For Season 5

Is Nashville expanding into fashion? Looking alum Murray Bartlett has been cast as recurringon the upcoming fifth season ofthe country music drama on CMT. He will playJakob Fine, a very handsome, charismatic and successful men's fashion designer. Daytime drama veteran Bartlett joins fellow recent new Nashville recurring additions,Carolina Chocolate DropsRhiannon Giddens and Jen Richards. Produced by Lionsgate, ABC Studios and Opry Entertainment, Nashville makes its ...Read More...

Nashville Season 5: Looking Fave Joins Cast... as Will's New Love?

Is Nashville eyeing a love triangle for the out-and- (finally) proud Will? Presenting Exhibit A: Lookings Murray Bartlett is joining the CMT series upcoming fifth season in a major recurring role, TVLine has learned. Exhibit B: His character, named (for real) Jakob Fine, is described as a very handsome, charismatic and successful mens fashion designer. []

Connie Britton on Nashville Exit Talk: 'What I Can Tell You Is '

Could it be that weve all counted out Rayna Jaymes just a little too soon? Though its been widely reported that Connie Britton will be leaving Nashville midway through Season 5 (the former ABC dramas first on CMT), I dont know where that stuff came from, the actress told TVLines Michael Ausiello Sunday on the []

Nashville Adds Transgender Actress Jen Richards for Season 5 on CMT

If you thought Nashville might get more conservative with its move from ABC to CMT, think again. On Tuesday, the network announced the casting of transgender actress Jen Richards in a recurring role for Season 5. The actress will playAllyson Del Lago, a tough but understanding physical therapist who helps a series regular through one of their most difficult challenges. With the new role, Richards will become the first out transgender actress on CMT, which picked up the Connie Britton -led following its cancellation at ABC earlier this year. ...Read More...