Nashville beat the odds, becoming a rare canceled broadcast series to find a second life on cable. A day after CMT announced that it has picked up a fifth season of the country music drama series, from Lionsgate and ABC Studios , ABCS EVP Patrick Moran talked about the deal during the Peak TV panel at the ATX Television Festival in Austin, TX. There are a lot of people that spend a lot of time looking at the economics of these shows, he said. It's a giant puzzle that... Read More... http://deadline.com/2016/06/nashville-renewal-season-5-cmt-abc-studios-chief-reaction-1201771033/
CMT has ordered 22 episodes for the upcoming new season with Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz remaining at the helm. Read More... http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00098073.html
Nashville's got a new home, y'all! The country music drama, which centers on country music stars played by Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere, is headed to a very appropriate... Read More... http://www.eonline.com/news/771276/nashville-lives-season-5-is-officially-coming-to-cmt?cmpid=rss-000000-rssfeed-365-tvnews&utm_source=eonline&utm_medium=rssfeeds&utm_campaign=rss_tvnews
It’s official: Nashville has survived being canceled and has found a new home on CMT. Studio Lionsgate confirmed Friday that country-themed cable network has picked up the drama for a fifth season following its axing last month by ABC. New showrunners Marshall Herskovitz and Ed Zwick ( Thirtysomething ), who ABC enlisted months ago to help freshen the series if renewed, are on board as well. Read the full article at EW.com .
The entire cast is expected to return, according to sources close to the deal. Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2016/06/nashville-reportedly-picked-up-by-cmt.html?mid=full-rss-vulture
All hope might not be lost after all, Nashville fans. The canceled ABC drama may be finding new life on CMT--the country music network whose headquarters just happen to be located in... Read More... http://www.eonline.com/news/771011/is-nashville-being-revived-by-cmt?cmpid=rss-000000-rssfeed-365-tvnews&utm_source=eonline&utm_medium=rssfeeds&utm_campaign=rss_tvnews
Lionsgate Television has refused to accept ABC's cancellation as the end of the road for the country music drama series. Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/GxqxX6mOguk/nashville-nearing-season-5-renewal-900586
Encouraging news for Nashville fans — I hear the country music drama is inching closer to a pickup at country music-themed cable network CMT. Nashville producers sprang into action the moment ABC’s surprising decision to cancel Nashville came on May 12. The series was pitched to streaming services and traditional networks, including Hulu and CMT. Negotiations are still ongoing, and it’s unclear whether a deal would be made, but there is a possibility that a renewal could be announced at tomorrow’s CMT Awards. Read the full article at Deadline.com .
Its been a week since the fourthseason finale of ABCs Nashville and the hunt continues to find the Tennessee-based dramanew home. Were told that as of Wednesday afternoontalks are ongoing between studio Lionsgate andmultiple potential outlets that could pick up the series or not... Read More.... http://feeds.ew.com/~r/entertainmentweekly/tv/coverage/~3/HYe9sPBMXlw/nashville-season-5
The decision to send Nashville out on a cliffhanger wasa creative oneas much as it was a business one, per The Powers That Be. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter,Lionsgate TV chairman Kevin Beggs said, The ending we ran was the ending always envisioned for this season, adding, To go with a too-easy wrap-up  http://tvline.com/2016/05/30/nashville-season-5-renewed-cancelled-new-network-home/