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Rachel Bilson Will Not Sing On Nashville, But Controversy Awaits, Writers SayATX

Nashville is ramping up to premiere its new faces Rachel Bilson and Kaitlin Doubleday ( Empire ) . Following a special screening of the latest episode at the ATX Television Festival, writer Scott Saccoccio said of Bilson's character Alyssa Greene: "Zack (Cameron Scoggins) brings her in. She's from Silicon Valley, as a new CEO for Highway 65. She brings new ideas to the label that maybe not everybody likes, but some do and maybe that will create problems." While co-writer Jes  ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2017/06/rachel-bilson-nashville-atx-1202109902/

Can Maddie Handle the Spotlight on 'Nashville'?

After Rayna's death on Nashville , one of the leading spots was up for grabs and it was up to the writers to step up their game and give a character the attention needed to fill her shoes. But could any one person really fill the Queen of Country's shoes? No, and thankfully the writers knew that and promoted both Maddie and Deacon to fill her space. While Deacon has proven to be a complex character that could capture viewers' attention, has Maddie?  ...Read More... http://www.buddytv.com/articles/nashville-abc/can-maggie-handle-the-spotligh-64961.aspx

Nashville Makes a Valiant Attempt to Move on From Rayna James

  Thanks to Rayna's ( Connie Britton ) untimely end in the first half of Nashville Season 5, we're now facing a country music show without its biggest country star. Luckily, the gaping hole where Rayna used to be has been filled by far less frivolous drama for her daughters. From the jump, it's pretty  ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/nashville-summer-premiere-life-without-rayna/?rss=breakingnews

Nashville: Who Is the Father of Scarlett's Baby?

  [Spoilers for the return of Nashville follow! Read at your own risk...] The return of Nashville brought with it two questions. Can the show survive without its leading lady Rayna James ( Connie Britton ), who was tragically killed off last season? And, OMG who is the father of Scarlett's ( Clare Bowen )  ...Read More... ...   http://www.tvguide.com/news/nashville-scarletts-baby-father/?rss=breakingnews

Exclusive Nashville Sneak Peek: Juliette Gives Maddie Music Advice

  Nashville is back for the second half of Season 5, and its first leg without Rayna James ( Connie Britton ). While other characters are dealing with the debilitating loss of their leading lady, Maddie ( Lennon Stella ) has thrown herself full force into her music, working hard to make her album ... ...Read More...   http://www.tvguide.com/news/exclusive-nashville-sneak-peek-juliette-gives-maddie-music-advice/?rss=breakingnews

Nashville Casts Katrina Norman; Tim Griffin Takes A Chance

Katrina Norman ( No Strings Attached) has booked a recurring role on Season 5b of CMTs hit country music drama Nashville . Norman will play Polly, a stunning, authentic and confident road manager for a popular musician. Season 5B picks up ten weeks after the midseason finale with Maddie's (Lennon Stella) career starting to take off, as Juliette (Hayden Panettiere) struggles; Scarlett (Clare Bowen) is pregnant and uncertain of the identity of the father, while Deacon ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2017/06/nashville-katrina-norman-recur-season-5b-1202105266/

11 Reasons You Should Still Watch Nashville

We lost Rayna Jaymes and whileshe can never be replaced, thereare still a lot of reasonsto watchNashville. How will Daphne and Maddiedeal with losing their mother? The former is so young and the latter didn't even get to say good-bye. How will Deacon handle losing the love of his life? Will he go back to drinking? ...Read More...   https://www.tvfanatic.com/slideshows/draft-reasons-you-should-still-watch-nashville/

Nashville EP Promises Rest of Season 5 Isn't a 'Depressing Memorial' to Rayna

Though grief is a circuitous journey full of setbacks and bad days,Nashville co-showrunner Marshall Herskovitz would like you to know that Rayna Jaymes friends and loved onesare coming out of the worst of it. And so, though the redheaded country music star will continue to be a presence when the CMT drama returns on Thursday, [] http://tvline.com/2017/05/29/nashville-season-5-spoilers-rayna-memory-deacon/

What We're Looking Forward to When 'Nashville' Season 5 Returns

Without Rayna, the fate of Nashville is in the hands of other, worthy, characters. It's always been an ensemble show; while Rayna held everyone together, they all were connected to each other in so many other ways. The writers are going to have to develop and discover other reasons for the characters to remain close. Whether that's just from Deacon heading Highway 65 Records, or doing a song together, these characters are going to be weak until they have a meaningful connection with the others. From the previews released for season 5B, here's what we're looking forward to the most when Nashville returns.   ...Read More... http://www.buddytv.com/articles/nashville-abc/what-were-looking-forward-to-w-64853.aspx

Nashville: New Season 5 Trailer Plays Up Juliette's Big Fears, Finds Scarlett and Gunnar Facing Down a Gun (?!)

If Juliettes career falters in the second half ofNashvilles fifth season, perhaps she can make a living outofher favorite hobby: finding trouble where there is none. As youll see in this new trailer for the upcoming episodes which get underway on Thursday, June 1, at 9/8c Ms. Barnesundergoes challenges both professional (a slight [] http://tvline.com/2017/05/25/nashville-season-5-trailer-video-juliette-rachel-bilson/