THE HOLIDAYS COME EARLY FOR NASHVILLE FANS AS W NETWORK RELEASES TRAILER AND ANNOUNCES SNEAK PEEK OF THE NEW SEASON
First Hour of the Two-Hour Season 5 Premiere Debuts on W Network and wnetwork.com Thursday, December 15
New Season of Nashville Premieres January 5 on W Network View the Exclusive Trailer Here
TORONTO – Nashies have been good this year! As an early holiday gift for Nashville fans, W Network is providing a sneak peek of the first hour of the two-hour season premiere on Thursday, December 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Immediately following the broadcast, the sneak peek will be available on wnetwork.com for 24 hours. Additionally, W Network just dropped the trailer for the new season. Produced by Lionsgate, ABC Studios and Opry Entertainment, the two-hour season premiere of Nashville will debut on its new Canadian home, W Network, on Thursday, January 5 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
Nashville is set against the backdrop of the city’s music scene and follows Rayna Jaymes and Juliette Barnes. Both women face personal and professional challenges as they navigate their paths as artists and individuals. Surrounding them and often complicating their lives are their family, friends and, in some cases, lovers, as well as the up-and-coming performers and songwriters trying to get ahead in the business. Music City can mean so many things to different people. In Nashville, musicians and songwriters are at the heart of the storm driven by their own ambitions. Some are fueled by their creativity and passion for fame. Others struggle to cope with the pressures of success and are doing everything in their power to stay on top.
The new season begins with Rayna and Deacon facing a new normal with Maddie now back home and Highway 65 struggling financially. The shocking news about Juliette creates a wave of emotions throughout Nashville and sets Rayna off on a journey of discovery.
Nashville stars Connie Britton as Rayna Jaymes, Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes, Clare Bowen as Scarlett O’Connor, Chris Carmack as Will Lexington, Charles Esten as Deacon Claybourne, Jonathan Jackson as Avery Barkley, Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott, (Canadian) Maisy Stella as Daphne Conrad and (Canadian) Lennon Stella as Maddie Conrad. In addition, the upcoming season will feature Joseph David-Jones as Clay, Rhiannon Giddens as Hallie Jordan, Jen Richards as Allyson Del Lago, and Cameron Scoggins as Zach Welles in recurring roles.
Produced by Lionsgate, ABC Studios and Opry Entertainment, production is currently underway in Nashville. The series is executive produced by Marshall Herskovitz and Ed Zwick (the creators of Thirtysomething), Steve Buchanan and Callie Khouri.
The series airs in 225 territories worldwide. Since its debut, the show has inspired 10 soundtracks, including a Christmas album, which have collectively sold more than one million album units and over 5 million single-track downloads to date. It has also been nominated for multiple Emmy, Golden Globe and Critics Choice awards.
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