CMT announced its country music drama, “Nashville” has been renewed for season 6 and will return early next year with 16 episodes. Season 5 is currently in its midseason break.
“‘Nashville’ is set against the backdrop of the city’s music scene and follows the lives of country music superstars as well as the up-and-coming performers and songwriters trying to get ahead in the business,” says CMT’s press release. “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.”
Season 5 returns with new episodes on June 1 picking up 10 weeks after the events that unfolded in the midseason finale. Deacon (Charles Esten) helps Daphne (Maisy Stella) with a school project, but Daphne feels unmotivated. Juliette (Hayden Panettiere) gives Maddie (Lennon Stella) unsolicited advice about a song. Scarlett (Clare Bowen) and Gunnar (Sam Palladio) receive news about the baby.
“Nashville” also stars Chris Carmack as Will Lexington and Jonathan Jackson as Avery Barkley, as well as Joseph David-Jones as Clay, Rhiannon Giddens as Hallie Jordan and Cameron Scoggins as Zach Welles in recurring roles.
Hulu will continue to air new episodes the day after they premiere on CMT. New episodes return when season 5 midseason premiere airs Thursday, June 1 at 10 pm ET on CMT.
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