The next season of Nashville will be premiering on CMT in January, it’s brand new home. The house warming has already begun with this fire trailer.
Connie Britton may have signed on to Season 5 of Nashville, which has left ABC and will premiere on CMT in January, but does she particularly want to be doing this show that she stars in anymore? Doesn’t look like it!
CMT is growing their scripted programming and also continuing the tradition of serialized remakes from the nineties with Varsity Blue: Streaming Blues (working title I just made up).
“Everyone here’s a fucking idiot,” says Wheeler Walker, Jr., of the artists and fans flocking to the 2016 CMT Awards. Evidence of this idiocy lies in the fact that his album isn’t selling nearly as well as (for example) Blake Shelton’s, even though Walker—unlike just about everyone else in the building, he explains—is…
On Thursday, Nashville’s resurrection was confirmed with a fifth season to air on CMT, then stream on Hulu. The special deal was the work of long negotiations, passionate fan support, and the city of Nashville itself.
We thought Nashville was finally put to rest after limping along on ABC for four seasons. But its passionate fanbase and Lionsgate Television have refused to accept a terminal diagnosis, and are trying to give it new life on CMT for a fifth season. You think Connie Britton is psyched?!
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 06: Kristen Bell, and Toby Keith speak onstage at the 2012 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 6, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
In years past, the CMT Music Awards could be counted on to provide clouds of big hair, a sea of sequins, and waves of taffeta. Unfortunately, modernization has caused country stars to tone it down a little bit.
When the Miss America Pageant, ditched by Viacom owned CMT, finally goes the way of Elle Girl — online only (but so Web 2.0!) — some, like Nashville's Ralph Emery, may see it as a blow to that "little piece of Americana" that is the promotion of lofty goals (scholarship) alongside loftier ones (swimsuit-wearing!)