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Nashville: Season 1 (2012-2013)




Critic Consensus: Nashville promotes catchy pop-western tunes and plays to non-fans of the genre with its sharp atmosphere and its stellar narratives.


Air date: Oct 10, 2012
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In the first season of this drama, country-music legend Rayna Jaymes ( Connie Britton ) fights to stay in the spotlight as her most recent album fails to make an impact. Her fiercest competition is a rising star on the Nashville scene: pop-country singer Juliette Barnes ( Hayden Panettiere ). Each singer detests the other, and this difficult situation intensifies when music executives try to push the two of them together to widen their exposure and boost sales. Meanwhile, Rayna's marriage begins … More

Genre: Drama
Network: ABC/CMT
Premiere Date: Oct 10, 2012
Executive Producers: , ,
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Connie Britton
as Rayna James
Hayden Panettiere
as Juliette Barnes
Eric Close
as Teddy Conrad
Charles Esten
as Deacon Claybourne
Clare Bowen
as Scarlett O'Connor
Jonathan Jackson
as Avery Barkley
Powers Boothe
as Lamar Wyatt
Robert Wisdom
as Coleman Carlisle
Sam Palladio
as Gunnar Scott
Judith Hoag
as Tandy Wyatt
Wyclef Jean
as Dominic King
Katie Couric
as Herself
Vince Gill
as Himself
J.D. Souther
as Watty White
Burgess Jenkins
as Randy Roberts
Chris Young
as Himself
Dan Auerbach
as Himself
Tilky Jones
as Sean Butler
Rya Kihlstedt
as Marily Rhodes
Jay Hernandez
as Dante Rivas
David Alford
as Bucky Dawes
Ming-Na Wen
as Calista
Ed Amatrudo
as Glenn Goodman
Gary Weeks (II)
as Reid Olsen
Brad Paisley
as Himself
Chris Carmack
as Will Lexington
Todd Truley
as Marshall Evans
Dianne Dixon
as Debate Monitor
Boo Arnold
as Brock Butler
Jon Menick
as Mr. Mason
Michiel Huisman
as Liam McGuinnis
Ron Clinton Smith
as Officer Dunigan
J.J. Rodgers
as Deb Butler
Mark Oliver
as Paul Worley
Pam Tillis
as Herself
Richard A. Smith
as Casey Turner
Michelle Rivera
as Female Cop
Madison Lintz
as Dana Butler
Adam Boyer
as Baseball Hat
Kip Moore
as Himself
Tosha Thompson
as Melissa Mirch
Matt Lowe
as Steve
Kate York
as Herself
Ray Dallimore
as Tour Manager
Jaren Johnston
as Guitar Player
Lela Altman
as Anne Hanke
Cory Allen
as Hipster Producer
Doug Frasure
as Director
Holly Morris
as Wardrobe
Jennifer Spriggs
as Charlotte Slatter
Holly Watson
as Dotty Peck
Derek Krantz
as Handsome Man
Veda Wilson
as Elderly Neighbor
Fernando Martínez
as Security Guard
Emmanuel Hudson
as Sound Guy
Linds Edwards
as Soul Patch Producer
Mike Parker
as Old School Producer
Robert Larriviere
as Stage Director
Jim O'Rear
as Creepy Silent Produc...
Terrence Lening
as Messenger
Victoria Galen
as Zoo Keeper
Anthony Nguyen
as Photographer
Danelle Corbin
as Bartender
Juan Pont Lezica
as Photographer
Paras Patel
as Staffer
Marcus Lewis
as Joe the Bouncer
Katie Cook
as Herself
Fernando M. Martinez
as Security Guard
Storme Warren
as Reporter
Bill Szymanski
as Bartender
Anne Holt
as Herself
Quinn Schuler
as Reporter
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All Critics (48) | Top Critics (28)

(Connie Britton) is one of TV's most likable and talented stars and Nashville showcases all of her best qualities and highlights one talent we never knew she had: singing!

October 11, 2013 | Full Review…
E! Online

It's a big, glittery showcase for Britton's supersize charms.

September 16, 2013 | Full Review…
Top Critic

My interest is piqued enough to watch another episode.

October 10, 2012 | Full Review…
San Jose Mercury News
Top Critic

A mash-up of the best elements of All About Eve, Dynasty and Nashville itself, it's a delectable treat.

October 10, 2012 | Full Review…
Denver Post
Top Critic

Listen up, and your ears will thank you.

October 10, 2012 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Common Sense Media

Easily this season's most promising debut, Nashville has the potential to be the perfect drama, even for people who don't give a spit about country music.

October 10, 2012 | Full Review…
Washington Post
Top Critic

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