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‘Nashville’ Season 5 Trailer Debuts, CMT Announces Early One-Hour Sneak Peek of Premiere Episode

The briefly-canceled ABC drama returns early 2017 on CMT and Hulu.



Nashville” fans are in for a special treat with a couple new updates on Season 5 of the country music series. First, CMT has released a new trailer for the upcoming season which features some insight on the drama that’s in store.

The sneak peek shows Maddie (Lennon Stella) with a new love interest, Rayna (Connie Britton) and Deacon (Charles Esten) working together on a new album and Juliette (Hayden Panettiere) sitting in the plane, terrified that it will crash.

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Additionally, CMT announced that the one-hour premiere episode will air on Thursday, December 15 at 9 p.m. ET, with the full two-hour episode to air on Thursday, January 5 at 9 p.m. The first hour of Season 5 of “Nashville” will also be available to stream on Hulu on December 16 and the full two-hour premiere available on January 6.

The fifth season picks up right where Season 4 left off, with Maddie back home and Rayna trying to save Highway 65, which is struggling financially. Rayna will also set off on a journey of discovery after hearing the shocking news about Juliette. 

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“Nashville” is produced by Lionsgate, ABC Studios and Opry Entertainment. The series is executive produced by Marshall Herskovitz and Ed Zwick, Steve Buchanan and Callie Khouri. Jayson Dinsmore and Morgan Selzer executive produce for CMT.

Check out the new trailer below.

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