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Host Charles Esten Arrives on CMT Awards 2017 Red Carpet

Charles Esten suits up for the 2017 CMT Music Awards held at the Music City Center on Wednesday evening (June 7) in Nashville, Tenn.

The 51-year-old Nashville star, who is hosting the show, was joined on the red carpet by his wife, Patty Hanson.

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“I’m very excited,” Charles recently told People about hosting. “I’ve gotten to present, attend a couple [of the award shows], but to host it wasn’t something I expected. I was honored, and I’m looking forward to it.”

Find out who is performing and presenting too!

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'Nashville' Season 5 Trailer Promises Lots to Come - Watch Now!

The first trailer for the new episodes of season five of Nashville is here, and it’s teasing some big moments to come.

The returning cast includes 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, Maisy Stella as Daphne Conrad and Lennon Stella as Maddie Conrad.

Connie Britton, who originally starred in the show, won’t be returning for new episodes.

The new episodes land online on June 1, 2017. Be sure to tune in!

'Nashville' Renewed for Season 6 by CMT

Nashville has officially been renewed for a sixth season on CMT!

Hayden Panettiere and Charles Esten confirmed the news in a video that they filmed on the set of the current fifth season.

It was also announced that the second half of season five will begin airing on June 1. The mid-season finale showed the characters trying to heal after the death of Connie Britton‘s character Rayna James.

A look at the upcoming episodes of the season was just released and you can see what’s coming in the video here!


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VIDEO: 'Nashville' Season 5 Trailer Promises Lots of Drama!

Nashville is officially back!

The season five trailer for the show, which is transferring from ABC to CMT this season, just debuted. The trailer promises some drama with Rayne (Connie Britton), Deacon (Charles Esten), Juliette (Hayden Panettiere), Scarlett (Clare Bowen), Gunnar (Sam Palladio), and more!

The two hour season premiere is set to debut on Thursday (January 5) at 9 PM on CMT. In a special treat for fans, CMT will air the first hour of the two hour premiere on December 15 at 9 PM.

Watch the trailer below…


VIDEO: ‘Nashville’ Season 5 Trailer Promises Lots of Drama!

Connie Britton, Hayden Panettiere & More Returning for 'Nashville' Season 5

Nashville has been confirmed to return to CMT for season five, and now we have a list of the returning cast members!

Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere are both set to return for the 22-episode season, TV Line has learned.

Also set to appear on the show are Charles Esten, Sam Palladio, Jonathan Jackson, Clare Bowen, Lennon Stella, Maisy Stella and Chris Carmack. Will Chase and Aubrey Peeples will not be back as series regulars at this time.

The show was cancelled by ABC last month.

'Nashville' Gets Picked Up By CMT For Season 5 Renewal!

The news Nashville fans have been waiting for has arrived – CMT is renewing the show for a fifth season!

The beloved series will return for a fifth season that will be broadcast on CMT and streamed on Hulu thanks to a unique deal that was reached on Thursday (June 9) after weeks of negotiations, according to Tennessean.

The show was canceled by ABC after a four-season run due to the ratings not being up to par, but fans of the show banded together and launched a social media campaign to save the country music-focused drama.

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'Nashville' & CMT Are Close to a Season 5 Renewal Deal!

This is super exciting news for Nashville fans – CMT is very close to renewing the show for a fifth season!

The beloved series was canceled by ABC after four seasons and the show’s studio, Lionsgate Television, has been shopping it around to other buyers.

Variety reports that “it looks like Nashville will be saved” by the country music network. While the ratings for Nashville weren’t up to par for ABC at the end of season four, if CMT brings in the same numbers, it will be big for the network.

It is expected that the network will announce the renewal during the CMT Awards on Wednesday night (June 8), according to TV Line.