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'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.

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'Nashville' Is In Talks with 4 to 5 Platforms for Season Five

There is a likely chance that the beloved ABC series Nashville will come back for a fifth season as four to five networks and platforms are in talks to renew the show!

Execs for Lionsgate, the studio behind the show, opened up about the possibility of the series returning in an earnings call with reporters.

“The fans and everyone else is clamoring for many more seasons,” Lionsgate’s head of TV, Kevin Beggs, said (via Variety).

While the studio is looking for just one more season at this point, they see it going on for much longer.

“We kind of go one season at a time in our thinking. Our near-term plan is to get another full season,” Beggs added. “These kinds of shows can go forever and ever — obviously that’s our hope and expectation, but we’ve to to do it one season at a time. So right now, we’re all about Season 5. So we hope to land Season 5 and keep talking about this show for years to come.”

If the series is renewed, the cast will be back as they “have long-term deals with” the stars of the show.

Fans are definitely hoping for more episodes after that big cliffhanger ending in the season four finale, which could be the series finale.

'Nashville' Being Shopped to Other Networks After Cancellation

Fans of Nashville can keep a little bit of hope as the show is being shopped around to other networks in hope of getting another season!

ABC announced on Thursday that the show had been canceled after four seasons, but now THR is reporting that Lionsgate, the studio that produces the series, is looking to keep it alive.

It is being reported that season four ends with a major cliffhanger, so we definitely hope the series gets a second chance and a fifth season!

Read what Connie Britton and other stars of the show said about the cancellation.

'Nashville' Cast Reacts to Show's Cancellation - Read the Tweets

The cancellation of ABC’s drama series Nashville took a lot of people by surprise and now several cast members are reacting to the news.

While stars Hayden Panettiere has not yet commented on the cancellation, Connie Britton, Charles Esten, Aubrey Peeples, Chris Carmack, and more have tweeted to their fans.

The show will end with a series finale episode on May 25 after four seasons on the air.

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'Nashville' Canceled By ABC After Four Seasons

Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere‘s musical drama series Nashville has been canceled by ABC after four seasons.

The show is one of the few that wasn’t renewed by ABC in its big spree of renewals back in March and it’s surprising that it was canceled as the show does well in the ratings thanks to a DVR boost.

Nashville was set to hit its 100th episode in season five, but unfortunately the final episode will air on May 25. The show also starred Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Will Chase, Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson, Sam Palladio, Aubrey Peeples, Lennon Stella, and Maisy Stella.

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Hayden Panettiere Checks Back Into Treatment for Postpartum Depression

Hayden Panettiere has checked back into treatment to work on her health while battling postpartum depression.

The 26-year-old Nashville actress, who is the mom to a 17-month-old daughter named Kaya with fiance Wladimir Klitschko, has been open with her on-going battle with depression.

“The postpartum depression I have been experiencing has impacted every aspect of my life,” Hayden said in a statement on her Twitter account on Thursday (May 12). “Rather than stay stuck due to unhealthy coping mechanisms I have chosen to take time to reflect holistically on my health and life. Wish me luck!”

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