AFTERBUZZ TV — Nashville edition, is a weekly “after show” for fans of ABC’s Nashville. In this episode, hosts JJ Jurgens and Marisa Serafini discusses episodes 1 & 2.
Nashville is an American musical drama television series. It was created by Academy Award winner Callie Khouri and produced by R.J. Cutler, Khouri, Dee Johnson, Steve Buchanan, and Connie Britton.
The series chronicles the lives of various fictitious country music singers in Nashville, Tennessee starring Connie Britton as Rayna Jaymes, a legendary country music superstar, whose stardom begins fading, and Hayden Panettiere as rising younger star Juliette Barnes. The series premieredon ABC, on October 10, 2012, and had more than 8.93 million viewers. The pilot was made available on Hulu, iTunes, and ABC.com before it premiered on television.
The pilot episode received critical acclaim, specifically praising Callie Khouri’s writing, casting, and the performances of Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere. At the 70th Golden Globe Awards, Britton was nominated for Best Actress and Panettiere was nominated for Best Supporting Actress, while the series was nominated for Favorite New TV Drama at the 39th People’s Choice Awards and Best New Series at the 65th Writers Guild of America Awards; Britton was also nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series at the Primetime Emmy Awards. At the 71st Golden Globe Awards, Panettiere received a second nomination for Best Supporting Actress. At the 6th Critics’ Choice Television Awards, Panettiere was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and Jonathan Jackson was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
On May 7, 2015, the series was renewed for a fourth season. The season premiered on September 23, 2015.