The world refuses to move on from Maddie’s police confrontation, which causes strife between her and Highway 65 Records, while Scarlett is betrayed by a reporter looking for a story.
On Nashville Season 5 Episode 15, “A Change Would Do You Good,” Maddie must decide whether to go along with the label’s plans for her to publicly read their apology or risk losing her career, while a new artist emerges at the label, and Rachel Bilson’s character is finally introduced to the city of country music.
When Maddie’s career begins to take off, an embarrassing video of her leaks online threatening to ruin it all. Meanwhile, Juliette is desperate and ready to start her career again, but a number of roadblocks continue to sit in her way as she tries to open the door once again.
On Nashville Season 5 Episode 14, “(Now and Then There’s) A Fool Such as I,” Maddie’s poor decisions come back to bite her once again after a video of her and Clay being unfairly stopped by a police officer leaks online. Is her career going to be over before it begins, or is this just a slight blip in her overall path?
It’s about time Nashville Season 5B returned to the real drama. While the stalking and loss of Rayna Jaymes were terrible and devastating to watch, it was off-brand for the country drama. Nashville thrives on the unbelievable, and drama spreading out of the music and industry.
In the new Nashville Season 5B preview, shown below, musical drama envelopes Juliette’s life and relationship as she fights to get her career back, while someone else is held at gunpoint in a terrifying confrontation.
Juliette begins to find her path down the road of recovery, both mentally and physically, while Maddie finally faces familial repercussions of her emancipation trial and the effect that had on her relationships.
On Nashville Season 5 Episode 3, “Let’s Put It Back Together Again,” the series’ move to CMT continues to breathe new life into the story and characters that we’d come to know so well. In fact, it’s even better than before.
Back in Nashville, Rayna suggests that her and Deacon create a concept album together to highlight their lives together, while Scarlett breaks down after Rayna picks the new single for The Exes, and it’s not a song she’s very fond of.
On Nashville Season 5 Episode 2, “Back in Baby’s Arms,” the series’ shift to CMT continues to highlight the strengths of Nashville that were never quite achieved on ABC, the network of overproduced drama. Personal relationships continue to be explored, and the cracks in each of them shines through.
Nashville made its way to CMT with the series’ best episode yet. As Juliette recovers from her plane crash, Rayna confronts a horrible truth: she’s lost her way, and her voice.
On Nashville Season 5 Episode 1, “The Wayfaring Stranger,” the outcome of Juliette’s horrifying plane crash is revealed, while Rayna has her first panic attack because of the way her life is going.
As Nashville heads from ABC to CMT following a cancellation, we’ve already come to terms with the exits of Will Chase and Aubrey Peeples, but no one expected the show to carry on without Connie Britton, who only signed on for 10 out of 22 episodes of Season 5.