CMT airs "Nashville's" Mid-Season Premiere

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"Nashville"
Thursday, June 7 at 9 PM ET/PT on CMT

           Its a wrap for “Nashville” with the final eight episodes, starting Thursday, June 7. with the series finale airing on Thursday, July 26. Feature in these final episodes are two new recurring roles with the additions of Ronny Cox and Mia Maestro.

•  Ronny Cox (True Detective, RoboCop) has been cast in the recurring role of “Gideon” who is a recently reformed, lifelong alcoholic. He's come back to try and heal a long broken relationship with his son, Deacon (Charles Esten). Gideon is a crusty, frustrated, would-be musician, who resented his son's success. 
•  Mia Maestro (The Strain, Scandal) has been cast in the recurring role of “Rosa,” who is a dedicated follower of Darius’ (Josh Stamberg) Movement who is now having doubts about her role in it.
 

          “Nashville” is set against the backdrop of the city’s music scene and follows the lives of country music superstars as well as the up-and-coming performers and songwriters trying to get ahead in the business. Music City can mean so many things to different people. In “Nashville,” musicians and songwriters are at the heart of the storm, driven by their own ambitions. Some are fueled by their creativity and passion for fame. Others struggle to cope with the pressures of success and are doing everything in their power to stay on top.
 
         The series stars Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes, Clare Bowen as Scarlett O’Connor, Chris Carmack as Will Lexington, Charles Esten as Deacon Claybourne, Kaitlin Doubleday as Jessie Caine, Jonathan Jackson as Avery Barkley, Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott, Maisy Stella as Daphne Conrad and Lennon Stella as Maddie Conrad. This season has also featured Ilse DeLange as Ilse, Rhiannon Giddens as Hallie Jordan, Cameron Scoggins as Zach Welles in recurring roles.