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RAYNA AND DEACON'S TANGLED PAST MAY STALL THEIR PLAN TO GO
ON THE ROAD, EVEN AS JULIETTE IS DETERMINED TO LURE DEACON
INTO HER CLUTCHES, ON ABC's "NASHVILLE"
"I Can't Help It (If I'm Still in Love with You)" -Teddy's mayoral campaign is moving ahead and Rayna reluctantly endures an investigation that reveals some explosive family secrets. Meanwhile Coleman Carlisle is starting to lay down the groundwork for his campaign when he discovers Lamar is poised to go head to head with him� even if it means exposing his longtime friend; Juliette, who will stop at nothing when it comes to getting her hands on Deacon, sees him perform with Rayna at the Bluebird, and it's clear that not all feelings fade with time; and Scarlett is torn between pursuing her dream of songwriting with Gunnar and her commitment to Avery, on "Nashville," WEDNESDAY JANUARY 30 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 10/17/12)
"Nashville" stars Connie Britton as Rayna Jaymes, Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes, Charles Esten as Deacon Claybourne, Eric Close as Teddy Conrad, Clare Bowen as Scarlett O'Connor, Jonathan Jackson as Avery Barkley, Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott and Robert Ray Wisdom as Coleman Carlisle and Powers Booth as Lamar Wyatt.
Guest starring are Judith Hoag as Tandy Wyatt, JD Souther as Watty White and Nicholas Strong as J.T.
"I Can't Help It (If I'm Still in Love with You)" was written Callie Khouri and directed by RJ Cutler.
"Nashville" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,L parental guideline.
ADDITIONAL NOTES: renewed through the 2013-14 season (the show's second) on 5/10/13
DESCRIPTION: (from ABC's press release, May 2013) Set against the backdrop of the Nashville music scene, "Nashville" follows Rayna Jaymes, a star at her peak, and Juliette Barnes, who is on the rise. When their record label sends them out on tour together after a hit single, both women face personal and professional challenges as they navigate their paths as artists and individuals. Surrounding them and often complicating their lives are their family, friends and, in some cases, lovers, as well as the up-and-coming performers and songwriters trying to get ahead in the business. "Nashville" stars Connie Britton as Rayna, Hayden Panettiere as Juliette, Powers Boothe as Lamar, Charles Esten as Deacon, Eric Close as Teddy, Clare Bowen as Scarlett, Jonathan Jackson as Avery, Sam Palladio as Gunnar and Robert Ray Wisdom as Coleman. Dee Johnson ("Boss," "The Good Wife"), R.J. Cutler ("The September Issue," "The War Room," "A Perfect Candidate"), Callie Khouri ("Thelma & Louise") and Steve Buchanan are executive producers of "Nashville." The series is produced by Lionsgate, ABC Studios and Opry Entertainment.