RAYNA IS DETERMINED TO PROVE HIGHWAY 65 IS A CREDIBLE LABEL WHILE JULIETTE CONTINUES TO STRUGGLE WITH POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION, ON ABC'S "NASHVILLE"
Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan of "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" Guest Star as Themselves
"'Til the Pain Outwears the Shame" - Juliette breaks down during an appearance on "Live with Kelly and Michael," prompting Avery's concern. But when she continues her pattern of irrational and volatile behavior, she leaves Avery with a struggle of his own. Meanwhile, Rayna is determined to show the world that Highway 65 is not just a vanity project and devises a plan to sign Markus Keen (Riley Smith, "True Blood"), one of the biggest rock artists around, on "Nashville" WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Nashville" stars Connie Britton as Rayna Jaymes, Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes, Clare Bowen as Scarlett O'Connor, Chris Carmack as Will Lexington, Will Chase as Luke Wheeler, Charles Esten as Deacon Claybourne, Jonathan Jackson as Avery Barkley, Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott, Maisy Stella as Daphne Conrad, Lennon Stella as Maddie Conrad and Aubrey Peeples as Layla Grant.
Guest starring are Kelly Ripa as herself, Michael Strahan as himself, Pam Tillis as herself, Oliver Hudson as Jeff Fordham; Ed Amatrudo as Glenn Goodman; David Alford as Bucky Dawes; Riley Smith as Markus Keen; Dana Wheeler-Nicholson as Beverly; Kyle Dean Massey as Kevin Bicks; Nick Jandl as Dr. Caleb Rand; Cynthia McWilliams as Gabriella Manning and David Burke as Dr. Sugrue.
"'Til The Pain Outwears The Shame" was written by David Gould and directed by Jean de Segonzac.
"Nashville" is executive produced by Dee Johnson ("Boss," "The Good Wife"), Callie Khouri ("Thelma & Louise"), and Steve Buchanan. The series is produced by Lionsgate, ABC Studios, and Opry Entertainment and is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with 5.1 channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.
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