Big Machine Label Group to Release Music from ABC’s Nashville

ABC Studios and Big Machine Records have partnered to release and market music from ABC’s new series Nashville, reports MusicRow. Original music performed by cast members Connie Britton, Hayden Panettiere, Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson, Clare Bowen and Sam Palladio, among others, will debut each week on iTunes and ABC’s music lounge. Songs from the show’s premiere episode [...] Read More

CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night To Rock Premieres September 17 on ABC

ABC is giving country fans a front row seat to the best moments from this year’s CMA Music Festival! Hosted by Luke Bryan and The Band Perry’s Kimberly Perry, CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night To Rock will air September 17 at 8 p.m. Eastern on ABC. The three-hour concert special was filmed during the 2012 [...] Read More

Kimberly Williams-Paisley Joins Cast of Nashville

Kimberly Williams-Paisley is headed to Nashville – ABC’s new drama series, that is. According to, Kimberly will join the series with a multi-episode arc as Peggy Samper. Set in Nashville, the show stars Connie Britton as Rayna James, a singer whose career has peaked, and Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes, a rising star. During [...] Read More

Josh Turner to Visit The Chew & The Late Show

Josh Turner will make the television rounds this week with appearances on CBS’ The Late Show with David Letterman and ABC’s The Chew on Thursday, August 23. Josh will show The Chew co-hosts Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz along with Chef Carla Hall, Chef Mario Batali and Chef Michael Symon how to make his favorite [...] Read More

ABC Picks Up Pilot of Music Industry Drama Nashville

ABC has picked up the pilot of the music industry drama series Nashville, reports The Hollywood Reporter. The show, set and largely filmed in Nashville, will star Hayden Panettiere as breakout country star Juliette Barnes and Connie Britton as Rayna James, 40-year-old superstar and mother of two who is forced to tour with Juliette Barnes [...] Read More