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The critically acclaimed US drama set in the cut-throat world of country music, created by Callie Khouri, the Oscar-winning writer of Thelma & Louise, comes on Channel 4. Country music legend Rayna Jaymes is struggling to maintain her place in the spotlight. Her fans are ageing, her latest album isn't selling well and neither are tickets for her current tour. To make matters worse, ambitious young rising star Juliette Barnes is hot on her heels and vying for centre stage. When Rayna's producers ask her to support Juliette on tour, she's determined to refuse and a power struggle ensues. Each woman has her own agenda, with Juliette plotting to poach Deacon Claybourne, Rayna's long-time band leader, and Rayna seeking to recruit gifted songwriter Scarlett O'Connor to help revive her success. Life is made more complicated for Rayna when her father, ruthless industrialist and political mover Lamar Wyatt, backs her underachieving husband Teddy Conrad in the race to become Mayor of Nashville.

Cast

Connie Britton
as Rayna James
Hayden Panettiere
as Juliette Barnes
Eric Close
as Teddy Conrad
Charles Esten
as Deacon Claybourne
Clare Bowen
as Scarlett O'Connor
Jonathan Jackson
as Avery Barkley
Powers Boothe
as Lamar Wyatt
Robert Wisdom
as Coleman Carlisle
Sam Palladio
as Gunnar Scott
Judith Hoag
as Tandy Wyatt
J.D. Souther
as Watty White
Burgess Jenkins
as Randy Roberts
David Alford
as Bucky Dawes
Ed Amatrudo
as Glenn Goodman
Todd Truley
as Marshall Evans
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