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Nashville: Cancelled Quickly or a Big Hit?

Last season’s Revenge wasn’t a big hit in the ratings but escaped being cancelled in the Wednesdays at 10pm timeslot. Will this season’s Nashville fare any better for ABC? Will it garner big ratings or will it be quickly cancelled instead — like CBS’ Made in Jersey? Perhaps a moderate success instead?

Nashville takes a behind the scenes look at the world of country music. One singing star (Connie Britton) is seeing her popularity decline and is struggling to adapt to a new age while an up-and-comer (Hayden Panettiere) is learning to understand the life of a celebrity. The cast of this new ABC drama also includes Powers Boothe, Charles Esten, Eric Close, Clare Bowen, Jonathan Jackson, Sam Palladio, Robert Wisdom, and Judith Hoag.

The show airs on Wednesday nights at 10pm, running opposite CSI on CBS and Chicago Fire on NBC.

Does Nashville sound interesting? Before you share your opinion below, here are some previews:

What do you think? Based on what you’ve seen, will Nashville be a ratings hit, a moderate success, or cancelled quickly? Will you watch it live, record it, watch online or skip it altogether?

 

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{ 10 comments… read them below or add one }

Lois January 30, 2013 at 11:34 pm

Nashville is one of my favorite shows! I hope they don’t cancel it. I love, love, love the country music, the stories and histories behinds the stars. The decisions they made and the consequences that haunt them yet years later are true to life. I think it’s a smash, and it’s relatively non-violent! Not a lot of gun fire, for a change. A few fist fights here and there and some plolitical wheeling and dealing. But it’s a refreshing drama that’s not full of gun fire! I enjoy the music, and a nice mix or both male and female talent.

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Nancy December 5, 2012 at 8:35 pm

This is the best show on TV. The singing is wonderful, the story line is excellent. I don’t know anyone who is not watching this. Everyone loves it. Are these networks for REAL? God I can’t even comprehend that they would even for one second consider it. Wake up. When you have a hit, leave it be.

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Rachel December 5, 2012 at 8:16 pm

I like it but tonight i would rather see the grammys.

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Krina November 28, 2012 at 11:57 pm

The show is one of my favorite ones of all time!! By all means, KEEP IT!!

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bongobill30 October 18, 2012 at 5:00 am

……………hope the show does well,from what the first 2 episodes have shown though, it’s got flop written all over it. Nashville is a song writers town,and this was a chance to really show off,too bad the writers/producers didn’t choose to use the show as a venue to showcase all the incredible talent we have in town, the shallow cliche driven plot bears little resemblance to the reality of the real Nashville, ..and don’t even get me started on the lackluster/D grade quality of the singers and songs……….. Nashville is alive and well……..but this show ?…………… not what I would have expected from someone with the past success in film and the music connections she has…………..rather disappointing.

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DearCastAndCrew October 11, 2012 at 9:04 am

If this show ends up going off a cliff, it better be just like Callie Khouri’s own Thelma & Louise…

(More Nashville shownotes http://www.dearcastandcrew.com/letters/2012/10/11/nashville-shownotes.html)

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kay lane October 11, 2012 at 1:07 am

i think it has a lot of potential it was good its something i am too bc i am a huge country music fan but on another note i think people should give it a chance and see where it goes

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John October 10, 2012 at 9:57 pm

The first show seems to be the foundation for whats to come. The music is great and doing well on iTunes.

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Nope October 10, 2012 at 7:59 pm

The show is wayyyy tooo slowwww and has way too much singing. It’s a flop.

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Anonymous October 11, 2012 at 12:49 pm

It’s a ordinary show, nothing special.

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