Country Music Drama NASHVILLE to End Following Sixth Season on CMT
Deadline reports that NASHVILLE will conclude its run following the upcoming 16-episode sixth season on CMT. The season will premiere on January 4th and air in two parts, with the finale set to be broadcast next summer. The show originally aired on ABC and switched to CMT in 2016.
Commented executive producer Marshall Herskovitz, "All of us on NASHVILLE are so incredibly grateful to the show's fans, who convinced CMT to GIVE us a chance to keep telling the story of these remarkable characters. And we want to return the favor with a final season that celebrates all the joys and passions, twists and turns - and amazing music! - that made NASHVILLE such an exciting journey for the last six years."
Added Kevin Beggs, Chairman of the Lionsgate Television Group, "After more than 120 episodes of unforgettable television, we believe that creatively it is time for the series to come to its triumphant close at the end of the upcoming season. We're very proud of our incredibly talented cast and crew, the creative brilliance of our showrunners, and the loyal support of our great partners at CMT, Hulu and ABC Studios. Most importantly, we owe a special debt of thanks to the NASHVILLE fans who propelled the series to an incredible run. We owe it to them to make the 6th season the most exciting and memorable of all."<