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First Air Date: October 10th, 2012
Last Air Date: June 7th, 2018
Created By: Callie Khouri, Max Axall
Star Casts: Lennon Stella, Clare Bowen, Chip Esten, Maisy Stella, Hayden Panettiere, Jonathan Jackson, Sam Palladio
Aired On: ABC, CMT
Episode Runtime: 42 minutes
Total Seasons: 6 Seasons
Total Episodes: 117 Episodes
Type: Scripted
Status: Returning Series
Homepage: ABC - Nashville

Last Updated: Fri, 13 Apr 2018 11:43:57 +0000

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Nashville


Rayna Jaymes and Juliette Barnes face personal and professional challenges as they navigate their paths as artists and individuals. Surrounding them, and often complicating their lives, are their family, friends and, in some cases, lovers, as well as the up-and-coming performers and songwriters trying to get ahead in the business. In Nashville, musicians and songwriters are at the heart of the storm driven by their own ambitions. Some are fueled by their creativity and passion for fame. Others struggle to cope with the pressures of success and are doing everything in their power to stay on top.

Seasons and Episodes

Specials (1 Episode)

1: Nashville: The Whole Story - Aired: 2013-01-02

"Nashville: The Whole Story" features clips that tell the intersecting tales of music industry greats Rayna James and Juliette Barnes -- one a legend, another on the rise -- as they make their own ways in life, love and in their careers. Rayna's lead guitarist, Deacon, shares a tortured past with her, but has also opened his heart and his arms to Juliette, as Rayna struggles to save her marriage to Teddy, who's running for Mayor. The election pits Teddy against longtime family friend Coleman Carlisle and quickly turns ugly, thanks to the machinations of Rayna's plotting father, Lamar. Meanwhile struggling artist Avery, budding singer/songwriter Scarlett and soulful troubadour Gunnar form a love triangle that produces not only incredible passion and moving but heartfelt music.

Season 1 (21 Episodes)

1: Pilot - Aired: 2012-10-10

In the premiere episode, "Pilot," Rayna learns that her record label wants her to tour as the opening act for newcomer Juliette Barnes, and when she refuses, the stage is set for the ultimate power struggle for popularity. Complicating matters, Lamar's drive for power results in backing Teddy in a run for Mayor of Nashville, against Rayna's wishes.

2: I Can't Help It (If I'm Still in Love with You) - Aired: 2012-10-17

Teddy's mayoral campaign is moving ahead and Rayna reluctantly endures an investigation that reveals some explosive family secrets. Meanwhile Coleman Carlisle is starting to lay down the groundwork for his campaign when he discovers Lamar is poised to go head to head with him... even if it means exposing his longtime friend; Juliette, who will stop at nothing when it comes to getting her hands on Deacon, sees him perform with Rayna at the Bluebird, and it's clear that not all feelings fade with time; and Scarlett is torn between pursuing her dream of songwriting with Gunnar and her commitment to Avery.

3: Someday You'll Call My Name - Aired: 2012-10-24

Rayna learns her family is facing financial ruin; Juliette asks Deacon to write and tour with her exclusively; Juliette's mother re-enters her life.

4: We Live in Two Different Worlds - Aired: 2012-10-31

Rayna and Teddy's relationship is tested when Rayna performs with Deacon at Teddy's campaign fundraiser and a woman from Teddy's past (Kimberly Williams-Paisley) shows up with a secret. Meanwhile, Juliette tries to burnish her image with an appearance on "Good Morning America" and is interviewed by Robin Roberts; Gunnar makes a connection with his publisher's assistant, Hailey; and Teddy and Coleman agree to take the moral high ground during the campaign -- but will it last?

5: Move It on Over - Aired: 2012-11-07

Rayna thinks about moving on when Deacon sets boundaries in their relationship; as Juliette struggles with her mother's addictions, Deacon is reminded of difficult moments in his past; tension between Gunnar and Avery puts pressure on Scarlet.

6: You're Gonna Change (Or I'm Gonna Leave) - Aired: 2012-11-14

Rayna wants to change her sound and seeks out the help of a highly successful music producer, Liam McGuinnis; Juliette goes on a sham date with a squeaky-clean NFL quarterback as a PR move for her tarnished image; meanwhile, Lamar's plan to delay Coleman with a police traffic stop on his way to an important photo op for both candidates works too well, and Scarlett's relationship with Avery gets rocky.

7: Lovesick Blues - Aired: 2012-11-28

Marshall Evans continues to pressure Rayna and Juliette to collaborate at an event at the Ryman theater, Teddy is forced to reveal the truth to Rayna when Peggy's desperation hits its peak, and in an effort to move past her failed relationship with Avery, Scarlett finds herself getting closer to Gunnar.

8: Where He Leads Me - Aired: 2012-12-05

Rayna needs to take a look at what’s really important to her after hearing Teddy’s side of the story about Peggy; Juliette feels a sense of belonging with Sean’s family that she has never experienced before; Gunnar risks his partnership with Scarlett when he confesses his feelings; and music producer Dominic Wells invites Avery to Atlanta to work together while Deacon gets an amazing offer to tour -- but both opportunities come with a price.

9: Be Careful of Stones That You Throw - Aired: 2013-01-09

Rayna and Juliette are locked for their tour. When Rayna suggests taking her girls with her, she finds that Lamar's not above holding her hostage with some long forgotten family secrets. To everyone's surprise Juliette and Sean have eloped, though not everyone is celebrating. Deacon reconnects with a former flame, and Avery follows the advice of a new music producer that puts more space between him, the band and Scarlett.

10: I'm Sorry for You, My Friend - Aired: 2013-01-16

Rayna and Juliette get ready to perform in San Diego in their first arena concert on the same bill. Rayna finds that working without Deacon is too disruptive and makes an interesting proposal to Liam, while Juliette sends Sean a message through the press. Gunnar takes a road trip to Austin to visit his brother, and Scarlett tags along for the ride so she can catch Deacon's performance in Texas with the Revel Kings. Meanwhile Avery makes his move to sign with Dominic, and Teddy and Coleman's campaigns find them in a dead heat.

11: You Win Again - Aired: 2013-01-23

Edgehill Records celebrates the success of “Wrong Song” with a lavish party attended by Rayna, Juliette and real-life country stars including Brantley Gilbert and Chris Young (who cameo as themselves). But the party gets awkward for Juliette, who brings her mom along, and for Rayna when she’s aggressively pursued by Calista, an exec from a competing record label. Meanwhile Teddy confronts Rayna about his suspicions over her relationship with Liam, Gunnar deals with family issues and Avery gets too comfortable with his newfound success.

12: I've Been Down That Road Before - Aired: 2013-02-06

Rayna begins to settle into the tour when she discovers that Deacon has joined Juliette's band on the road, and she can't help but think that maybe the time has come to make some hard decisions. But will a heart to heart with Deacon help ease the sting of the revelation? Meanwhile Juliette is tired of her bubble gum pop success and is interested in exposing who she really is, though her team is convinced that will damage her commercial success. And Scarlett is counting pennies to keep her head above water -- until Gunnar makes her an offer she can't refuse.

13: There'll Be No Teardrops Tonight - Aired: 2013-02-13

Rayna finds comfort in the arms of an old friend after revealing to Daphne and Maddie her plans to divorce. Juliette is invigorated by the response to her new sound and takes steps to reinvent herself -- against the guidance of her management. Things are looking up for Scarlett and Gunnar when Rayna makes an offer to sign them to her label. While their hard work begins to show signs of success, Avery struggles to find his old sound and is forced to consider an attractive offer.

14: Dear Brother - Aired: 2013-02-27

Juliette plans a surprise birthday party for Deacon, which is attended by real-life country stars Dan Auerbach, Vince Gill, Pam Tillis, Kate York and Kip Moore. During the celebration, Rayna sings, backed up by Pam Tillis and Kate York as themselves, Watty White and Adria. However, Juliette's own performance is derailed by her mother. As Rayna and Teddy's divorce moves forward, the tabloids move in, speculating about Rayna's cheating and thrusting her children into the spotlight; Teddy decides to bring Peggy into his mayoral fold and holds a press conference to make it look like it's all business; and Gunnar's brother charms Scarlett with his singing.

15: When You're Tired of Breaking Other Hearts - Aired: 2013-03-27

Katie Couric guest stars as herself when Rayna appears on the "Katie" show, trying to set the record straight about her marriage and balancing her career with motherhood. Juliette attempts to take her album launch into her own hands but it backfires when she tweets out a surprise concert location. Maddie lies to Teddy about her whereabouts — with dangerous consequences — and Deacon is drawn to his dog’s pretty new veterinarian, Stacey. Meanwhile Avery tries to control his musical destiny by flouting Dominic and Marilyn, and things are awkward between Scarlett and Gunnar, as he continues to process his brother’s death.

16: I Saw the Light - Aired: 2013-04-03

Rayna takes her children and sister with her on tour in NYC, but Rayna doesn’t like the influence Juliette is having on her daughters. Meanwhile Dante gives Juliette some career guidance that helps her see him in a whole new way; Deacon’s feelings for Stacey force him to reconsider his life on the road; a hunky new neighbor, Will, befriends Gunnar and Scarlett; Gunnar is thrown by Scarlett’s hiding information from him; Lamar threatens Peggy; and Avery jeopardizes his own future.

17: My Heart Would Know - Aired: 2013-04-10

A personal crisis in Nashville causes Rayna to leave the tour in New York City before her sold-out concert with Juliette, but for Juliette, the show must go on. Jolene stakes a claim on her sober counselor Dante as Juliette gets closer to him personally and professionally, and Deacon doesn't like the woman Juliette has become and tells her point-blank. Gunnar declares the next 24 hours a "Scarlett O'Connor party" to celebrate her success, and she brings Will along to join the fun. Meanwhile Avery becomes a roadie for Juliette, and secrets involving the men in Rayna's life see the light of day.

18: Take These Chains From My Heart - Aired: 2013-05-01

Liam invites Rayna to run away with him to finish her album, and Deacon is surprised by his own reaction, as well as Stacy’s accusations; Jolene warns Juliette about Dante’s loyalty, which only drives the two women further apart; Teddy faces off with Peggy about the leaks, and in the wake of her father’s illness, Tandy proposes a new alliance to Coleman. Meanwhile Gunnar tries out some new music, and Avery and Scarlett reconnect.

19: Why Don't You Love Me - Aired: 2013-05-08

Rayna and Juliette are both nominated for CMA Awards and Edgehill Records hosts a party in their honor. Meanwhile Teddy worries about his relationship with Maddie, Juliette copes with new challenges, Scarlett is concerned about Gunnar, and tension grows between him and Will.

20: A Picture From Life's Other Side - Aired: 2015-05-15

Rayna finds an unlikely ally in Lamar when he sides with her against Teddy about the girls. Jolene sees Juliette struggling and tries to find a way to help. Avery and Will, separately, both get a chance to shine with bigger stars -- but will it translate to career gold? And Tandy takes her own agenda to the board of Wyatt Industries.

21: I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive - Aired: 2013-05-22

A shadow has been cast over country music’s biggest night: Juliette discovers a letter from Jolene revealing her mother’s true feelings; Rayna and Deacon’s fairytale evening at the CMA Awards, even performing with Brad Paisley – who guest stars as himself — may not end in a happily-ever-after; and Gunnar will do whatever it takes to win Scarlett’s heart back — but is it too late? Meanwhile the U.S. Attorney’s office is closing in on Teddy, and Peggy returns with a secret of her own.

Season 2 (22 Episodes)

1: I Fall to Pieces - Aired: 2013-09-25

After the crash, Rayna is in a coma and Deacon is left to wait on his pending jail sentence. Teddy is still shell-shocked about Peggy's pregnancy and struggles to understand where he belongs... Is it by Rayna's side with his daughters? Meanwhile, Maddie grapples with the revelation that Deacon is her father and, feeling alone, turns to Juliette, unwittingly revealing the details of what happened before the traumatic crash. And Gunnar and Scarlett's relationship becomes even more complicated after the proposal, so they turn to their friends, Will and Zoey, for support.

2: Never No More - Aired: 2013-10-02

Edgehill has appointed a new chief, Jeff Fordham. He’s powerful, sexy and on a mission to place the label back on top. That means it’s time to reveal his vision for the future. The question is -- who will be part of it? Rayna has returned from her hiatus and the plan includes her own label, with Will and Scarlett attached. Though Jeff seems supportive, he has a different agenda. Juliette meets with the chief to discuss her new mature sound and look. She details her passion to grow and her natural desire to be taken more seriously as an artist. Jeff could care less. In the meantime, a reality show vixen is the talk of the town and posing a new threat to Juliette’s career.

3: I Don't Wanna Talk About It Now - Aired: 2013-10-09

Rayna's divorce from Teddy is final as each embarks on a new path that brings them back to some familiar territory. Liam returns to help Rayna complete her album, and Peggy engages in a plan to win Teddy back. Juliette takes a high-paying private gig at a billionaire couple's anniversary party, but she soon discovers her host is interested in more than just her musical abilities. Deacon's troubled past with his own father casts a shadow over his impending relationship with Maddie, and Will and Scarlett undergo makeovers for the Stockholders Showcase.

4: You’re No Angel Yourself - Aired: 2013-10-16

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5: Don't Open That Door - Aired: 2013-10-23

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6: It Must Be You - Aired: 2013-10-30

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7: She's Got You - Aired: 2013-11-13

As Teddy’s wedding day nears, Maddie feels lost and tells Rayna she wants to get to know Deacon better, forcing Rayna to confront Deacon about stepping up to co-parent. Luke Wheeler commiserates with Rayna about the challenges of exes and parenting. While on tour in Texas, Juliette angers a lecherous but very influential radio DJ who starts promoting Layla at Juliette’s expense. Deacon tries to find his way back to music and discovers an unexpected ally in Avery. While on a date with Layla, Will runs into Brent on a date with a new man, and Gunnar finds himself in a power position in his singing and songwriting.

8: Hanky Panky Woman - Aired: 2013-11-20

Rayna joins Scarlett on the road for her first tour date with Luke Wheeler and is blindsided when Deacon confronts her about putting too much pressure on Scarlett too soon. Jeff goes to war against Rayna on control of the album she produced with Liam, and Juliette makes a decision about Charlie Wentworth. Gunnar struggles to write a song for a major artist, and gets help from Scarlett-sparking an idea for Rayna that could potentially be liberating for her and life-changing for Gunnar.

9: I'm Tired of Pretending - Aired: 2013-12-04

Maddie wants to spend more time with Deacon and Teddy begins to feel like he’s being replaced. Rayna is struggling to strike the right balance with the two dads and their fatherhood responsibilities. Meanwhile, Lamar makes a plea to Rayna to secure Tandy’s support as a character witness. Charlie has declared his love for Juliette but she couldn’t be more distracted by the fact that Layla’s career is stealing some of her spotlight. Zoey and Avery make plans to visit Scarlett on the road in an effort to boost her spirits, though that feeling may be short-lived.

10: Tomorrow Never Comes - Aired: 2013-12-11

Juliette is the main act at Teddy’s first annual Music City Festival, but the blowback by the fans and press over the Wentworths throws her for a loop and drags down the event. She demands that Glenn find out who leaked career-killing gossip to the tabloids so she can get ahead of the bad press by calling them out. Rayna is determined to buy herself out of her Edgehill contract once and for all, even though Tandy and Luke counsel otherwise. Should she risk all her assets on Highway 65? Deacon and Gunnar find themselves marginalized at the Festival and team up to to put on an unauthorized show, and Scarlett is freezing out Zoey and Gunnar but drawing closer to Avery.

11: I'll Keep Climbing - Aired: 2014-01-15

In The Aftermath of the death of someone in their circle, lives are changed forever in the world of "Nashville," and a new mystery arises. Kelly Clarkson guest stars as herself and makes Gunnar and Scarlett a once-in-a-lifetime offer. Juliette's reputation takes another body blow as creative video editing seems to show her proclaiming there is no God, further fueling her detractors. Rayna's bought herself out of Edgehill, but the the pressure to succeed is greater than ever, and Deacon struggles to write during his sobriety and relative stability and finds help from Maddie and Daphne.

12: Just for What I Am - Aired: 2014-01-22

Scarlett's career is on fire as she sings "Free" in concert with Zac Brown, but the demands of fame are burning her out. Rayna asks Deacon to help write a much-needed hit for her new album, and it's like old times--perhaps too much. Concert venues are dropping from Juliette's tour and Jeff, her label head, is furious, and Zoey is bruised by Gunnar's inattention when he gets an invitation to co-write from Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts.

13: It's All Wrong, But It's All Right - Aired: 2014-01-29

Jeff is expecting Juliette to formally apologize for her behavior during her Grand Ole Opry ceremony, but at the last minute she has a change of heart and decides to standby the choices she's made. Luke introduces Rayna to a power player that could help her get her distribution deal off the ground, and then surprises her with a NASCAR that is wrapped in Rayna Jayme's graphics. Deacon is discovering his record deal might not be what he expected and Scarlett's collaboration with Liam gets off to a rocky start. Will and Layla discover they aren't all that different and find comfort in one another's company and Teddy will stop at nothing to reveal Lamar's connection to Peggy's death.

14: Too Far Gone - Aired: 2014-02-05

Juliette’s new song, “Don’t Put Dirt on My Grave Just Yet,” catches the ear of a high-powered, hit-making producer, Howie V. He wants to make her a superstar and brings her to Los Angeles to record, but marginalizes Glenn in the process. Meanwhile, Rayna takes charge with stoicism in the aftermath of of recent events, and Scarlett feels lost and alone but finds Liam to be a receptive confidante.

15: They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy Anymore - Aired: 2014-02-26

Juliette’s new song, “Don’t Put Dirt on My Grave Just Yet,” catches the ear of a high-powered, hit-making producer, Howie V. He wants to make her a superstar and brings her to Los Angeles to record, but marginalizes Glenn in the process. Meanwhile, Rayna takes charge with stoicism in the aftermath of recent events, and Scarlett feels lost and alone but finds Liam to be a receptive confidante.

16: Guilty Street - Aired: 2014-03-05

After performing her manifesto song at her Opry induction, major pop labels are vying to sign Juliette, overwhelming Avery, who can barely afford to take her to dinner. Rayna has major money troubles of her own, since Tandy’s been bouncing checks around town for Highway 65, affecting Rayna’s ability to sign new artists. Deacon finds that life on the road is filled with temptation when he runs into an old friend, Ruth Bennett at an AA meeting, and Scarlett becomes more enmeshed with Liam.

17: We've Got Things to Do - Aired: 2014-03-12

Juliette has a design on how she would like to announce her new deal with Highway 65, however, Rayna has a calculated roll out plan in mind. Juliette’s emotions get the best of her at a label party when she starts to feel that she is being upstaged by Rayna’s up-and-coming talent. Will offers Deacon and opportunity of a lifetime though he finds the excitement short-lived after noticing Megan’s strange behavior. Teddy is at odds with Maddie when he finds out she is fixated with her music, and Will is concerned about his past catching up with him so he makes Layla an offer she can’t refuse.

18: Your Wild Life's Gonna Get You Down - Aired: 2014-03-26

Rayna plays a mini-set on Luke’s tour, and her girls meet his son, Colt, a moody teenager who has a big social media following. Juliette’s growing jealous of Avery’s connection to Scarlett and takes it out on her while they tour together to help raise awareness of Highway 65. Will and Layla make a plan that Gunnar refuses to support, and Teddy forbids Maddie from attending Deacon’s latest concert

19: Crazy - Aired: 2014-04-02

Maddie’s news goes viral and stirs a media frenzy including being a “Hot Topic” on “The View,” and the real-life Ladies of “The View”— Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd, Jenny McCarthy and Barbara Walters guest-star as themselves. Rayna tries to manage the fallout by going on “Good Morning America” and real-life anchor Robin Roberts guest stars as herself. When Juliette faces more empty seats on her tour, she reaches out to Charlie Wentworth (Charlie Bewley) for a favor, and Scarlett’s mother, Beverly surprises her daughter in San Francisco

20: Your Good Girl’s Gonna Go Bad - Aired: 2014-04-30

Scarlett’s breakdown is driving everyone to point fingers at who might be responsible for her condition. Deacon is blaming Rayna for pushing her too fast, Rayna is blaming Juliette and for forcing her on stage and Beverly thinks Rayna is only interested in seeing her label succeed. It always feels like everyone has an axe to grind with Juliette so she turns to Avery, only to find him preoccupied with Scarlett. During her moment of weakness, she is driven right into the hands of her nemesis. Meanwhile, Layla tries to convince Will to join her in a reality show.

21: All or Nothing with Me - Aired: 2014-05-07

Rayna organizes a charity concert at Fort Campbell after finding out Luke has been injured in Afghanistan, forcing him to cut his tour short. Deacon and Maddie are brought closer together as they chart a new course for their future. Teddy is beginning to feel like his family is slipping further and further away from him. Juliette is racked with guilt knowing that her back is against the wall after Jeff threatens to go to Avery with the truth. Gunnar is feeling pressure to reveal a secret about Juliette to Avery until Zoey urges him that his professional and private life should be kept separate. And Will and Layla begin shooting their new reality series.

22: On the Other Hand - Aired: 2014-05-14

As Will Lexington’s album climbs the chart with the help of Jeff Fordham’s deep pockets, Rayna enlists Teddy’s help to plan a huge, free concert at LP Field to draw attention to her Highway 65 debut. She will perform with Luke Wilson and duet with Juliette before thousands of fans. Zoey, Avery and Gunnar rock out at a benefit for Deacon’s favorite charity, Sober House, and Avery plans to serenade Juliette with a song he wrote for her. But when he attempts to sing it, he doesn’t understand why she is not present, and Scarlett makes a decision about her future in Nashville.

Season 3 (22 Episodes)

1: That's Me Without You - Aired: 2014-09-24

Rayna has to choose between two men and two directions her life might take.

2: How Far Down Can I Go - Aired: 2014-10-01

Rayna attempts to use some new publicity opportunities to promote her album and the record label.

3: I Can't Get Over You to Save My Life - Aired: 2014-10-08

Juliette attempts to hide a secret that could stop her from getting a role in a film.

4: I Feel Sorry for Me - Aired: 2014-10-15

Rayna wants Sadie to sign to her label and entices her with a girls' day out. Juliette is unable to hide her pregnancy symptoms any longer.

5: Road Happy - Aired: 2014-10-22

Juliette is concerned about filming a sex scene while attempting to hide her pregnancy. Kiley makes plans to leave town whilst a homeless man manages to make an impact on Scarlett.

6: Nobody Said It Was Going to Be Easy - Aired: 2014-10-29

A health scare sees Juliette asking Avery if he wants to be a part of the baby's life.

7: I'm Coming Home to You - Aired: 2014-11-12

Rayna increases her publicity by singing on "Dancing With the Stars" and having a reporter follow her, but she then soon misses her privacy. Juliette finds it hard to deal with single parenthood.

8: You're Lookin' at Country - Aired: 2014-11-19

While attending the 48th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Rayna discovers Luke's prenuptial agreement.

9: Two Sides to Every Story - Aired: 2014-12-03

Rayna broadcasts a Christmas special from her home and has the chance to perform at Winterfest.

10: First to Have a Second Chance - Aired: 2014-12-10

Rayna is feeling conflicted about leaving the children behind to go back on tour. Sadie runs into a former partner.

11: I'm Not that Good at Goodbye - Aired: 2015-02-04

Luke and Rayna's daughters are not happy to learn the wedding has been canceled.

12: I've Got Reasons to Hate You - Aired: 2015-02-11

Rayna attempts to shrug off rumors about her and Luke's breakup as she gets ready to return to the stage.

13: I'm Lost Between Right and Wrong - Aired: 2015-02-18

Rayna learns about Jeff's plan to sign Maddie to Edgehill. Luke and Gunnar come up with some revenge songs.

14: Somebody Pick Up My Pieces - Aired: 2015-02-25

After Rayna reveals Jeff's indiscretions to the board members, Edgehill Republic begins to fall apart. Deacon considers a clinical trial. Scarlett reconnects with Gunnar. Juliette poses for a magazine spread.

15: That's the Way Love Goes - Aired: 2015-03-04

The Grand Ole Opry honors Rayna on a special anniversary, so she asks Deacon and her daughters to sing with her. Meanwhile, Will's distressed to be collaborating with a gay man on a songwriting project and Sadie shares her private ordeal on national TV.

16: I Can't Keep Away from You - Aired: 2015-04-01

Rayna tries to help Deacon, but her efforts backfire. Meanwhile, Scarlett prepares to open for Rascal Flatts, but her past problems make her fear performing again. Layla grows confused about her relationship with Jeff and Sadie winds up in danger.

17: This Just Ain't a Good Day for Leavin' - Aired: 2015-04-08

Juliette looks forward to her baby shower filled with celebrity guests, but Rayna must back out of hosting it to help Sadie. Meanwhile, rising star Ron Pope courts records deals with both Bucky and Luke and Scarlett's bond with Dr. Rand rattles Gunnar.

18: Nobody Knows But Me - Aired: 2015-04-15

Jeff is forced to revisit his past when he is faced with his ex-fiancee. Maddie struggles with the news about Deacon's illness. Juliette is eager to get back to work after the birth of her daughter.

19: The Storm Has Just Begun - Aired: 2015-04-22

The brightest stars of Nashville have gathered in support of Teddy’s music education initiative, “Note By Note,” where Juliette plans her return to the spotlight – and Layla finds herself thrust into it – alongside Jade St. John. At the gala, Rayna, Deacon, Maddie and Daphne get ready to take the stage and perform, but before they can, Deacon receives the call he’s been waiting for containing some life-changing news

20: Time Changes Things - Aired: 2015-04-29

Jade throws a Malibu beach party, Juliette gives an impromptu rooftop concert and Rayna tries to save deacon’s life.

21: Is The Better Part Over - Aired: 2015-05-06

Juliette is back on top following her performance high above highway 65 while Deacon’s cancer diagnosis becomes public and he and Rayna grapple with what the future holds.

22: Before You Go Make Sure You Know - Aired: 2015-05-13

Juliette is laser-focused on finishing her album – and when she puts everything and everyone she loves behind it – Avery makes a decision that impacts their lives forever. Deacon’s life hangs in the balance, but Rayna and the girls are by his side. With the clock ticking and the future uncertain, will they celebrate a life together?

Season 4 (21 Episodes)

1: Can't Let Go - Aired: 2015-09-23

Juliette hits a career high, including singing a duet with Steven Tyler, but her personal life plummets; Avery takes care of baby Cadence at his parents' home in Texas; Rayna deals with the aftermath of Deacon's liver transplant.

2: 'Til the Pain Outwears the Shame - Aired: 2015-09-30

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, one of the biggest rock artists around.

3: How Can I Help You Say Goodbye - Aired: 2015-10-07

A second aneurysm leaves Beverly brain dead and Deacon consumed with guilt, while Scarlett is forced to decide whether or not to keep Beverly on life support. Meanwhile, Juliette continues a destructive pattern of erratic behavior, pushing Avery to make the heart-wrenching decision to file for divorce.

4: The Slender Threads That Bind Us Here - Aired: 2015-10-14

Rock star Marcus Keen makes demands on Rayna as she struggles to tend to those around her. Layla and Jeff get into a lover’s quarrel. Jeff arranges for a journalist to shadow Juliette on tour, but after another emotional setback, she leans on pills and alcohol to get through her days, and Zoey returns to see Scarlett.

5: Stop the World (And Let Me Off) - Aired: 2015-10-21

Rayna pushes back on Layla’s romantic relationship with Jeff, and Markus pushes back on his producer, Avery — which does not go well. Maddie joins Colt on Luke’s tour, giving the teens opportunities for more freedom than Maddie can handle. She turns to Juliette for advice and shocks Luke with the results. Meanwhile, Deacon and Scarlett head to Natchez despite their falling-out, and Gunnar enlists Kevin and Will’s help as “wingmen” in an effort to pick up a new woman.

6: Please Help Me, I'm Fallin' - Aired: 2015-10-28

Juliette gets into a brawl with a fan that goes viral, but Jeff sees damage control as an opening for his own career. Maddie is grounded and misses Colt who is on tour with his dad. Markus butts heads with Rayna over his sound, and the two consider whether they can continue working together.

7: Can't Get Used to Losing You - Aired: 2015-11-11

Rayna’s concerns about Deacon’s business venture with an old friend from AA, Frankie (Mark Collie), threaten to drive a wedge between the lovebirds. Luke’s personal integrity and his relationship with Colt are on the line in the wake of recent events.

8: Unguarded Moments - Aired: 2015-11-18

Rayna wants to turn down Sony’s contract offer for Maddie to be a solo artist and finds her family life distracting her from her work with Markus. Luke is desperate to regain Colt’s trust; Gunnar’s girlfriend, Erin, causes issues on tour with Scarlett and Avery scrambles to make money doing insipid jingles.

9: Three's a Crowd - Aired: 2015-12-02

Rayna’s new artist, Markus Keen, causes trouble for her when he scraps a song on his new album one week before its release. Is Deacon part of the solution or the problem? Luke attempts to reconcile with Colt, and Scarlett surprises Caleb back in Nashville when she gets time off on her tour.

10: We've Got Nothing But Love To Prove - Aired: 2015-12-09

It’s a big morning for Markus Keen when “Good Morning America” comes to Nashville to broadcast a live concert in support of his new album launch, but come show time, Markus finds he’s anything but ready. Meanwhile, Luke’s relationship with Colt continues to be strained while Luke learns of another setback to launching his brand. And living in the same house, but feeling further apart than ever, Rayna and Deacon face a big decision.

11: Forever and for Always - Aired: 2016-03-16

It’s the wedding viewers have longed for when Deacon and Rayna tie the knot, complete with captivating music performances by series regulars Charles Esten, Clare Bowen, Sam Palladio, Lennon Stella and Maisy Stella as well as cameos by Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts and singer/songwriter Jim Lauderdale portraying themselves. When the loving couple are ambushed by paparazzi after their intimate rehearsal dinner, Deacon’s hot-headed reaction casts a pall on the plans and forces a change of venue. Meanwhile, wedding guest Avery is struggling to keep up with the lies Juliette is forcing him to message to press in her absence.

12: How Does It Feel to Be Free - Aired: 2016-03-23

Luke asks his old pal Riff Bell to accompany him on tour. Meanwhile, a new singer named Vita arrives at the Beverly, but Frankie clashes with Deacon and Rayna about whether this newcomer deserves a shot on stage.

13: If I Could Do It All Again - Aired: 2016-03-30

Luke and Riff are excitedly planning their upcoming tour, but Luke soon realizes he may have moved too quickly in the decision to have Riff on the road again. Meanwhile, Deacon and Frankie clash about Vita, with Frankie making a damaging decision that could change everything.

14: What I Cannot Change - Aired: 2016-04-06

A familiar face—Juliette Barnes—finally returns to Nashville after receiving treatment for postpartum depression and finds herself at a critical crossroads upon her homecoming. Layla, weeks away from launching her first album, courts country-music superstar Autumn Chase in order to secure an opening slot on her tour. Rayna, while shepherding Layla, is motivated to take up a worthy cause. Elsewhere, Will decides to produce his own record, and Colt presents Luke with a difficult proposition.

15: When There's a Fire in Your Heart - Aired: 2016-04-13

The Exes find navigating their newfound fame tricky business when they go out on the road with Autumn Chase. Meanwhile, back in Nashville, Maddie continues to grow closer with Cash, causing tension with Deacon as he questions her motives and interest in his daughter. Juliette misses her manager, Glenn, and devises a plan to get him back while Will finds himself working with Kevin again.

16: Didn’t Expect It to Go Down This Way - Aired: 2016-04-20

Thomas Rhett guest stars as himself, performing his #1 hit, “Die a Happy Man,” in this all-new episode. Rayna and Deacon are distraught when Maddie runs away from home, and Juliette is threatened by Avery’s connection to Layla. Luke is forced to find a new artist when Riff disappears, and Autumn drives a wedge between Gunnar and Scarlett.

17: Baby Come Home - Aired: 2016-04-27

Rayna and Deacon try everything they can think of to reunite with Maddie and avoid court, even involving Teddy from jail. Juliette tries to rekindle her relationship with Avery, and her success on tour stokes Layla's jealousy, personally and professionally. Luke Wheeler leverages his own appearance on "Good Morning America" with Robin Roberts to try to jump start Will Lexington's career.

18: The Trouble with the Truth - Aired: 2016-05-04

Rayna and Deacon fight to regain the trust of a determined Maddie as she seeks independence, but their efforts are undermined by someone they thought was an ally. Scarlett and Gunnar disagree on the history of their musical partnership during a press interview. Luke tries to do the right thing for an artist he admires, but it ends up backfiring.

19: After You’ve Gone - Aired: 2016-05-11

Rayna makes a last-ditch effort to protect her oldest daughter from the perils that befall young artists. Juliette reunites with her “Shenandoah Girl” co-star Noah West on the Oscar campaign trail, where she meets Kesha, who guest stars as herself. Elsewhere, Scarlett grows wary of Gunnar’s budding friendship with Autumn Chase; Layla fears falling into obscurity before her career even takes off; and Will suffers a devastating loss.

20: It's Sure Gonna Hurt - Aired: 2016-05-18

After nearly two decades, Rayna and Deacon face the facts of their storied and often tempestuous relationship. Scarlett makes a startling self-discovery in between tour dates while Gunnar performs with one of his idols, rock-music legend Sir Elton John, who guest stars as himself. Luke stops by “The View” to trumpet a worthy cause—before a family emergency pulls his focus. Elsewhere, Juliette struggles to make a connection, and Layla launches her album at The Bluebird.

21: Maybe You'll Appreciate Me Someday - Aired: 2016-05-25

Rayna resorts to drastic measures when she learns that Maddie has crossed paths with a duplicitous figure from her past. Juliette must choose how to publicly reckon with the truth of Jeff Fordham’s death—a decision that directly affects Layla. Scarlett and Gunnar consider parting ways as bandmates, and Will finally decides to do what he should have done long ago—step up as the leader of a cause and a community.

Season 5 (22 Episodes)

1: The Wayfaring Stranger - Aired: 2016-12-15

Rayna and Deacon face a new normal with Maddie now back home and Highway 65 is struggling financially. The shocking news about Juliette creates a wave of emotions throughout Nashville and sets Rayna off on a journey of discovery.

2: Back in Baby's Arms - Aired: 2017-01-05

Rayna approaches Deacon about making a concept album together, Scarlett can't trust Gunnar and Juliette seeks out her guardian angel.

3: Let's Put It Back Together Again - Aired: 2017-01-12

Maddie starts an internship at a recording studio and meets a street musician. Avery struggles while producing a young Internet sensation. Juliette meets her guardian angel.

4: Leap of Faith - Aired: 2017-01-19

Rayna receives a stunning offer from Zach Welles. Juliette seeks advanced treatment. Will and Kevin look for an apartment together.

5: Love Hurts - Aired: 2017-01-26

Scarlett and Damien George fight over their differences. Clay shows Maddie a different part of town.

6: A Little Bit Stronger - Aired: 2017-02-02

Rayna and Deacon beef up their home security after Rayna's encounter with Carl Hockney. Juliette draws closer to her guardian angel, Hallie and Avery leaps back into performing.

7: Hurricane - Aired: 2017-02-09

Rayna and Deacon struggle to write their album. Maddie and Daphne create a disturbance at home. Damien apologizes to Scarlett. Scarlett and Gunnar question their relationship.

8: Stand Beside Me - Aired: 2017-02-16

Rayna and Deacon take precautions as Hockney tests the limits of the restraining order. Juliette asks the church choir to work with her on an album. Scarlett finds herself drawn to Damien.

9: If Tomorrow Never Come - Aired: 2017-02-23

After her life-changing experience, Rayna scrambles to write one more song for the concept album with Deacon. Juliette's leg starts to hurt inexplicably. Gunnar fights for Scarlett.

10: I'll Fly Away - Aired: 2017-03-02

A legal dispute threatens to break apart the family. Juliette demands to perform at the CMT Music Awards. Will and Zach are drawn closer together.

11: Fire and Rain - Aired: 2017-03-09

Juliette helps Maddie navigate the wave of attention she receives after her performance at the CMT Music Awards. Zach demands the masters from Rayna and Deacon's unfinished album.

12: Back in the Saddle Again - Aired: 2017-06-01

Deacon helps Daphne with a school project, but Daphne feels unmotivated. Juliette gives Maddie unsolicited advice about a song. Scarlett and Gunnar receive news about the baby.

13: 'Til I Can Make It on My Own - Aired: 2017-06-08

Juliette suffers a bout of anxiety about her upcoming first major performance after the plane crash. Bucky and Zach are at odds.

14: (Now and Then There's) A Fool Such as I - Aired: 2017-06-15

Maddie and Clay get pulled over by a police officer. Juliette searches for a hit to relaunch her career. Damien George returns to Nashville with a grand plan for Scarlett.

15: A Change Would Do You Good - Aired: 2017-06-22

A huge fallout results from the video of Maddie and the police officer. Deacon and Avery fall in love with Hallie's special sound. Zach continues to exert his influence on Highway 65.

16: Not Ready to Make Nice - Aired: 2017-06-29

Juliette has it out with Avery over Hallie's sound. Maddie learns the truth about the origins of the bullying on social media. Scarlett's pregnancy brings with it unexpected attention.

17: Ghost in This House - Aired: 2017-07-06

Scarlett confronts the journalist Mackenzie Rhodes face to face. Will shoots a commercial. Deacon feels pressure from the outside to move on from Rayna.

18: The Night Before (Life Goes On) - Aired: 2017-07-13

Juliette continues to be plagued by her injuries and Avery gets a taste of independence. Scarlett and Gunnar shoot a national commercial. Deacon plays a benefit for charity.

19: You Can't Lose Me - Aired: 2017-07-20

Juliette takes great pains to keep Maddie from learning the truth. Deacon considers a new artist for Highway 65. Scarlett's pregnancy faces complications and Gunnar searches for the mugger.

20: Speed Trap Town - Aired: 2017-07-27

Gunnar visits his hometown and faces the ghosts of his past. Maddie and Juliette are nominated for the same music award. Deacon helps Jessie record; Scarlett learns self-defense.

21: Farther On - Aired: 2017-08-03

Juliette shoots a mascara commercial but takes issue with the direction. Deacon gets invited to play the Opry but hesitates to answer. Avery and Gunnar embrace life on the road.

22: Reasons to Quit - Aired: 2017-08-10

With Deacon and the artists of Highway 65 taking a stand, Zach sends a message. Maddie and Juliette's conflict comes to a head. Daphne goes to a pool party. Gunnar returns from Avery's tour.

Season 6 (9 Episodes)

1: New Strings - Aired: 2018-01-04

After a public meltdown, Juliette seeks to change her life from an unlikely source. Scarlett and Maddie take a trip. Maddie meets Jonah Ford, a famous pop star. Scarlett struggles to find herself. Will coaches Gunnar. Deacon deals with loneliness.

2: Second Chances - Aired: 2018-01-11

Deacon goes on a date with a familiar face. Juliette dives into a self-help movement. Will and Gunnar invite Avery to perform with them. Scarlett is reminded how her career as had a positive influence on fans. Daphne reaches out to Jake.

3: Jump Then Fall - Aired: 2018-01-18

Daphne struggles with the idea of Deacon dating. Juliette introduces Avery to Darius. Maddie and Jonah record a song, but Maddie finds Jonah’s life a little too public. Will learns news about Zach and find ways to enhance his appearance.

4: That's My Story - Aired: 2018-01-25

Darius helps Juliette unlock a dark truth about her past; Daphne and Jake bond over each other's dislike of their parents dating; Scarlett volunteers at an equine therapy ranch; Gunnar, Will and Avery struggle to find their sound.

5: Where the Night Goes - Aired: 2018-02-01

Deacon and Jessie's relationship deepens. Darius invites Juliette to get more involved with the movement while Avery voices his opinion. Gunnar, Will and Avery search for a female voice for the band. Jonah's ex releases a song about Maddie.

6: Beneath Still Waters - Aired: 2018-02-08

Daphne struggles to accept Deacon and Jessie's relationship; the new addition to the boys' band becomes a hit; Gunnar falls back into old habits; Scarlett takes an interest in a veteran undergoing equine therapy.

7: Can't Help but Wonder Where I'm Bound - Aired: 2018-02-15

Daphne and Jake perform at school. Deacon and Jessie run into Brad. Alannah’s stage presence grows, creating a division in the band. Gunnar questions his relationship with Alannah. Maddie joins Jonah in Miami, bonds with Twig. Avery visits Juliette.

8: Sometimes You Just Can't Win - Aired: 2018-02-22

Daphne seeks to establish her career and auditions for a country music singing competition. Scarlett invites Sean to see live music. Avery makes a decision. The band gets invited to perform on late night TV. Will’s choice catches up with him.

9: Episode 9 - Aired: 2018-06-07

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