|Jonathan Jackson plays Avery Barkley. - Photo Credit: ABC/Chris Hollo|
On the season premiere, "I Fall to Pieces," Rayna is in a coma after the crash 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.
Gunnar and Scarlett's relationship becomes even more complicated after the proposal, so they turn to their friends, Will and Zoey, for support.
NASHVILLE stars Connie Britton as Rayna Jaymes, 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, Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott, Chris Carmack as Will Lexington, Maisy Stella as Daphne Conrad and Lennon Stella as Maddie Conrad.
Guest starring are Powers Booth as Lamar Wyatt, Kimberly Williams-Paisley as Peggy Kenter, Judith Hoag as Tandy Hampton, Chaley Rose as Zoey, Ed Amatrudo as Glenn Goodman, Derek Krantz as Brent, Melvin Ray Kearney II as Bo, Christina Chang as Megan Vannoy, Jim Gleason as Dr. Lewis, Lindsay Ayliffe as Judge Belson, Bianca Malinowski as Laycee, Anne Holt as news reporter, Jon Berry as assistant candidate, Ashley Pereira as Savannah, Claudia Church as female doctor, Jamie Mann as guard, Jasmine White as nurse, Michael Rose as Justin Ramer and Todd Allen Durkin as Walter.
"I Fall to Pieces" was written by Dee Johnson and directed by Michael Waxman.
NASHVILLE is executive-produced by Dee Johnson, R.J. Cutler, Callie Khouri and Steve Buchanan. The series is produced by Lionsgate, ABC Studios, and Opry Entertainment, and is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,D,L,S parental guideline.