I’ve added a handful of photos of Clare from the Nashville Farewell UK Tour from her live performances this week in Manchester and London. Enjoy!
It’s hard to believe, but Nashville is about to tune its guitar and step onstage for its final bow. In this exclusive video, the CMT drama’s cast prepares viewers for the lead-up to the series finale.
“There was magic in the very beginning,” Charles Esten says. “There’ll be magic in the end.”
Esten is joined in the clip by co-stars Hayden Panettiere, Claire Bowen, Sam Palladio, Jonathan Jackson, Chris Carmack and Lennon and Maisy Stella, all of whom speak about why they think the show has connected with viewers over the course of six seasons.
“They’re very human stories,” Panettiere says. “There’s been a lot of love there, and a lot of respect.”
Nashville returns with its final midseason premiere on Thursday, June 7, at 9/8c. Press PLAY on the video above to watch the Nashies wax nostalgic, then hit the comments: What’s the Number One thing you want to see play out on screen before Nashville strums its final chord?
Clare, Brandon, and a big chunk of our favorite show’s cast of Nashville were at the Grand Ole Opry last night for their one and only US farewell show. I have added some photos to the gallery. It makes me sad but also excited for the future of this great cast. Enjoy.
“The cast of ‘Nashville’ have become tremendous ambassadors and representatives of a city that they now love. They carry with them the spirit of the city and its music,” said Steve Buchanan, President, Opry Entertainment, previously. “The 2018 UK Tour will be bittersweet for our cast of amazing actors, singers and songwriters as they share the stage together for one last farewell to the fans.”
The final eight episodes of Nashville will begin to air on Thursday, June 7, at 9 p.m. EST on CMT. Fans can get their hands on the DVD in late April.
1. Buckle Up – Charles Esten
2. What If I Was Willing – Chris Carmack
3. Spinning Revolver – Chris Carmack
4. Keep Asking Why – Jonathan Jackson
5. Love Rescue Me – Jonathan Jackson
6. I Will Fall – Sam Palladio
7. Headed For The Fire – Sam Palladio
8. Borrow My Heart – Sam Palladio / Clare Bowen / Jonathan Jackson
9. Longer – Clare Bowen / Brandon Robert Young
10. Little By Little – Clare Bowen
11. Hand To Hold – Charles Esten / Clare Bowen
12. Simple As That – Charles Esten
13. Stand Up – Chris Carmack / Clare Bowen / Brandon Robert Young / Sam Palladio
14. If It’s Love – Sam Palladio / Chris Carmack
15. Texas Flood – Chris Carmack
16. The Killing Moon – Jonathan Jackson
17. Unchained Melody – Jonathan Jackson
18. Hello Heartbreak Blues – Sam Palladio
19. Wake Me Up In Nashville – Sam Palladio
20. Fade Into You – Clare Bowen / Sam Palladio
21. Let It Rain – Clare Bowen
22. Black Roses – Clare Bowen
23. True Love Ways – Charles Esten
24. I Climb The Walls – Charles Esten
25. He Ain’t Me – Charles Esten
26. Heroes – Charles Esten / Clare Bowen / Sam Palladio / Chris Carmack / Jonathan Jackson
27. And Then We’re Gone – Charles Esten / Clare Bowen / Sam Palladio / Chris Carmack / Jonathan Jackson
28. A Life That’s Good – Charles Esten / Clare Bowen / Sam Palladio / Chris Carmack / Jonathan Jackson
29. A Life That’s Good (Reprise) – Charles Esten / Clare Bowen / Sam Palladio / Chris Carmack / Jonathan Jackson
It won’t be long before the song is over. CMT today set a June 7 midseason return date for Nashville, which is in its final season. And the final curtain will fall on the countrified soap with a series finale set for July 26. Watch a promo for the beginning of the end below.
CMT cued up the sixth and last season of Nashville on January 4 and drew the series’ best L+3 numbers since its S5 midseason premiere in early June 2017. Now in its second season on CMT, which picked up the show a month after ABC canceled it suddenly in May 2016, Nashville follows country stars Juliette Barnes (Hayden Panettiere), Deacon Claybourne (Charles Esten) and the Highway 65 family as they strive to keep Rayna Jaymes’ dream alive and pursue their music while juggling relationships, family and the ever-changing industry.
Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Kaitlin Doubleday, Jonathan Jackson, Sam Palladio, Maisy Stella and Lennon Stella also star in the series produced by Lionsgate and Opry Entertainment. Connie Britton played Jaymes for the series’ first four-plus seasons.
The network also said today that two new recurring characters will debut during the remaining eight episodes. Ronny Cox (True Detective) will play Gideon, a crusty, frustrated, would-be musician and recently reformed lifelong alcoholic who resented his son Deacon’s success. Now he’s back to try to heal a long-broken relationship with him. Mia Maestro is Rosa, a dedicated follower of Darius’ (Josh Stamberg) Movement who now is having doubts about her role in it.
Cox is repped by APA and Levine Management; Maestro is with ICM Partners and Brillstein Entertainment Partners.
I’ve added some new Nashville episode stills and promotional images of Clare from season 6. I’ve also replaced a bunch of small shoots in the gallery with larger sizes as well as added a couple new ones. Enjoy!
I’ve added screencaps of Clare from this week’s episode of Nashville. Only a small Clare moment but I love all the Scarlett/Deacon moments and performances.
I’ve added HD screencaps of Clare from the most recent episode of Nashville. I love seeing Scarlett so happy! Thanks to my friend Claudia for help getting this episode.
Before they finish filming the show’s final season, the stars of CMT’s “Nashville” are set to play one last concert in the U.S. in March.
Where? The Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, of course.
“Nashville in Concert: Final Season Celebration” will take place March 25 at the Opry House, and will feature performances from Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson, Sam Palladio, Lennon Stella and Maisy Stella, as well as Rainee Blake, Kaitlin Doubleday, Jake Etheridge and Nic Luken.
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at www.opry.com/nashvilletour.
Bowen — who’s played “Scarlett” on the show since its first episode — says playing the Opry House is “the perfect way to say goodbye. Or maybe just, ‘See you later.’ ”
“It’s kind of like a second home, and we wouldn’t be here without the Opry.”
“Nashville” was partly conceived by executive producer Steve Buchanan, president of Opry Entertainment Group. The show’s cast has embarked on four annual U.S. tours, and will return to the U.K. for a farewell tour in April. The live success of “Nashville” hasn’t surprised him.
“That was always a part of the vision of what we were doing — that we would have a cast that were very capable of touring, and that quickly proved to be true. Really, everyone involved before they came to the show had experience as an artist, not just as an actor.”
Believe it or not, this is the first ticketed concert in Nashville for the full cast, though all of the performers have frequented stages in Music City — particularly with appearances on the Grand Ole Opry.
“Nashville” is set to wrap filming in April. The Opry House concert is a bit unusual for the show, as it’s occurring during production — before the cast members head off for new projects.
Sadly, that means a U.S. tour is not in the cards for “Nashville.”
“We want to make sure that all of the ‘Nashies’ are aware that this is the best opportunity this year in the U.S.,” Buchanan says.
“Nashville” is in the midst of its final season on CMT. The season is being split into two parts, with the series finale airing this summer.
“Nashville” airs Thursdays at 8 p.m. CT on CMT.
Sorry for the lack of updates. I have been updated the gallery but didn’t make a post here. I added screencaps from the last two episodes of Nashville. I’m enjoying the new season, how about you?