‘Nashville’ Season 5 Premiere Date & Extended Trailer
“Nashville” Season 4 came to an end on May 25, 2016, and its finale has garnered 4.19 million viewers. Despite a brilliant reception and quite favorable television ratings, ABC canceled the drama series after four seasons. Fortunately, on June 10, 2016, CMT announced that the network has picked up the series, and has renewed “Nashville” for a 22-episode fifth season. Aside from CMT, “Nashville” will be available for video streaming via Hulu. Without any doubt, millions of fans strive to figure out a specific release date for Season 5. On August 24, 2016, CMT published an official announcement, according to which a special two-hour premiere of “Nashville” Season 5 will take place on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 9PM ET/PT on CMT. You can subscribe for our notifications, as well get acquainted with the additional info on the upcoming season and watch the official trailer below.
Actually, the decision to cancel such a successful TV show seems to us quite weird, given the fact that the musical series has quite favorable reviews as well as television ratings. From the other hand, the decision by CMT looks quite justified, because, CMT thus obtains a huge base of target audience together with “Nashville.” Besides, CMT is a country music oriented channel. Generally speaking, the acquirement is indeed a precious legacy. Let’s just take a look at the figures.
Some statistics: Currently, according to IMDB, “Nashville” has a score of 7.7 out of 10 based on over 17,700 user votes, 58 reviews from viewers, and 21 reviews from critics. At the same time, according to Rotten Tomatoes, the fourth season of “Nashville” has an average score of 7.6 out of 10 and a 86% approval rating based on 7 reviews from critics, whereas the audience rated the fourth season at 4.6 out of 5 with a 96% approval rating based on 38 user votes. Meanwhile, according to Metacritic, the fourth series of the musical drama has a score of 6.8 out of 10 based on 15 user ratings.
The premiere of Season 4 has drawn 4.910 million viewers (-12.32% compared to last season’s premiere) with a 1.22 demo rating among adults (18-49). Meanwhile, a finale of the series has gained 4.192 million viewers with a 0.90 demo rating among adults (18-49). For comparison, the third season of “Nashville” averaged a 1.34 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 5.16 million total viewers.
Recent News & Updates
On Dec 16, CMT released an extended full-season trailer for the upcoming new season of “Nashville,” on the heels of last night’s early sneak. “Nashville” Season 5 officially debuts with the full two-hour premiere on January 5, 2017 at 9PM ET/PT on CMT.
“Nashville” Season 5 picks up when Rayna and Deacon facing a new normal with Maddie now back home and Highway 65 struggling financially. The shocking news about Juliette creates a wave of emotions throughout Nashville and sets Rayna off on a journey of discovery. In hour two of the premiere, Rayna approaches Deacon about making a concept album together. Scarlett can’t bring herself to trust in Gunnar. Juliette seeks out her guardian angel. A men’s fashion icon eyes Will.
Season 5 Release Date
“Nashville” Season 4 kicked off on September 23, 2015, and its debut drew 4.910 million viewers, as well as has been praised by critics and viewers. Despite the decision by ABC to cancel the TV show, CMT has picked up “Nashville” for a fifth season. “Nashville” Season 5 premiere is slated for Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 9PM ET/PT on CMT. Fortunately, thanks to our notification system, we’re able to notify you about the further updates of the musical drama series, as well as about the “Nashville” Season 5 release date. Don’t miss the premiere! Join our list of subscribers using the form below, and we’ll deliver a notification on the release date directly to your inbox.
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