Friday was a great day for #Nashies with the vocal fans of Nashville, received the news that their soap is continuing on for its fifth season on CMT, with the following day episodes being made available online at Hulu.
Former General Hospital favorite and one of the main stars of Nashville, Jonathan Jackson (Avery) took to Twitter with a special thank you to the fans for helping keeping the series alive and now their efforts are paying off. (See video below) Jackson posted along with his video message: “Thank you,
In the official press release from CMT on the series pick-up, Brian Phillips, president of the network noted: “The wave of love and appreciation they have unleashed for Nashville has been overwhelming. Nashville is a perfect addition to our evolving line-up of big music specials, documentaries, and original series. We see our fans and ourselves in this show and we will treasure it like no other network. Nashville belongs on CMT.”
Connie Britton (Rayna) was also credited the fans for Nashville’s upcoming fifth season, when she told ETOnline: ” Look, that was an example of fans being really enthusiastic and we really owe that all to the fans. The same (happened) with Friday Night Lights and Nashville is experiencing the same good fortune.”
Glad to see Jonathan will be back as Avery on the upcoming fifth season of Nashville? Watch his video ‘thank you’ after the jump, and then weigh-in on how the fans brought back the music city drama!
— Jonathan Jackson (@JonathanJackson) June 10, 2016