While earlier reports had that Nashville would return for its 5th season on its new home CMT in December, word from Variety today is that the cable network has confirmed that the official premiere date is actually January 5th at 9PM ET.
When all of your favorites including: Connie Britton, Hayden Panettiere, Charles Esten and Jonathan Jackson return, the premiere is actually going to be a two-hour episode to kick things off on Nashville’s new home.
Hulu will continue to stream new episodes of the music city drama with full episodes available the day following their airing on CMT.
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