Wednesday night, March 16th marks the return of ABC’s Nashville after it’s long midseason break. We ledt off with Deacon (Charles Esten) proposing to Rayna (Connie Britton) which she accepted, and the nuptials being set.
But tonight, beginning at 10PMET/9PMCT, it’s the wedding viewers have longed for between the duo. Deacon and Rayna officially tie the knot, complete with captivating music performances by series regulars: Charles Esten, Clare Bowen, Sam Palladio, Lennon Stella and Maisy Stella as well as cameos by Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts and singer/songwriter Jim Lauderdale portraying themselves.
According to ABC, also look for in the episode entitled: Forever, and for Always: “When the loving couple are ambushed by paparazzi after their intimate rehearsal dinner, Deacon’s hot-headed reaction casts a pall on the plans and forces a change of venue. Meanwhile, wedding guest Avery (Jonathan Jackson) is struggling to keep up with the lies Juliette (Hayden Panettiere) is forcing him to message to press in her absence.”
As to her thoughts on the “I do’s”, series star and executive producer, Connie Britton told TV Line: “There were definitely moments that we (Charles and Connie) wanted to try to capture. To both of us, I know, it was really important to capture the idea that this was a long time coming and both characters had really worked through a lot to get to this place. There was something very special about that.”
But Britton also felt there should have perhaps been more time, between the proposal and the actual wedding: “I mean, in my opinion, I think we could have actually drawn it out longer and made even more of a build-up to the wedding … but I thought it was great that they finally did it!”
So, will you be watching tonight’s wedding between Deacon and Rayna? Do you think the walk down the aisle is too fast, or was well worth the wait, and now you are glad the star-crossed duo are getting hitched? Are you concerned that the Music City drama is still sitting on the bubble for being renewed for another season? Share your thoughts in the comment section below!