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NASHVILLE
Air Date: Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#209) "I'm Tired of Pretending"
[NOTE: The following article is a press release issued by the aforementioned network and/or company. Any errors, typos, etc. are attributed to the original author. The release is reproduced solely for the dissemination of the enclosed information.]

RAYNA STRUGGLES TO STRIKE A BALANCE WITH DEACON AND TEDDY AND JULIETTE IS FEELING THE PRESSURE TO STEP IT UP, ON "NASHVILLE"

Layla is Finished Being Pushed Around and Ready to Show What She's Made Of

"I'm Tired of Pretending" - Maddie wants to spend more time with Deacon and Teddy begins to feel like he's being replaced. Rayna is struggling to strike the right balance with the two dads and their fatherhood responsibilities. Meanwhile, Lamar makes a plea to Rayna to secure Tandy's support as a character witness. Charlie has declared his love for Juliette but she couldn't be more distracted by the fact that Layla's career is stealing some of her spotlight. Zoey and Avery make plans to visit Scarlett on the road in an effort to boost her spirits, though that feeling may be short-lived, on "Nashville," WEDNESDAY, DECEMEBER 4 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

"Nashville" stars Connie Britton as Rayna Jaymes, Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes, Eric Close as Teddy Conrad, Charles Esten as Deacon Claybourne, Clare Bowen as Scarlett O'Connor, Jonathan Jackson as Avery Barkley, Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott, Chris Carmack as Will Lexington, Maisy Stella as Daphne Conrad and Lennon Stella as Maddie Conrad.

Guest starring Powers Boothe as Lamar Wyatt, Kimberly Williams-Paisley as Peggy Kenter, Judith Hoag as Tandy Hampton, Chaley Rose as Zoey, Aubrey Peeples as Layla, Ed Amatrudo as Glenn Goodman, Derek Krantz as Brent, Christina Chang as Megan, Jason Douglas as Dashell Brinks, Charles Wentworth as Charlie Bewley, Jeremy Childs as Albert, Para Patel as Aide, Leslie Luke as Doctor, John Neisler as Lamar's Attorney, Matt Walberg as Emcee, Autumn Guzzardi as Fan #1, AJ Gilmer as Fan #2, Angela Bond as Judge, Erskin Anavitarte as Rodie, Mario Lopez as himself, and Maria Menounous as herself.

"I'm Tired of Pretending" was written by David Handelman and directed by Kevin Dowling.

"Nashville" is executive-produced by Dee Johnson ("Boss," "The Good Wife"), R.J. Cutler ("The September Issue," "The War Room," "A Perfect Candidate"), Callie Khouri ("Thelma & Louise") and Steve Buchanan. The series is produced by Lionsgate, ABC Studios, and Opry Entertainment, and is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with 5.1 channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.

For more information about "Nashville" visit ABC.com/Nashville

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NASHVILLE (ABC)
Returns Wednesday, February 4
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/10/12 - ???
STATUS:
returning this winter (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2014) Set against the backdrop of the Nashville music scene, the critically-acclaimed series follows Rayna Jaymes and Juliette Barnes. Both women face personal and professional challenges as they navigate their paths as artists and individuals. Surrounding them and often complicating their lives are their family, friends and, in some cases, lovers, as well as the up-and-coming performers and songwriters trying to get ahead in the business. Music City can mean so many things to different people. In "Nashville," musicians and songwriters are at the heart of the storms driven by their own ambitions. Some are fueled by their creativity and passion for fame, others struggle to cope with the pressures of success and doing everything in their power to stay on top.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Charles Esten as Deacon Claybourne
· Chris Carmack as Will Lexington
· Clare Bowen as Scarlett O'Connor
· Connie Britton as Rayna Jaymes
· Eric Close as Teddy Conrad
· Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes
· Jonathan Jackson as Avery Barkley
· Lennon Stella as Maddie Conrad
· Maisy Stella as Daphne Conrad
· Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Powers Boothe as Lamar Wyatt
· Robert Ray Wisdom as Coleman Carlisle
CREW INFORMATION:
· Callie Khouri as CRTR/EP
· Dee Johnson as EP
· James Parriott as EP
· R.J. Cutler as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Steve Buchanan as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Lionsgate Television
· Opry Entertainment