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NASHVILLE
Air Date: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#219) "Crazy"
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MADDIE'S NEWS GOES VIRAL AND STIRS A MEDIA FRENZY, RAYNA GOES ON GMA TO MANAGE IT, AND SCARLETT'S MOTHER WREAKS HAVOC, ON "NASHVILLE"

"GMA" ANCHOR ROBIN ROBERTS AND CO-HOSTS OF "THE VIEW" GUEST STAR AS THEMSELVES

"Crazy" - Maddie's news goes viral and stirs a media frenzy including being a "Hot Topic" on "The View," and the real-life Ladies of "The View"- Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd, Jenny McCarthy and Barbara Walters guest-star as themselves. Rayna tries to manage the fallout by going on "Good Morning America" and real-life anchor Robin Roberts guest stars as herself. When Juliette faces more empty seats on her tour, she reaches out to Charlie Wentworth (Charlie Bewley) for a favor, and Scarlett's mother, Beverly (Dana Wheeler-Nicolson), surprises her daughter in San Francisco, but things do not go well, on "Nashville," APRIL 2 (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 Judith Hoag as Tandy Hampton, Chaley Rose as Zoey, Ed Amatrudo as Glenn Goodman, David Alford as Bucky Dawes, Will Chase as Luke Wheeler, Charlie Bewley as Charlie Wentworth, Dana Wheeler-Nicolson as Beverly O'Connor, and Lyle Friedrichs as Journalist.

"Crazy" was written by Debra Fordham and directed by Jean de Segonzac.

"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 in Fall 2015 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/10/12 - ???
STATUS:
returning this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
4 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2015-16 season (the show's fourth) on 5/7/15
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2015) "Nashville" is a family drama set against the backdrop of the Nashville music scene that follows one star at her peak and another on the rise. "Nashville" stars Connie Britton as Rayna Jaymes, Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes, Charles Esten as Deacon Claybourne, Eric Close as Teddy Conrad, Clare Bowen as Scarlett O'Connor, Jonathan Jackson as Avery Barkley, Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott, Chris Carmack as Will Lexington, Lennon Stella as Maddie Conrad, Maisy Stella as Daphne Conrad, Will Chase as Luke Wheeler and Oliver Hudson as Jeff Fordham. Executive producers are Dee Johnson, Callie Khouri and Steve Buchanan. "Nashville" is produced by Lionsgate, ABC Studios and Opry Entertainment.
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
· Oliver Hudson as Jeff Fordham
· Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott
· Will Chase as Luke Wheeler
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