DESCRIPTION: (from CMT's press release, August 2016) Produced by Lionsgate, ABC Studios and Opry Entertainment, "Nashville" makes its triumphant season five debut on CMT with Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz (the creators of "Thirtysomething") at the helm, returning with a special two-hour premiere on Thursday, January 5 at 9pm ET/PT. Long-time SVOD partner Hulu will continue to bring fans new episodes of "Nashville" by making them available to stream the day after they air on CMT at http://www.hulu.com/nashville. The fourth season of "Nashville" attracted more than 8 million weekly viewers across all platforms and ranks as one of television's most DVR'd series. The series is particularly strong with women 18-34. Out of more than 180 broadcast dramas since Fall 2012, "Nashville" ranks in the top 20. Nashville is executive produced by Marshall Herskovitz, Ed Zwick, Steve Buchanan and Callie Khouri. Jayson Dinsmore and Morgan Selzer executive produce for CMT.