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Topic: Nashville

Why CMT Picked Up Nashville From ABC, and When the Show Could Debut

Network president explains big swing

CMT president Brian Philips wasn't kidding when he told Adweek in March prior to his network's upfront presentation that the country-themed network's move into scripted series this year for the first time…

Nashville Will Move to CMT for Season 5 After ABC Gave It the Ax

Hulu gets exclusive streaming rights

Nashville is back from the dead. The Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere drama, which ABC canceled last month after four seasons, is moving to CMT for Season 5. CMT will air…

American Crime Story's Connie Britton Is Mystified by the Internet’s Obsession With Her Hair

And why she's afraid to watch Making a Murderer

Specs Age 48 Claim to fame Star of FX's American Crime Story (premieres Feb. 2) and ABC's Nashville (returns March 16) Base Los Angeles and Nashville Twitter @conniebritton Adweek: What's the first information you consume…

Q&A: How ESPN’s Michelle Beadle Deals With Twitter Trolls

And the athletes she thinks are killing it on social

Specs Age 39 Claim to fame ESPN reporter and co-host of SportsNation (weekdays on ESPN2) Base Los Angeles Twitter @MichelleDBeadle Adweek: What's the first information you consume in the morning? Michelle Beadle: The first thing I…

Sports Illustrated Is Unveiling Its Swimsuit Issue in a Not-So-Sunny Location

It's going to be a hot winter in Nashville

This year, Sports Illustrated is kicking off the biggest celebration yet for its annual Swimsuit Issue in a city that's not exactly synonymous with sun and sand: Nashville, Tenn. On Feb.…

ABC Re-Ups Paul Lee

Disney gives entertainment chief a vote of confidence

With just a month to go before it pitches its 2014-15 upfront slate, ABC has re-upped entertainment president Paul Lee. The genial Brit has signed a new multiyear deal with the…

Chicago P.D. Off to a Promising Start on NBC

A rare 10 p.m. win for broadcast

In a season marred by wholly forgettable 10 p.m. launches, NBC thus far is the only broadcaster showing signs of life in the final hour of prime time. The Peacock on…

CBS’ Intelligence Is the Season’s Most-Watched Premiere

Less encouraging results for ABC’s Killer Women

CBS could have a winner on its hands with its first midseason drama launch, while a solid performer in the Tuesday 10 p.m. slot continues to elude ABC. According to Nielsen…

FX Summons Up a Fourth Season of American Horror Story

Bewitching hit is slaying its broadcast competition

FX today announced it has ordered up a fourth batch of Ryan Murphy’s horror anthology series American Horror Story, signing on for 13 new episodes to air next fall. Jessica Lange…

Prime Time Ghost Town

Big Three draw record low ratings at 10 p.m.

It’s 10 p.m. … Do you know where your viewers are? If you program a broadcast television network, there’s a good chance they’ve either flipped to a cable channel or…

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