Nashville Exclusive: Stars Credit #BringBackNashville Movement with CMT Revival

It looks like the stars of Nashville are settling nicely into their new home on CMT.

In a new promotional video, Connie BrittonCharles EstenSam Palladio (who looks like he wandered in off the set of Downton Abbey-- but don't worry, it's for a music video) and more of the show's stars share their experiences rallying together with the its dedicated fan base to #BringBackNashville. Partially as a result of fans' posts on social media, the show was resurrected by CMT in partnership with Hulu and producers Lionsgate, ABC Studios and Opry Entertainment, after being canceled by ABC earlier this year.

"To see what the fans did to bring Nashville back was really moving, and it makes us just feel really grateful and also really like we want to do this justice," Britton says in the video, exclusive to "We want to bring you the best that we can bring you."

Nashville returns with a two-hour Season 5 premiere on Thursday, Jan. 5 at 9/8c on CMT. New episodes will be available on Hulu the day after they air.


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