Aired 5 years ago - May 14, 2014
As Will Lexington’s album climbs the chart with the help of Jeff Fordham’s deep pockets, Rayna enlists Teddy’s help to plan a huge, free concert at LP Field to draw attention to her Highway 65 debut. She will perform with Luke Wheeler and duet with
Juliette before thousands of fans. Zoey, Avery and Gunnar rock out at a benefit for Deacon’s favorite charity, Sober House, and Avery plans to serenade Juliette with a song he wrote for her. But when he attempts to sing it, he doesn’t understand why she is not present, and Scarlett makes a decision about her future in Nashville.
- Morning, Will.
Oh, Gunnar, this is beautiful.
Maybe it's... For the best, you know?
going up against a-a
legend like Rayna Jaymes.
He wants a war? He'll get a war.
- Get the team facebooking and tweeting.
You are not big enough to
service an artist like me.
I mean, it's pretty crowded.
She's probably somewhere.
No, not yet.
I also got my daughter,
Maddie, who's helped me...
You show up drunk to a
recovery event, Juliette?
all those girls screaming
at the cumulus concert...
Not Jeff. Jeff doesn't.
But everybody else does.
Well, I think that it helps that
will and I have the same dream.
Because it's true, and
you know it. I love you.
There is a place for principles
and ethics and all of that,
and they don't think it's a
good idea because I'm too young.
Oh. Well, he gave me this to give to you.
It's just the pressure, you know?
but then it would make me feel
like I was just basically...
No. No. We're gonna go up there
and do exactly what you said
You got your talent. No one's
gonna take that away from you.
Well, if I'm not, I wasted a lot of beer.
that you would do me the great honor...
I don't want to propose and run,
It took me years to realize that...
She gave me this.
♪ It ain't yours to
throw away ♪
♪ away ♪
Aired 5 years ago - May 07, 2014
Rayna organizes a charity concert at Fort Campbell after finding out Luke has been injured in Afghanistan, forcing him to cut his tour short. Deacon and Maddie are brought closer together as they chart a new course for their future. Teddy is
beginning to feel like his family is slipping further and further away from him. Juliette is racked with guilt knowing that her back is against the wall after Jeff threatens to go to Avery with the truth. Gunnar is feeling pressure to reveal a secret about Juliette to Avery until Zoey urges him that his professional and private life should be kept separate. And Will and Layla begin shooting their new reality series.
No! I mean, would you want to know?
to spend just a little bit more time
I was here last night, too.
I just don't know when right now.
Are you ready to be your sweet self?
♪ then I was loved by you ♪
Terrific meeting. Thanks
so much for coming by.
He's... he's really a...
What in the world is this you are studying?
Do you... Smell smo...
Hey, you know what?
Very, very drunk.
What, you think some
empty patriotic gesture
So, are they coming home tonight, then?
even if you and my mom weren't together.
- How are y'all doing?
- Hey, buddy, how you doing?
What... I don't...
I think she would be a great
addition to this lineup.
I mean, I'm happy you are, but...
Truth is, I was on the road to hell.
And I'm gonna have to live with that.
If you ever want to get it
right, I can work you out.
was that, uh, I can be a stubborn cuss.
You know? Have some... some bro time.
but the reality of it is,
I'm gonna be working with her.
Yeah, well, even I can admit
to being an ass sometimes.
Well, I'm sorry for being a jerk.
you two will always be
the Conrad sisters, okay?
Yeah, well, they still bug me.
Well, hold on to him,
♪ I can live on my prayers ♪
♪ I got a whole lot more
than a little bit left ♪
♪ come hell, come high water ♪
We have got a big surprise for y'all.
There's nothing left for me here, really.
Hey, it's Tony.
♪ gotta be somethin' we
can get into downtown ♪
And you were there for all of it. I just...
Aired 5 years ago - Apr 30, 2014
Scarlett’s breakdown is driving everyone to point fingers at who might be responsible for her condition. Deacon is blaming Rayna for pushing her too fast, Rayna is blaming Juliette and for forcing her on stage and Beverly thinks Rayna is only
interested in seeing her label succeed. It always feels like everyone has an axe to grind with Juliette so she turns to Avery, only to find him preoccupied with Scarlett. During her moment of weakness, she is driven right into the hands of her nemesis. Meanwhile, Layla tries to convince Will to join her in a reality show.
- That was great, babe.
Reality TV can be a nightmare,
I know that you probably get
Actually, Maddie's Deacon's daughter.
You look exhausted. Can I
get you something to eat?
You're okay. Don't fight it.
figure out what triggered this,
how long it's been going on.
I know, but you had a lot
of alcohol in your system.
I know, but, honey,
The pills, you know, the drinking.
than sitting here wondering about it.
It's your fault I'm here.
was starting to sound like yelling.
And anything else is just
you trying to rewrite history.
- and then Scarlett followed you down here.
- That's my fault? That's my...
To do what?
Is that what you want to hear?
You can go shove it.
But it's not about us anymore.
You in the mood for something like this?
I can't do this tonight.
and especially when
it's your first time out,
She hits the road, you guys
get a ton of free pub out of it.
You get it? All right.
'Cause I'd like to maintain
some plausible deniability here.
Tell me what I did to
make you so angry with me.
She sounds just like me... blaming you
♪ and God gave you something special? ♪
You got a permanent piece
of my heart, Scarlett.
You've got a great future ahead of you.
No. I don't need a pity
date or a babysitter, okay?
so I'm leaving.
Aired 5 years ago - Apr 02, 2014
Maddie’s news goes viral and stirs a media frenzy including being a "Hot Topic" on "The View." 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 for a favor, and Scarlett’s mother, Beverly surprises her daughter in San Francisco.
Better than Portland.
Wha... what are you doing here?
Well, you didn't tell me the
two of you were back together.
Point is, it's out there, and
we're gonna have to fix it, okay?
We need to celebrate.
It's a necessity. Come on. Trust me.
Are you in the business?
and Glenn came up with an idea.
This explains why he
wasn't answering his phone.
- and just trashed the place, too, really?
- I'm redecorating.
Because the entire world
knows about our daughter.
and put this to an end.
Acknowledge something. Apologize.
I should've just let
you get the motorcycle.
Mark Rutman over here at the Marcy lounge.
♪ We both know we can't take no more ♪
and there's no way in hell that
I am just gonna step aside here!
It wasn't my secret to tell.
- I think you could get a lot of attention.
♪ because your good
girl's gonna go bad ♪
I just wanted to show you
how it was done, honey.
♪ I lay low ♪
♪ She told me twice,
oh, her good advice ♪
♪ And they crumble into
dust when they're held ♪
♪ Ooooooh, oooh-oooooh ♪
You think your childhood
was such a tragedy?
Of course I do, Daphne. I am your sister.
♪ Still sitting on Daphne's bed ♪
♪ You're my sweetheart ♪
maybe meet with a couple
of Jackie's connections,
Can I talk to you a minute?
Excuse me. Y'all got another chair?
Uh, that's actually probably
too nice a word for it.
She is an exceptional young lady,
Again, thanks so much for being here.
Aired 5 years ago - Mar 26, 2014
Rayna plays a mini-set on Luke’s tour, and her girls meet his son, Colt, a moody teenager who has a big social media following. Juliette’s growing jealous of Avery’s connection to Scarlett and takes it out on her while they tour together to help
raise awareness of Highway 65. Will and Layla make a plan that Gunnar refuses to support, and Teddy forbids Maddie from attending Deacon’s latest concert.
Yep. It's the name of the game.
Uh, just the one. Sage
has a recital back home.
Well, honestly, I was hoping
for some Rayna Jaymes fans.
Thank you, dad.
once you've actually
raised a child for 14 years.
But, you know, she's our daughter.
Yeah. Come here.
You have a big show tomorrow night.
♪ Don't you bring your fire near me ♪
♪ When I threw it
back, it poisoned me ♪
She's my girl. And I'm not
interested in any others.
♪ Follow me down ♪
Are you kidding me? It was amazing.
You got a lot of talk
about "I got your back."
Oh, well, that's the first sensible thing
Your dad tells me you like to deejay.
We'll do it tonight.
♪ I will
bend and I will sway ♪
- So trust me, it's... it'll be epic.
- Amazing. That's awesome.
- turned out to be overrated, huh?
- All you do is just talk.
Our show last night... not one review.
While you've been stuck in
your little producer bubble,
No. It's just on my homepage.
She gonna sing or teach a geography lesson?
♪ I just can't seem to help myself ♪
♪ Falling, falling ♪
he thinks that somehow that makes him cool.
when you're grounded and stuff like that.
And this next fella, your hometown boy,
♪ Like dominoes ready to fall ♪
It is the truth, but it's your truth.
♪ Yeah, it's on tonight,
gettin' down with it ♪
All right! Thank you!
just so you could keep an eye on us.
Do me a favor and fire
me, 'cause I want out!
It's his daughter.
Aired 5 years ago - Mar 12, 2014
Juliette has a design on how she would like to announce her new deal with Highway 65, however, Rayna has a calculated roll out plan in mind. Juliette’s emotions get the best of her at a label party when she starts to feel that she is being upstaged
by Rayna’s up-and-coming talent. Luke offers Deacon an opportunity of a lifetime though he finds the excitement short-lived after noticing Megan’s strange behavior. Teddy is at odds with Maddie when he finds out she is fixated with her music, and Will is concerned about his past catching up with him so he makes Layla an offer she can’t refuse.
Music isn't a hobby to me!
Look, I've done the band thing before.
- Also CFO of Highway 65.
And you're still touring, right?
Look, I'll drop Will from my tour,
Well, you're welcome to come.
- See you later.
- See you.
We don't need anything like this, okay?
as soon as Edgehill finds a way
to give it some positive spin.
Hot off the presses.
Now, if you'll excuse me, I'm quite busy.
let me know if you're still coming
to the party with me tonight.
No. No. I... you're great.
So cool that you're,
like, on the radio now.
- How you been?
- This is a nice surprise.
And I like to sing, so
why not get paid for it?
because Brent has an amazing idea.
And then I'll be right with you.
What are you doing?
And you're also old enough
to stay home by yourself
and camp out in your office to see you.
I'm so glad to see you.
Yeah, you know what? Maybe I will do that.
It's a van tour. You remember those.
I mean, let me tell you...
Without even discussing it with me?
Not "y'all"... just that
one. No horses for me.
when it comes to the
priorities of this label.
He doesn't like it when
you use his elliptical.
What are we gonna do?
What are you doing here?
Look, since this is gonna
be a problem between us,
Please don't tell me "I told you so."
just go off on your tour
and have a great time,
It won't be long before
the rumors get to Jeff.
Aired 5 years ago - Mar 05, 2014
After performing her manifesto song at her Opry induction, major pop labels are vying to sign Juliette, overwhelming Avery, who can barely afford to take her to dinner. Rayna has major money troubles of her own, since Tandy’s been bouncing checks
around town for Highway 65, affecting Rayna’s ability to sign new artists. Deacon finds that life on the road is filled with temptation when he runs into an old friend, Ruth Bennett at an AA meeting, and Scarlett becomes more enmeshed with Liam.
with two other former contestants.
Wow. It's from Edgehill.
Yeah, well, it's not cheap, either.
♪ Come find me ♪
So sorry about that. My
bookkeeper had a bad day.
But Liam's helping me make a great album.
Right. Okay, well, would
you please tell Mr. Fordham
Oh, I am. I just dropped
by for my giant paycheck.
because that is a nice bottle of champagne.
Apparently, she miscarried before...
and did a little duet
with her there, right?
But you know what? I'm just
gonna cut to the chase, okay?
realizing the error of my ways.
It's kind of a personal question,
So what happened?
I used to come up here all
the time after John died.
wherever it is you can find some peace.
It includes $250,000 for you to produce.
It kind of happened,
okay? I didn't plan this.
Her 15 minutes are up.
so that we don't bleed the company dry.
Okay, we can change the way
that we do things in this family.
without having a huge
band fight and breaking up?
but I... Try to avoid bars, you know.
If things don't work out,
you know where to find me.
♪ Was stand up straight
and try to love you ♪
Well, they're paintings.
And I hope you know you can trust me.
Maybe you can maybe you can teach me.
Aired 5 years ago - Feb 26, 2014
Juliette’s new song, “Don’t Put Dirt on My Grave Just Yet,” catches the ear of a high-powered, hit-making producer, Howie V. He wants to make her a superstar and brings her to Los Angeles to record, but marginalizes Glenn in the process. Meanwhile,
Rayna takes charge with stoicism in the aftermath of recent events, and Scarlett feels lost and alone but finds Liam to be a receptive confidante.
and, of course, her many
but you guys were... you know.
I know. I'm sorry. I-I-I
wanted to call you back.
I wanted to tell you first.
I know, honey, but he'd been through a lot,
now that you broke up with country music.
I show you that bigger is
definitely better... my treat.
♪ Under the downtown neon lights ♪
Oh, we were just working out
the kinks on a new song of mine.
I'll be right back.
made some calls, and, you know,
but after being transferred
to Vanderbilt Medical,
I-I know it won't bring Peggy back,
♪ I thought things
couldn't get much worse ♪
♪ I got a whole lot more
than a little bit left ♪
and not offer a lot in return.
Look, um, I thought we'd
start off with "Like New."
Babe, I'm not letting you come
back from Australia for this.
Yeah. Of course I'll be
there. I wouldn't miss it.
♪ And the dark side of the moon ♪
we got to start thinking
bigger than Nashville, right?
I wouldn't have it any other way.
Take five for touch-ups.
- It's good.
- All right.
in the last couple days,
but... He was still our father.
Oh, I'll bet. You've been
working such crazy hours.
You had such a big voice for
someone so young, remember?
So, um, Lamar's, uh, funeral is tomorrow,
there's a few folks here
that, uh, I wanted to thank.
I'd like to take these instruments,
Please. I was there.
The girls keep asking
why aunt Tandy moved out.
Let us say our final goodbyes.
Aired 5 years ago - Feb 05, 2014
Rayna welcomes an exonerated Lamar home from prison but Tandy is suspiciously aloof. When Rayna confronts her, Tandy unloads her suspicions about their father. Juliette hides out at Avery’s house, avoiding the fan backlash and enjoying their new
relationship. But when Deacon hires Avery to be his engineer for his upcoming recording of a live concert at the Bluebird, Juliette is home alone and not loving it. Meanwhile, Scarlett is fired up with creativity and pills.
- Yeah. Fingers crossed.
but our father is coming home from prison.
I wrote it after the whole Brent thing.
Mm, sorry. Got to be at work.
Well, you know, he's lost weight.
Well, why don't we get inside
where it's nice and warm?
♪ just listen to that
little bluebird sing ♪
I had to microwave it. I
couldn't find your toaster.
- How was errand running?
before you get too close to him.
Come on, Will, some of
those songs are great.
So, suddenly it's so important to you
I hired a private
investigator to look into it.
he's the reason you've been staying out
♪ and there's a difference
between the two ♪
I just feel like...
One of the other partners is
taking over the Stoffel case.
- Jeff just fired me.
- Wait. What?
But you just lost your
biggest ally at Edgehill.
and I'm not gonna let
anybody get in my way.
All right, well...
But is sitting around
in Nashville any better?
I'm just gonna... not play the first one.
♪ ain't nothing here to figure out ♪
No, you were right.
I'd like to do this first one for her.
♪ no measure of you and me ♪
♪ to you ♪
Maybe this is a blessing
that it's out in the open.
- from me or anyone else!
- You're not even denying this!
♪ if I never did nothing,
then nothing could wrong ♪
♪ I don't have to be
the way I've been and ♪
You just keep saying what you believe,
Aired 5 years ago - Jan 29, 2014
Jeff is expecting Juliette to formally apologize for her behavior during her Grand Ole Opry ceremony, but at the last minute she has a change of heart and decides to standby the choices she's made. Luke introduces Rayna to a power player that could
help her get her distribution deal off the ground, and then surprises her with a NASCAR that is wrapped in Rayna Jayme's graphics. Deacon is discovering his record deal might not be what he expected and Scarlett's collaboration with Liam gets off to a rocky start. Will and Layla discover they aren't all that different and find comfort in one another's company and Teddy will stop at nothing to reveal Lamar's connection to Peggy's death.
Come on, man... you got to
have a little bit of time...
I got the other partners to agree
Thank you. The feeling is mutual.
you can still buy CDs these days.
I really am sorry about Peggy,
our first appearance in
front of the press together.
if you want to be taken seriously in this town,
and... and then we did the song and then...
Is there even an audience out there?
of Rayna Jaymes and Deacon Claybourne,
♪ I'm talkin' whiskey
slammin', dirty dancin' ♪
Except inside every nice person I ever met,
So are you.
on behalf of the entire Opry family.
and told you to shove that
teleprompter right up your ass.
♪ oh, so don't put dirt on my grave just yet ♪
I used to tell myself, "hey, she's an artist."
What about this part here?
and the horses calmed her down.
- Thank you, sir.
- All right.
Rule number 3... don't mix business with pleasure.
Uh, look, I know you're not
the biggest fan of Layla's,
Because of Lamar Wyatt, my wife is dead.
and 'cause y'all have been so sweet to me
- What is it?
- It's nothing.
I applied to Harvard because
that's what they wanted.
Come on. You'll find your way.
- Thank you.
- That is very sweet.
is out of the Juliette Barnes business.
Glenn, have some pride.
It... it's not fun being Juliette Barnes anymore.
Like I'm gonna be something after all these years.
♪ and leave me cold in another house on fire ♪
♪ I'm not under your spe-e-e-e-e-e-ll ♪
Aired 5 years ago - Jan 22, 2014
Scarlett's career is on fire as she sings "Free" in concert with Zac Brown, but the demands of fame are burning her out. Rayna asks Deacon to help write a much-needed hit for her new album, and it's like old times--perhaps too much. Concert venues
are dropping from Juliette's tour and Jeff, her label head, is furious, and Zoey is bruised by Gunnar's inattention when he gets an invitation to co-write from Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts.
to listen to any of
those demos I sent over?
I-I talked to, um, uh,
Kelly Clarkson's people
Well, are you all right?
The company owner would rather not.
♪ Of silence that rains upon my roof ♪
by, you know... All those press people...
You can't get a better
one with another label?
for the "Ball and Chain" number-one party.
And you're annoyed?
have canceled concert dates...
that our stocks have taken a huge hit.
And him... for forgiveness.
Hold on just a second.
She's in her bedroom.
It's really nice to meet you, Mr. Martin.
But y-you're gonna be able to
go to the party, though, right?
Why? 'Cause I drowned my sorrows?
Yeah, that and a couple bucks
will get you a cup of coffee.
♪ to take a slow ride ♪ slow ride
♪ see that old "baby"
Oh, good. So, are you gonna go?
Yeah, of course.
You know, any songwriter I
know would understand that.
Hey, let's get a shot of
Luke and Rayna together.
No. I'm fully aware Stoffel...
- I'll be right back.
- Come on.
We're done. We are a celebrity couple.
♪ been singin' 'em way too long ♪
I mean... All I felt was the music.
Hey, you got to make
it right with your girl.
but you're... Kind of starting out.
But that is nothing like
what I have with you.
All right, next time you
want me to meet your friends,
I don't think we should.
but he did talk business
from time to time at dinner,
Aired 5 years ago - Jan 15, 2014
In The Aftermath of the death of someone in their circle, lives are changed forever in the world of "Nashville," and a new mystery arises. Kelly Clarkson guest stars as herself and makes Gunnar and Scarlett a once-in-a-lifetime offer. Juliette's
reputation takes another body blow as creative video editing seems to show her proclaiming there is no God, further fueling her detractors. Rayna's bought herself out of Edgehill, but the the pressure to succeed is greater than ever, and Deacon struggles to write during his sobriety and relative stability and finds help from Maddie and Daphne.
You're late, and where's
my nonfat latte, Emily?
- Talk to his roommate at all?
- No, I haven't really met his roommate.
My partners are gonna be back next
week, just for a couple of days.
Uh, he had a radio interview
- I'm so sorry I couldn't pick you up.
- Oh, no. Mnh-mnh.
Oh, my goodness.
All right, well,
and what single
we're gonna use.
Season 2, Episode 11
"I'll Keep Climbing"
What's this crap?
- Ohh. Ohh.
I've been driving all over this
damn mountain trying to find you.
He's... not here.
If it's not about me winning another
award, I do not want to hear about it.
♪ Georgia, Alabama,
Mississippi, Louisiana ♪
- I really do.
- Us, too.
and we weren't thinking about
any of that stuff, which is true.
all this niceness...
it's the 21st century.
in I don't think how long, so...
That doesn't make sense.
Fantastic, 'cause I set up a meeting
with the partners in two days.
You didn't say
and because if this does not
go away, our tour will.
♪ But I feel it ♪
That would be... amazing.
where we can write
I was worried sick.
And I have to tell you, the consensus
across the board is that...
If anything goes wrong with
this album or with this label,
You don't turn up
at somebody's house at 2:00 A.M.
I was gonna say "jerk,"
but... yeah. That.
Heartache. And right
now I'm just...
When those protestors were screaming
horrible things about her mother,
Yeah, but did you her the latest
Juliette Barnes thing?
Aired 6 years ago - Dec 11, 2013
Juliette is the main act at Teddy’s first annual Music City Festival, but the blowback by the fans and press over the Wentworths throws her for a loop and drags down the event. She demands that Glenn find out who leaked career-killing gossip to the
tabloids so she can get ahead of the bad press by calling them out. Rayna is determined to buy herself out of her Edgehill contract once and for all, even though Tandy and Luke counsel otherwise. Should she risk all her assets on Highway 65? Deacon and Gunnar find themselves marginalized at the Festival and team up to to put on an unauthorized show, and Scarlett is freezing out Zoey and Gunnar but drawing closer to Avery.
It looks good.
Excited to see you out there.
Not Jeff. Somebody else just
playing personal politics.
Why do you care so much?
but... I really missed you
and you're you, and... look, even though
- and try to release that album.
- You wanna meet me,
Okay, those masters do not belong to you.
Well, you have yourself. You have Scarlett.
we need a lot more than $3 million.
I want to be out front a little bit.
O.M.G., is that Layla Grant?
music city music festival.
Right. But my family is giving me pressure.
I just meant that it must be hard...
I mean, of all the times,
you decide not to weigh in?
you handle yours.
They take care of all the business crap
I mean, I could, you know, help you invest,
I'm telling you, in can feel it in my gut.
Can we go?
Deacon is playing here tonight.
♪ what if I was willing? ♪
even though you're the
only part of my childhood
to know why I wanna make
these changes to your album.
♪ where trouble is ♪
everything you made on tour
with Juliette last year,
No. Mom, I really want to go
and see Deacon perform tonight.
Did you love him?
My best friend just broke up with me.
I know that's not what we discussed,
- I would never...
- Juliette Barnes might not be perfect,
♪ I oughta be a little more careful ♪
Even with everything
you and I went through,
I love you.
- It's Megan.
- Oh, take it.
I've made millions before,
and I'm gonna do it again.
Yeah, I'll see you.
♪ I just can't get it ♪
Aired 6 years ago - Dec 04, 2013
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.
Can I take guitar lessons with Deacon?
Where are you?
Okay, this is seriously weird.
to try to keep 'em apart forever either.
- Layla and will.
Come on. Get in here! Put your hands up!
That's why I haven't wanted
you to come and visit me.
Is to see my granddaughters again...
- Uh, I've got a really quick rehearsal
Well, I'm not exactly champing at the bit
No guitar windmills,
long enough to record an album.
- Hey. How you doin'?
- Hey. Great.
and then... It's just gone.
This is the lounge. So what do you think?
I mean, honestly, I don't
know if we're a thing.
Like... like me.
- Ugh, what a waste.
- I'm sorry?
Um... Juliette, I'm... I'm really sorry
It's good for you.
Are you telling me this
because you are actually
Do you work for... her, or you work for me?
- We saved you a spot up front.
- Oh... good.
Layla's just a pale imitation.
♪ I have a life that's good
why she's calling me and
not the man who raised her!
I just wanted to come up
here on stage and sing a song
and make friends.
She's Deacon's daughter.
He sure as hell ain't gonna stop it.
Maybe I just shouldn't
see either of them anymore.
Yeah, I've been thinking the same thing.
Everyone just thinks she is so perfect
who makes me feel like
the best version of myself.
of whether or not he's a flight risk.
Aired 6 years ago - Nov 20, 2013
Rayna joins Scarlett on the road for her first tour date with Luke Wheeler and is blindsided when Deacon confronts her about putting too much pressure on Scarlett too soon. Jeff goes to war against Rayna on control of the album she produced with
Liam, and Juliette makes a decision about Charlie Wentworth. Gunnar struggles to write a song for a major artist, and gets help from Scarlett-sparking an idea for Rayna that could potentially be liberating for her and life-changing for Gunnar.
And I have gotten no
details about this at all.
- to talk about the music festival.
- Tell them that I had to leave town early.
It's nice to see a friendly face.
This doesn't have
anything to do with daddy.
He's going to the Luke Wheeler concerts.
♪ 'Cause I know these dreams
I just don't want people
to keep interrupting.
Come back with a great hook for us, okay?
"Attract more flies... With honey."
deserve to know where they stand.
- Put your hands together...
I don't like your artist out there.
If you don't get back on the stage now,
and give her a nice, warm
welcome. Miss Scarlett o'Connor,
♪ Catch me if you can
Yeah. Well, I mean, not a threesome,
Baby, they don't even know you, all right,
I had people yell, "show
me your boobs" so much,
- I don't like that man.
- I don't like him either.
She's under our contract, and so are you,
It was great... Having you there.
He used to always say,
"steel is forged in the fire."
You're all just a bunch of
sick, narcissistic perverts.
Start to play...
Don't think I'd have the guts
to get back up there, though.
♪ Every time I turn my back ♪
I'll be damned.
and I'll come home right away.
That alone was worth the flight.
Well, I guess it just came
bubbling to the surface
Please put your hands together
for Ms. Scarlett o'Connor!
♪ If you wanna be my man
♪ That's what I had in mind
- they won't boo again.
Go fool 'em again.
wanna hear you sing just about as much
♪ But still you try
to keep me here, well ♪
So about that showcase you promised me.
♪ And what was right is wrong ♪
Aired 6 years ago - Nov 13, 2013
As Teddy’s wedding day nears, Maddie feels lost and tells Rayna she wants to get to know Deacon better, forcing Rayna to confront Deacon about stepping up to co-parent. Luke Wheeler commiserates with Rayna about the challenges of exes and parenting.
While on tour in Texas, Juliette angers a lecherous but very influential radio DJ who starts promoting Layla at Juliette’s expense. Deacon tries to find his way back to music and discovers an unexpected ally in Avery. While on a date with Layla, Will runs into Brent on a date with a new man, and Gunnar finds himself in a power position in his singing and songwriting.
Yeah, we met at the stockholder showcase.
or getting myself on a tour, or anything.
This is an amazing opportunity for you,
Well, I had a business
meeting here in Houston,
We've gotta move fast. I've
got a press thing in an hour.
I shouldn't have to bow down to anybody?
in front of a lot of important people.
Because if Maddie has
a relationship with him,
Oh. Well, I wasn't checking
up on you or anything.
I'd teach her a chord, and she'd give me
Yeah, it's... oh... I'm... what I...
Or better yet, you wanna
have a child out of wedlock?
is gonna be filled with
people that know you.
♪ oh, baby, I lost my mind ♪
- Who's this handsome fella?
Ah, thank you, Houston! I love y'all.
Come have some breakfast.
So you just smile and pretend
to help get me on a tour.
I could, uh... I could be
But believe me, I do.
700 acres, about 3
times more than I wanted.
he really knows how to get what he wants.
♪ I was told ♪
Nothing natural about this, all right?
I guess so.
Oh, it's an adjustment, I'll tell you that.
guitar hero, Rayna's side man.
That guy's not around anymore.
I thought maybe we'd do
things a little differently.
♪ I'd rather share it with you ♪
♪ I'm havin' a ball ♪
and moving on with our lives,
Hell, no. Come on.
You know, if we keep asking
for the same nights off of work,
Avery Barkley, start this off for me.
♪ Yes, it's true ♪
Yeah. The Wentworths... they love me.
Aired 6 years ago - Oct 30, 2013
Rayna sets the record straight on all things personal and professional in a candid interview with ABC News’ Robin Roberts. Determined to be her own boss, Rayna attends the Belle Meade Polo Match to seek out investors for her own label, Highway 65,
but is surprised by the reaction from Nashville’s elite. Meanwhile, Juliette, who is also at the event, runs into Charlie Wentworth, and Luke Wheeler and Deacon have an awkward encounter. With her life about to change dramatically, Scarlett leans on Avery for advice, and Teddy announces to the press that he and Peggy are getting married.
get you a fanbase before you
even step into the studio.
Scarlett's still such an unknown quantity.
I guess I've finally arrived.
- But he's your father-in-law. Surely...
- Ex father-in-law.
Yeah, you know, I was...
You sounded kinda rattled on the phone.
You know, I really...
Oh, honey. I have lived my entire life
- Oh! Love to.
- She would love to.
Oh, my gosh! Juliette Barnes.
- Of course.
- What is wrong with you?
I saw a few years back.
Though my C.O.O. Tells me
Oh, yes, spending the day with your wife
The girl code, you know,
but, um, I'm just excited
about getting into business,
'Cause if anybody knows your
dad's dirty little secrets,
married to a beautiful, wonderful wife.
the game's about to start.
- That's true.
Oh. Well, that make sense. He's the mayor.
- to be there for you and the girls.
- I know you have.
and then after college,
we were still dating.
'cause I annihilated you.
but... I'm still tryin'.
- I'll get you another drink.
♪ I'm seeing flashbacks ♪
♪ Hypnotizing ♪
especially since you
know the entire history
Hey, listen, honey, this is your night.
She is incredible.
I get it.
I'm a star about to go on tour.
♪ I never learn ♪
Aired 6 years ago - Oct 23, 2013
In advance of a benefit concert starring all of Edgehill’s best acts, Label head Jeff Fordham demands that his new artists sell themselves as hot, sexy personas—which is a major struggle for Scarlett, and Layla knows it. Since Rayna is unsure about
her future as a singer, she plots to buy out Edgehill’s rights to her music, and Gunnar and Avery decide to record new songs with Zoey, Scarlett’s best friend. However, by the end of the concert night, nothing will be the same.
comes across as folksy, but
when the camera's on you,
You mean your little spot on my big tour?
Steve Buchanan and Pete Fisher...
"Before all the goodwill from the fans
sold-out stadium tours.
Yeah, just... Give me one second.
you cannot speak to anyone,
including your sister,
A family business may
not be such a bad idea.
♪ So come a little bit closer
You know, complements us.
but I'm always checking
auctions and estate sales
Used to be.
We're already looking at
artists from other labels
Hey, how about that Avery
kid? You want him in the band?
as a corporate sponsor for it.
Getting along a whole lot better, but...
You always want to be a singer?
Just be yourself.
It takes two people to end a relationship.
Going to meetings, you know,
and a lot of physical therapy.
You can be the music director.
♪ Yeah, yeah, yeah
I'm gonna go get ready.
♪ Don't you wanna be my girl?
♪ Oh ♪ Baby, let's go
but I did get to meet her one
time when I was really small
There's more than just press here.
What's going on?
I know you did something to mess with her.
♪ My peace of mind
Uh, first off, uh, I think we should all
Come on. What do you
say? You wanna hear it?
♪ Saved me
♪ That only you know
conspiracy, bribery, and extortion.
♪ Yeah, broken hearts
Well, whether or not you guys
are in an actual relationship,
What a great event.
I'm not doing a comeback album.
- Hey, um, you can't go out that way.
Aired 6 years ago - Oct 16, 2013
Rayna leaves Juliette in a lurch when she decides she needs to cancel the remainder of the tour. Teddy proposes to Peggy and asks her to be discreet around the girls, but when Maddie sees her grandmother's ring hanging from Peggy's neck, the charade
is up. She is confused and hurt and finds herself turning to an unlikely friend. Tandy uncovers more troubling information about Rayna and her mother's death, but her attempt to share the discovery with Rayna is hijacked by Maddie's reaction to Teddy and Peggy's engagement. Deacon discovers that he has more in common with Megan than just his case.
Oh, yeah, yeah. Sure, no problem.
Even though my father
trashed the Conrad name
That's it, give me that lady-killer smile.
Reminds me of a young Juliette Barnes.
* It's the new black *
I just wanted to make sure you got it.
fighting that same night.
and returned my calls.
and poking you, and...
Make it my first single.
Well, thank you, darling.
Thank you so much.
Marshall was just trying to fix
You got no chance of selling out arenas
I love you, darling, and I miss you.
And yet you still can't cut a steak?
- Oh, Rayna.
- Hey. Picture.
Nothing's ever the way
you say it's gonna be.
- Don't call me that.
- Maddie, settle down.
when, uh, he was killed.
To... stop hating him, I had to know him,
And he tried to kiss you,
and you completely freaked out
Where were you? You were in... Louisville?
♪ And you wouldn't understand it ♪
What is it? What are you saying?
- I have to tell you something.
it makes it more difficult to pinpoint.
Luke's the biggest act in
country music right now.
Sorry. Never mind.
- That's it?
- Yeah, you win.
Can I just have one... Just
one minute? Okay, I'm s...
I just kept walking and walking,
* Come see about me *
if you're okay.
I mean, I don't know, but...
Deacon wrote "A Life That's Good"
And I really hope that you'll...
Okay. Look, um..
Payoffs, illegal contributions,
Aired 6 years ago - Oct 09, 2013
Rayna's divorce from Teddy is final as each embarks on a new path that brings them back to some familiar territory. Liam returns to help Rayna complete her album, and Peggy engages in a plan to win Teddy back. Juliette takes a high-paying private
gig at a billionaire couple's anniversary party, but she soon discovers her host is interested in more than just her musical abilities. Deacon's troubled past with his own father casts a shadow over his impending relationship with Maddie, and Will and Scarlett undergo makeovers for the Stockholders Showcase.
You obviously have your priorities.
at their estate in Maryland.
No. He sent me flowers
while I was in the hospital,
- There she is.
you and I can go and take
advantage of the situation,
If I want your opinion, Will, I will...
Yeah, uh, look who I ran into at the door.
but... I love being pregnant with our baby.
And the drug dealers.
You, uh, would you tune it for me?
and I got these fancy clothes, but, uh,
may have arisen over the handling of Will,
Um, I thought Juliette was singing.
I'm sitting here and the pain
is about to kill me, all right?
I'm just talking about playing it once.
Mm, don't worry about it. You
know, I'm gonna call him right now.
and that makes me extremely happy.
My stage is your stage...
Literally... your stage.
I wish for her she'd
never found out about me.
I appreciate the choices
you made back then.
is a little bit busy for my taste.
How bad is it?
No, I lied.
Not so much for me, but for her.
♪ I'm gonna see, I'm gonna be ♪
♪ I'm gonna see, I'm gonna be ♪
♪ where trouble is
Come on. Come on, come on.
I already made your afternoon.
And now, ladies and gentlemen,
♪ What if you wanted to feel alive ♪
He paid for this whole thing.
- or anything but yourself.
So would you please help me
to welcome up to the stage
♪ but it was more than I could stand ♪
♪ waitin' on a broken heart
Whatever it was, I guess
he didn't care much for it
He started just whippin' her.
Aired 6 years ago - Oct 02, 2013
Edgehill has appointed a new chief, Jeff Fordham. He’s powerful, sexy and on a mission to place the label back on top. That means it’s time to reveal his vision for the future. The question is -- who will be part of it? Rayna has returned from her
hiatus and the plan includes her own label, with Will and Scarlett attached. Though Jeff seems supportive, he has a different agenda. Juliette meets with the chief to discuss her new mature sound and look. She details her passion to grow and her natural desire to be taken more seriously as an artist. Jeff could care less. In the meantime, a reality show vixen is the talk of the town and posing a new threat to Juliette’s career.
- Uh, well...
- I can't believe they sold Edgehill.
Let's get Scarlett and Will,
make it a family affair.
I don't suppose you wanna
Her audience is growing up with her.
There is no way you just
got out of the hospital
And I'm not sure that
you have met my manager...
at the future of Edgehill right now.
Well, she said it
doesn't bother her, but...
♪ these tears of mine
See, here's the thing, Will...
my dad isn't even my dad.
Don't read too much into it.
Oh, no, it's good. Buck's here.
I told you I wasn't going to the doctor's.
♪ When I want a beer
Look, man, I'm not the guy to help you
Well, my lawyers... plural...
Don't see it that way.
She... she lived two trailers down from us.
Ladies, we're good. We're good. Thank you.
you're the future of country music.
and really know who you are,
I might actually lose one of my artists.
Well, yeah, but with injuries like these,
Tandy could come stay, help us out.
I just don't think it'd
be the right thing to do.
Maddie Conrad is my daughter.
♪ Mexican wind
♪ of the Rio Grande
You know, you don't have
to tell your sad story
Hey, man, that song... way better
Rayna! Hey, hey! I'm so glad you made it.
- Thank you.
- You're welcome.
You do know that, right?
Aired 6 years ago - Sep 25, 2013
After the crash, Rayna is in a coma and Deacon is left to wait on his pending jail sentence. Teddy is still shell-shocked about Peggy's pregnancy and struggles to understand where he belongs... Is it by Rayna's side with his daughters? Meanwhile,
Maddie grapples with the revelation that Deacon is her father and, feeling alone, turns to Juliette, unwittingly revealing the details of what happened before the traumatic crash. And Gunnar and Scarlett's relationship becomes even more complicated after the proposal, so they turn to their friends, Will and Zoey, for support.
is staying at the top of the charts.
Right this way.
♪ And I'll find you there
by the great big lake ♪
♪ In uncharted hemispheres
No. The more, the merrier. Yeah.
fans have been drawn here
to Nashville, along with...
All right, guys,
It would be a loan, and I
would pay you back every penny,
So you're not "the best damn
songwriter in Nashville"?
I already have a family, Peggy.
I just thought you wouldn't
be coming in till later,
when it happened.
Why don't you tell me what happened?
Um, they're bringing her
out for a few minutes,
Have you experienced any morning sickness?
Before I do this next song,
but until she does, I'd like
to continue her tradition,
♪ I'm gonna show you
how the west was won ♪
♪ It was a knockdown
So I wanna do something about that.
but if he loved her so
much, how could he do this?
What's because of you?
So turn that junk off and
let's get through this shift
and we'd just lay there on the floor
who doesn't want to help himself.
She was the one behind the wheel.
I'm not like you.
Yeah, of course.
or be singing anywhere, even,
♪ And still I can't give in
♪ The time to go has come and gone ♪
Nice job, Gunnar.