‘Nashville’ Finds Huge Success for Debut on CMT

The hit drama television series, Nashville, may have traded over networks to find a new home, but the fans followed right along with the transition as the season five premiere found itself in good ratings.

With a total of 3.1 million viewers across two separate networks, the season premiere episode of the critically-acclaimed music drama made its way as the most-watched original cable television program of the night. The show also garnered the top position as the most-watched original show in CMT history, rooting itself with a strong fanbase for what lies ahead in this upcoming season.

Not only did the numbers add up to great success on the ratings, but Nashies went wild over the show’s return and made #NashvilleonCMT a trend on social media for more than four hours.

Following the comeback of the show to CMT, fans finally found out where all of the characters are headed for this next season. From finding out that a newly-paralyzed Juliette Barnes survived the plane crash to The Exes’ future career in a personal and professional regard on the line, it’s safe to say that season five holds quite the amount of thrilling storylines as well as cliffhanging adventures.

New episodes of Nashville will continue to air on CMT on Thursday nights at 9 p.m. ET, with access to previous episodes available to viewers on Hulu the following day.