Country music drama to air on More 4 channel
Callie Khouri who also produces with R.J. Cutler, Dee Johnson, Steve Buchanan and Connie Britton. The series stars Connie Britton as Rayna James, a country music superstar whose star is beginning to fade, and Hayden Panettiere (“Heroes”) as rising teen star Juliette Barnes. In Blighty “Nashville” will air on Channel 4’s upscale More 4 channel. Channel 4 was once an undisputed leader in showcasing U.S. shows, but of late paybox BSkyB has eclipsed it, with Sky Atlantic signing an exclusive deal with HBO, once a big supplier to the terrestrial free-to-air web. “Nashville” is one of several new shows being sold by Lionsgate at Mipcom.