ABC drama to be feted as part of two-week TV celebration
“Nashville” is coming to Beverly Hills.The ABC series that stars Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere as dueling country singers will be part of Paleyfest, the upcoming two-week celebration of TV past and present. The “Nashville” panel will take place March 9 at 1 p.m. Guests will be announced. Organized by the Paley Center for Media, this year’s confab has already set panels for NBC’s “Revolution” and “The New Normal,” ABC’s “Once Upon a Time,” HBO’s “The Newsroom” and FX’s “American Horror Story.” In addition, writer-producer Ryan Murphy will receive the first-ever Paleyfest Icon Award on Feb. 27 at the org’s headquarters. The full lineup for the 30th Paleyfest, to be held once again at the Saban Theater from March 1-15, will be revealed Jan. 9.
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