Nashville Exclusive: Connie Britton Kisses and Tells on 'Micromanaged' Rayna-Deacon Sex Scene, Breaks 'News' About FNL Film

Last week’s long-awaited romantic ‘collision’ between star-crossed lovers Rayna and Deacon on Nashville was not nearly as intimate an experience off screen as it was on.

“That might have been one of the most micromanaged [moments] in television history,” the drama’s luminous leading lady, Connie Britton, tells me in the following video Q&A. “There were a lot of …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

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Nashville Team on Connie's 'Journey' as a Singer, Hayden's Hussy and Reba/Swift Comparisons

ABC president Paul Lee says it’s “gutsy” for Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere to do their own singing as the leads of the new drama Nashville — a sentiment shared by at least one of the actresses.

Appearing at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour in Beverly Hills on Friday, Britton and Panettiere …READ MORE

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Fall TV: ABC Picks Up Connie Britton's Nashville, Sarah Chalke's Parents Plus 6 Others

Coming this fall on ABC: Connie Britton!

The Alphabet net has given the green light to eight new shows, including the Britton-fronted musical soap Nashville. Also receiving series orders are dramas Zero Hour and Red Widow, the Shawn Ryan submarine thriller Last Resort, supernatural spooker 666 Park Avenue, and comedies The Neighbors, Family Tools and Sarah Chalke-starrer How to Live With Your Parents For the Rest of Your Life.  READ MORE