When Did the "Nashville" TV Show Begin?

The musical drama television series "Nashville" first aired Oct. 10, 2012, on ABC. The pilot episode centers around a proven, yet aging country music star, Rayna Jaymes, being asked to perform as an opening act for a newer, younger singer.

Callie Kouri, who won an Academy Award for writing the 1991 film "Thelma and Louise," created the series "Nashville." The show stars Connie Britton as Rayna Jaymes, Clare Bowen as Scarlett O'Connor, and Hayden Panettiere as Juliet Barnes. "Nashville" receives positive reviews from both fans and critics. It has a user rating of 7.7 out of 10 stars on IMDb, and its first three seasons all earned all least 90 percent positive ratings from critics on Rotten Tomatoes.