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Dawson Casting: Averted in the cases of Lennon and Maisy Stella as Rayna's daughters Maddie and Daphne. And Juliet who is the same age as her actor.
Fake American: Sam Palladio (British) as Gunnar and Clare Bowen (Australian) as Scarlett.
Hey, It's That Guy!:
Kirby Reed and Vivien Harmon are country singers.
Jessie's boss is Deacon.
And Deacon's girlfriend is Dan Humphrey's mom.
Skye and Melinda May are in the music biz.
Cassidy is a rival to Kirby.
Luke Ward is Scarlett and Gunnar's neighbor. One can only hope he says "Welcome to Nashville, bitch."
Watty White is played by real musician J.D. Souther.
Several real country performers play themselves, including Brad Paisley (which sets up an amusing paradox, given his wife Kimberly Williams-Paisley appears on the show as Peggy).
Name's the Same: There was a show on FOX in 2007 also called Nashville. It was a reality show that taped only six episodes, four of which never aired.
It's also totally unrelated to the Robert Altman film (although at least one British journalist, writing in , seems to think it's a remake).
The Times Non-Singing Voice: Averted - All of the actors do their own singing.
Playing Against Type: Who'd have thought cute, perky little Hayden Panettiere would ever be cast as a bitchy bed-hopping no-talent minx? And that many would hail her for it?
What Could Have Been: Jack Coleman auditioned for a role, but the producers had already cast Hayden Panettiere and they didn't want audiences to be reminded of their previous association on . But they didn't know (or perhaps they did) that another cast member (Burgess Jenkins) had already worked with Miss Panettiere more than ten years previously in Heroes ...
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