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Barry Statement on ABC's Cancellation of "Nashville"


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Megan Barry has released the following statement after news that ABC will not renew the show “Nashville” for a fifth season:

“We are incredibly disappointed to hear the news that ABC has not renewed the show ‘Nashville’ for another season. The show has been an enormously successful promotional tool for our city, which is why the State of Tennessee and Metro Nashville were prepared to support production for a fifth season the be filmed here. This is a loss for ABC and for the millions of fans across the world who have grown to love this show. We have enjoyed hosting the cast and crew of the show over the last four years and look forward to future opportunities for film and television production here in Nashville.”