CMT’s country music drama is coming back for more.
The network announced today (4/10) it will renew Nashville for season 6 in 2018. But that’s not the only good news “Nashies” are getting.
Season 5 of Nashville is officially set to return with 11 more episodes on June 1.
Additionally, actor Jeff Nordling—from the recent HBO hit Big Little Lies as well as Desperate Housewives—has been cast is in the recurring role of “Brad Maitland,” who’s described as an “extremely successful, charming, egotistical, narcissistic owner of the most successful record label in Nashville.”
Rachel Bilson (Hart of Dixie) and Kaitlin Doubleday (Empire) were previously announced new additions to the Nashville cast.
Get a sneak peek at what’s still to come on Nashville above.
Cody Alan is the host and executive producer of CMT After MidNite, CMT Radio Live and CMT All Access. A respected veteran personality, producer and programmer in the broadcast industry, Cody's shows originate from Nashville and are broadcast on stations across America. Cody's shows feature the biggest names in country music and entertainment, and his wit, energy and charm shine with big star guests and live interaction with listeners. He brings fans unprecedented access to all things current in country music and entertainment in an environment that's genuine, unpredictable and fun. Dierks Bentley says, "Cody's show always feels fresh and current. Cody cares about country music's past and future, and has always worked to make his shows exciting, interesting and personal."
Named the Academy of Country Music's "National On-Air Personality" in 2013 and 2010, Cody also hosts CMT's weekly Hot 20 Countdown and #1 Music and a Movie, in addition to co-hosting CMT's annual red carpet special live from the CMT Music Awards.
After gigs in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, Cody made it to the major leagues at age 23 when he landed in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. He's been honored at the Grand Ole Opry, featured in USA Today, GQ Magazine, People Country and Country Weekly; and has been seen on E! News, as well as HLN. Cody has been named Radio and Records Music Director of the Year five times, while Billboard magazine and the Radio Music Awards honored him with the annual title as well.
When not on radio or TV, Cody loves working out, running, watching reality shows, superhero movies, listening to all kinds of music, relaxing in the mountains, eating Mexican food and spending time with family and friends.