Nashville season 6 premiere date official on CMT

Kaitlin DoubledayWant to learn the Nashville season 6 premiere date for the last batch of episodes over at CMT? Here’s the good news: You don’t have to wait any longer!

Today, the network confirmed that the latest batch of episodes for the country-music series will begin airing on Thursday, January 4. That is probably earlier than some out there imagined, but it does follow suit with what some other networks out there are doing with some of their shows. There is merit to launching early on in the season for a couple of different reasons:

1. The Olympic competition coming up in February. If you start up your show in January, then you have the choice of either taking your show off the air when the Winter Olympics are on or simply hope that you’ve built up enough momentum over time in order to ensure that viewers don’t bail on you during that time.

2. This is the time of the year when there are plenty of viewers around! You really need to capitalize on an audience of bored viewers at the start of the year to get things rolling — while we do think many Nashville fans are going to watch the show regardless of when it comes on the air, you want to try and get to them early in the year when they don’t have anything to do other than try to watch the show live.

Could season 6 be the final one for the drama?

This is one of the questions CarterMatt will be looking at in the weeks ahead. Many contracts for the original cast may only be running for six or seven seasons, so this is one issue that the Nashville team is probably going to have to address in the near future. We do think that this is a show bigger than any one individual who is a part of it, but you don’t want to be in a situation where there is a mass exodus of cast members in a year or two and a you have to start over. At that point, it’s probably better to just pack it in and move forward to whatever the next great thing is.

What do you think about the Nashville season 6 premiere date?

Not only that, but what do you want to see happen this season? Be sure to share in some of the comments below! Meanwhile, take a look over here to see one of the latest teasers for Nashville season 6 right now!

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