Long before Jonathan Jackson was cast as tempestuous loverboy Avery Barkley on ABC's Nashville, he was playing Lucas Lorenzo "Lucky" Spencer on the network's hit daytime soap General Hospital — a little gig that won him a massive fan following and five Emmy awards.
Jessica Lange, Claire Danes, Hayden Panettiere
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[Warning: This story contain spoilers about Wednesday's episode of Nashville. Read at your own risk!]
Will she or won't she?
Wednesday's episode of Nashville ended with Juliette (Hayden Panettiere) on the fence about her once-steadfast decision to get an abortion. Will she change her mind now that it's more likely that the baby's father is Avery (Jonathan Jackson) and not Jeff Fordham (Oliver Hudson)?
Is Juliette Barnes ready to be a mom?
That's a question ABC's Nashville may pose when it returns for its third season this fall, producers have confirmed exclusively to TVGuide.com.
Clare Bowen, Jonathan Jackson and Sam Palladio
The stars of Nashville are getting out of the country music capital and hitting the road for the ABC drama's first-ever concert tour.
Stars Charles Esten (Deacon), Clare Bowen (Scarlett), Jonathan Jackson (Avery), Sam Palladio (Gunnar) and...
Chris Carmack, Aubrey Peeples
Relationships rarely experience smooth sailing on ABC's Nashville, but Layla (Aubrey Peeples) and Will (Chris Carmack) are in for an especially rocky ride.
"They are struggling," Peeples tells TVGuide.com about the couple's arc in the next few episodes. "I don't think that it would be realistic for everything to work out [with them]. ... Layla is upset a lot in the last half of the season."
Scarlett O'Connor (Clare Bowen) is getting her first taste of fame on ABC's Nashville(Wednesday, 10/9c), but will the pressure be too much? Last week's episode saw the aspiring singer/songwriter turning to pills to keep her creative juices flowing.
"I think she's coming to the end of her tether, really," Bowen tells TVGuide.com. "She didn't anticipate any of this at all. ... She didn't have any grand ideas of being a performer. She just created things. So the whole thing, it's a big rollercoaster for her."
There's no shortage of unanswered questions to be resolved when Nashville returns onWednesday (10/9c, ABC). Who will live? Who will die? Whose love lives will remain in limbo? Who will find domestic bliss? And what musical collaborations can fans look forward to in the second half of ...
If the best songs come from heartbreak, Gunnar Scott (Sam Palladio) should have plenty of hits up his sleeve on Season 2 of Nashville. With his career prospects self-immolated and his marriage proposal to Scarlett (Clare Bowen) turned down, where will Gunnar go from here?
Connie Britton, Charles Esten
Just as Nashville fans were happily embracing Rayna and Deacon's romantic reunion, a major paternity bombshell ripped the pair apart. When the show returns, is there any chance for a reconciliation?
"You will see happy times between the two. They might not necessarily be the happy times that we want, but we'll certainly be working towards more happy times," showrunner Dee Johnson tells TVGuide.com. "They have to work through their relationship and what it means to both of them and hopefully they'll come to some understanding that leads them back to each other."