ABC will be preview new shows Nashville and Malibu Country at CMA Music Festival Friday (6/8) and Saturday (6/9) in Rooms 209-210 in the Nashville Convention Center. Nashville is a drama starring Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere set to premiere Wednesdays in September. Malibu Country is a sitcom starring Reba, Lily Tomlin and Sara Rue which will premiere in November. Details on the screenings here.
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Duets, ABC’s new singing competition show featuring Jennifer Nettles, Kelly Clarkson, John Legend and Robin Thicke, slipped in the ratings for its second episode. The program aired Thurs., May 31 and came in second among the major networks in the 8 and 9 PM/ET time slots, with 5.6 million and 6.2 million viewers, respectively. Ratings according to Zap2It.com.
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Vevo’s new original series Sound + City explores Nashville in one episode. The 5-minute segment features Josh Turner, Katy K Designs, The Basement and Santa’s Pub (huh?). The show hosted by Desi Sanchez (E! News Now, MTV) visited six music cities. See it here.