About the Show
US drama following a fierce power struggle between two ambitious female singers in the cut-throat world of country music
Series 3 Summary
Rayna faces a huge decision about her love life and Juliette is in a state of distress as the third season of the US drama set in the country music world begins
Episode 1 - That's Me without You
Rayna must choose between the two men in her life. Juliette, struggling to repair her relationship with Avery, auditions for the leading role in a film biopic. Scarlett embarks on a road trip home.
Episode 2 - How Far Down Can I Go
Will's debut album pushes Rayna's off the Number 1 spot. Layla pressures Will to help her rebuild her faltering career. Juliette deals with life-changing news while preparing for another audition.
Episode 3 - I Can't Get Over You to Save My Life
Juliette works to hide a secret that could stop her from getting a movie role. Rayna and Luke try to set a date for their wedding, Deacon finds romance with a backing singer, and Layla makes a threat.
Episode 4 - I Feel Sorry for Me
Rayna invites Sadie Stone for a girls' day out to persuade her to sign to Highway 65, but she faces competition from Jeff. Zoey grows suspicious that something is going on between Gunnar and Scarlett.
Episode 5 - Road Happy
Juliette tells Avery about her pregnancy. Rayna's increased level of fame has a bad effect on her children. Gunnar hears Kiley has a son, Scarlett makes an unlikely friend, and Will runs into trouble.
Episode 6 - Nobody Said It Was Going to Be Easy
Juliette is rushed to hospital after collapsing backstage. Rayna and Luke are nominated for the same country music award. Gunnar begs Kiley to stay in Nashville, while Maddie and Colt throw a party.
Episode 7 - I'm Coming Home to You
Rayna agrees to be shadowed by a reporter during a busy weekend, but realises she may have allowed the public too much access to her life. Juliette finds the idea of being a single parent difficult.
Episode 8 - You're Lookin' at Country
It's the 48th Annual CMA Awards. Gunnar and Zoey's relationship is tested, Avery's parents are in town so he introduces them to Juliette, while Deacon and Scarlett watch the awards from home.
Episode 9 - Two Sides to Every Story
Rayna agrees to do a televised Christmas charity special from her home featuring Luke and the children. Zoey, Gunnar and Avery get the opportunity to perform at Nashville's winter festival.
Episode 10 - First to Have a Second Chance
When Luke returns home after wrapping up his tour, Rayna starts to feel conflicted about leaving the children to go out on the road again. Avery gets advice from his mother and makes a big decision.
Episode 11 - I'm Not That Good at Goodbye
Although Rayna has cancelled their wedding, Luke isn't going quietly. Juliette and Avery try to adjust to their new life but have a few bumps along the way, while Gunnar fights for custody of Micah.
Episode 12 - I've Got Reasons to Hate You
Rayna finds a way to return to the public eye on her own terms, while Juliette is eager to get her career back on track. Scarlett plans a surprise for Deacon, but it doesn't turn out as she'd hoped.
Episode 13 - I'm Lost Between Right and Wrong
Rayna is furious when she finds out about Jeff's plans to sign Maddie to Edgehill. Luke, Gunnar and Will have a big night out, Deacon is secretive about his illness, and Sadie is tormented by her ex.
Episode 14 - Somebody Pick Up My Pieces
Edgehill Records begins to crumble, along with Jeff's career. Deacon considers taking part in a clinical trial to receive alternative treatment. Juliette keeps busy by doing a magazine photo-shoot.
Episode 15 - That's the Way Love Goes
Rayna asks her daughters and Deacon to perform with her at the Grand Ole Opry. Will frets when he is given a new songwriting partner. Sadie is interviewed on a morning television programme.
Episode 16 - I Can't Keep Away from You
Rayna refuses to let Deacon wallow in misery over his condition. Scarlett is wary of performing again when her past haunts her on social media. Will and Kevin's songwriting partnership hits problems.
Episode 17 - This Just Ain't a Good Day for Leavin'
Juliette is excited about Rayna throwing her a baby shower but when Rayna is dragged into Sadie's drama instead of hosting, Juliette takes it badly. Gunnar frets when Scarlett grows closer to Dr Rand.
Episode 18 - Nobody Knows But Me
Jeff finds himself face-to-face with his former fiancée, powerhouse pop star Jade St John, when she arrives in Nashville on tour. Juliette is eager to get back to work after the birth of her daughter.
Episode 19 - The Storm Has Just Begun
Nashville's brightest stars gather to support Teddy's music education initiative. Juliette plans her return to the spotlight. Deacon gets the call he's been waiting for and hears life-changing news.
Episode 20 - Time Changes Things
Rayna travels to Mississippi in an attempt to help Deacon and it becomes clear how much their shared past is affecting his current life-or-death struggle. Jade invites Luke, Jeff and Layla to a party.
Episode 21 - Is the Better Part Over
Juliette's team become concerned that she may be suffering from post-natal depression. Will is surprised by an unexpected visit from his father, and learns his private life is about to become public.
Episode 22 - Before You Go Make Sure You Know
Juliette is totally focused on finishing her album, but when she puts everyone she loves in second place, Avery makes a decision that affects their lives for ever. Deacon's life hangs in the balance.