ITS ALMOST HERE!!! CMT is ready to roll out its retooled version of Nashville with the premiere of its first trailer for the show’s upcoming fifth season. The two-minute clip hints at a future wedding between Connie Britton’s Rayna and Chip Esten’s Deacon, as well as a harrowing plane crash for Hayden Panettiere’s Juliette. In a statement about the new season, CMT says, “The season begins with Rayna and Deacon facing a new normal with Maddie now back home and Highway 65 struggling financially. The shocking news about Juliette creates a wave of emotions throughout Nashville and sets Rayne off on a journey of discovery.” MusicRow adds that CMT will give fans a sneak-peek look at the first hour of the two-hour season premiere on December 15 at 9 p.m. ET ahead of the official season premiere on January 5 at 9 p.m. ET.