Sam Palladio, Chaley Rose, Chris Carmack and Charles Esten of Nashville in live performance. (Getty Images)

The Best Part of ‘Nashville’ is Nashville: A Review From the Road

Although Nashville started out as one of the most critically acclaimed pilots of the 2012 television season, it’s now fighting for survival. The show’s fate regarding a third season probably won’t be announced until next week’s ABC upfronts. Part of Nashville‘s struggle can be traced to the show’s belief that “more is more” when it comes to characters and storylines, although it seems to have realized this and recently offed certain characters with flailing plots, like Mayor Teddy Conrad’s power-brokering father-in-law and his psycho-mistress-turned-second wife.

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