Paisley goes "Nashville"

Friday, October 16, 2009 – Brad Paisley announced today that he partnered witha team of four others to create and co-produce a show, tentatively titled "Nashville," a drama that revolves around an aspiring young female singer destined for stardom and a male songwriter whose career isn't as certain.

Paisley will be very involved in the show by including some of his hit songs as well as songs from other artists, and also appearing in the show as himself from time to time. The show is scheduled to begin airing next season on the CW network.

"I'm very excited to portray the country music world of my favorite town, Nashville, by showing the exciting life of musicians, songwriters and performers - all very talented people." said Paisley. "Look for some of your favorite country music stars to make their acting debuts on the show - either by playing themselves or as a character in the script. Country songs are like great scripts already and it's going to be fun to see how some unfold on the show."

Those partnering are Zach Quinto (actor - "Star Trek," "Heroes"), Mark Schwann (producer of "One Tree Hill"), Neal Dodson and Matt Bomer (writers - "White Collar" and "Chuck").

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