‘Nashville’ Gets Full Season

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 27:  Actors Connie Britton and Hayden Pannettiere arrive to the Disney ABC Television Group's 2012 "TCA Summer Press Tour" on July 27, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

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    Good news, y’all. ABC’s musical soap opera Nashville got a full-season pickup Monday. The country-music drama, about a rising diva played by Hayden Panettiere who is at odds with a veteran crooner played by Connie Britton, earned love letters from critics when it premiered in September, but ratings have been less than stellar. The pickup is for nine more episodes. Also receiving orders for three additional scripts (but not a full season—yet) are ABC’s Friday-night sitcoms Malibu Country, starring Reba McEntire, and Last Man Standing, starring Tim Allen.

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