|Clare Bowen, Charles Esten and Dana Wheeler-Nicholson in Nashville.|
In the episode, titled "I've Got Reasons To Hate You," rumors start to fly surrounding Rayna and Luke's breakup but Rayna's determined not to let them bring her down and finds a way to return to the public eye on her own terms. Elsewhere, Juliette's pregnancy is starting to make her stir crazy and she's eager to get her career back on track, but at what cost? Meanwhile, Scarlett plans a surprise for Deacon, but it doesn't pan out as she had hoped.
Later, Gunnar travels to Austin to mend fences with his estranged nephew and Teddy stops by Maddie and Daphne's recording session at school where he unexpectedly runs into Jeff.
In the sneak peek video below, Deacon tells his sister about his cancer in what may be the worst family reunion ever.
"Nashville" stars Connie Britton as Rayna Jaymes, Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes, Clare Bowen as Scarlett O'Connor, Chris Carmack as Will Lexington, Will Chase as Luke Wheeler, Eric Close as Teddy Conrad, Charles Esten as Deacon Claybourne, Oliver Hudson as Jeff Fordham, Jonathan Jackson as Avery Barkley, Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott, Maisy Stella as Daphne Conrad and Lennon Stella as Maddie Conrad.
Guest starring are Ed Amatrudo as Glenn Goodman, David Alford as Bucky Dawes, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson as Beverly, Laura Benanti as Sadie Stone, Nick Jandl as Dr. Caleb Rand, Pam Tillis as herself, Mario Lopez as himself, Tracey Edmonds as herself and Charissa Thompson as herself.
"I've Got Reasons To Hate You" was written by Sibyl Gardner and directed by Jean de Segonzac.