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Nashville has tapped singer-actress Bridgit Mendler (Undateable, ALL THE BEST Charlie) to recur during Season 5 of the ABC-turned-CMT episode as Ashley Wilkenson, a web sensation who’s about to track record her first album, per The Hollywood Reporter.
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Ashley is referred to as extremely accomplished, sexy, stubborn and self-assured, with a proper of concealed vulnerability.
Nashville debuts on CMT with a two-hour premiere on Thursday night, Jan. 5 at 9/8c.
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* Ash vs. Bad Deceased has been restored for a 10-event third season at Starz.
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* Humor Central has found @Midnight With Chris Hardwick for a 4th season.
* Julian McMahon (Nip/Tuck) and Jessica Lowndes (90210) have booked visitor assignments on BBC America’s forthcoming series Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Firm (premiering Oct. 22), per Deadline.
* Peter Gallagher (Covert Affairs, The O.C.) will guest-star on Season 3 of FXX’s Man Seeking Girl as Josh and Liz’s estranged daddy, our sister site Variety studies.
* Netflix has released a fresh truck for Season 3 of Dark Reflection, which bows Oct. 21
* Showtime, meanwhile, has dropped the following teaser for Season 3 of The Affair, premiering Sunday, Nov. 20 at 10/9c: