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  • Series Premiere Date: Sep 14, 2007
  • Season #: 1
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  • Summary: Fox brings a reality drama for Friday, this one set in Nashville.
  • Genre(s): Drama, Reality, Game Show
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 13
  2. Negative: 9 out of 13
  1. The show could grow on you quickly because those involved are actually talented and engaging on- and offstage. One upside to Nashville is that it doesn't feel as staged as "Laguna Beach" or, in particular, "The Hills," a spinoff of "Beach."
  2. Many of its real-life characters display a lot of talent. They also are so transparent about their emotions, whether sincere or calculating, that their social interactions play more like a scripted soap on fast forward.
  3. It's clear that this new Fox original series has its class act together as it follows singers both on the verge or stardom and just starting out as they chase their dreams in the capital of country music.
  4. Reviewed by: Diane Werts
    This show is slickly packaged and unchallengingly trite in its slavish reality-show construction.
  5. Reviewed by: Phil Gallo
    The show is as directionless as its stars.
  6. 30
    All the slick production values and some decent music in Nashville can't make up for these one-dimensional subjects, and their angst over their fledgling careers grows tiresome.
  7. 20
    Even if you're a shameless lover of "Laguna Beach" and its spinoff, "The Hills," you should probably avoid this country-flavored iteration of the semi-scripted reality soap formula. It's pretty doggone dull.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 2 out of 7