In January, CMT's Nashville will return for its sixth season, and judging from what fans can see so far, it's going to be just as dramatic as ever. Readers can press play above to watch the very first promo for the upcoming season.

The first Nashville Season 6 trailer doesn't offer much insight into the forthcoming storylines for the show's next run, other than a brief look at a Juliette Barnes (Hayden Panettiere) breakdown onstage, which likely means that things won't calm down much for the show's most outspoken character. The teaser clip also features shots of Gunnar Scott (Sam Palladio) with very, very bleached blond hair.

This upcoming season will be a major test for the show, which (spoiler alert!) killed off its star and driving force, Rayna Jaymes (Connie Britton), in the middle of Season 5. How Nashville will fare without Britton's star power for an entire season remains to be seen. It's unclear whether or not guest stars Rachel Bilson and Kaitlin Doubleday will return for Season 6 of Nashville, or what other cast additions and changes showrunners will make.

No official air date for Nashville's Season 6 premiere has been announced yet, but the show is set to return to the air in January. Nashville airs on Thursday nights on CMT.

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