She receives some solace from the fact that an angry Jeff Fordham no longer has anything on her. Fortunately, Deacon stops her from making a public scene. She tries to explain why she did what she did. Will and Layla discover they aren't all that different and find comfort in one another's company and Teddy will stop at nothing to reveal Lamar's connection to Peggy's death. Jeff goes to war against Rayna on control of the album she produced with Liam, and Juliette makes a decision about Charlie Wentworth. And Gunnar and Scarlett's relationship becomes even more complicated after the proposal, so they turn to their friends, Will and Zoey, for support.
Too much damage has been done though. This move bumps Rayna from her scheduled appearance on the show. Juliette admits that she has a tendency to her herself before anyone else does. Deacon is also putting on a show for his favorite charity—Sober House. Juliette admits to Rayna that she slept with Jeff Fordham.
During her moment of weakness, she is driven right into the hands of her nemesis. Juliette's reputation takes another body blow as creative video editing seems to show her proclaiming there is no God, further fueling her detractors. While on a date with Layla, Will runs into Brent on a date with a new man, and Gunnar finds himself in a power position in his singing and songwriting. Teddy is at odds with Maddie when he finds out she is fixated with her music, and Will is concerned about his past catching up with him so he makes Layla an offer she can't refuse. Air Date : 5th-Mar-2014 Juliette has a design on how she would like to announce her new deal with Highway 65, however, Rayna has a calculated roll out plan in mind.
A stunned Rayna accepts his engagement ring. He knows how to love her now. Juliette hides out at Avery's house, avoiding the fan backlash and enjoying their new relationship. Deacon's troubled past with his own father casts a shadow over his impending relationship with Maddie, and Will and Scarlett undergo makeovers for the Stockholders Showcase. . Air Date : 2nd-Oct-2013 Rayna's divorce from Teddy is final as each embarks on a new path that brings them back to some familiar territory.
He only wants her to hold on to the engagement ring he should have never taken away. A spectacular stadium show is in the works. Teddy is still shell-shocked about Peggy's pregnancy and struggles to understand where he belongs. She details her passion to grow and her natural desire to be taken more seriously as an artist. Jeff Fordham wants to talk to Avery about his future. Air Date : 30th-Apr-2014 Rayna organizes a charity concert at Fort Campbell after finding out Luke has been injured in Afghanistan, forcing him to cut his tour short.
Will learns his deal is off while the cameras are rolling. She asks Avery to not let her be alone. Should she risk all her assets on Highway 65? When Rayna confronts her, Tandy unloads her suspicions about their father. Juliette takes a high-paying private gig at a billionaire couple's anniversary party, but she soon discovers her host is interested in more than just her musical abilities. Gunnar knows the real problem is that his pal is living a lie.
She will perform with Luke Wilson and duet with Juliette before thousands of fans. The pilot episode received critical acclaim, specifically praising Callie Khouri's writing, casting, and the performances of Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere. Rayna says a prayer of thanks for all that she has before heading out on stage. Air Date : 25th-Sep-2013 Edgehill has appointed a new chief, Jeff Fordham. Deacon stops by to congratulate Rayna on her engagement. Air Date : 26th-Feb-2014 After performing her manifesto song at her Opry induction, major pop labels are vying to sign Juliette, overwhelming Avery, who can barely afford to take her to dinner. Well, most of the crowd that is.
Scarlett stops by to say goodbye to Gunnar. Luke Wheeler commiserates with Rayna about the challenges of exes and parenting. Meanwhile, Rayna takes charge with stoicism in the aftermath of recent events, and Scarlett feels lost and alone but finds Liam to be a receptive confidante. Juliette is racked with guilt knowing that her back is against the wall after Jeff threatens to go to Avery with the truth. Juliette meets with the chief to discuss her new mature sound and look. Though Jeff seems supportive, he has a different agenda. She throws up moments after making this declaration.
Meanwhile, Maddie grapples with the revelation that Deacon is her father and, feeling alone, turns to Juliette, unwittingly revealing the details of what happened before the traumatic crash. Some will succumb to their own ambition. Deacon gives Rayna a passionate kiss. Deacon tries to find his way back to music and discovers an unexpected ally in Avery. Juliette's emotions get the best of her at a label party when she starts to feel that she is being upstaged by Rayna's up-and-coming talent. He has no idea that a hidden camera is secretly filming him. She hurls again after Rayna advises her to come clean to Avery.
And Will and Layla begin shooting their new reality series. Luke declares his love for Rayna after the song is done. Deacon is blaming Rayna for pushing her too fast, Rayna is blaming Juliette and for forcing her on stage and Beverly thinks Rayna is only interested in seeing her label succeed. Air Date : 29th-Jan-2014 Rayna welcomes an exonerated Lamar home from prison but Tandy is suspiciously aloof. Cutler, Khouri, Dee Johnson, Steve Buchanan and Connie Britton. Concert venues are dropping from Juliette's tour and Jeff, her label head, is furious, and Zoey is bruised by Gunnar's inattention when he gets an invitation to co-write from Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts.