Casting Call for CMT’s “Nashville” Season 5


Get cast on Nashville

A new season of the country music drama “Nashville”  is coming.

The show is now casting extras, featured extras, photo doubles and stand-ins Nashville area.

Fans of the country music drama will get to see another season of “Nashville.”  ABC cancelled the show this last spring, after season 4, but now, CMT has picked it up. “Nashville” will be making the move to CMT for season 5 and the show is now in production in Tennessee.

If you live in Nashville and would like to make a few extras bucks by working as paid background actors… read on.  Casting directors for the show recently released a casting notice for lots of different types that are needed in the coming weeks.  The show films in Nashville Tennessee  and will only be considering talent that is local to the area.

Please see the casting notice along withe the details on how to apply below.

The new season of ABC's "Nashville is now cating in TN

Nashville” is set in the Tennessee music scene and focuses on  2 female country music singers, Rayna Jaymes and Juliette Barnes.  The show follows the country music stars as they navigate both their personal and professional lives.   “Nashville” stars Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere. According to Variety, there may be questions about Britton’s status on the CMT series. While Panettiere is in for the full season which is 22 episodes long, Britton is not.  Entertainment Weekly reported that Britton is currently only signed up to do 11 episode which is 1/2 the season.  The fifth season of Nashville is set to premiere Thursday, Jan. 5 at 9 p.m. on CMT.

CMT casting call


NASHVILLE, TN Casting Notice – CMT series “Nashville” for work on TUESDAY 3/21/17

–STILL NEED SOME MORE PEOPLE! Please help share with anyone who fits these casting specs! IF you have already submitted to this work date and been told NO please DO NOT RESUBMIT!

–NEW FACES who have not worked in anything other than large crowd (100+) scenes since beginning of March ONLY!–

**PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT to this booking if you are not 100% fully available and committed!

We do not have Call Times yet and you would need to be fully 100% available on the work date (regardless of what the wrap time ends up being!). MUST be available ALL DAY!! You MUST have open/flexible availability if submitting so that you can work WHATEVER the call times & wrap times end up being. If not, please DO NOT SUBMIT!

Pay rate for EXTRAS is $64.00 for 8 hours ($8.00/hour with an 8 hour guarantee). You will be paid overtime for anything over 8 hours at time & 1/2. You will receive a check in the mail usually 14-16 business days AFTER you work. (*WE do not handle payroll so checks are issued from the Production payroll company)

Location is in the NASHVILLE, TN area.


UPSCALE RESTAURANT PATRONS: male and female, all ethnicities, age range 20-39, young, attractive, upscale appearance

To submit for work – Please EMAIL US to: with subject line TUESDAY BOOKING. You MUST include first & last name, a valid contact number and include a RECENT photo taken within the past month. *MUST also have a recently updated talent profile in the OLC database!

If you don’t fit these casting requirements or are not available on the listed work date!

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5 thoughts on “Casting Call for CMT’s “Nashville” Season 5

  1. Antonio McFern

    Hello. My name is Antonio McFern and I have always had a passion for television. Growing up, my dream was to be a face on one! My personality can speak louder than any word could say, and I think this would be a great opportunity for me to show the world!

  2. Alayna Wall

    I would love to be an extra. I am 21 and a professional registered nurse in the ER in TN.

  3. Emmalia Holmes

    I am 18 years old and I go to Tennessee Technological University majoring in communications. I love the show Nashville and I would love to start in the industry for my career and get my name out there. Thank you for even thinking about considering me!

  4. Rachael Anne Keisling


    My name is Rachael Anne Keisling and I am a senior at MTSU, majoring in Media Studies. I always loved acting ever since I was a kid and would enjoy going on TV, even as an extra. I enjoy the creativity behind acting and I had a bit of an acting experience in theater from my elementary through high school days. If you have any questions, feel free to email me and I will get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you for opening up this opportunity!

  5. Germaine Lensing

    I would love to and I would do probably do everything for a chance.


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