Clare Bowen

EXCLUSIVE: Nashville Showrunner on Scarlett's Polarizing Season 2 Journey




Droves of Nashville fans have taken to the internet to vent their frustration with the character of Scarlett O'Connor (Clare Bowen), the country girl who has been gifted with a record deal and seems to hate every second of her success! Is Deacon Claybourne's (Chip Esten) neurotic niece intended to be the new love-to-hate character, now that Juliette Barnes (Hayden Panettiere) has seemingly transformed from villainess to a heroine? Showrunner Dee Johnson says no!

“I think we were trying to show the different journeys one takes when one is first trying to have a musical career," explains Johnson. "In our minds, Scarlett was always an artist, a relatively skinless person, and how does that person handle the stress of being out there all the time? It takes a toll and we wanted to show that side of the journey.” READ MORE

Bill O’Reilly and Charlie Sheen Drop by The View This Week


Bill O’Reilly always makes for good television opposite Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar on The View. The political commentator returns to the ABC chatfest on Friday. Check out the rest of The View's schedule of guests for the week after the jump!

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