'Nashville': Kimberly Williams-Paisley promoted to a regular
Williams-Paisley, who has been given a part to play in six of the 13 episodes originally ordered by ABC, will return at least three more times in the upcoming back 9 episodes coming this spring (as first reported by Deadline.com). The role will remain a recurring one throughout the current season but will be upped to a regular part if there is a season 2.
The actress' character has come into the soapy drama of "Nashville" as the "other woman" in Teddy Conrad's ( Eric Close) life. Her presence is rather problematic for other characters -- Rayna ( Connie Britton) would have to deal with certain infidelity issues and Teddy might lose his aspiring political career if a Peggy's secrets were revealed.
Based on this latest casting news, those secrets are not about to disappear any time soon.
A Nashville resident and wife of country-music star Brad Paisley, Williams-Paisley is much closer to home with this role than her 8 seasons on "According to Jim" were.