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Connie Britton, Callie Khouri make 'Nashville' network TV's best new drama
Connie Britton, Callie Khouri make 'Nashville' network TV's best new drama

Drama is not exactly something the networks do well any more -- especially drama that has any kind of cultural resonance. But "Nashville," which debuts at 10 p.m. Wednesday on ABC, is the one new network drama that pretty much has it all. In the world of fast-hit blog reviews, here are five outstanding elements that recommend it: Callie Khouri -- The series set in the home of country music is created by Khouri, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of "Thelma and Louise." And the pilot has that same kind of smart, laced-wth-insight dialogue that sounds so right and righteous in its unvarvished idiom that you don't realize how poignant and...

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