Connie Britton is looking forward to the return of Nashville just as much as you are!
CMT officially announced Friday morning
that it was bringing back the country music drama for a fifth season, weeks after ABC canceled the show. ET caught up with Britton on Friday during a Friday Night Lights
reunion event at the ATX Television Festival in Austin, Texas to get the scoop on Nashville'
Even though Britton was as in the dark about what CMT's revival will look like, she credited the loyal fans for keeping the campaign alive.
"Look, that was an example of fans being really enthusiastic and we really owe that all to the fans," Britton said. "The same [happened] with Friday Night Lights and Nashville is experiencing the same good fortune."
"Of course, of course!" Britton said.
"I don't know more than you do, but I'm really excited for whatever happens," the actress told ET on the CMT Music Awards red carpet in Nashville.
Reporting by Leanne Aguilera.
To hear more from Bowen, watch ET's exclusive interview below.