EXCLUSIVE! First Look at 'Dancing With the Stars' Derek Hough on 'Nashville'


What's the best thing about ABC's Nashville?

Well besides theirhilarious cast bloopers and unprecedented live performances, the country music-themed drama always seems the score the absolute hottest guest stars. Case in point: Dancing With the Stars' pro Derek Hough is joining the smash series in this Wednesday's all-new episode — and we've got your exclusive sneak peek!

The five-time mirror ball champion is briefly hanging up his dancing shoes to step into the acting spotlight with a multi-episode arc on Nashville's third season. ETonline has your first look at Hough's debut scene with the series' deliciously devilish (and newly pregnant!) Juliette (Hayden Panettiere).

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In this week's sultry episode, Juliette must put her pregnancy woes on pause because she has officially been tapped with the honor to play Patsy Cline in the biopic. Our DWTS hunk will be playing Noah West, a beguiling and disarming movie star who will cross paths with the players of Nashville’s music realm  when he stars alongside Juliette in the film.

And it looks like things are going to be heating up on set because sparks seriously fly when the two characters first meet. (There's even a sexy smooch in the episode!) Take a look at our video above for your exclusive peek at Hough's hot new character and the undeniable chemistry that Noah and Juliette share.

Nashville airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. on ABC.