'Nashville' Premiere Recap: 'Can't Let Go'

Steven Tyler made a cameo in the dramatic episode.

— -- "Nashville" returned for a fourth season Wednesday night with the story picking up a month after last season's cliffhanger.

Deacon Claybourne was on the mend from his liver transplant, but his donor and sister, Beverly, was in a coma. She suffered an aneurysm during surgery, but Beverly looked like she was regaining consciousness by the end of the episode.

Beverly's daughter, Scarlett O'Conner, continued to struggle with feelings for her old love, Gunnar. After kissing Gunnar during a practice session on their new song, "Wake Me Up When It's Over," Scarlett rushed back to her doctor boyfriend to tell him she loved him.

As for Avery, he decided to move back to Nashville with his daughter, Cadence, after hiding out at his parents' house in Ohio for a while.

"Nashville" airs Wednesday nights at 10 ET on ABC. The songs from this week's episode are now available at iTunes.