With endlessly repetitive patterns of oblivious destruction, she is much like a scrubs-wearing tornado; only tornados eventually dissipate and cease their violent ways. This pattern is, of course, precisely what makes Nurse Jackie such engaging television, six years into its Showtime run.
The addiction-based medical dramedy Nurse Jackie will soon become the network’s resident senior as Showtime will bring it back for Season 7, and it looks like Edie Falco’s titular anti-heroine is in deeper trouble than ever before.
Just the other day, when we were sharing the newly released trailer for the seventh and final season of Californication, we were pondering whether or not Showtime still planned on getting the comedy back on the air in April as expected.
Showtime's facing some big changes with its original programming, with veteran shows wrapping up and new shows joining the line-up. Dexter is set to debut its eighth and final season later this month, a few months ahead of its normal schedule. And that one comes paired with new drama Ray Donovan. But before that, Nurse Jackie will wrap up its fifth season. The good news is, it won't be its last, which is more than can be said aboutThe Borgias.
Nurse Jackie stars Edie Falco as a tough cookie nurse working in a busy hospital ward in New York. Season 4’s engrossing set of episodes take a look at plotlines as varied as rehab, hospital dynamics, new uniforms, and sobriety. If that sounds like something you might be interested in, Nurse Jackie: Season 4 will be available on Blu-ray and DVD beginning on February 12.
Today, Nurse Jackie has officially been given the go-ahead to produce a fifth season. The news comes on the heels of a new showrunner being added into the mix. Clyde Phillips has joined the Nurse Jackie family as a the brand new creative headman. Clyde Phillips has joined the Nurse Jackie family as a the brand new creative headman.
Game Of Thrones Ratings Hold Steady With Season 2 Premiere, Lifetime's Client List Delivers Solid Numbers
Sunday nights continue to be a packed night for television, between what’s offered on network TV, and the growing list of cable channels airing original programming. While HBO’s Game of Thrones aired its second episode of Season 2 last night, three Showtime series returned, and Lifetime debuted their new drama The Client List.
Nurse Jackie stars Edie Falco (The Sopranos) as pill-popping ER nurse Jackie Peyton. From the look of the trailer, this year her high-wire act of trying to conceal her drug habit and affair with a pharmacist coworker has come to an end, with Jackie in the midst of a divorce and having gone through rehab.
The Hollywood Reporter, if they do anything right, it's these really interesting roundtable videos that feature actors, writers and directors at the top of their game sitting down to shoot this shit about their craft. This latest installment, in anticipation of the Emmys, features the top comedy showrunners working today.
The comedy-drama was surrounded by loads of hype leading up to its 2009 premiere thanks to creator Diablo Cody’s burgeoning fame, but it never quite advanced past the point of interesting idea. Within the last year, the program shed nearly one-third of its weekly viewers
The nominations are in and after looking over the list of TV contenders for the 2011 Golden Globe Awards, there’s cause to celebrate and as always, cause to complain. Did the Hollywood Foreign Press get it right?
Showtime is trotting out another of their free weekends so they can peddle their wares to those TV viewers too cheap to upgrade to the premium network. As part of the promotion, viewers will be able to see the new season premieres of Nurse Jackie and The United States of Tara, as well as the full series run of The Tudors
I offered to cover Nurse Jackie for three reasons: 1.It’s the summer and very little is on. 2. Shows on premium stations are typically a notch better than broadcast or basic cable because of the freedom they have. 3.The first few episodes are on OnDemand so I can watch them a bit ahead of schedule and therefore feel more important and critic-like.
Nurse Jackie, Showtime's new dark comedy, is available for freeview on iTunes. From the outset we get these conflicting, or at least separate, truths about Jackie.