Monday, March 22, 2010
Edie Falco Is Back for a New Season of Nurse Jackie
Nurse Jackie Peyton was passed out from a hit of morphine when we last saw her, an attempt at a momentary escape from life's troubles.
Now it's time to wake up and face real life again.
The second season of Showtime's Nurse Jackie premieres tonight at 10 p.m. ET.
Edie Falco's title character has, shall we say, a few flaws: She is addicted to drugs, cheats on her husband with her supplier and is willing to bend hospital rules if they suit her way of doing her job.
Despite these blemishes, Jackie is a sympathetic and popular character, even with real nurses concerned about the portrayal of their professional before the series even started. As it turned out, "Nurse Jackie" was the most-watched new series in Showtime's history when it debuted in June 2009.
(photo courtesy Showtime)