Showtime has ordered a second season of Nurse Jackie, a new comedy starring The Sopranos’ Edie Falco as a Percocet-snorting ER nurse. The show’s heavily-promoted June 8 premiere attracted a record number of viewers (a cumulative 1.35 million after two airings) for a Showtime series debut. The comedy followed the fifth-season premiere of Weeds, which attracted 1.65 million after two airings – a 25 percent improvement over its fourth season finale.
Jun 9 2009 10:45 PM ET
'Nurse Jackie': Showtime orders second season
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