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Nurse Jackie

Genres: Drama, Comedy-Drama
Broadcast on: SABC3, M-Net, M-Net Series Showcase, M-Net Edge

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Seasons

Season 1

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Showtime 08 Jun 2009 24 Aug 2009 Mondays, 22h30 - 23h00 12
M-Net 08 Jun 2010 24 Aug 2010 Tuesdays, 22h30 - 23h00 12
SABC3 24 Oct 2011 09 Jan 2012 Mondays, 21h30 - 22h00 12


Season 1

Nurse Jackie is an American dark comedy series created by Evan Dunsky, Liz Brixius and Linda Wallem and starring Edie Falco as title character Jackie Peyton, a "flawed" emergency room nurse at All Saints' Hospital in New York City, for whom every day is a high wire act of juggling patients, doctors, fellow nurses and her own indiscretions.

Jackie Peyton is far from ordinary. As an ER nurse, she navigates the rough waters of a crumbling healthcare system, doing everything she can to provide her patients with the best care possible.

Whether she's lighting into a smug doctor for failing to heed her advice, or forging the organ donor card of a man who just died, Nurse Jackie is compelled to make sense of the chaos and to level the playing field whenever she can.

Right or wrong, it's Jackie's brand of justice made all the more manageable by a daily diet of prescription pain medication.

Nurse Jackie is tops in her field and in her ability to behave badly and hide the truth, with both heartbreaking and hilarious results.

For the first four seasons, Liz Brixius and Linda Wallem wrote and executive produced the series along with Richie Jackson and Caryn Mandabach, who also served as executive producers.

From Season 5-7, Clyde Phillips served as showrunner and executive producer. Caryn Mandabach, Richie Jackson and Tom Straw also served as executive producers.


Season 1 Cast

as
Jackie Peyton

as
Dr. Eleanor O'Hara

as
Zoey Barkow

as
Mohammed 'Mo-Mo' De La Cruz

as
Eddie Walzer

as
Dr. Fitch Cooper

as
Kevin Peyton

as
Gloria Akalitus

as
Grace Peyton

as
Thor Lundgren

as
Amy Greenfield

as
Andy Singer

as
Ginny Flynn

as
Intestine Man

as
Joseph

as
Lenny

as
Melissa Greenfield

as
Model

as
Mr. Batali

as
Mrs. Cooper

as
Mrs. Scheinhorn

as
Mrs. Vogal

as
Mrs. Zimberg

as
Neil Nutterman

as
Paula

as
Sam

as
Skip Nannerine

as
Young Woman

as
Zak

as
Officer #1

as
Mrs. Greenfield

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