"'Nurse Jackie' is an essential part of the Showtime brand, and we are thrilled with the series' growth in its fifth season," Nevins said in a statement."Under the new leadership of Clyde Phillips, and with an amazing cast led by Edie Falco, this show is as sharp and compelling and entertaining as ever.Cameras were on set for the very last day of filming the beloved Emmy-winning series about a strong-willed (slightly troubled) nurse to capture the cast looking back at everything..looking ahead to a life without "What I'm going to miss most is the day to day work life. Bar none."Falco took home an Emmy for playing Jackie Peyton and been nominated four other times, while Merrit Wever took home an Emmy for playing Zoey Barkow.It's an experience unrivaled in my life," Falco says. The cast also includes Peter Facinelli, Stephen Wallem, Paul Schulze, Dominic Fumusa and Anna Deavere Smith.Jackie is a tough New York City ER nurse who’s not afraid to bend the rules — for her patients or for herself.She takes Vicodin, Percocet and Adderall to keep herself going and complains of back pain during sex with Eddie the pharmacist (Paul Schulze) in order to score prescriptions. Falco liked the idea of a hospital dramedy told through the eyes of a nurse, but wasn’t interested in the woo-woo angle.I'm excited to get to see the next chapter in Jackie's life." The show co-stars Merritt Wever, Paul Schulze, Dominic Fumusa, Anna Deavere Smith and Peter Facinelli.
Nurse Jackie was created by Liz Brixius, Linda Wallem, and Evan Dunsky.She was awarded an Emmy, a Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award for her work on the show in 1999.In 2003, the show's executive producer announced that its sixth season would be the last.To say the cast and crew are close is an understatement. "Family's all moving on."Click play on the video above to find out Falco's favorite memories.Hint: Even though the show is a bit dark and set in a hospital, it involves laughing. Synopsis : Nurse Jackie Season Five DVDNurse Jackie returns for a fifth season with Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton, a role that has earned Falco her third consecutive Primetime Emmy nomination.After leaving rehab early, Jackie finds sobriety and relative happiness - but that is the calm before the storm.Women['s] stories aren't as immediately climactic so they need to play out over the course of three months ...And every medical show out there has been about doctors.Showtime says it has renewed "Nurse Jackie," its New York-set hospital dramedy starring Edie Falco as the title character, for a sixth season.Falco plays Jackie Peyton, a strong-willed and brilliant, but flawed, emergency room nurse, in the series.