Edie Falco

Nurse Jackie has been renewed for a sixth season, Showtime announced Thursday.

The series, which stars Edie Falco as an E.R. nurse with an addiction to pills, is currently averaging 3.1 million viewers across all platforms in its fifth season, which will air its season finale on Sunday, June 16.

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"Nurse Jackie is an essential part of the Showtime brand, and we are thrilled with the series' growth in its fifth season," said David Nevins, president of entertainment at Showtime. "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. I'm excited to get to see the next chapter in Jackie's life."

Nurse Jackie airs Sundays at 9/8c on Showtime.

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