SHOWTIME has picked up a fourth season of its dark comedy Nurse Jackie. The series, which has received both critical and audience acclaim, stars Emmy® and Golden Globe® winner Edie Falco, who just this past season received an Emmy® in the “Comedy” category for her lead role. Nurse Jackie also stars Peter Facinelli, Paul Schulze, Merritt Wever, Eve Best, Anna Deveare Smith, Stephen Wallem and Dominic Fumusa. The series is created, written and executive produced by Liz Brixius and Linda Wallem. Richie Jackson also serves as an executive producer. SHOWTIME subscribers continue to embrace the series, with season three of NURSE JACKIE currently averaging 2.8 million weekly viewers (as a point of comparison CALIFORNICATION S4 averaged 2.4 million weekly viewers). The series averages 762,000 viewers on Monday nights, with a marked increase of 71% of subscribers tuning On Demand, DVR and replays.