Nurse Jackie has been renewed for a 6th season. News of the shows renewal was posted by Showtime on Twitter.
The season 5 finale will debut on June 16 and filming will begin shortly afterwards.
According to Showtime President of Entertainment David Nevins:
“Nurse Jackie is an essential part of the Showtime brand, and we are thrilled with the series’ growth in its fifth season. 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.”
According to Showtime the show was receiving 3.1 million weekly viewers across all platforms, a 10% increase over the 4th season.
Here’s the tweet that was posted by Showtime:
— Showtime (@SHO_Network) June 6, 2013
An increasing number of TV and movie studios are using Twitter to make big announcements for fans who follow their various brands.