Release Date:February 23,2010
Television's most critically-acclaimed new series "Nurse Jackie" comes to DVD and Blu-ray Disc from Lionsgate. Three-time Primetime Emmy® winner Edie Falco (Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, "The Sopranos," 1999, 2001 and 2003,) "is outstanding" (Time Magazine) as Jackie Peyton, a flawed emergency room nurse in New York City, who is struggling to find a balance between the demands of her frenetic job and an array of personal dramas. For Jackie, every day is a high wire act of juggling patients, doctors, fellow nurses and her own indiscretions.
"Nurse Jackie" was Showtime's most-successful premiere to date and the groundbreaking series has garnered enormous critical acclaim. TV Guide proclaimed the show "wildly entertaining," Entertainment Weekly hailed "you just want to keep watching," NY Daily News exclaimed "a splendid addition to Showtime's lineup" and The Washington Post called it "one of the true choice cuts of the year."
The DVD and Blu-ray Disc include all 12 episodes of the debut season plus extensive commentaries, interviews and innovative featurettes that include "Prepping Nurse Jackie," "All About Edie," "Unsung Heroes" and "Nurse Stories." In addition, the Blu-ray Disc will feature episodes in 1080P High Definition widescreen with 7.1 DTS HD Master Audio. "Take one great actress and one great role; repeat for 12 weeks...do yourself a favor...follow along" (USA Today).