Nurse Jackie to End After Season 7

Nurse Jackie is getting ready to make her final rounds.

Showtime announced Wednesday that the show’s upcoming seventh season — which is set to premiere in 2015 — will also be its final one.

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The cast of Nurse Jackie — including Emmy winners Edie Falco and Merritt Wever — helped break the news with a photo taken during the first table read for the Season 7 premiere (see above).

“Edie is one of our finest actresses,” said David Nevins, President, Showtime Networks, in a release. “We are so honored to have had her on the network. She creates indelible characters and Nurse Jackie Peyton is no exception. I know this final season will bring her story to a close that will satisfy the ever-growing number of loyal viewers who have been entranced and, at times, appalled by Jackie through the years.”

Showtime said “yes” to a Season 7 back in March — before Season 6 had even premiered — while noting that cast member Peter Facinelli was exiting the comedy.

Last month, the pay cabler broke the news that Emmy-winner Tony Shalhoub had joined the series in the recurring role of Dr. Bernard Prince, a new ER doctor who in addition to having “a great bedside manner and a special touch with his boss, Gloria Akalitus (Anna Deavere Smith),” will offer Jackie some desperately needed friendship.

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