Though the city has disallowed exterior shooting until Friday at the earliest in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, at least one studio is back open. Kaufman Astoria Studios in Astoria, Queens, is planning to welcome the crews of Showtime’s Nurse Jackie and Netflix’s Orange is the New Black tomorrow, though the studio was open today as well.
Monday: Nurse Jackie
Is Nurse Jackie television’s first half-hour drama? Paired with Weeds (which returns for its fifth season 30 minutes earlier at 10 p.m.), the new series is being positioned as another dark comedy with a strong female lead—the “Life is full of little pricks” tag line on the publicity campaign tells you all Read More
At an intimate screening of Nurse Jackie, Showtime’s new dramedy starring Edie Falco as an experienced nurse with a speed-snorting habit, on Thursday, March 26, the publicist Peggy Siegal thought it would be fun if everyone brought their favorite doctors along for the one-hour preview and the dinner following.
“I don’t know, I just thought Read More
Showtime gave the greenlight to their new comedy Nurse Jackie, starring Sopranos First Lady Edie Falco. They’re also giving the First Lady of MILFs, Mary-Louise Parker, two more seasons of Weeds.
Ms. Falco’s series will begin production in New York in the fall. Episodes will air in the spring or early summer 2009, Read More