Showtime Premium Cable has announced the return of Nurse Jackie starring Edie Falco and United States of Tara starring Toni Collette on March 22, 2010 in a one hour block of comedy on Monday nights. Edie Falco and Toni Collette have each been nominated for Golden Globe Awards for their roles in these comedies.
As Carmela Soprano in the HBO series The Sopranos, Edie Falco as the long suffering wife of mob boss Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini). In her new role as Nurse Jackie Peyton, Falco portrays a darker role, an antihero nurse with a tough job, a family, and a drug habit.
United States of Tara starring Toni Collette is a great pairing with Nurse Jackie. Tara (Toni Collette))is a suburban wife and mother with four distinct personalities, a result of Dissociative Identity Disorder, or multiple personalities.
Edie Falco and Toni Collette have each been nominated for 2010 Golden Globe Awards for their roles, in the announcements of nomination made on December 15, 2009. Falco and Collette have each been nominated in the same category, Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical. Other actresses in this category are Courteney Cox for Cougar Town, Tina Fey for 30 Rock and Lea Michele for Glee.
Emmy and Golden Globe winner Toni Collette returns for an all-new season of United States of Tara. New season premieres Monday, March 22nd
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