We’ve already posted about Showtime’s controversial new drama, Nurse Jackie. When it rains it pours: Hawthorne, TNT’s new series starring Jada Pinkett Smith as a chief nursing officer, starts tonight (click the above image for a look at the first episode preview) and is already getting attention from nurse bloggers, like Kim over at Emergiblog. People are sure to pit Edie Falco’s Jackie character against Smith’s Hawthorne character. So let us know: is there anything to be gained from comparing the nurse characters in the two shows, or do they exist in parallel TV universes that could never collide?
‘Hawthorne’ versus ‘Nurse Jackie’?