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Big Monday For Showtime As 'Weeds,' 'Nurse Jackie' Set Viewer Marks

Showtime's Monday night duo of Weeds and Nurse Jackie enjoyed their best showings as the calendar turned to August.

The Mary-Louise Parker-starrer Weeds, averaged 1.61 million viewers on Aug. 3, according to Nielsen. The campaign's ninth installment bested its fifth-season opener on June 8.
Nurse Jackie, which stars Edie Falco as a emergency room nurse who balances complicated professional and personal lives against her addictive personality, pulled in 1.36 million watchers on Aug. 3. That made it the most-watched episode in the series history to date, surpassing its June 8 debut.
Showtime ordered a second campaign of Nurse Jackie the day after its opening night.