#15. Nurse Jackie


Showtime Networks

– IMDb user rating: 7.7

– Years on the air: 2009–2015

– Cast: Edie Falco, Merritt Wever, Paul Schulze, Dominic Fumusa

One of the few medical dramas with a nurse as its main character, the series focuses on Nurse Jackie Peyton played by Edie Falco. While the character is problematic and battles drug addiction and other personal issues, Peyton stands up for her patients and will do anything to protect and provide for them.