TV News: IT Crowd, Jackie, Brand, Boardwalk

The IT Crowd
Creator Graham Linehan has posted a photo of Chris O’dowd, Richard Ayoade and Katherine Parkinson finishing up rehearsals for the one-off wrap-up special of Brit sitcom “The IT Crowd”. The forty-minute finale will air later this year.

Nurse Jackie
Showtime has renewed the Edie Falco-led half-hour dramedy “Nurse Jackie” for a sixth season. The series will wrap up its fifth season this month.

“Nurse Jackie” has averaged 3.1 million viewers a week across all of its linear and VOD plays. That marks a 10% gain from season four. [Source: Variety]

Brand X With Russell Brand
FX won’t be ordering more episodes of “Brand X With Russell Brand,” but have picked up a scripted live-action comedy pilot starring the actor that is said to be akin to “Curb Your Enthusiasm”. [Source: Deadline]

Boardwalk Empire
HBO has announced that “Boardwalk Empire” will kick off its fourth season on September 8th. [Source: TV Line