Edie Falco on Returning to TV and How Trump Prompted Her to Film the Avatar Sequels

Nurse Jackie and Sopranos actress discusses new CBS drama Tommy

Edie Falco
Edie Falco plays L.A.'s first female chief of police in the new CBS drama Tommy. Cliff Lipson/CBS

Edie Falco returns to TV tonight, in her first ongoing TV series role since Nurse Jackie ended in 2015. She stars in the CBS drama Tommy as an NYPD officer who becomes L.A.’s first female chief of police.

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