Zee Cafe brings in new seasons of 'Sopranos', 'ER'

MUMBAI: English general entertainment channel Zee Cafe is sticking to the tried and tested as far as western fare is concerned. The channel has announced that it is airing new seasons of the shows - The Sopranos, ER, Caroline In The City, Gilmore Girls and She Spies.

Gangster saga The Sopranos' fourth season airs every Wednesday. James Gandolfini and Edie Falco star in the series that offers a realistic and darkly humorous look at the suburban New Jersey Soprano clan.

Managing a deadly criminal enterprise has taken its toll on anxiety-ridden Mafia boss Tony Soprano (Gandolfini). Trying to elude the FBI and avoid mob power struggles while coping with a shaky marriage to long-suffering wife Carmela (Falco) and fatherhood to his sullen teenage son and rebellious daughter is enough to send anyone to the analyst's couch. So, when the pressures reach dangerous levels, Tony reluctantly seeks the help of psychiatrist Dr. Jennifer Melfi (Lorraine Bracco) to reconcile the consequences of his life choices.

The third season of the action packed La Femme Nikita is airing every Sunday. in the show an elite government assassin, Nikita discovers that Michael, her lover and fellow operative, is married and has a son. Nikita survives the demise of Section One headquarters and undergoes a procedure that renders her emotionless.

Also airing on the channel every Friday is the second season of Gilmore Girls. In the show Lorelai and Rory Gilmore could be sisters except for the mother/daughter thing. Their unique relationship evolves this year as Lorelai contemplates a surprise marriage proposal from an unexpected suitor, and Rory enters her next year at the exclusive Chilton Academy and continues her on again-off again romance with Dean.

Their Friday night dinners with Lorelai's uptight parents maintain the family tradition of fun-filled friction. Lorelai continues to work at the Independence Inn while dreaming of someday opening her own B&B. Meanwhile at Lukes' more than just coffee is brewing as the gruff proprietor comes to realise that Lorelai may be more than just his favourite customer.

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