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Laura Prudom

EXCLUSIVE: 'Nikita' Star Shane West Talks Surprising Double-Death Finale | Laura Prudom | Posted 05.16.2012 | TV

It's been a rollercoaster year for The CW's "Nikita" (Fridays at 8 p.m. ET). Despite a consistently compelling second season, the cerebral action seri...

What To Watch On TV This Week

Posted 05.15.2012 | TV

It's a week of finales on TV this week, so before getting excited about next season's series, let's remember to say goodbye to our tried and true show...

'Nikita' Recap: Percy Plays Puppetmaster With The President

Laura Prudom | Posted 05.11.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

May 11 was an excellent day to be a "Nikita" fan. Not only was the show renewed for a 22-episode third season, its latest installment proved to be yet another gripping hour.

The CW Renews 'Nikita,' 'Hart Of Dixie' & 'Gossip Girl' (For A Final Season)

Posted 07.11.2012 | TV

"Nikita" will live to see a Season 3, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The CW series has been renewed, despite having been on the bubble since its...

What To Watch This Week: A Double Dose Of Van Der Beek And More!

Posted 04.30.2012 | TV

What's not to love about a week with a double dose of James Van Der Beek? The "Dawson's Creek" vet will first make his usual appearance on "Don't Trus...

'Nikita' Recap: Birkhoff Faces Financial Trouble

Laura Prudom | Posted 06.28.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

While episodes dealing with finances or computer hacking generally make my eyes glaze over, what "Shadow Walker" excelled at was emphasizing the family dynamic between Nikita, Michael, Birkhoff and Alex.

What To Watch On TV This Week

Posted 04.23.2012 | TV

This TV week kicks off with quite a bit of "Bones" drama. Airing Monday at 8 p.m. ET, the Fox series will feature a dead body found in the woods, Hodg...

'Nikita' Recap: One Of Its Finest Hours Yet!

Laura Prudom | Posted 06.20.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

What really stood out for me in this hour were Nikita's growth as a character and Maggie Q's gripping performance throughout the episode.

Why 'Nikita' Is The Best Show You're Not Watching

Laura Prudom | Posted 06.20.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

There are so few intelligent, female-led dramas on TV these days that "Nikita" should serve as an example to other networks as well as its audience, because we desperately need this show, and others like it, to keep on kicking ass for years to come.

What To Watch On TV This Week

Posted 04.16.2012 | TV

Between cut-throat competition on "The Voice," the return of "Revenge" and four premieres (including the highly-anticipated "Veep"), this week in TV i...

'Once Upon A Time' Recap: Love Turns To Hate

Laura Prudom | Posted 06.01.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

The beauty of this episode was that it truly provided a logical (if not justifiable) reason for Regina's hatred of Snow White, while making The Evil Queen sympathetic for the first time. And we also witnessed true evil being born.

'Nikita': Amanda And Nikita Revisit The Past In 'Power'

Laura Prudom | Posted 05.31.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

When a show is as consistently compelling as "Nikita," it's easy to take each well-crafted episode for granted, but "Power" once again upped the ante for all our characters without wasting a minute on meaningless filler material.

Dermot Mulroney Books New TV Gig

Posted 03.31.2012 | TV

Dermot Mulroney is getting "Enlightened"! Mulroney -- who is currently romancing Zooey Deschanel's character, Jess, in a guest arc on Fox's freshm...

What Could Be Coming To The CW This Fall

Garrett Greer | Posted 03.28.2012 | TV
Garrett Greer

The CW has a diverse slate this year, which gives them plenty of options as they attempt to shepherd the network towards a broader, older fan base. If they pull it off, they could very well graduate from high school.

What To Watch This Week

Posted 03.26.2012 | TV

"Mad Men" is back ... and TV just keeps getting better this week with the return of HBO's "Game of Thrones" on Sunday. The second season of the series...

'Nikita' Recap: Michael Makes A Painful Choice

Laura Prudom | Posted 05.25.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

"Arising" did feature some much-needed character development, allowing the divisive characters of Cassandra and Max to be removed from the chess board without going the lazy route of simply killing them off.

'Nikita' Recap: Percy And Amanda Go Head To Head In 'Doublecross'

Laura Prudom | Posted 05.17.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

"Nikita" has made a habit of coming back from its breaks with a bang, and the March 16 episode, "Doublecross," more than lived up to the promise of its title with a series of satisfying twists. It was pleasing to see the show ably maintain the momentum it established in the last few episodes, as if its month-long hiatus never happened.

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Maggie Q On Why Tonight's 'Nikita' Made Her Bawl | Laura Prudom | Posted 03.16.2012 | TV

It's been a long month since we last saw our favorite rogue agents on screen, but "Nikita" is back Fri., March 16 with what promises to be an explosiv...

Where Do the Huxtables Poop?

Evan Shapiro | Posted 05.01.2012 | TV
Evan Shapiro

Much is made of the unrealistic body image expectations created by the media. However, much less attention has been given to unrealistic real estate expectations. To cast a spotlight on this issue, here are the Top 11 Most Outrageous Real Estate Deals in TV History.

Nikita Recap: Carla Unearths the Secrets of Division's Creation in "Origins"

Laura Prudom | Posted 04.19.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

It would've been tough to beat last week's installment of Nikita, which threw so many twists at us it was hard to figure out which way was up and which was down, but "Origins" proved to be a worthy successor.

"Best Episodes During February Sweeps" Award Goes to CW's Nikita

Mary Romero | Posted 04.17.2012 | TV
Mary Romero

If I could give an award for best episodes during February sweeps, I would give it to the Nikita writers for creating enjoyable surprises while still treating the characters with reverence.

What To Watch This Week!

Posted 02.13.2012 | TV

It's Valentine's Day week on television and instead of chocolates, flowers or nauseatingly sweet cards, your small-screen significant other got you th...

'Nikita' Recap: Nikita's Past Comes Back To Haunt Her In 'Rogue'

Laura Prudom | Posted 04.12.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

Was this week's taut, labyrinthine installment of "Nikita" the standout of Season 2 so far? Sorry, "Fair Trade," I think "Rogue" just usurped your position at the top of the pile, as the episode combined all the best elements of our favorite spy drama: juicy backstory, dastardly double-crossing, well-paced plotting and one hell of a curveball ending.

What To Watch On TV This Week

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 02.05.2012 | TV

This week is full of big premieres, major milestones and some Valentine's Day love. NBC's "Smash" and ABC's "The River" both premiere, and AMC's "...

'Nikita' Recap: Percy Changes The Game In 'Clean Sweep'

Laura Prudom | Posted 04.04.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

It's no wonder that "Nikita" showrunner Craig Silverstein has been referring to this episode as "Game Change 2," since "Clean Sweep" managed to realign many allegiances going into the second half of the season.