THURSDAY, July 14
"NIKITA" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
"Phoenix" (TV-14, V) (HDTV)
NIKITA EXPOSES A U.S. SENATOR�S SEX SCANDAL � Division sends Thom (Ashton Holmes) to eliminate Anna (guest star Rayisa Kondracki, �The Bridge�), a woman who was having a secret affair with a U.S. Senator (guest star Spencer Garrett, �Leverage�). Division agrees to cover up any trace of the affair as long as the Senator agrees to help pass a bill that will continue to fund the agency. Nikita (Maggie Q), with Alex�s (Lyndsy Fonseca) help, attempts to reach out to Anna�s parents, but the conversation doesn�t go as she expected. Shane West, Xander Berkeley, Melinda Clarke, Aaron Stanford and Tiffany Hines also star. David Barrett directed the episode written by James Barnes (#108).