FRIDAY, August 19
"NIKITA" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
"Girl's Best Friend" (TV-14, DLV) (HDTV)
NIKITA DECIDES ITS TIME FOR ALEX TO LEAVE DIVISION - Nikita (Maggie Q) believes it's getting too dangerous for Alex (Lyndsy Fonseca) at Division and decides its time Alex disappeared. Alex agrees but before the plan can be put in motion, she and Jaden (Tiffany Hines) are assigned to an overseas mission to stop the son of a foreign president (guest star Edi Gathegi) from selling a newly developed nerve toxin. Things go awry and Alex must decide between saving the mission or saving herself. Rob Lieberman directed the episode written by Carlos Coto (#119).