FRIDAY, APRIL 27
"NIKITA" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
"Shadow Walker" (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
NIKITA IS CAPTURED AND TORTURED - Nikita (Maggie Q) convinces a reluctant Birkhoff (Aaron Stanford) to use 20 million dollars of his own money in a plan to trap Percy (Xander Berkeley), but Birkhoff loses it after Percy ends up stealing his entire life savings. Trying to make up for what he lost, Birkhoff hacks into an old network, tripping a trap set by the FBI, which gets him arrested. Division is alerted of his arrest and Percy sends in a team to retrieve him, but Nikita has other plans. Michael (Shane West) and Sean (Dillon Casey) go after Birkhoff's stolen money while Alex (Lyndsy Fonseca) attempts to step into Birkhoff's shoes. Nick Copus directed the episode written by Kristen Reidel (#220).