FRIDAY, AUGUST 17
"NIKITA" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
"Arising" (TV-PG, V) (HDTV)
DANGEROUS SECRETS ARE REVEALED - Michael (Shane West) is furious when he discovers a secret that Cassandra (guest star Helena Mattsson) kept from him, so he and Nikita (Maggie Q) fly to Moscow to confront her. Meanwhile, Alex (Lyndsy Fonseca) makes a last ditch effort to find her mother (guest star Sarah Clarke) by sending out a coded message through a televised interview. Aaron Stanford, Melinda Clarke, Xander Berkeley and Dillon Casey also star. Karen Gaviola directed the episode written by Andrew Colville (#217).