Cheers to Nikita for putting the boot in reboot.
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Lots of action franchises have been revamped in recent years, with mixed results (Bionic Woman, we hardly knew ye). But with a sizzling star (Maggie Q), a sleek visual style and a sly sense of humor about itself, the fourth incarnation of La Femme Nikita may be the sexiest — and most successful — yet. Paired with The Vampire Diaries, this rogue assassin could kick serious butt for the CW on Thursdays...
Dying for the third season of Fringe to begin on Sept. 23? Well the folks at Fox feel your pain and have hooked up TV Guide Magazine with a couple of exclusive cast photos to make the two-week wait a little easier. So, behold the Bishop boys...
Whoa. Is Ed Cotton on fire or what?!
Maybe it was the change in locale from the Beltway to Singapore, but the food guru from New York's Plein Sud was cooking with gas — and some out-there ingredients — last night during the first half of Top Chef: D.C.'s finale. Not only did he score immunity (while jet-lagged) by crushing the street-food Quickfire Challenge, Cotton also took his third elimination-round win and served up some humble pie to Angelo. Yes, Angelo Sosa, the man who bragged about his Asian culinary chops...
When Josh Gates goes on a road trip, he's got bigger problems than worrying about a flat tire. Like potentially running into the occasional ghost, Yeti or leprechaun. As the host of Syfy's Destination Truth (9/8c), which returns for its fourth season tonight, he's traveled the globe many times over to explore (and sometimes expose) mysterious myths and legends....
Nikita, Vampire Diaries
Who knew the little CW network could become such a player in Thursday's overcrowded TV battleground? All it took were a couple of hot vampires. (Something not lost on HBO these days, either.) Tonight's major TV event: the return of the addictively twisty The Vampire Diaries for its second season of "Bite me, Twilight" supernatural-romance angst. As a bonus, the newest version of the Nikita franchise immediately follows, and it's well worth your time, too. (I'll miss Supernatural on Thursdays, but it will help fill the void on Fridays now that Syfy is turning to wrestling) ...
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Are you ready for some... TV? The fall season is here and we've got all the scoop on 30 new shows, from NBC's mysterious drama The Event to The CW's butt-kicking spy thriller Nikita. Check out our exclusive photo gallery, featuring behind the scenes shots of the fall's hottest new shows!
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America's Next Top Model
For America's Next Top Model's 15th cycle, Tyra Banks is bringing in a big gun, Vogue Italia editor Franca Sozzani, in an effort to kick the competition up a notch and actually discover, well, a supermodel.
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"It's one of the most influential magazines in the fashion business," says exec producer Laura Fuest, who adds, "People who wouldn't return our calls are saying, 'We'd love to be part of the show.'"
Contestants will be shot ...