|Number of Episodes||23|
|Original channel||The CW|
|Air date||Fridays at 8/7c|
|Original run||September 23, 2011 - May 18, 2012|
- Maggie Q as Nikita Mears
- Lyndsy Fonseca as Alexandra Udinov
- Shane West as Michael
- Aaron Stanford as Seymour Birkhoff
- Melinda Clarke as Amanda
- Dillon Casey as Sean Pierce
- Xander Berkeley as Percival Rose
- Noah Bean as Ryan Fletcher
- Peter Outerbridge as Ari Tasarov
- Rob Stewart as Roan
- Devon Sawa as Owen Elliot
- Lyndie Greenwood as Sonya
- Alberta Watson as Madeline Pierce
- Helena Mattsson as Cassandra
- Peter J. Lucas as Sergei Semak
- Sarah Clarke as Katya Udinov
- Vieslav Krystyan as Nikolai Udinov
- William deVry as Patrick Miller
In season one of this suspenseful series featuring international action star Maggie Q in the title role, the
charming and deadly Nikita waged a war against Division, the agency that created her. Michael - the man who trained her, a man she trusted - was hunting her. But Nikita had an ace up her sleeve: Alex, a girl she trained to infiltrate this secret unit of the government. At the end of season one, Nikita and Alex's relationship had been shattered, and Nikita and Michael's relationship was restored. Now, Nikita and Michael are on the run with a hard drive containing the government's darkest secrets and conspiracies.
Together, they are going to right the wrongs that Division has committed over the years, one mission at a time. But leading the hunt for them this time is Alex...and she knows all of Nikita's tricks. The series stars Maggie Q as Nikita, Lyndsy Fonseca as Alex, Shane West as Michael, Aaron Stanford as Birkhoff, with Melinda Clarke as Amanda and Xander Berkeley as Percy. NIKITA is from Warner Bros. Television in association with Wonderland Sound and Vision, with executive producers Craig Silverstein ("Bones," "K-Ville"), David Levinson ("The Commish"), Danny Cannon ("CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "Chuck"), McG ("Supernatural," "Chuck," "The O.C.," "Charlie's Angels") and Peter Johnson ("Supernatural," "Chuck").
|Game Change||Writer: Craig Silverstein||Director: Danny Cannon||September 23, 2011||#2x01|
|Nikita and Michael continue to try and expose Division. Amanda takes charge of Division, but Oversight assigns Sean (Dillon Casey) to keep an eye on her. Alex is tasked with finding Nikita to stop her from releasing the contents of the black box.
|Falling Ash||Writer: Kalinda Vazquez||Director: Eagle Egilsson||September 30, 2011||#2x02|
|Nikita and Michael investigate an old corrupt Division program called P9 that appears to have resurfaced. During their investigation, they run into Owen, who informs them that he is searching for Dr. Joseph Mars, the man who not only masterminded P9, but also invented the Regimen and could help Owen wean himself off the dangerous drug.
|Knightfall||Writer: Carlos Coto||Director: Kenneth Fink||October 7, 2011||#2x03|
|Amanda convinces Alex to kill Anton Kochenko (guest star Paul Braunstein), a man who used to work for Alex's father, and plans to let Ramon take the credit for the murder. However, when Nikita disrupts Amanda's plan, Amanda fights back by taking what Nikita loves most.|
|Partners||Writer: Kristen Reidel||Director: Dermott Downs||October 14, 2011||#2x04|
|Nikita is stunned when she hears that her old Division partner Kelly escaped from a Turkish prison. Nikita thought Kelly died years ago and always felt responsible because it happened on the mission where Nikita escaped from Division. Knowing Amanda will go after Kelly, Nikita tells Michael they have to go to Turkey to help her.
|Looking Glass||Writer: Albert Kim||Director: Ken Girotti||October 21, 2011||#2x05|
|Michael learns that a woman he once romanced under Division orders, Cassandra, is in danger. Feeling guilty for how things ended, Michael wants to help Cassandra. Nikita, however, suspects that there might be more motivating Michael than his guilty conscience.
|343 Walnut Lane||Writer: Andrew Colville||Director: Nick Copus||October 28, 2011||#2x06|
|Birkhoff finds Nikita's birth certificate, and Michael and Nikita find Nikita's father, but it's not the reunion she had hoped for; and Percy reveals to Alex that the black box Nikita has holds secrets that could help her avenge Alex's father's death.
|Clawback||Writer: Michael Brandon Guercio||Director: Eagle Egilsson||November 4, 2011||#2x07|
|While in prison, Ryan discovers patterns that reveal how Oversight gets its funding. Ryan arranges a meeting with Nikita to fill her in, but Amanda intercepts their coded messages to each other and alerts Oversight, who sends in one of their own to interrogate Ryan.
|London Calling||Writer: Kalinda Vazquez||Director: Jeffrey Hunt||November 11, 2011||#2x08|
|Michael becomes alarmed when he hears Cassandra is in trouble and rushes off to help her. He discovers General Tupelov has accused her of stealing two million dollars and has threatened to kill her unless she returns it. However, when Cassandra's story doesn't add up, Nikita becomes suspicious of what she might be hiding. Meanwhile, Alex receives a very tempting offer from Percy that could give her the resources to eliminate Semak.
|Fair Trade||Writer: Carlos Coto||Director: Nick Copus||November 18, 2011||#2x09|
|Nikita steals funds from Oversight, forcing them to host an emergency meeting. Nikita and Birkhoff figure out how to spy on the meeting so Nikita can identify the other members of Oversight, but things go awry and Sean captures Birkhoff. Amanda demands to know where Nikita is hiding but Birkhoff refuses to give up his friend so she tortures him. Meanwhile, Alex sets her plan in motion to reclaim her father's empire. With a price on her head, Alex realizes the easiest way to get into Russia undetected is the same way she was smuggled out - through the illegal sex ring.
|Guardians||Writer: Albert Kim||Director: Dwight Little||December 2, 2011||#2x10|
|With Michael out of town, Nikita turns to Owen to help her track down and steal another black box from a Guardian. Unfortunately, she discovers that Owen is working for an unlikely employer that could jeopardize Nikita's whole operation. Amanda realizes Alex received privileged information about Semak and that information could only have come from Percy. Furious that Percy undermined her, Amanda strips him of all his amenities. Back home in Russia, Alex finally makes her move on Semak.
|Pale Fire||Writer: Kristen Reidel||Director: Deran Sarafian||January 6, 2012||#2x11|
|Alex’s mission to take down Gogol comes to a head as she infiltrates her childhood home and faces ghosts from her past. On a completely separate mission, Nikita also ends up at the mansion to steal Semak’s black box. Nikita and Alex run into each other and decide to join forces, but they run into a major roadblock. Meanwhile, Michael and Owen work together to figure out Percy’s secret plan with the Guardians.
|Sanctuary||Writer: Andrew Colville||Director: Steven A. Adelson||January 13, 2012||#2x12|
|Sean attacks Nikita and Michael in an effort to protect his mother. Meanwhile, Percy gets the upper hand on Amanda and threatens to level Division unless she releases him.
|Clean Sweep||Writer: Kalinda Vazquez||Director: Brad Turner||February 3, 2012||#2x13|
|Percy has his Guardians hold the members of Oversight hostage until Amanda agrees to his demands. If she doesn't, the Guardians will shoot all the members of Oversight and release a deadly gas inside Division that will instantly kill everyone, including Amanda. Nikita is torn between letting the enemy fall and saving the innocent lives inside Division.
|Rogue||Writer: Carlos Coto||Director: Marc David Alpert||February 10, 2012||#2x14|
|Percy continues his plan to take back Division by threatening to kill Nikita's mentor Carla, the woman who took Nikita off the streets when she was a junkie. Determined to get to Carla before Percy, Nikita uses Madeline to send her a message. Percy intercepts the message and it's a race to see who can get to Carla first. Meanwhile, Amanda tells Alex it's time for her to take back Zetrov and reveal to the world that Alexandra Udinov is alive.
|Origins||Writer: Albert Kim||Director: Michael Robison||February 17, 2012||#2x15|
|Nikita is shocked by what Carla recounts of the night Nikita was arrested. Alex shows up at a Zetrov press conference to make an announcement.
|Doublecross||Writer: Kristen Reidel||Director: Eagle Egilsson||March 16, 2012||#2x16|
|Division is in an uproar when their agents are being assassinated one by one. Amanda realizes Percy is behind the murders and is trying to undermine her authority with the other Division agents. She reluctantly calls Nikita (Maggie Q) with an offer that is hard to resist – stop Percy and she’ll give Nikita Ryan.
|Arising||Writer: Andrew Colville||Director: Karen Gaviola||March 23, 2012||#2x17|
|Michael is furious when he discovers a secret that Cassandra kept from him, so he and Nikita fly to Moscow to confront her. Meanwhile, Alex (Lyndsy Fonseca) makes a last ditch effort to find her mother by sending out a coded message through a televised interview.
|Power||Writer: Carlos Coto||Director: Chris Peppe||March 30, 2012||#2x18|
|Amanda and Ari set up a board meeting with Zetrov and prepare to take over the company. After a heated face-to-face confrontation between Nikita and Amanda, Nikita recalls what Amanda was like when she was first brought to Division . Meanwhile, Alex surprises Ari by showing up at the board meeting with an old and powerful friend.
|Wrath||Writer: Albert Kim||Director: Jeffrey Hunt||April 20, 2012||#2x19|
|When Nikita worked for Division, she targeted a man named Nicholas Brandt and infiltrated his inner circle. She captured him and he’s been behind bars ever since. However, Percy springs Brant, and his first mission is to capture Nikita for payback. After he has her in his clutches, he tortures her, forcing Nikita to face a side of herself she thought she had long buried.
|Shadow Walker||Writer: Kristen Reidel||Director: Nick Copus||April 27, 2012||#2x20|
|Nikita convinces a reluctant Birkhoff to use 20 million dollars of his own money in a plan to bankrupt Percy and Division , but when Percy ends up stealing Birkhoff's entire life savings, Birkhoff and Nikita clash. Team Nikita has one last chance to hit Percy again, but Birkhoff is arrested trying to regain his millions and Nikita realizes she must break him out of jail before Division gets to him. Michael and Alex go after Birkhoff's stolen money while Nikita goes to save Birkhoff.
|Dead Drop||Writer: Kalinda Vazquez||Director: Michael Robison||May 4, 2012||#2x21|
|When it looks like Percy's nuclear weapons plan is getting out of control, Ryan suggests they go to the Director of the CIA, Morgan Kendrick, for help. Nikita is vehemently opposed to the plan and is surprised when Michael takes Ryan's side. Tensions escalate when Nikita is proven right after they discover Kendrick has a link to Percy. Meanwhile, Sean is shot by Percy's men, shaking Alex to the core.
|Crossbow||Writer: Andrew Colville||Director: Danny Cannon||May 11, 2012||#2x22|
|PERCY THREATENS THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES — Percy calls the President the United States and threatens to set off a nuclear explosion unless his demands are met. Birkhoff finds two scientists who could help stop Percy’s new nuclear satellite, so Nikita and Michael head after one and Sean and Alex look for the other. Unfortunately, Alex and Sean get caught at the very location that Percy blows up as an example of his power. Meanwhile, Nikita realizes the best way to stop Percy is to go into the belly of the beast – Division itself.
|Homecoming||Writer: Carlos Coto||Director: Eagle Egilsson||May 18, 2012||#2x23|
|Nikita and Michael invade Division in an attempt to capture Percy. Alex and Sean get caught in a deadly gunfire battle with the U.S. Marines and Ryan must convince the President of the United States not to destroy Division until he is sure Nikita and Michael are safely out of the building, but the President is eager to end Percy’s reign. Meanwhile, Birkhoff asks Sonya for help, and Nikita corners Percy in his office, but he pulls out one final trick that may cost her the battle.
- Alberta Watson also played a character named Madeline on the USA networks tv series Le Femme Nikita, on which Nikita is based which is very ironic since on the Le Femme Nikita series Madeline was it's version of Nikita's Amanda.
- Nikita was moved to Friday nights airing along side the seventh Supernatural this season.