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The Racialicious Roundtable for Nikita 1.3

Hosted by Arturo R. García

So, three weeks in, Nikita’s ratings performance isn’t exactly inspiring: according to Spoiler TV, the show finished last in its’ time slot, last in the 18-49 demographic, and last among CW shows for its’ time slot. Yikes.

Worst yet, “Kill Jill” wasn’t as clever as its’ title would have you think. While it did sort of try to address one of the more logical questions about shows like these – why wouldn’t Nikita just go public with the goods on Division? – mostly the episode had the feel of wheels spinning in place. There’s a bunch of set pieces developing, and they’re threatening to bog the show down if the creative team isn’t careful. Let’s see what the Roundtable thinks.

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