For Friday, February 8th 2013 LA TV Insider Examiner recommends:
Nikita (The CW, 8 p.m.) – “Brave New World” – Michael (Shane West) gives up his role as a field agent and resumes his role inside Division running Operations. After learning key information from Birkhoff (Aaron Stanford), Nikita (Maggie Q) preps a secret mission that takes her into dangerous territory. When Michael and Alex (Lyndsy Fonseca) and Ryan (Noah Bean) find out, they follow her into Kosovo but the outcome has far-reaching consequences for Division.
Touch (FOX, 8 p.m.) – “Event Horizon” / “Closer” – In the second season premiere, Martin (Kiefer Sutherland) is determined to keep Jake (David Mazouz) safe from those who want to exploit his supernatural abilities, but Jake is on a mission of his own– to find the elusive Amelia (Saxon Sharbino). When Jake leads Martin to Amelia’s mother in Los Angeles, Lucy (Maria Bello), these three form an ad hoc family, searching for the girl who may be the key to understanding Jake’s abilities. Factoring into the unfolding equation is the genius of Aster Corps., Calvin Norburg (Lukas Haas), who’s on the verge of making a career-defining discovery, as well as the extreme religious zealot Guillermo Ortiz (Said Taghmaoui), who stops at nothing to attain his vision. As ominous connections appear, Martin remains determined to uncover a global conspiracy in order to protect his family and save the lives of the innocent.
Spartacus: War of the Damned (STARZ, 9 p.m.) – “Men of Honor” – Spartacus (Liam McIntyre) contemplates entering a deal with a band of marauders that would ensure adequate food supplies for his people, while Crassus’ son makes a fateful decision.
Blue Bloods (CBS, 10 p.m.) – "Men in Black" – Before a Hasidic Grand Rebbe passes away, he chooses his youngest son to succeed him, but when the new appointee dies suddenly, Danny (Donnie Wahlberg) investigates the oldest son and others within the Hasidic community. Meanwhile, Henry (Len Cariou) reveals a family secret to Frank (Tom Selleck).
Portlandia (IC, 10 p.m.) – “Soft Opening” – Peter and Nance prep for the opening of their bed and breakfast by first hosting their friends. A local furniture-maker is featured in the “Man Issue” of a magazine. The Steampunks head to a convention. An emboldened Fred goes on a third date.
What will you watch??
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