USA Reprieves 'Nikita,' Thrills Fanatical Corps

Moss, Linda
September 2000
Multichannel News;09/04/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 36, p3
Reports that United States-based cable television network USA Networks has agreed to extend the life of the television program `La Femme Nikita' as of September 4, 2000. Details of the network's business agreement with television producer Warner Brothers Television; Campaign of the fans of the program to save `La Femme Nikita.'


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