With the new Nikita poster, sex sells

The CW had a very good season last year, with the runaway hit The Vampire Diaries (which was inevitably both a product and the recipient of the vampire craze). Now, they’re trying to replicate that genre success with their new series Nikita, an action series starring Maggie Q as the titular assassin. It’s a remake of the older series La Femme Nikita, and according to this poster released by the CW, Nikita is all femme.

The poster, for those you unlucky enough to be able to view it, is all sexed up. Maggie Q is splayed across a chair in a scarlet room, wearing a leather outfit that shows ALL of her leg and then some. The chair she’s sitting in has legs of machine guns, one of which she is holding while her other hand holds a pistol in the air. Obviously, the CW is not going for its normal demographic with this series. The network, for the most part, aims at younger women with their shows like Gossip Girl and the recently cancelled Melrose Place. While shows like Supernatural and Smallville are aimed at a mixed audience, Nikita seems to be going for all men with this “Looks Do Kill” campaign. And you know what? If it keeps up, it just might be successful.

Nikita premieres on September 9 at 9/c on the CW. It’s going to have to fight hard to stay alive in that horrible battleground of a Thursday night slot, but if this poster has anything to say, the CW is willing to fight to win.

Leave a Reply

The Voice season 11 knockouts
The Voice Season 11 Knockouts Premiere & Yield Some Painful Losses….
The Rise of Quality Television in the Last 20 Years
Supernatural Season 12 Episode 2: “Mamma Mia”
The Voice season 11 final battles Austin and Preston
The Voice Season 11 Final Battles: New Teams & a Knockouts Preview!
Will & Kate: Love, Looks and Body Language
Angelina Jolie Files for Divorce from Brad Pitt
Deadshot and Harley
‘Suicide Squad’ Sets More Box Office Records, Beats ‘Civil War’
Archive 81
‘Archive 81’: An Interview with the Creators of the Horror Audio Drama, Daniel Powell & Marc Sollinger
The Fabulous Movie History of the Iconic Little Black Dress
Five Movies to Watch Before They Leave Netflix in October
Fall Movie Preview: 10 Movies to Look Forward to for the Rest of 2016
How to Meet Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford On Set of New Blade Runner Movie
Kehlani, "Gangsta"
Check Out the New Music Video for Kehlani’s ‘Gangsta’ from ‘Suicide Squad!’
Suicide Squad: The Album
‘Suicide Squad’ Soundtrack Is the Best of the Summer: Review
Jared Leto as the Joker
Jared Leto Returns as Joker in ‘Purple Lamborghini’ Music Video for ‘Suicide Squad!’
Galactic Empire
Why Star Wars Fans Should Be Paying Attention to Galactic Empire
Sports News
The Best Lessons From the 2016 Olympics Opening Ceremony
The Top Five Moments in NBA Playoffs History
Your Official Guide to Watching the Masters Tournament on TV
Austin X Games
X Games Austin 2016 Has an Amazing Sports and Music Lineup

Get more stuff like this
in your inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox.