‘Nikita’ Draws Small Audience for Exit

Show scores a low .2 rating in key demographic

CW’s “Nikita”carried out its last mission with few witnesses: The spy show’s finale had 805,000 viewers.

Nikita scored a .2 rating in the key 18-49 demographic, low even by CW standards. The network targets a more youthful demographic than its more established rivals.

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The low finale numbers for the Maggie Q drama help explain why it was canceled, after four seasons.

The rating was in line with the show’s average this season, though the show was up slightly in total viewers.