Friday TV Picks: Rufus Sewell in the Sundance miniseries 'Restless'
TV picks for Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, include the two-part miniseries "Restless" on the Sundance channel, "Nikita" on the CW and "CSI: NY" on CBS.
Tonight in Prime Time
For those of us in need of a "Downton Abbey"-style fix, we might want to head over to the Sundance channel tonight and try out this delicious-looking two-part miniseries about a young woman who discovers that her mother was a spy during WWII. It stars Rufus Sewell (PBS' "Zen"), Michelle Dockery ("Downton Abbey") and Charlotte Rampling ("Melancholia," "The Swimming Pool"), and is based on a novel by William Boyd. 9 p.m. Friday on Sundance (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff
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Also on Friday
"Nikita," 8 p.m. (CW): When Michael and Nikita apprehend an arms dealer, they decide to use him as bait to capture Amanda; Birkhoff closes in on Amanda's mole; Alex begins to unravel.
"CSI: NY," 9 p.m. (CBS): The team investigates at a speak-easy when one of its owners is murdered and $10,000 disappears; Adam has an unusual day off.
"Fringe," 9 p.m. (Fox): Olivia comes across a woman who is like an oracle, as she works to locate an important piece of equipment for Walter; Peter finds himself in danger as he watches Windmark.
"Phineas and Ferb," 9 p.m. (Disney): NHL superstar Luc Robitaille offers his assistance when Phineas and Ferb take an ice hockey game to the extreme; Phineas and Ferb plan their own New Year's Eve ball drop.
"The Shop Around the Corner" (1940), 9 p.m. (TCM): The more Budapest co-workers fight, the more they fall in love as secret pen pals.
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