The CW picks up Nikita, Hellcats; renews Life Unexpected, One Tree Hill


The CW has picked up two new series for the next season, “Hellcats” and “Nikita.” “Life Unexpected” and “One Tree Hill” were renewed. Nikita is an action-drama from Warner Bros/Wonderland about martial arts expert Maggie Q as an   assassin gone independent. Hellcats revolves around a college cheerleading team, via Bonanza/Warner Bros. The CW’s upfront is scheduled for Thursday, where all the details will be presented.