Continuum ran for four seasons until October 9, 2015, and earned Nichols a and two nominations for.
The pilot they produced did not satisfy studio executives, however, and was brought in to create a new pilot for the series in late September 2004, replacing the Kesslers as executive producer and showrunner.
Michael David Barrett, then 46, was arrested a year later and was ultimately sentenced to more than two years in prison.
For her four-episode performance, she received a Saturn Award nomination for.
Nichols also did modeling work while acting.
But the damage was done.
They have 10-year-old twin daughters.
Nichols is married to Max Nichols, the stepson of iconic newswoman Diane Sawyer.