EXCLUSIVE: Angus MacGyver will quickly be taking up his final mission. The CBS motion drama, a reimagining of the 1985 collection, is coming to an finish. MacGyver‘s five-season run will conclude with a collection finale, which is able to air Friday, April 30, within the present’s common 8 PM time slot.
Starring Lucas Until because the ingenious title character, an undercover authorities agent with sturdy engineering expertise, MacGyver has averaged a good 5.85 million viewers and a 0.7 adults 18-49 score (most present) this season beneath new showrunner Monica Macer. Since its September 23, 2016 launch, the collection has had the thankless job of opening CBS’ Friday lineup at 8 PM, offering strong lead-in to Hawaii 5-0/Magnum P.I. at 9 PM and Blue Bloods at 10 PM.
“All of us at CBS are extraordinarily grateful for the unimaginable work and dedication from Lucas and the remainder of the forged, in addition to Monica, the writers and the whole crew,” stated Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Leisure. “The MacGyver crew traveled far and broad to repeatedly save the world with little greater than bubble gum and a paper clip and made this present distinctly their very own. We’re gratified we get to offer this devoted and dependable fan base the chance to say goodbye to their favourite characters within the considerate method this collection deserves.”
MacGyver at present stars Until, Tristin Mays, Justin Hires, Meredith Eaton, Levy Tran and Henry Ian Cusick. Unique co-lead George Eads left in Season 3, and his character was subsequently killed off. He isn’t anticipated to be returning for the collection finale, which has already been filmed.
Macer, David Straiton, James Wan, Henry Winkler, Lee David Zlotoff, Michael Clear govt produce for CBS Studios in affiliation with Lionsgate Tv.
“Since approaching board to MacGyver final yr, I’ve been amazed by the devotion and enthusiasm of this outstanding forged and crew, in addition to the loyal followers,” stated Macer. “My gratitude goes out to Lucas, Tristin, Justin, Meredith, Levy and Ian, who put all the pieces they’ve into our present, particularly for the followers. We will’t look forward to them to see our spectacular closing episodes and the adventures that also await for Mac and the crew on the Phoenix.”
Macer joined MacGyver final summer time as govt producer/showrunner, changing the collection’ developer/govt producer/showrunner Peter Lenkov, who was let go following an investigation into allegations a couple of poisonous setting on the present.
MacGyver joins two different long-running CBS collection ending this season, drama NCIS: New Orleans and comedy Mother. Peacock has developing a MacGyver parody collection, MacGruber.