EXCLUSIVE: Angus MacGyver will quickly be taking over his final mission. The CBS motion drama, a reimagining of the 1985 sequence, is coming to an finish. MacGyver‘s five-season run will conclude with a sequence finale, which is able to air Friday, April 30, within the present’s common eight PM time slot.
Starring Lucas Until because the ingenious title character, an undercover authorities agent with sturdy engineering abilities, MacGyver has averaged a good 5.85 million viewers and a 0.7 adults 18-49 ranking (most present) this season beneath new showrunner Monica Macer. Since its September 23, 2016 launch, the sequence has had the thankless job of opening CBS’ Friday lineup at eight PM, offering stable 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 solid, in addition to Monica, the writers and all the crew,” stated Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Leisure. “The MacGyver crew traveled far and huge 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 provide this devoted and dependable fan base the chance to say goodbye to their favourite characters within the considerate method this sequence deserves.”
MacGyver presently 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 sequence 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 12 months, I’ve been amazed by the devotion and enthusiasm of this outstanding solid 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 things 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 season as govt producer/showrunner, changing the sequence’ developer/govt producer/showrunner Peter Lenkov, who was let go following an investigation into allegations a few poisonous surroundings on the present.
MacGyver joins two different long-running CBS sequence ending this season, drama NCIS: New Orleans and comedy Mother. Peacock has developing a MacGyver parody sequence, MacGruber.