EXCLUSIVE: Angus MacGyver will quickly be taking over 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 robust engineering abilities, 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 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 unbelievable work and dedication from Lucas and the remainder of the forged, in addition to Monica, the writers and your complete crew,” stated Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Leisure. “The MacGyver workforce traveled far and large 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 constant 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 government 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 exceptional 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 are able to’t look forward to them to see our spectacular last episodes and the adventures that also await for Mac and the workforce on the Phoenix.”
Macer joined MacGyver final summer time as government producer/showrunner, changing the collection’ developer/government producer/showrunner Peter Lenkov, who was let go following an investigation into allegations a few 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.