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 series finale, which will air Friday, April 30, in the show’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 decent 5.85 million viewers and a 0.7 adults 18-49 ranking (most present) this season below 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 extremely grateful for the incredible work and dedication from Lucas and the rest of the cast, as well as Monica, the writers and the entire crew,” stated Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Leisure. “The MacGyver team traveled far and wide to repeatedly save the world with little more than bubble gum and a paper clip and made this show distinctly their own. We’re gratified we get to give this dedicated and loyal fan base the opportunity to say goodbye to their favorite characters in the thoughtful manner this series deserves.”
MacGyver presently stars Until, Tristin Mays, Justin Hires, Meredith Eaton, Levy Tran and Henry Ian Cusick. Authentic 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 coming on board to MacGyver last year, I have been amazed by the devotion and enthusiasm of this remarkable cast and crew, as well as the loyal fans,” stated Macer. “My gratitude goes out to Lucas, Tristin, Justin, Meredith, Levy and Ian, who put everything they have into our show, specifically for the fans. We can’t wait for them to see our spectacular final episodes and the adventures that still await for Mac and the team at the Phoenix.”
Macer joined MacGyver final summer season 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 surroundings 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.