EXCEPTIONAL: Angus MacGyver will soon take on his last mission. The CBS action drama, a rethinking of the 1985 series, is over. MacGyver‘s five seasons will end with a serial finale, which will air on Friday, April 30, at the show’s regular time of 8 p.m.
Starring Lucas Till as the ingenious protagonist, an undercover government agent with strong engineering skills, MacGyver has an average of 5.85 million viewers and 0.7 adults 18-49 ratings (most current) this season under the new showrunner Monica Macer. Since its launch on September 23, 2016, the series has had the thankless job of opening CBS Friday at 8pm, providing a solid introduction to Hawaii Pet-0 / Magnum PI at 21:00 and Blue blood at 22:00.
“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 team,” said Kelly Cal, president of CBS Entertainment. “The MacGyver the team traveled far and wide to save the world many times over with a little more than gum and paper clips, and made this show distinctly their own. We are pleased to be able to give this dedicated and loyal fan base the opportunity to say goodbye to their favorite characters in the careful way this series deserves. “
MacGyver it currently stars Till, Tristin Mace, Justin Hears, Meredith Eaton, Levi Tran and Henry Ian Cusick. The original co-host George Eads left in season 3 and his character was later killed. He is not expected to return for the finale of the series, which has already been filmed.
Macer, David Straiton, James Wan, Henry Winkler, Lee David Zlotoff, Michael Clear executive producer for CBS Studios with Lionsgate Television.
“Ever since he got on board MacGyver last year I was amazed by the dedication and enthusiasm of this remarkable cast and crew, as well as the loyal fans, ”said Macer. “My thanks go to Lucas, Tristin, Justin, Meredith, Levy and Ian, who put everything they have into our show, especially for the fans. We can’t wait to see our spectacular final episodes and the adventures that still await Mac and the Phoenix team. “
Meiser joined MacGyver last summer as executive producer / showrunner, replacing the developer / executive producer / showrunner of the series Petar Lenkov, who was released after investigating allegations of a toxic environment in the show.
MacGyver joins two other long-running CBS series ending this season, drama NCIS: New Orleans and comedy Mom. The peacock is coming MacGyver parody series, MacGruber.