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MACGYVER
Air Date: Friday, January 05, 2018
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST on CBS
Episode Title: (#MAC212) "Mac + Jack"
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MAC AND JACK RECALL THEIR CONTENTIOUS FIRST MEETING WHILE THEY ARE TRAPPED INSIDE MAC'S HOUSE, WHICH IS RIGGED WITH EXPLOSIVES, ON "MACGYVER," FRIDAY, JAN. 5

"Mac + Jack" - When Mac and Jack are trapped inside Mac's house, which his nemesis, The Ghost, has rigged with explosives, Mac uses a karaoke mic and an audio transformer to let the team know that this bomb is a distraction for a bigger one. Also, through flashbacks, Mac and Jack's contentious first meeting unfolds, on MACGYVER, Friday, Jan. 5 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

REGULAR CAST:

Lucas Till (Angus "Mac" MacGyver)
George Eads (Jack Dalton)
Justin Hires (Wilt Bozer)
Tristin Mays (Riley Davis)
Meredith Eaton (Matty Webber)
Isabel Lucas (Samantha Cage)

GUEST CAST:

Emerson Brooks (Charlie Robinson)
Rob Treveiler (FBI Saic Joseph)
Todd Anthony Manaigo (SWAT Commander Kevin Hong)
Jay Devon Johnson (Colonel Martinez)
Garfield Wedderburn (Delta)
Anthony Nguyen (Bomb Squad Officer)
Tenaya Cleveland (Trauma Surgeon)

STORY BY: Executive Producer Peter Lenkov

TELEPLAY BY: Executive Producers Craig O'Neill and David Slack

DIRECTED BY: Ron Underwood

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MACGYVER (CBS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/23/16 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (spring 2018)
TIME SLOT:
fridays from 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (23 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2018-19 season (the show's third) on 4/18/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, April 2018) Demonstrating strength, stability and depth across the schedule, CBS announced today the renewals of 11 more primetime series for the 2018-2019 season. Combined with previously announced pickups, CBS has now renewed 17 series for next year, including its entire Tuesday and Friday night lineups. TODAY'S ANNOUNCEMENTS: BLUE BLOODS; BULL; HAWAII FIVE-0; MADAM SECRETARY; MACGYVER; NCIS: LOS ANGELES; NCIS: NEW ORLEANS; SURVIVOR; THE AMAZING RACE; 48 HOURS; 60 MINUTES. PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED PICKUPS: THE BIG BANG THEORY; YOUNG SHELDON; MOM; NCIS; SEAL TEAM; S.W.A.T. To date, the Network has renewed 12 of the top 20 scripted series; 12 series with 10+ million viewers (more than the other networks combined); and three of the top six most-watched freshman series (YOUNG SHELDON, SEAL TEAM and S.W.A.T.).
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· George Eads as Jack Dalton
· Isabel Lucas as Samantha Cage
· Justin Hires as Wilt Bozer
· Lucas Till as Angus "Mac" MacGyver
· Meredith Eaton as Matty Webber
· Tristin Mays as Riley Davis
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Addison Timlin as Mickey (Original Pilot)
· Joshua Boone as Gunner (Original Pilot)
· Michelle Krusiec as Agent Croix (Original Pilot)
· Sandrine Holt as Patricia Thornton
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brett Mahoney as CRTR/EP (Original Pilot)
· David Von Ancken as DIR (Original Pilot)
· Henry Winkler as EP
· James Wan as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Lee David Zlotoff as EP/CRTR (Original Series)
· Michael Clear as EP
· Paul Downs Colaizzo as CRTR/EP (Original Pilot)
· Peter M. Lenkov as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· CBS Television Studios
· Lionsgate Television