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[01/11/17 - 07:00 AM]
Meredith Eaton Joins the Cast of "MacGyver" as a Series Regular
Eaton will portray Matty Webber, the new director of operations at the Phoenix Foundation.

[10/22/16 - 08:42 AM]
ABC Earns Most Watched Friday This Season - "Shark Tank" Is the #1 Show in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 21.

[10/17/16 - 09:46 AM]
CBS Gives Full Season Orders to Three Top Rated New Series
"Bull," "Kevin Can Wait" and "MacGyver" have all been picked up for full seasons.

[08/30/16 - 10:01 AM]
Kevin James Hosts "CBS Fall Preview," A Special Presenting a "First Look" at the Network's New Fall Series, to Be Broadcast Monday, Sept. 12
In addition, the special will be available on demand across multiple platforms through mid-October, providing viewers with convenient anytime access to information about the network's new fall lineup.

[07/28/16 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 28
Updates include: Idina Menzel to lead "Beaches" remake at Lifetime; D.J. Nash sells "Losing It" to ABC; and Megan Fox set to return to FOX's "New Girl."

[07/27/16 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 27
Updates include: Amazon orders "The Last Tycoon" to series; Nelsan Ellis set for arc on "Elementary" at CBS; and Tristin Mays to round out the cast of the new "MacGyver."

[07/25/16 - 08:45 AM]
2016 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews Dates, Venue, Initial Lineup and Talent Announced
Among the featured panelists: Sterling K. Brown, Mark Paul Gosselaar Katy Mixon, Mandy Moore, Dermot Mulroney, Piper Perabo, Milo Ventimiglia, Damon Wayans, Sr., and more!

[07/20/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 20
Updates include: Li Jun Li cast as potential regular on NBC's "Chicago PD"; Michael Drayer boards "Sneaky Pete" at Amazon; and Chris Wood joins the cast of The CW's "Supergirl."

[07/15/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: July 14-15
Updates include: Andy Samberg, HBO reteam for "Tour de Pharmacy"; Sandrine Holt joins the cast of "MacGyver" at CBS; and Max Minghella, Ann Dowd both board Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale."

[07/06/16 - 10:30 AM]
A Blockbuster Lineup of CBS Series from the Network's Past, Present and Future Will Be Presented in Panels at Comic-Con(R) 2016
Also, CBS will offer free rides in electric cars promoting their new series.

[06/21/16 - 11:31 AM]
CBS Announces Fall 2016-2017 Primetime Premiere Dates
"The Big Bang Theory" and newcomer "Kevin Can Wait" will help kick things off on Monday, September 19.

[06/16/16 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 16
Updates include: Josh Segarra tapped as series regular on The CW's "Arrow"; Chris Coy, Mustafa Shakir both bound for HBO's "The Deuce"; and James Wan to helm new pilot for "MacGyver" at CBS.

[06/14/16 - 02:30 PM]
Justin Hires Joins the Cast of "MacGyver," Premiering This Fall on CBS
Hires will play Wilt Bozer, MacGyver's ambitious roommate.

[05/18/16 - 02:29 PM]
Video: 1st Look Clips of CBS's New Series for Fall 2016
Plus: get a bonus early look at midseason drama "Training Day."

[05/18/16 - 06:14 AM]
CBS Announces Its 2016-2017 Primetime Lineup
Look for eight comedies across two nights this fall, with Mondays returning to a four-comedy block.

[05/13/16 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 13 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: CBS plans casting changes "MacGyver," "Man with a Plan"; Netflix's "Flaked" nears second season order; and Tom Cullen is the first to board History's "Knightfall."

[05/13/16 - 10:35 AM]
Development Update: Friday, May 13 - ABC Gets "Speechless"; CBS Adds Four Dramas, Two Comedies
The Eye picks up comedies "Man with a Plan" and "The Great Indoors" plus dramas "Bull," "MacGyver," "Pure Genius" and "Training Day."

[03/28/16 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 28
Updates include: Tattiawna Jones to lead ABC's "Randall & Hilda Are Not a Couple"; Addison Timlin among latest cast in "MacGyver" at CBS; and Tyler Hilton reports to ABC's "The Fluffy Shop."

[03/21/16 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 21
Updates include: Lucas Till cast as "MacGyver" for CBS; Will Patton signs onto FOX's "Shots Fired"; and Lorraine Toussaint, Carl Weathers join "Chicago Justice" at NBC.

[03/08/16 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 8
Updates include: A&E gives early renewal to "60 Days In"; Goran Visnjic to chase "Time" for NBC; and Anna Torv cast in "Mind Hunter" at Netflix.

[02/02/16 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 2
Updates include: "Cruel Intentions," "MacGyver" TV series get pilot orders; NBC greenlights four multi-camera comedy pilots; and Stephanie Sigman to topline ABC's "Presence (unlic)."

[10/02/15 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 2
Updates include: "Lethal Weapon," "MacGyver" eyed for new TV takes; Marvel brings comedy "Damage Control" to ABC; and ABC Family axes "Chasing Life" after two seasons.







MACGYVER (CBS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/23/16 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (winter 2017)
TIME SLOT:
fridays from 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (22 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
full season of 22 episodes ordered on 10/17/16
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, May 2016) MACGYVER, a reimagining of the classic series, is an action-adventure drama about 20-something Angus "Mac" MacGyver (Lucas Till) who creates a clandestine organization within the U.S. government where he uses his extraordinary talent for unconventional problem solving and vast scientific knowledge to save lives. Joining his team on high-risk missions around the globe is maverick former CIA agent Lincoln (George Eads). Under the aegis of the Department of External Affairs, MacGyver takes on the responsibility of saving the world, armed to the teeth with resourcefulness and little more than bubble gum and a paper clip. Peter Lenkov, Golden Globe Award winner Henry Winkler, Lee Zlotoff, James Wan and Michael Clear are executive producers for CBS Television Studios in association with Lionsgate.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· George Eads as Lincoln
· Justin Hires as Wilt Bozer
· Lucas Till as Angus "Mac" MacGyver
· Sandrine Holt as Patricia Thornton
· 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)
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