2021-04-08 03:12:12 UTC
From Variety.com ...
CBS' 'MacGyver' Reboot to End With Season 5
"MacGyver" v2.0 is coming to a close. The CBS reboot starring
Lucas Till, which premiered in 2016, will end after five
seasons with its series finale on April 30.
"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," said Kelly
Kahl, the president of CBS Entertainment. "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
"MacGyver," which also stars Tristin Mays, Justin Hires,
Meredith Eaton, Levy Tran and Henry Ian Cusick, was a reboot of
the original 1985 series. Monica Macer, David Straiton, James
Wan, Henry Winkler, Lee David Zlotoff, Michael Clear executive
produce the series for CBS Studios in association with
"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," says Monica Macer,
executive producer of 'MacGyver,' who was brought on to replace
former showrunner and exec producer Peter Lenkov, who was
terminated following accusations of creating a toxic work
environment. "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."
Deadline first reported news of the series ending.