CBS is rebooting a classic with MACGYER, a re-imagining of the late ’80s/early ’90s series.
In the reboot, Angus “Mac” MacGyver (Lucas Till) is a 20-something 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 (HAWAII FIVE-0), Henry Winkler, Lee Zlotoff, James Wan and Michael Clear will serve as executive producers.
MACGYVER will air on Fridays this fall on CBS (see CBS’s full fall schedule).