MacGyver escapes perilous situations with nothing but a paperclip, his trusty Swiss Army knife and his wit. A dynamic reimagining of the hit television series, as he returns from war, a hero with an idealistic vision of saving the world. He and his late father’s best friend partner to form the clandestine Phoenix Foundation. Using his scientific know-how and resourcefulness MacGyver—alongside his intrepid team—undertakes missions to save lives and change the world.
With Mac and Riley undercover with Codex, hoping to stop the organization from within, their mission is interrupted when Russ, Desi and the Phoenix team move to prevent Codex from detonating a weapon of mass destruction, with Mac and Riley caught in
CBS announced today that MacGyver has been picked up for a fifth season. The action-adventure series has continued to be a decent performer for the network in its Friday night time slot.
An updated take on the 1980s classic, the series was a surprise success for the network when it premiered in 2016. Initial expectations were decidedly low after an early panning by critics, but viewers have continued to tune in, helping CBS solidify its time slot with consistency in total viewers and ratings.
Look for Season 5 of MacGyver to premiere as part of the 2020-2021 television season.