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Do you watch MacGyver? The CBS TV series is gearing up for its season one finale, which airs tonight, April 14th, at 8 p.m. Et/Pt. The show has already been renewed for a second season, but will you watch?A reboot of the classic '80s show, the action drama centers on a twenty-something adventurer named Angus “Mac” MacGyver (Lucas Till) who creates a secret organization within the Us government. The cast also includes George Eads, Sandrine Holt, Tristin Mays, and Justin Hires.Read More… »
CBS’ MacGyver wrapped its freshman run on Friday night with a finale that served up few MacGyverisms yet delivered some dramatic stakes for a character who pulled the trigger on their first kill.
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In fact, if you were to ask me the highlight of the hour, I’d point not to any pyrotechnics or vexing villain but to Tristin Mays’ performance, as Riley recoiled from shooting The Client at close range, during a struggle for a gun. It added up to just a few moments, but it was a bit of »
“MacGyver” star Tristin Mays teased that her character might be getting more physical in future episodes of the CBS action series. “I think that she needs to kind of be ready for what’s to come,” Mays said in an interview with TheWrap’s Stuart Brazell. “This season finale gives her a wake up call … For her future, some more training, maybe some weapons.” Mays plays the tough, sarcastic computer genius Riley Davis on the Lucas Till-led reboot of the classic ABC series. Though she says she could be getting more familiar with real-world kinds of weapons with the help of her step-father. »
- Reid Nakamura
Switched at Birth is resurrecting a beloved family member… sort of.
Tuesday’s milestone 100th installment (Freeform, 9/8c) is “quite an emotional episode about Angelo coming back through” Ally (MacGyver‘s Tristin Mays), the girl who received his heart via transplant, executive producer Lizzy Weiss previews. As Bay and Daphne try to wrap their heads around their newfound connection to their deceased father (played by Gilles Marini), “they start seeing him and talking about him more than they ever have.”
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The hour also features a development in the “Travis/Emmett/Bay »
It wasn't that long ago that The Vampire Diaries had the highest ratings on . Those days are long gone but the series won't be abruptly cancelled. It's been decided that season eight will be the final season, giving the cast and creators a chance to give the series a proper series finale. Will the ratings continue to fall this year or will they rise, causing the execs to regret not making a ninth season? Stay tuned.The Vampire Diaries revolves around the search for love and the battle between good and evil in the supernatural-charged town of Mystic Falls, Virginia. The cast includes Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Kat Graham, Candice King, Zach Roerig, Matt Davis, and Michael Malarkey. The recurring cast includes Nathalie Kelley, Kristen Gutoskie, Allison Scagliotti, Lily Rose Mumford, Tierney Mumford, and Tristin Mays.The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's likelihood »
In the U.S., “MacGyver” is CBS’ most watched freshman program in the Friday 8 p.m. time period since 1997. It premiered as Friday’s most-watched program, and wins its Friday time period with a 9.9 million viewer average.
The show, a reimagining of the classic series, is about twenty-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,” according to a statement.
“Joining his team on high-risk missions around the globe is maverick former CIA agent Jack Dalton (George Eads); Patricia Thornton (Sandrine Holt), an ex-field agent turned director of operations; and Riley Davis (Tristin Mays), an unpredictable computer hacker with a chip on »
- Leo Barraclough
There’s a new boss at the Phoenix Foundation.
After the latest departure and sudden arrest of Director Patricia Thornton (Sandrine Holt), Phoenix Foundation has recruited needed a new director.
According to the press announcement, Matty Webber is a legend in the covert ops world. She was Jack’s (George Eads) superior for 18 months while on assignment in South America.
There’s also a little hint that Jack may not be happy to having her as a boss again.
“Matty Webber is a tough cookie and despite her history with Jack, she’ll have no problem finding her place in the Phoenix team. She may even teach Mac a few new tricks,” said executive producer and showrunner Peter Lenkov. »
- Gig Patta
7 items from 2017
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