The original MacGyver TV show enjoyed a seven season run back in the 1980s and was a ratings success for ABC. How will this new version perform for CBS? Will it be cancelled or renewed for a second season? Stay tuned to find out.
On MacGyver, a twenty-something adventurer named Angus “Mac” MacGyver (Lucas Till) creates a secret organization within the US government. Mac uses his extraordinary talent for unconventional problem solving and vast scientific knowledge to save lives. Co-starring are George Eads, Sandrine Holt, Tristin Mays, and Justin Hires.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — usually the next day, around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
3/23 update: MacGyver has been renewed for season two on CBS. Details here.
4/15 update: You can see the rest of the latest night’s ratings.
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Note: These are the Live + Same Day Ratings which include “live” viewing plus delayed DVR viewing, up until 3am local time that same night. Ratings marked with an “*” are the fast affiliate ratings and will be updated with the Live+SD numbers when they are made available. Typically, networks get paid for C+3 ratings which includes DVR viewing within three days of the original airing when commercials are watched. Those numbers are rarely released to the press.
What do you think? Do you like the MacGyver TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a second season CBS?