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06.30.2020

THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE RECRUITS MACGYVER TO STEAL A HIGHLY CLASSIFIED PROJECT FROM A MILITARY LAB TO TEST ITS SECURITY SYSTEM, ON A REBROADCAST OF “MACGYVER,” FRIDAY, JULY 17

Editor’s note: The air date of this episode has changed.

Red Cell + Quantum + Cold + Committed” – Department of Defense General John Acosta (Xander Berkeley) recruits MacGyver to steal a highly classified project from a military lab in order to find flaws in its security. But when it’s discovered that the general is planning an attack using the weapon, Phoenix must stop Acosta before the weapon is uploaded, on a rebroadcast of MACGYVER, Friday, July 17 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Originally broadcast 2/14/20.)

REGULAR CAST:

Lucas Till

(Angus “Mac” MacGyver)

Tristin Mays

(Riley Davis)

Justin Hires

(Wilt Bozer)

Meredith Eaton

(Matty Weber)

Levy Tran

(Desi Nguyen)

Henry Ian Cusick

(Russ Taylor)

GUEST CAST:

Xander Berkeley

(General John Acosta)

Emmanuelle Vaugier

(Major Anne Frost)

Camille Mana

(Hanna)

Leonardo Nam

(Aubrey)

Fernando Chien

(Stoic Man)

Jeremy Palko

(Soldier)

Kathryn Alexander

(Acosta’s Daughter)

Braxton Alexander

(Acosta’s Grandson)

WRITTEN BY: Terry Matalas

DIRECTED BY: David Straiton

GENRE: Action-Adventure Drama

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Official CBS website: https://www.cbs.com/shows/macgyver/

CHEAT TWEET: Mac is recruited to steal a highly classified project from a military lab to test security, but when he learns the weapon will be used in an attack, he & Phoenix must stop it from happening. @MacGyverCBS 7/17 8pm #CBS @lucastill https://bit.ly/3dMO52n

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Cast and crew on social:

Lucas Till

Twitter: @LucasTill

Instagram: @Lucas Till

Tristin Mays

Twitter: @TRizzio

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Justin Hires

Twitter: @JustinHires

Instagram: @JustinHires

Meredith Eaton

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Henry Ian Cusick

Twitter: @hicusick

Instagram: @henryiancusick

Peter Lenkov

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James Wan

Twitter: @creepypuppet

Instagram: @creepypuppet

Henry Winkler

Twitter: @hwinkler4real

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Lee Zlotoff

Twitter: @MacGyver

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Press Contacts:

Beth Haiken

818-655-1583

beth.haiken@cbs.com

Tagan Lee-Greene

818-655-7252

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Photo Contacts:

Rick Boeth

212-975-7627

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Amanda Beane

818-655-1545

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