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08.20.2020

LOS ANGELES’ POWER GRID IS TAKEN HOSTAGE IN A RANSOMWARE ATTACK RESULTING IN A CITYWIDE BLACKOUT, AND THE TEAM DISCOVERS THAT THE CODE USED WAS WRITTEN BY RILEY YEARS AGO, ON A REBROADCAST OF “MACGYVER,” FRIDAY, SEPT. 11

Tate Donovan Returns as Oversight

Code + Artemis + Nuclear + N3mesis” – While Mac’s friends surround him during his time of grief, Los Angeles’ power grid is taken hostage in a ransomware attack resulting in a citywide blackout, and the team discovers the code used was written by Riley years ago, on a rebroadcast of MACGYVER, Friday, Sept. 11 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Tate Donovan returns as Oversight. (Originally broadcast 4/10/20.)

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:

Tate Donovan

(Oversight)

Sea Shimooka

(Kai)

Holly Deveaux

(Peyton)

Ramon De Ocampo

(Phillip Lasky)

Delaney Williams

(Daniel Hawkes)

Randy Havens

(Tech)

Dean Cudworth

(FBI Agent)

WRITTEN BY: Brandon Botta & Casey Tollett Botta

DIRECTED BY: Michael Martinez

GENRE: Action-Adventure Drama

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

CHEAT TWEET: LA goes dark because of a cyberattack, and the code used was written by Riley years ago! @Trizzio + #tatedonovan returns! @MacGyverCBS 9/11 8pm #CBS https://bit.ly/3l6Qiui

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Cast and crew on social:

Lucas Till

Twitter: @LucasTill

Instagram: @Lucas Till

Tristin Mays

Twitter: @TRizzio

Instagram: @TristinMays

Justin Hires

Twitter: @JustinHires

Instagram: @JustinHires

Meredith Eaton

Twitter: @MerEaton

Instagram: N/A

Henry Ian Cusick

Twitter: @hicusick

Instagram: @henryiancusick

Peter Lenkov

Twitter: @PLenkov

Instagram: N/A

Henry Winkler

Twitter: @hwinkler4real

Instagram: N/A

Lee Zlotoff

Twitter: @MacGyver

Instagram: N/A

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Press Contacts:

Beth Haiken

818-655-1583

beth.haiken@cbs.com

Tagan Lee-Greene

818-655-7252

tagan.lee-greene@cbs.com

Photo Contacts:

Rick Boeth

212-975-7627

richard.boeth@cbs.com

Amanda Beane

818-655-1545

amanda.beane@cbs.com