Scoop: MACGYVER on CBS - Friday, August 11, 2017

Scoop: MACGYVER on CBS - Friday, August 11, 2017

Scoop: MACGYVER on CBS - Friday, August 11, 2017On the episode “Pliers” – Mac and the team have no time to reminisce while visiting Mac and Bozer’s hometown when they immediately start searching for a kidnapped prodigy from Mac’s old middle school, Valerie (Amiah Miller). With just pliers and speaker wire available, Mac works doggedly to rescue the young genius he has so much in common with, on a rebroadcast of MACGYVER, Friday, August 11 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. John Heard guest stars as Mr. Ericson, Mac’s favorite science teacher. (Originally broadcast 12/9/16.)

MACGYVER, a reimagining of the classic series, is an action-adventure drama about 20-something Angus “Mac” MacGyver, 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.

Joining his team on high-risk missions around the globe is maverick former CIA agent Jack Dalton; Riley Davis, an unpredictable computer hacker with a chip on her shoulder; Wilt Bozer, Mac’s roommate and the newest agent on the team; and Matty Weber, a legend in Covert Ops, and the new Director of Operations at the Phoenix Foundation. Under the aegis of the Department of External Services, MacGyver takes on the responsibility of saving the world, armed to the teeth with resourcefulness and little more than bubble gum and a paper clip.