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07.20.2017

WHEN THE YOUNG PRODIGY OF MACGYVER’S FAVORITE SCIENCE TEACHER IS KIDNAPPED, MAC ATTEMPTS TO RESCUE HER USING ONLY PLIERS AND SPEAKER WIRE, ON A REBROADCAST OF “MACGYVER,” FRIDAY, AUGUST 11

John Heard Guest Stars as Mr. Ericson, Mac’s Favorite Science Teacher

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.)

CHEAT TWEET: With just pliers & speaker wire Mac must rescue a kidnapped young prodigy! @MacGyverCBS 8/11 8pm #CBS #MacHack http://bit.ly/2vG1sfi

REGULAR CAST:

Lucas Till

(Angus “Mac” MacGyver)

George Eads

(Jack Dalton)

Sandrine Holt

(Patricia Thornton)

Justin Hires

(Wilt Bozer)

Tristin Mays

(Riley Davis)

GUEST CAST:

John Heard

(Arthur Ericson)

Amiah Miller

(Valerie Lawson)

Luke Arnold

(Karl)

Jeremy London

(Chuck Lawson)

Matt Mercurio

(Officer Donnie Sandoz)

WRITTEN BY: Brian Durkin

DIRECTED BY: Lee Rose

GENRE: Action-Adventure Drama

Photos are available at: http://cbspressexpress.com

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

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MacGyverCBS/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MacGyverCBS

Instagram: @MacGyverCBS

CBS Twitter: http://twitter.com/CBS

Cast on Twitter:

Lucas Till

@LucasTill

George Eads

@GeorgeEads

Justin Hires

@JustinHires

Tristin Mays

@TRizzio

Cast on Instagram:

Lucas Till

@LucasTill

George Eads

@GeorgeEads

Justin Hires

@JustinHires

Tristin Mays

@TristinMays

Producers on Twitter:

Peter Lenkov

@PLenkov

James Wan

@creepypuppet

Henry Winkler

@hwinkler4real

Lee Zlotoff

@MacGyver

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Press Contacts:

Meredith Tiger

Mftiger@cbs.com

212-975-3829

Beth Haiken

Beth.haiken@cbs.com

818-655-1583

Ryan Aguirre

Ryan.aguirre@cbs.com

818-655-7218

Photo Contacts:

Rick Boeth

Richard.boeth@cbs.com

212-975-7627

Kathleen Tanji

Kathleen.Tanji@cbs.com

818-655-1543