Articles about MacGyver
Procedural series were once the bread and butter of US broadcast networks. But international buyers are finding them harder to come by amid the appetite for increasingly serialised storytelling. DQ examines the future of the story-of-the-week format.
In this special film, some of the biggest names in US drama tell DQ about the changing role of the showrunner.
As US drama MacGyver prepares for its UK debut, airing on Sky1 on February 8, the showrunner and executive producer of the CBS drama – who also takes charge of network sibling Hawaii Five-0 – finds room for a pair of Hawaii-set series and an ‘honest, raw portrayal of teenage life’ in his list.
Peter Lenkov delivered a mainstream hit with CBS’s Hawaii Five-0, and now he’s played a part in MacGyver’s strong start. Meanwhile, we look the writers who picked up International Emmy gongs this week.
The US autumn schedule has begun well for NBC’s This Is Us and CBS’s reboot of MacGyver. However, the new season has been overshadowed by the death of NCIS showrunner Gary Glasberg.
Toby Jones turns spy in thriller The Secret Agent, adapted from Joseph Conrad’s novel by screenwriter Tony Marchant.