Magnum P.I. is staging a comeback.
The reboot, which CBS canceled in May, has been revived by NBC.
But, here is the good news…
The renewal/revival is for 2 seasons.
Deadline first reported the news, revealing that the fifth and sixth seasons will are available at 10 episodes apiece, maintaining the present on the air via 2023.
The thrilling announcement comes after experiences that Peacock, NBC, or USA Network may very well be engaged on a plan to save lots of the highly-rated drama collection.
Magnum P.I. Season 4 averaged 7.3 million viewers and a 0.7 ranking amongst adults 18-49 with every week of DVR factored in.
The numbers had been just about flat with its prior season, which bodes nicely for future seasons to carry up as nicely.
CBS president Kelly Kahl beforehand opened up in regards to the determination to cancel the procedural.
“Every year, there’s a couple of tough ones, and this was one of them,” he mentioned, based on The Wrap.
“There’s not often a single issue. More typically than not has to do with how is the entire schedule affected by what we do?”
“Can we find room for new shows? Where can we maybe find some growth? And as you know, unfortunately, ‘Magnum’ came out on the short end.”
“It’s a present all of us cherished and it was undoubtedly one of many heartbreaker selections we needed to make. The producers and forged are all top quality people.”
“All good thing must come to an end. We made memories I’ll be forever grateful for and thanks to each & every one of you for going on this wild ride with us,” collection star, Jay Hernandez mentioned following the cancellation.
“It’s all love. Until next time.”
NBC has already firmed up its fall schedule, so we seemingly will not see Magnum P.I. Season 5 earlier than 2023, nevertheless it may very well be introduced off the bench sooner if something fails on the autumn schedule.
NBC has struggled on Fridays lately, so it is potential we would see the present on the night time once more to bolster the night time, and put it up in opposition to CBS dramas.
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