Magnum PI was an American crime drama television series. The new Magnum PI is a reboot of the same series which was broadcast in the year 1980 and was directed and produced by Donald P. Bellisario and Glen A. Larson. The cast comprised of Tom Selleck, Jorn Hillerman, Roger E. Mosley and Larry Manetti among others. The reboot series was developed by Peter M. Lenkov. It was announced that the series got an order for a full season in 2018 from the American television network CBS. In 2019, January CBS announced the renewal of the second season which premiered in September 2019. Along with Magnum PI, CBS has also renewed two other freshman shows The Neighbourhood and FBI to provide variety to viewers.
Is Magnum PI Cancelled?
Thomas Magnum will have the second season as CBS announced broadcasting for 2019-20. The series was launched on September 27, 2019, and had 8.12 million viewers. After 13 episodes the number of viewers has gone down to an average of 6.07 million. It looks like things are not going in a good direction but according to reports, CBS will give second chance to Magnum PI despite a decline in ratings. CBS is trying their level best to organize a comeback for their Magnum PI series.
Is CBS Releasing Magnum PI 2020?
The new episode number 15 of Magnum PI which was to be released on February 7, 2020, has unfortunately been delayed. Magnum PI winter break has been extended for quite a long time. Episode 15 of Magnum PI is now expected to be broadcast on April 10, 2020 in its usual time slot of CBS which is 8:00 pm on Central. Now the question arises what CBS will come up with during this large break of Magnum PI? According to the news, CBS will dump Hawaii Five-0 on Magnum PI show timing. Now Hawaii Five–0 fans can see a repeat telecast at 8:00 pm till April 10, 2020. Though CBS has confirmed that episode 15 will be telecast in April there is no update about the Magnum PI new episode. In fact CBS has not even revealed its title. However, if the rating of the new episodes looks strong CBS will definitely come up with Magnum PI season 3.
Story & Cast of Magnum PI
Magnum PI is based on the original series of Donald P. Bellisario. Thomas Magnum, a Navy Seal turned private investigator, who lives in the guesthouse of Hawaii which is owned by Robin Masters. He lives with Juliet Higgin who was shown as an agent’s assistant in the previous season and a full-time partner in season 2 of Magnum PI. Thomas Magnum is also assisted by Rick Wright and TC Calvin. Rick is a bar owner and is also shown as a playboy in some episodes and TC Calvin is a pilot whose business is flying a helicopter for a tour of the island.
Jay Hernandez plays the role of Thomas Magnum, Perdita Weeks is Juliet Higgin, Zachary Knighton plays Rick Wright and Stephen Hill is TC Calvin. These are some of the main characters which will be seen constantly on Magnum PI episodes.
Magnum fans can wait and hope for the best as CBS has confirmed the date but it could get delayed once again.