CBS Entertainment has released the Official Synopsis of MacGyver episode “The Rising” (1.01) that will be aired on Friday, September 23 at 08:00-09:00 PM.
Angus “Mac” MacGyver (Lucas Till) and Jack Dalton (George Eads), special agents for the Department of External Services (DXS), join forces to recover a missing bioweapon that has the ability to destroy hundreds of thousands of people with one single drop.
“MacGyver” is starring Lucas Till (Angus “Mac” MacGyver), George Eads (Jack Dalton), Sandrine Holt (Patricia Thornton), Justin Hires (Wilt Bozer) and Tristin Mays (Riley Davis).
Guest Cast are Tracy Spiridakos (Nikki Carpenter), Vinnie Jones (John Kendrick), Cory Scott Allen (Vincent the Director), India Batson (Tiffany), Alessandro Folchitto (Doorman), Elizabeth Tavares (Lead Tech/Dying), Kenneth Israel (Pilot), Michael E. Sanders (Co-Pilot), Craig Newman (Lead Tech DXS), Don Dipetta (Armed Guard).
“The Rising” (#101) is written by Peter M. Lenkov and directed by James Wan.
Following a 20-something MacGyver as he creates a clandestine organization where he uses his knack for solving problems in unconventional ways to help prevent disasters from happening.
From CBS Television Studios in association with Lionsgate with Executive Producers Peter Lenkov, Henry Winkler, Lee Zlotoff, James Wan, Michael Clear and David Von Ancken