CBS Entertainment has released the Official Synopsis of Magnum P.I. episode “First the Beatdown, Then the Blowback” (3.04) that will be aired on Friday, January 8 at 9:00-10:00 PM.
Magnum and Higgins help an up-and-coming mixed martial arts fighter who is being pressured by a gang to throw an illegal fight. Also, Kumu is arrested for stealing an artifact from a collector that should be returned to its original resting place.
“Magnum P.I.” is starring Jay Hernandez (Thomas Magnum), Perdita Weeks (Juliet Higgins), Zachary Knighton (Orville “Rick” Wright), Stephen Hill (Theodore “TC” Calvin), Tim Kang (Det. Gordon Katsumoto), Amy Hill (Kumu).
Guest Cast are Kimee Balmilero (Dr. Noelani Cunha), Dennis Chun (Sgt. Duke Lukela), Joseph Mareko (Alema Kaluna), Linda Good (Booking Officer), Chris Putt (Bruiser #1), Lance Lim (Dennis Katsumoto), Zack Harris (Detective Kanemura), Peter Jae (Hiroki Matsui), Pake Salmon (Keoni), Terrell Tilford (Izzy Durrell), Kordell C.L. Kekoa (Kahu), Katy M. O’Brian (Kai Durrell), Yancy Medeiros (Kai’s Trainer), Zeus Kang (Matsui Thug #1).
This episode is a Story by Aaron Lam and Peter M. Lenkov, teleplay by Eric Guggenheim and Mike Diaz and directed by Eagle Egilsson.
Magnum P.I. is a modern take on the classic series centering on Thomas Magnum, a decorated former Navy SEAL who, upon returning home from Afghanistan, repurposes his military skills to become a private investigator.
“Magnum P.I.” is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Universal Television with executive producers Peter M. Lenkov, Eric Guggenheim, Justin Lin, John Davis, John Fox and Danielle Woodrow.