Magnum PI Season 5 premieres on NBC on Sunday, February 19, 2023, at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Previous seasons were shown on CBS, but the network unfortunately canceled the show after season 4. NBC revived the show for the 2022–23 television season.
Jay Hernandez will play Thomas Magnum, Perdita Weeks will play Juliet Higgins, Zachary Knighton will play Orville “Rick” Wright, Stephen Hill will play Theodore “TC” Calvin, Amy Hill will play Teuila “The Godfather” Tuileta and Tim Kang will play the suspended Honolulu Police Department (HPD) Detective Gordon Katsumoto.
The fifth season of Magnum PI will be released in two parts.
The upcoming season will consist of twenty episodes that will be aired in two parts. Each season will consist of ten episodes. The first two episodes, The Passenger and The Breaking Point, will be released on February 19. The sequel will pick up from the discontinued season four, with the group gearing up for new adventures in the Aloha State. .
The upcoming season is described as follows on the official NBC website:
“Magnum PI is based on the 1980s crime series of the same name, in which Hernandez plays Thomas Magnum, a former Navy SEAL turned undercover private investigator. When Magnum isn’t working as a security advisor to mystery novelist Robin Masters, he and his trusted team take on some of Hawaii’s strangest cases. Season 5 is sure to bring tons of new experiences, starting with the stopped season 4.”
The official trailer for the upcoming season is below:
In a statement to the newspaper, Susan Rovner, president of entertainment programming at NBCUniversal, said:
“Magnum PI comes to us with a dedicated audience that we want to nurture,” the studio said.
In the episode, Jay Hernandez, who plays Thomas Magnum, reflected on his on-screen relationship with co-star Perdita Weeks, who plays former MI6 agent Juliet Higgins.
“This is something new. It’s a real dynamic that we have to discuss right now because we know our rhythm on the show with our eyes closed.”
Then he said:
“It’s natural to us now after doing that for so many seasons and when things are presented to us that, ‘Hey, wait. How are we going to do this? Do you have a good feeling about this? ‘Do you think you’re right?’ As a result, it’s a different dynamic. It’s fascinating because it’s something new.”
What is the premise of Magnum PI?
Magnum PI, created by Peter M. Lenkov and Eric Guggenheim, follows a former Navy SEAL named Thomas Magnum, who returns from Afghanistan and uses his military talents to become a private investigator in Hawaii . It is a revival of the 1980s series of the same name developed by Donald P. Bellisario and Glen A. Larson. Tom Selleck played Thomas Magnum in the original series.
According to the official synopsis of the show:
“Magnum PI” is a modern take on the original series centered on Thomas Magnum, a prominent former Navy SEAL who trades his military credentials to become a private investigator upon his return. home from Afghanistan.”
Charming rogue, American hero, and die-hard Detroit Tigers fan, Magnum lives in a guesthouse in Robin’s Nest, a lavish estate where he works as a security consultant for public development. his private investigative firm.”