Cancelled series: ABC's longest running one-hour entertainment series, "MacGyver
was placed on hiatus, done in by poor ratings. The show premiered in September 1985 on the
Capital Cities/ABC Inc. unit's network, and will have it's final broadcast Dec 30.
Replacing it at 8 P.M., Mondays will be two half-hour reality based series, "FBI: The
Untold Stories" and "American Detectives," which had been seen Thursdays.
Newsweek, Dec. 13, 1991.