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. 

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