Will private investigator Thomas Magnum return for more action? Here is everything we know so far about
Magnum P.I. Season 6.
There are some shows that capture the hearts of the audience in such a way that they leave them wanting more! One such American television sitcom, developed by Peter M. Lenkov and Eric Guggenheim has been able to do the same! Yes, you guessed it right: it’s the beloved action drama television series “Magnum P.I.” which has been able to build a very loyal fanbase around the world!
Although the show was canceled after four seasons due to the network’s inability to strike a new agreement with rightsholders CBS Studios and Universal Television, it still managed to be a Top 25 show in terms of viewers, therefore showcasing its influence when compared to other shows on the network. The revival demand from the fans was at an all-time high, which ultimately led NBC to pick up the show with a two-season, twenty-episode order.
The renewal doesn’t come off as a major surprise, as the show has always been a consistent performer in the network’s ratings, regularly ranking among the top 20 scripted television shows. Additionally, the fifth season so far has seen a slight increase in viewership, averaging at least 3 million viewers for each episode in the US alone, indicating that the show is still attracting new viewers from across the world.
The passionate fan base has also expressed its support for the series to continue for more seasons. Therefore, there is no doubt in our minds that the fans are now left curious about when the series is anticipated to launch its highly anticipated sixth season! If you’re looking for the same answers, then you’ve come to the right spot to learn more about Magnum P.I. Season 6.
Magnum P.I. Season 6: When is it expected to premiere?
The network has not yet announced an official release date for Magnum P.I. Season 6. This is true considering that the NBC network still has ten episodes of the fifth season left to air. Right now, the show is on a midseason break, which is expected to last for a while as it is confirmed to return sometime in 2024.
If we take this into account as a possibility (which regrettably looks likely to occur), then the release schedule for the sixth season may also be postponed! We know this is a bit disheartening, but it will be the best option for the network to opt for if the production doesn’t resume soon, as it won’t rush them to begin filming and completing the season.
More action is on the way, ohana. 🤙 Season 5 of Magnum P.I. is returning in 2024. pic.twitter.com/XRCpdEVzlF
— Magnum P.I. (@magnumpi) May 12, 2023
The ongoing writer’s strike has also played a major role in hindering the episode’s rollout on the network. There is a possibility that the sixth season may be delayed further and eventually, be released in late 2024 or even 2025 at the same time slot every Sunday at 9:00 PM ET on NBC. Of course, this is just speculation, and no confirmation about the release date has been provided by the show’s creators or the cast members.
Additionally, we also want to draw attention to the fact that there is a significant debate among fans over whether the fifth season will be the last one because NBC initially ordered the series for two seasons, each consisting of ten episodes, as opposed to one lengthy fifth season with 20 episodes split into two halves for the NBC broadcast season of 2022–23.
Recently, some outlets have reported that it has changed to be a two-season renewal, which will have 20 episodes each! The episode count has caused major speculation about whether there will be a sixth season or if this is just one final supersized fifth season to conclude the series’ overall storyline next year.
It’s reasonable to assume that there may be a lot of uncertainty around the sixth-season renewal of the series. Hence, the fans should be patient, as the network will eventually clarify this situation once the remaining episodes of the fifth season start to air.
So, while you await more confirmation, we urge readers to keep a closer eye on social media to see all the recent updates and hope that the fifth season isn’t the end of the road for Magnum P.I.!
Magnum P.I. Season 5: What are the remaining episodes?
Check out the official episode guide of Magnum P.I. Season 5 remaining ten episodes, which was recently released by the NBC network and provides a sneak peek at the upcoming plotlines that will conclude the season and eventually be expanded into the sixth season once it is confirmed!
- Season 5 Episode 11: Hit and Run – 2024
- Season 5 Episode 12: Three Bridges – 2024
- Season 5 Episode 13: Appetite For Danger – 2024
- Season 5 Episode 14: Night Has A Thousand Eyes – 2024
- Season 5 Episode 15: The Retrieval – 2024
- Season 5 Episode 16: Suffer Little Children – 2024
- Season 5 Episode 17: Consciousness of Guilt – 2024
- Season 5 Episode 18: Extracurricular Activities – 2024
- Season 5 Episode 19: Ashes to Ashes – 2024
- Season 5 Episode 20: The Big Squeeze – 2024
Moreover, the second part is expected to continue the plot from the 10th episode, “Charlie Foxtrot,” which was released back on April 23, 2023, and viewed by 3.12 million US viewers. The episode is directed by Lisa Robinson and written by David Wolkove. In the episode, viewers saw an armed hit team lay siege to Robin’s Nest. TC is badly injured while Rick fights for his life.
The main cast includes Jay Hernandez as Thomas Magnum, Perdita Weeks as Juliet Higgins, Zachary Knighton as Orville “Rick” Wright, Stephen Hill as Theodore “T.C.” Calvin, Amy Hill as Teuila “Kumu” Tuileta, and Tim Kang as suspended Honolulu Police Department (HPD) Detective Gordon Katsumoto. The recurring cast includes Michael Rady as HPD Detective Chris Childs, Bobby Lee as Jin Jeong, James Remar as Captain Buck Greene, Michael DeLara as M.E. Gabriel Santos, Lee Anne Kuper as HPD Officer Lee, and Christopher Thornton as Kenny “Shammy” Shamberg.
Right now you can watch all the prior seasons of Magnum P.I. on Peacock, and FuboTV. The series is also available to rent or purchase on Amazon Instant Video or Vudu, with various subscription tiers based on the viewer’s region and preferences. You can also watch all the seasons of the series for free on the NBC official website. The first season of Magnum P.I. is also able to stream for free on Pluto or CBS, based on the location of the viewers.
In case you haven’t watched the season yet, have a look at the official Magnum P.I. Season 5 trailer below:
Let us know in the comments if you plan to stream Magnum P.I. Season 6 once the NBC network confirms it.