Why Was ‘Magnum P.I.’ Canceled? CBS Boss Explains

Why Was ‘Magnum P.I.’ Canceled? CBS Boss Explains
CBS canceled Magnum P.I. after four seasons on May 12. And according to CBS Entertainment president Kelly Kahl, they did not make that decision lightly. The reboot, starring Jay Hernandez, is one of the few network dramas to feature a Latino lead. Its cancellation was reportedly due to licensing fee disagreements between CBS and Universal Television, per Deadline. Despite the show’s popularity, CBS and Universal Television reportedly could not reach an agreement. Universal and CBS’s other shows, the FBI franchise and The Equalizer, were renewed. As were CSI: Vegas and S.W.A.T., which had less viewership than Magnum P.I. Kahl said the licensing disagreement was one of the contributing factors behind the cancelation. “You have some tough decisions to make and you have lots of factors — and I’m not going to rule [the licensing fee] out as one of them,” she told TVLine. “...
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