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07.23.2018

NEW CBS DRAMA “MAGNUM P.I.” IS BLESSED ON ITS FIRST DAY OF PRODUCTION IN HAWAII

*Photo captions at end of release

Production Begins on “Magnum P.I.” with a Traditional

Hawaiian Blessing in Honolulu

CBS’ new drama MAGNUM P.I. kicked off production today in Honolulu with a traditional Hawaiian blessing in honor of its host Hawaiian culture. Series stars Jay Hernandez, Perdita Weeks, Zachary Knighton and Stephen Hill, as well as the producers, including Executive Producer Peter M. Lenkov, and the entire MAGNUM P.I. crew, participated. Kahu (Officiant) Kordell Kekoa officiated over the ceremony, which included traditional royal maile leis, Oli Aloha (welcoming chant), and Pule Ho’oku’u (closing prayer). The ceremony honored the commitment of those involved in the original series as all in attendance looked forward to a successful start to this new incarnation.

MAGNUM P.I. premieres Monday, Sept. 24 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

For the latest updates on MAGNUM P.I., follow us on Twitter @MagnumPICBS, on Instagram @MagnumPICBS, on www.facebook.com/MagnumPICBS, and on www.cbs.com/shows/magnum-pi.

PHOTO CAPTIONS:

Top left photo (L-R): Executive Producer Peter M. Lenkov, Jay Hernandez, Zachary Knighton, Stephen Hill, Co-Executive Producer Karen Gaviola, Kahu (Officiant) Kordell Kekoa

Top middle photo (L-R): Executive Producer Peter M. Lenkov, Perdita Weeks, Jay Hernandez, Zachary Knighton, Stephen Hill

Top right photo (L-R): Executive Producer Peter M. Lenkov, Zachary Knighton, Jay Hernandez

Bottom left photo (L-R): Executive Producer Peter M. Lenkov, Perdita Weeks, Jay Hernandez, Zachary Knighton, Stephen Hill, Co-Executive Producer Karen Gaviola, Producer Ronald D. Chong, Kahu (Officiant) Kordell Kekoa

Bottom right photo (L-R): Executive Producer Peter M. Lenkov, Jay Hernandez, Zachary Knighton, Stephen Hill

CHEAT TWEET: Fire up the #Ferrari! @MagnumPICBS starts production with a traditional Hawaiian blessing ceremony. #Ohana! #MagnumPI premieres 9/24 @9pm. @Jay_Hernandez @PerditaWeeks @ZachKnighton @StephenHillActs http://bit.ly/2mGng7P

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Ryan Aguirre

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