Hawaii Five-0 & Magnum P.I. World Premieres
2009 to present
In 2009 Peter Lenkov (Executive Producer) rebooted Hawaii Five-0, bringing it back to CBS Television where the original Hawaii 5-0 aired back in the 1970ʻs. The premiere of the very first episode was shown on world famous Waikiki Beach a week before its debut on national television. The episode was shown on a huge screen after the sunset to a huge crowd. Celebrities walked the red carpet on the beach, took photos for press, and gave press interviews for news and television entertainment outlets from around the world who gathered for the event. As the official emcee, Billy V introduces each of the stars as they step onto the red carpet, and was the emcee for the very first “Sunset On The Beach” event. He has emceed every single one except in 2014. Magnum P.I. was also rebooted by Lenkov and joined Hawaii 5-0's “Sunset On The Beach” with stars arriving, greeting cheering fans, taking photos and doing press interviews. Their premiere was shown right after Hawaii Five-0 premier, on the same screen. Billy V enjoys the special relationship with both Hawaii Five-0 and Magnum P.I. cast and crew. He is also part of the Hawaii Five-0 ohana having made two appearances as an actor and doing numerous voiceovers for the popular television show.