About the Show

July 2018

MURPHY BROWN

Multiple Emmy Award winners Candice Bergen and series creator Diane English reunite for MURPHY BROWN, the revival of the ground-breaking comedy about the eponymous broadcast news legend and her biting take on current events, now in a world of 24-hour cable, social media, “fake news” and a vastly different political climate. Amid a divided nation, chaotic national discourse and rampant attacks on the press, Murphy decides to return to the airwaves and recruits her FYI team: lifestyle reporter Corky Sherwood, investigative journalist Frank Fontana, and her former wunderkind news producer Miles Silverberg. Joining them is social media director Pat Patel, who is tasked with bringing Murphy and the team into the 21st century. Murphy’s millennial son, Avery, shares his mother’s competitive spirit and quick wit, and is following in her journalistic footsteps – perhaps too closely. The team still lets off steam at Phil’s Bar, now run by his sister, Phyllis. Now back in the game, Murphy is determined to draw the line between good television and honest reporting, proving that the world needs Murphy Brown now more than ever.


Returns Thursday, Sept. 27 on the CBS Television Network. (The original run premiered Nov. 14, 1988 and concluded on May 18, 1998, on CBS.)

 

ON AIR: Thursdays (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT)

 

ORIGINATION: New York City

 

FORMAT: Comedy (Filmed in HD)

 

STARRING: Candice Bergen (Murphy Brown)

Faith Ford (Corky Sherwood)

Joe Regalbuto (Frank Fontana)

Grant Shaud (Miles Silverberg)

Jake McDorman (Avery Brown)

Nik Dodani (Pat Patel)
AND: Tyne Daly (Phyllis)

 

PRODUCED BY: Bend in the Road Productions, Inc., in association with Warner Bros. Television

 

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Diane English, Candice Bergen

 

CREATED BY: Diane English

Photos are available on www.cbspressexpress.com

Website: www.cbs.com/shows/murphy-brown/

Facebook: www.facebook.com/MurphyBrownCBS

Twitter: @MurphyBrownCBS

Instagram: @MurphyBrownCBS

CBS Twitter: https://twitter.com/CBSTweet

Cast and Crew on Twitter:

Faith Ford @Faith_Ford
Tyne Daly @tynedalyonline
Jake McDorman @JakeMcDorman
Diane English @realmurphybrown

Cast and Crew on Instagram:

Candice Bergen @bergenbags
Faith Ford @instafaithford
Tyne Daly @tynedalyonline
Jake McDorman @jake_mcdorman
Nik Dodani @nikdodani
Diane English @dianeenglish1

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Press Contacts:

Barbara Abseck 212-975-4637 beabseck@cbs.com
Beth Haiken 818-655-1583 beth.haiken@cbs.com

Photo Contacts:

Kathleen Holloway 212-975-8533 kholloway@cbs.com

Gaye Ann Bruno

Michele Crowe

818-655-1542

212-975-3265

 

gayeann.bruno@cbs.com

michele.crowe@cbs.com

Press:

Beth Haiken
818-655-1583
beth.haiken@cbs.com

Barbara Abseck
212-975-4637
beabseck@cbs.com

 

Photo:

Michele Crowe
212-975-3265
michele.crowe@cbs.com

Kathleen Holloway
212-975-8533
kholloway@cbs.com

Gaye Ann Bruno
818-655-1542
gayeann.bruno@cbs.com