Murphy Brown (2018)

Murphy Brown (2018)

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**THIS IS A SEASON PASS (PRE-ORDER) PURCHASE. NEW EPISODES FOR THIS SEASON WILL AUTOMATICALLY APPEAR IN YOUR LIBRARY AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE.** Candice Bergen and series creator Diane English reunite with members of the original creative team for MURPHY BROWN, the ground-breaking comedy about a broadcast news legend and her biting take on current events. The series returns to a world of 24-hour cable, social media, “fake” news and a vastly different political and cultural climate. With the nation divided, national discourse in chaos, and attacks on the press rampant, Murphy returns 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 and Murphy’s millennial son Avery who is also following in her journalistic footsteps — perhaps too closely. 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.
**THIS IS A SEASON PASS (PRE-ORDER) PURCHASE. NEW EPISODES FOR THIS SEASON WILL AUTOMATICALLY APPEAR IN YOUR LIBRARY AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE.** Candice Bergen and series creator Diane English reunite with members of the original creative team for MURPHY BROWN, the ground-breaking comedy about a broadcast news legend and her biting take on current events. The series returns to a world of 24-hour cable, social media, “fake” news and a vastly different political and cultural climate. With the nation divided, national discourse in chaos, and attacks on the press rampant, Murphy returns 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 and Murphy’s millennial son Avery who is also following in her journalistic footsteps — perhaps too closely. 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.

Season 1 (9 episodes)

  • 0. On the Set

    Original air date: 09/09/2018 Runtime: 1:49 min.

    Original air date: 09/09/2018 Runtime: 1:49 min. A behind-the-scenes look at the first season of Murphy Brown.

  • 1. Fake News

    Original air date: 09/27/2018 Runtime: 27:40 min.

    Original air date: 09/27/2018 Runtime: 27:40 min. Candice Bergen returns as the eponymous broadcast news legend in the revival of the groundbreaking comedy series Murphy Brown. Back in the game after a brief retirement and faced with a world of 24-hour cable, social media, “fake news” and a vastly different political climate, Murphy is determined to draw the line between good television and honest reporting, proving that the world needs Murphy Brown now more than ever. Thirty years since the critically acclaimed, multiple-award-winning show premiered, and 20 years since it concluded, this revival reunites Bergen with series creator Diane English and original series co-stars Faith Ford, Joe Regalbuto and Grant Shaud. Jake McDorman, Nik Dodani and Tyne Daly also star.

  • 2. I (Don't) Heart Huckabee

    Original air date: 10/04/2018 Runtime: 21:20 min.

    Original air date: 10/04/2018 Runtime: 21:20 min. After decades of being banned, Murphy and the team devise an elaborate ruse to sneak her into a White House press briefing. Also, Phyllis hires an enthusiastic college “Dreamer,” Miguel (Adan Rocha), to help out at the bar.

  • 3. #MurphyToo

    Original air date: 10/11/2018 Runtime: 21:20 min.

    Original air date: 10/11/2018 Runtime: 21:20 min. After Murphy attends a sexual harassment seminar for the Murphy in the Morning staff, she is surprised to find herself reeling from the long-repressed memory of her own #MeToo moment.

  • 4. Three Shirts to the Wind

    Original air date: 10/18/2018 Runtime: 21:20 min.

    Original air date: 10/18/2018 Runtime: 21:20 min. Murphy and the team weigh the pros and cons of accepting the offer to have the first interview with a headline-grabbing former White House senior advisor (David Costabile) who wants to promote his divisive book and agenda on Murphy in the Morning. Also, Avery moderates a lively political discussion on his show with locals in Buffalo, N.Y. Original series cast member Charles Kimbrough returns as Jim Dial in his first of three episodes, and Merle Dandridge guest stars as the team’s arrogant network boss, Diana Macomber.

  • 5. The Girl Who Cried About Wolf

    Original air date: 10/25/2018 Runtime: 21:20 min.

    Original air date: 10/25/2018 Runtime: 21:20 min. Fearful of being scooped while legal vets her weighty investigative story, Murphy is exasperated when she learns Frank is dating an anchor, Christy Shepherd (Katie Finneran), from the competing Wolf Network. Also, Murphy leads Avery on a wild goose chase when he attempts to figure out her story.

  • 6. Results May Vary

    Original air date: 11/01/2018 Runtime: 21:20 min.

    Original air date: 11/01/2018 Runtime: 21:20 min. The Murphy in the Morning team gears up for their live all-day coverage of the mid-term elections, competing against Avery, who is reporting with John Haggerty (Peter Gallagher), the Wolf Network’s conservative superstar. Also, Pat is horrified when Miles forces him to wear a conservative suit after assigning him to analyze numbers and trends on-air throughout the day.

  • 7. A Lifetime of Achievement

    Original air date: 11/08/2018 Runtime: 21:20 min.

    Original air date: 11/08/2018 Runtime: 21:20 min. The Murphy in the Morning team, Avery and Phyllis join Jim Dial at an eventful lifetime achievement award gala in his honor, hosted by Katie Couric (playing herself) and attended by Murphy’s worst-ever secretary (Bette Midler), who has a surprising new connection to Murphy. Also, Murphy discovers a kindred spirit in Judge Nate Campbell (John Larroquette), another gala attendee.

  • 8. The Coma and the Oxford Comma

    Original air date: 11/15/2018 Runtime: 21:20 min.

    Original air date: 11/15/2018 Runtime: 21:20 min. The Murphy in the Morning team strives to land a revealing first interview with Corky’s beauty pageant friend, Holly (Brooke Shields), who just woke up from a 10-year coma that made national headlines.