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Murphy Brown

Murphy Brown is the star reporter of ``FYI,'' a newsmagazine series. Murphy is sarcastic, ambitious, often self-involved and bossy -- but she is also dedicated and ethical. She and her co-workers -- including Jim, Frank and Corky -- are often at one another's throats, even though they care about one another. Eldin, Murphy's house painter and confident, never seems to finish his painting contract at Murphy's house (before leaving the show). The comedy series tackles some serious topics, including Murphy being a single mother and being treated for breast cancer.

Premiere:
Nov 14, 1988
Original Network:
CBS
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All Upcoming Times for Murphy Brown

Episode Air Date Channel

The Smiths Go to Washington

S04, E07  (First Aired: Oct. 28, 1991)
The ``FYI'' team covets the rights to a saucy videotape made by a small-town family.
  • Mon 4/23
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
  • 9.3
  • KCRGDT3

It Came From College

S04, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 4, 1991)
Murphy looks after a friend's 18-year-old daughter (Anne Heche).
  • Tue 4/24
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
  • 9.3
  • KCRGDT3

The Queen of Soul

S04, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 11, 1991)
Murphy sings a duet with Aretha Franklin.
  • Wed 4/25
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
  • 9.3
  • KCRGDT3

Inside Murphy Brown

S04, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 18, 1991)
Murphy learns her baby's gender.
  • Thu 4/26
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
  • 9.3
  • KCRGDT3

Mission Control

S04, E11  (First Aired: Nov. 25, 1991)
The staff serves Thanksgiving dinner at a homeless shelter.
  • Fri 4/27
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
  • 9.3
  • KCRGDT3

The Strike

S02, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 11, 1989)
The staff must deal with a technicians' strike.
  • Sun 4/29
  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 9.3
  • KCRGDT3

Be It Ever So Humboldt

S04, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 9, 1991)
A prestigious award brings out the worst in Frank; guest Harry Smith.
  • Mon 4/30
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
  • 9.3
  • KCRGDT3

Anchor Rancor

S04, E14  (First Aired: Jan. 6, 1992)
Murphy and Jim vie to be evening news anchor.
  • Wed 5/2
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
  • 9.3
  • KCRGDT3

Guess Who's Coming to Luncheon

S04, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 13, 1992)
Murphy must buddy up to Corky to get into a White House luncheon.
  • Thu 5/3
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
  • 9.3
  • KCRGDT3

Lovesick

S04, E16  (First Aired: Jan. 20, 1992)
Jerry Gold (Jay Thomas) cares for bedridden Murphy.
  • Fri 5/4
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
  • 9.3
  • KCRGDT3

Here's to You Mrs. Kinsella

S02, E13  (First Aired: Dec. 18, 1989)
A one-night stand with the boss' wife may end Miles' career.
  • Sat 5/5
  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 9.3
  • KCRGDT3

What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?

S02, E14  (First Aired: Jan. 1, 1990)
Sober for the first time on New Year's, Murphy enlivens Corky's party.
  • Sun 5/6
  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 9.3
  • KCRGDT3