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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 Frank and Corky -- are often at one another's throats, even though they care about one another. The comedy series tackles some serious topics, including Murphy being a single mother and being treated for breast cancer. As 24-hour cable news, social media and an increasingly chaotic and divided political climate change the journalistic landscape, Murphy and her team rise to the challenge, working to draw the line between good television and honest reporting.

Premiere:
Nov 14, 1988
Original Network:
CBS
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Fjord Eyes Only

S06, E18  (First Aired: Jan. 31, 1994)
Murphy's interview with a Norwegian skater results in disaster.
  • Wed 7/18
  • 8:00PM-8:30PM
  • 22.3
  • KZJODT3

Crime Story

S06, E19  (First Aired: Feb. 28, 1994)
Murphy joins a neighborhood watch after her car is stolen.
  • Thu 7/19
  • 8:00PM-8:30PM
  • 22.3
  • KZJODT3

The Fifth Anchor

S06, E20  (First Aired: Mar. 7, 1994)
A disliked former anchor (Wallace Shawn) returns for the anniversary show.
  • Fri 7/20
  • 8:00PM-8:30PM
  • 22.3
  • KZJODT3

The Last Laugh

S03, E07  (First Aired: Nov. 12, 1990)
Jim goes into hiding after losing control on the air.
  • Sat 7/21
  • 2:00PM-2:30PM
  • 22.3
  • KZJODT3

Rootless People

S03, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 19, 1990)
Hostage Murphy's pleas for help are taken as a joke.
  • Sun 7/22
  • 2:00PM-2:30PM
  • 22.3
  • KZJODT3

Anything but Cured

S06, E21  (First Aired: Mar. 14, 1994)
A psychologist tells Frank he no longer needs therapy; guest Marcia Wallace.
  • Mon 7/23
  • 8:00PM-8:30PM
  • 22.3
  • KZJODT3

The Brothers Silverberg

S02, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 18, 1989)
Miles' brother romances Murphy.
  • Tue 7/24
  • 8:00PM-8:30PM
  • 22.3
  • KZJODT3

It's Just Like Riding a Bike

S06, E23  (First Aired: May. 2, 1994)
Peter Hunt (Scott Bakula) returns to town.
  • Wed 7/25
  • 8:00PM-8:30PM
  • 22.3
  • KZJODT3

My Movie With Louis

S06, E24  (First Aired: May. 9, 1994)
A director (Louis Malle) invites Murphy to appear in his film; guest Garry Marshall.
  • Thu 7/26
  • 8:00PM-8:30PM
  • 22.3
  • KZJODT3

... The More Things Stay the Same

S06, E25  (First Aired: May. 16, 1994)
Contract renegotiations mar the 500th broadcast.
  • Fri 7/27
  • 8:00PM-8:30PM
  • 22.3
  • KZJODT3

The Bummer of 42

S03, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 26, 1990)
Frank hires an actress to be Murphy's sister for her 42nd birthday.
  • Sat 7/28
  • 2:00PM-2:30PM
  • 22.3
  • KZJODT3

Trouble in Sherwood-Forest

S03, E10  (First Aired: Dec. 10, 1990)
Feigning togetherness, Will and Corky throw a dinner party.
  • Sun 7/29
  • 2:00PM-2:30PM
  • 22.3
  • KZJODT3

No Episode Title

(First Aired: Nov. 14, 1988)
A high-profile reporter works to demonstrate ethics in an increasingly chaotic and divided political climate that has reshaped the journalistic landscape.
  • Mon 7/30
  • 8:00PM-8:30PM
  • 22.3
  • KZJODT3
  • Tue 7/31
  • 8:00PM-8:30PM
  • 22.3
  • KZJODT3