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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

My Dinner With Einstein

S01, E17  (First Aired: Mar. 20, 1989)
Murphy dates a physicist (Buck Henry) to prove looks aren't everything.
  • Sun 2/25
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 18.2
  • WCCBDT2

Heart of Gold

S02, E20  (First Aired: Feb. 26, 1990)
Murphy's affair with Jerry Gold shocks all.
  • Mon 2/26
  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
  • 18.2
  • WCCBDT2

On the Road Again

S02, E21  (First Aired: Mar. 5, 1990)
On a publicity jaunt, Murphy and Jim are snowbound in Kansas.
  • Wed 2/28
  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
  • 18.2
  • WCCBDT2

But First a Word From Our Sponsor

S02, E22  (First Aired: Mar. 19, 1990)
An angry viewer urges advertisers to boycott F.Y.I.
  • Thu 3/1
  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
  • 18.2
  • WCCBDT2

Frank's Appendectomy

S02, E23  (First Aired: Apr. 9, 1990)
A series of practical jokes gets out of control.
  • Fri 3/2
  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
  • 18.2
  • WCCBDT2

Funnies Girl

S01, E18  (First Aired: Apr. 10, 1989)
An on-camera gaffe makes Murphy the butt of a cartoonist's jokes.
  • Sat 3/3
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 18.2
  • WCCBDT2

The Unshrinkable M.B.

S01, E19  (First Aired: May. 1, 1989)
A judge dies while Murphy is grilling him on the air.
  • Sun 3/4
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 18.2
  • WCCBDT2

Fax or Fiction

S02, E24  (First Aired: Apr. 30, 1990)
A secret admirer sends faxes to Miles -- and Murphy responds.
  • Mon 3/5
  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
  • 18.2
  • WCCBDT2

The Bitch's Back

S02, E25  (First Aired: May. 7, 1990)
A slipped disc hospitalizes Murphy, but doesn't slow her down.
  • Tue 3/6
  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
  • 18.2
  • WCCBDT2

Goin' to the Chapel

S02, E26  (First Aired: May. 14, 1990)
Corky announces her engagement.
  • Wed 3/7
  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
  • 18.2
  • WCCBDT2

Goin' to the Chapel

S02, E27  (First Aired: May. 21, 1990)
Corky gets cold feet on her wedding day.
  • Thu 3/8
  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
  • 18.2
  • WCCBDT2

The 390th Broadcast

S03, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 17, 1990)
Miles hires an image consultant for the show.
  • Fri 3/9
  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
  • 18.2
  • WCCBDT2

Summer of '77

S01, E20  (First Aired: May. 8, 1989)
1977: Murphy auditions for ``F.Y.I.''; guest Linda Ellerbee.
  • Sat 3/10
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 18.2
  • WCCBDT2