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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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All Upcoming Times for Murphy Brown

Episode Air Date Channel

Murphy Brown School of Broadcasting

S02, E18  (First Aired: Feb. 12, 1990)
Murphy's mentor opens a journalism school using her name.
  • Sat 5/26
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 26.2
  • WMNNLD2

Bad Girls

S02, E19  (First Aired: Feb. 19, 1990)
Murphy and Corky pose as hookers to probe an oil scandal.
  • Sun 5/27
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 26.2
  • WMNNLD2

Night of Living News

S05, E06  (First Aired: Oct. 26, 1992)
Hoping for his ``big break,'' Frank (Joe Regalbuto) persuades Murphy (Candice Bergen) to join him as co-anchor of the overnight news. With Grant Shaud.
  • Mon 5/28
  • 11:00PM-11:30PM
  • 26.2
  • WMNNLD2

A Year to Remember

S05, E07  (First Aired: Nov. 2, 1992)
On Election Day, the staff recalls casting first votes.
  • Tue 5/29
  • 11:00PM-11:30PM
  • 26.2
  • WMNNLD2

Midnight Plane to Paris

S05, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 9, 1992)
Murphy leaves the baby with Eldin when she goes to Europe.
  • Wed 5/30
  • 11:00PM-11:30PM
  • 26.2
  • WMNNLD2

Me Thinks My Parents Doth Protest Too Much

S05, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 16, 1992)
Miles' parents (Richard Libertini, Kelly Bishop) surprise everyone.
  • Thu 5/31
  • 11:00PM-11:30PM
  • 26.2
  • WMNNLD2

Winners Take All

S05, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 23, 1992)
An awards ceremony honoring ``F.Y.I.'' turns into a battle of egos.
  • Fri 6/1
  • 11:00PM-11:30PM
  • 26.2
  • WMNNLD2

Heart of Gold

S02, E20  (First Aired: Feb. 26, 1990)
Murphy's affair with Jerry Gold shocks all.
  • Sat 6/2
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 26.2
  • WMNNLD2

On the Road Again

S02, E21  (First Aired: Mar. 5, 1990)
On a publicity jaunt, Murphy and Jim are snowbound in Kansas.
  • Sun 6/3
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 26.2
  • WMNNLD2

Till Death or Next Thursday Do We Part

S05, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 7, 1992)
A plagiarism suit exposes Corky's marital woes.
  • Mon 6/4
  • 11:00PM-11:30PM
  • 26.2
  • WMNNLD2

I'm Dreaming of a Brown Christmas

S05, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 14, 1992)
Murphy's father and aunt (Darren McGavin, Marian Seldes) visit for Christmas.
  • Tue 6/5
  • 11:00PM-11:30PM
  • 26.2
  • WMNNLD2

Games Mothers Play

S05, E13  (First Aired: Jan. 4, 1993)
Murphy tries to bond with Avery.
  • Wed 6/6
  • 11:00PM-11:30PM
  • 26.2
  • WMNNLD2

The British Invasion

S05, E14  (First Aired: Jan. 11, 1993)
Miles cohabits with Audrey, whose ex-boyfriend visits.
  • Thu 6/7
  • 11:00PM-11:30PM
  • 26.2
  • WMNNLD2

Back to the Ball

S05, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 18, 1993)
The gang tries to get Murphy a date for the Inaugural Ball.
  • Fri 6/8
  • 11:00PM-11:30PM
  • 26.2
  • WMNNLD2