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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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Set Me Free

S01, E07  (First Aired: Dec. 19, 1988)
A gunman interrupts the broadcast.
  • Sun 1/21
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 59.2
  • WXINDT2

Moscow on the Potomac

S01, E16  (First Aired: Mar. 13, 1989)
``F.Y.I.'' prepares a joint broadcast with a Soviet news team.
  • Mon 1/22
  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
  • 59.2
  • WXINDT2

My Dinner With Einstein

S01, E17  (First Aired: Mar. 20, 1989)
Murphy dates a physicist (Buck Henry) to prove looks aren't everything.
  • Tue 1/23
  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
  • 59.2
  • WXINDT2

Funnies Girl

S01, E18  (First Aired: Apr. 10, 1989)
An on-camera gaffe makes Murphy the butt of a cartoonist's jokes.
  • Wed 1/24
  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
  • 59.2
  • WXINDT2

The Unshrinkable M.B.

S01, E19  (First Aired: May. 1, 1989)
A judge dies while Murphy is grilling him on the air.
  • Thu 1/25
  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
  • 59.2
  • WXINDT2

Summer of '77

S01, E20  (First Aired: May. 8, 1989)
1977: Murphy auditions for ``F.Y.I.''; guest Linda Ellerbee.
  • Fri 1/26
  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
  • 59.2
  • WXINDT2

And So He Goes

S01, E08  (First Aired: Jan. 2, 1989)
Murphy must eulogize her all-time nemesis.
  • Sat 1/27
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 59.2
  • WXINDT2

I Would Have Danced All Night

S01, E09  (First Aired: Jan. 9, 1989)
Everyone but Murphy is invited to the Inaugural Ball.
  • Sun 1/28
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 59.2
  • WXINDT2

The Bickners

S01, E21  (First Aired: May. 15, 1989)
A minor traffic accident results in litigation for Murphy.
  • Mon 1/29
  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
  • 59.2
  • WXINDT2

The Morning Show

S01, E22  (First Aired: May. 22, 1989)
Murphy takes her stint as anchor of the morning news too lightly.
  • Tue 1/30
  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
  • 59.2
  • WXINDT2

The Brothers Silverberg

S02, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 18, 1989)
Miles' brother romances Murphy.
  • Wed 1/31
  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
  • 59.2
  • WXINDT2

Anchors Away

S02, E02  (First Aired: Sep. 25, 1989)
The network sends Jim to Libya to audition a handsome new anchor.
  • Thu 2/1
  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
  • 59.2
  • WXINDT2

The Memo That Got Away

S02, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 2, 1989)
A high-school computer hacker comes onto Murphy's memo about her co-workers.
  • Fri 2/2
  • 10:00PM-10:30PM
  • 59.2
  • WXINDT2

Kyle

S01, E10  (First Aired: Jan. 16, 1989)
Murphy's story wins freedom for an innocent convict and earns an unwanted friend for the FYI team.
  • Sat 2/3
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 59.2
  • WXINDT2