Tag: reboot

Like Mother Like Son: Murphy Brown’s Kid Makes a Big Move

Avery’s unemployment begins to take its toll — both on him and on the Murphy in the Morning team. Read More

Candice Bergen Nominated for a Golden Globe, Though Murphy Brown Remains in Renewal Limbo

Murphy Brown star Candice Bergen received her 12th Golden Globe nomination, though her show has yet to be renewed for a second season. Read More


Murphy Brown Recap: The Enemy of the Free Press

In “Beat the Press”, attacks on the media by President Donald Trump impact Murphy’s reporting, and her personal life. Read More

Grim Gratitude: Thanksgiving on Murphy Brown Address Undocumented Immigrants in America

This week, the Murphy Brown’s gang gathers to give thanks and tries to stand up to ICE.
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Murphy’s Not Falling For It — The Gang Covers a Cold Case

The only thing worse than being in a coma for ten years? Waking up in 2018. Brooke Shields makes a guest appearance on this week’s Murphy Brown as Holly, a woman waking up to Trump’s America. Read More

Murphy Brown May Bridge the Generation Gap — This Week at a Gala

The “Murphy in the Morning” gang is headed to a gala to celebrate a lifetime of achievement for original cast member Jim Dial, and Murphy’s “worst ever” secretary (Bette Midler) makes a re-appearance at the top of this episode, now an heiress who has inherited ownership of the network. Read More

“Results May Vary” Predicts and Depicts the Chaos of the Upcoming Midterm Election

Political Ads Aren’t the Only Place on TV to Focus on the Midterms. This Week, Murphy Brown Anticipates the Media Madness Surrounding the Upcoming United States Midterm Elections Read More

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“Three Shirts to the Wind” Murphy Brown Examines the Media’s Role in Elevating Extremist Views

“Don’t you Giuliani me.” This week’s episode of Murphy Brown moralizes on the culpability of the press in “normalizing” extremist political figures.
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Murphy Brown Takes Huckabee Sanders Down

A brief foray into a White House press room reminds Murphy Brown of the vital role the press plays as an advocate for the people. Read More

Rebooting Murphy Brown is the Right Move

The remake of Murphy Brown shows audiences there’s more to say about making television news today. Read More