Murphy Brown

LOS ANGELES | Bette Midler, Brooke Shields among ‘Murphy Brown’ guests

LOS ANGELES — Bette Midler and Brooke Shields are among the guest stars dropping in on CBS’ “Murphy Brown” revival. Midler was on the original sitcom as Caprice, one of many difficult, short-tenured secretaries to Candice Bergen’s Murphy. CBS said Thursday the singer-actress is back as Caprice on the Nov. 8 episode, this time with … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Bette Midler, Brooke Shields among ‘Murphy Brown’ guests

NEW YORK | Tim Allen wins TV bragging rights over Candice Bergen

NEW YORK— After the first week of the television season, Tim Allen has bragging rights over Candice Bergen. The return of Allen’s sitcom, “Last Man Standing,” reached 8.1 million viewers on Fox last Friday night. The Nielsen company says that was more than the 7.5 million people who tuned into the revival of Bergen’s “Murphy … Continue reading NEW YORK | Tim Allen wins TV bragging rights over Candice Bergen

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | ‘Murphy Brown’ revival to tackle MeToo movement, free press

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif— A roundup of news Sunday from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. “MURPHY” AND METOO “Murphy Brown” will weigh in on the MeToo movement when the series starring Candice Bergen returns to a very different world in September, the … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | ‘Murphy Brown’ revival to tackle MeToo movement, free press

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | ‘Murphy Brown’ weighs in on MeToo movement in series return

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif— “Murphy Brown” will weigh in on the MeToo movement when the series starring Candice Bergen returns to a very different world in September. The 13-episode reboot reunites Bergen with most of the original cast from the CBS show’s initial 10-year run that ended in 1998. Once again, scripts will be inspired by … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | ‘Murphy Brown’ weighs in on MeToo movement in series return

NEW YORK | CBS looks back for its reboot-heavy new TV season

NEW YORK— Glance at next season’s schedule for CBS and you could be forgiven for wondering what decade it is. The network is adding remakes of 1980s series “Murphy Brown” and “Magnum, P.I.” to a line-up that already includes blasts-from-the-past “Hawaii Five-0” and “MacGyver.” CBS executives said Wednesday that the “Murphy Brown” reboot, which again … Continue reading NEW YORK | CBS looks back for its reboot-heavy new TV season