90s

'Murphy Brown' Revival Reveals Who They've Cast As Her Son But We're Still A Little Nervous

It was just a couple of months ago that we all got both excited and a little nervous for the Murphy Brown reboot. Sure, we loved the show when it originally aired, but as a rule, reboots are never as good as we want them to be. The show was unlike any others of its time. First of all, the lead character was a woman. Second of all, she was a woman with a controversial history. The recovering alcoholic was a career-focused woman, but she also made huge breakthroughs for women on television. She was a single mother, one who

80s

Murphy Brown Is Coming Back To TV

Murphy Brown was one of those shows we watched because our mom was watching, but we secretly loved it. Candace Bergen played the titular character, who was a recovering alcoholic returning to work at a news station. Over 40 years old, Brown manages to become one of the most notable media personalities in her field. Warner Bros. TVThe show stepped away from the norm. For 10 seasons, there was no male counterpart to Brown. It wasn't about her trying to navigate her career and personal life, but rather a strong, independent woman who was focused on her work. The show

90s

10 Secrets From Behind The Scenes of "Murphy Brown"

For 10 seasons we were hooked on the hard-nosed reporter, Murphy Brown, and her team to entertain us every week. Lead by the charismatic Candice Bergen, Murphy Brown picked up where Mary Tyler Moore left off for feminism in the 90s. Starting in 1988, the show was never afraid to tackle big issues of the time, while always making a commitment to being funny. Murphy Brown was a true gem of television, and it proved to be just as fascinating behind the scenes as it was on screen. Candice Bergen wasn't the first choice for the roleWhile it may be

90s

You May Have Forgotten About Murphy Brown, But This Controversy Is Legendary

The show Murphy Brown was incredibly iconic. Not only was it a long lasting series that everyone seemed to love, but the show is credited with changing the way TV was made forever. Warner Bros. TelevisionThe show started in 1988 and quickly became a hit. The character Murphy Brown was played by Candice Bergen, and she was unlike any other on TV at the time. She was a recovering alcoholic who goes back to work at the fictional news show FYI. She is over 40 and has managed to become one of the most notable media personalities around. Warner Bros.