The revival of Murphy Brown is going after the cable news wars.
CBS executives revealed to reporters Wednesday morning that the return of the politically minded 1990s-era comedy series will have a new setting.
In the original, Candice Bergen’s Brown anchored a primetime news magazine.
This time, she’s going to be hosting a show called Murphy in the Morning.
Her biggest competitor will be her own son (played by Limitless actor Jake McDorman)— who’s hosting his own conservative morning news show.
When executives were asked if the setup was supposed to mirror the