'Murphy Brown' returns to save us from the fake news of the Trump era


From the depths of our fake news Trump dystopia rises an old and welcome hero: Murphy Brown.

CBS announced the return its groundbreaking ’80s sitcom and, unlike the other countless nostalgic reboots and revivals (Will and Grace, American Idol, Charmed, Heathers, Roseanne), this one couldn’t be more relevant in 2018. 

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Known for its biting satire and social commentary, Murphy Brown pioneered through its portrayal of a single mom who was also a successful news anchor. The announcement even says that Murphy will return “to a world of cable news, social media, fake news and a very different political and cultural climate.”  Read more…

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