'Murphy Brown' Revival To Take On Cable Morning Show Wars: More Details

Share
'Murphy Brown' Revival To Take On Cable Morning Show Wars: More Details

The revived Murphy Brown is set to air on Thursdays at 9:30 P.M., in a comedy lineup that begins with Big Bang Theory, then moves on to Young Sheldon and Mom.

Per The Hollywood Reporter, the former staff of the newsmagazine FYI is now running a morning show on cable, titled Murphy in the Morning. Jay Hernandez plays Thomas Magnum, a decorated former Navy SEAL who returns from Afghanistan to use his military skills to become a private investigator.

When asked if it would be similar to the real-world battles between MSNBC's "Morning Joe" and Fox News' "Fox & Friends", Kahl responded: "That's a pretty good characterization".

CBS execs told reporters on Wednesday that it will finish the season strong enough to hold on to the title of America's most-watched network, edging past NBC, which had surged ahead with the Super Bowl and the Winter Olympics. "I'm not sure we'll get "Roseanne" numbers, but we're going to be hopeful".

New "Magnum" star Hernandez, who is of Latino descent, is among the actors of color joining the CBS line-up, long criticized for a lack of inclusion. Happy Together stars Damon Wayans Jr and Amber Stevens West as a couple whose lives change when a pop star (Felix Mallard) moves in with them. The humorous drama is led by Brandon Michael Hall and his character Miles Finer is an outspoken atheist whose life gets completely flipped upside down when he receives a friend request on social media from God.

Midseason will bring the comedy "Fam", starring Tone Bell, and "The Red Line" from producers Ava DuVernay ("Selma", "Queen Sugar") and Greg Berlanti, about the mistaken shooting of an African-American doctor by a white police officer.

CBS has officially revealed its TV lineup for fall 2018, its first in years that will not feature Thursday Night Football. Along with Noah Wyle, the series stars include Howard Charles and Emayatzy Corinealdi.

CBS looks to be partying like it was 1988, a year when "Magnum", "MacGyver" and "Murphy Brown" were on the air. He loved to kibbitz and take shots at rivals.

Snoop Dogg should be used to smoke.

CBS will premiere six new series (three sitcoms and three dramas) in fall, the most of the major networks. A stagehand with a flashlight showed him the way.

Share

Advertisement

Related Posts

Starbucks Wants to Triple Revenue in China in Four Years
Starbucks also said it expects to more than double its operating income in China over the next 5 years, relative to 2017.

You'll soon hear 8 new voices in Amazon Alexa skills
Skills that drive high customer engagement can also lead to a payday for developers through Alexa Developer Rewards . The eight voices will be in US English and will give devs who use them a chance to liven up their Alexa skills.

Apple wants Samsung to cough up $1bn in patent damages from 2012
The original trial, back in 2012, awarded Apple $1.05 billion in damages, which was less than half of their ask of $2.75 billion. Monday - Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr partner William Lee, who represents Apple Inc., kicked off arguments.

Royal wedding: Meghan Markle's dad does 'want to go' to royal wedding
Thomas , a retired Hollywood lighting engineer who lives in Mexico, would walk his daughter to the altar at St. The former even wrote an open letter to Prince Harry , urging the royal to not marry Meghan .

Trump Lists Michael Cohen Payment on Financial Disclosure
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington has contended that Trump should have reported the reimbursement a year ago . Trump submitted the form on Tuesday, the deadline for administration employees to file their financial documents.

Texas man, 25, poses as Harvey evacuee, stars for HS hoops team
Sidney Gilstrap Portley was enrolled in two Dallas high schools for nearly nine months, claiming to be a Hurricane Harvey refugee. A district spokesperson said Gilstrap-Portley may have provided as little as just immunization records and proof of a physical.

Batman Prequel Series About Alfred Coming From 'Gotham' Producer
To The Movies trailer, Pennyworth will chart the days of Alfred before he is responsible for Bruce's care. The ten-episode first season of Pennyworth is set to premiere in 2019.

IPL 2018: Rajasthan vs Kolkata Match Report
Both the teams will give in their best and looks like it is going to be a cracker of a contest. "We will miss Stokesy and Jos". Stokes returned to bowl the 16th over and added to his tally the wicket Lynn, to eventually finish with figures of 4-1-15-3.

Could Designated Survivor be revived by Netflix?
If the show gets a third season, a new showrunner would be introduced, marking the show's fifth person in the job. According to Deadline , the talks are in the early stages and are complicated because Hulu has the US SVOD rights.

Google Chrome team rolls back the update that muted many web games
Google now plans on re-introducing the restrictions in Chrome 70, but the Chrome team is looking into other options as well. The most recent update, Chrome 66 , pauses audio on browser media objects, meant to silence irritating adverts.

© 2015 ExpressNewsline. All Rights reserved.