06:49 AM EDT 08/24/2014
Originally posted 11/15/2013 01:00PM
Murphy Brown turns 25 this week, but it's the TV show's fans who got the present.
The show, featuring Candice Bergen as a smart-alecky, fresh-out-of-rehab news anchor, premiered on Nov. 14, 1988, and to celebrate that milestone, it was just announced that the long-running comedy has finally entered syndication.
Murphy Brown starred Bergen, along with Faith Ford, Grant Shaud, Joe Regalbuto, Charles Kimbrough and Lily Tomlin, as reporters for a national show that covered politics, lifestyle pieces and hard-hitting news. Think The Newsroom but with a killer sense of humor. The half-hour comedy ran on CBS from 1988 to 1998.
Originally posted 03/10/2013 10:00AM
When it comes to hosting Saturday Night Live, Justin Timberlake feels right at home.
The singer – who had hosted the show four times before Saturday – called on some of his famous friends to make his fifth stint extra special.
During his opening monologue, Timberlake boasted that he now had membership to the "Five Timers Club," an exclusive New York organization reserved for repeat hosts. Upon arriving, Timberlake, 32, was greeted by Paul Simon, Steve Martin, Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Martin Short, Alec Baldwin, Tom Hanks and Candice Bergen.
Originally posted 10/04/2006 09:20AM
Frances Bergen, the widow of ventriloquist Edgar Bergen and mother of Boston Legal star Candice Bergen, died Monday at Los Angeles's Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after a prolonged illness, her daughter's rep tells the Los Angeles Times. She was 84.
Originally posted 05/21/2004 08:00AM
The Sopranos star Lorraine Bracco and former Murphy Brown star Candice Bergen ended up at a bloody murder scene in Manhattan's Diamond District shortly after rush hour Thursday when police they were accompanying on a research mission were summoned to the site.
Originally posted 07/11/2002 11:05AM
The "Murphy Brown" star finally speaks up on Dan Quayle's 10-year-old criticism of her on-air pregnancy, and says he was right.
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