Candice Bergen

Candice Bergen to star in CBS' 'Murphy Brown' revival

Candice Bergen is returning to TV in a revival of "Murphy Brown," the agenda-setting 20th-century comedy.

CBS said in a Wednesday announcement that it's ordered 13 episodes of the sitcom for its 2018-19 season.

Diane English created the original series that starred Bergen as a hard-charging TV journalist. English is back as writer and executive producer for the reboot.

CBS suggested the show is ready for to embrace the current zeitgeist.

"As its 30th anniversary approaches, 'Murphy Brown' returns to a world of cable news, social media, fake news and a very different political and cultural climate," the network said in a statement.

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