Faith Ford, Joe Regalbuto and Grant Shaud, cast members on the original Murphy Brown, will reprise their original characters when CBS brings the show back for the 2018-2019 broadcast season.
Ford will play Corky Sherwood. Regalbuto will play Frank Fontana, and Grant Shaud will portray Miles Silverberg.
CBS is on board for a 13-episode season.
The show, which originally aired on CBS from 1988 to 1998, comes from Warner Bros. Television. Candice Bergen, who starred in the title role, will reprise her role as Brown, an anchor on the newsmagazine FYI.
Original creator Diane English will write and executive produce the new material through her Bend in the Road Productions banner.
Bergen will also be an executive producer.
Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.
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