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FYI/Murphy in the Morning

     Murphy Brown 
A famous journalist and a news anchor for FYI. She returns to FYI after a stint in the Betty Ford clinic.
  • The Ace: She’s a very good journalist and has won several awards.
  • The Alcoholic: In the first episode, she returns to work after staying in the Betty Ford clinic for her alcoholism.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Jim calls her "Slugger" while Frank calls her "Murph".

     Corky Sherwood 
A journalist and a former beauty queen that who hired to replace Murphy during her stay in the Betty Ford clinic. In the revival, she joins Murphy in the Morning alongside Murphy and Frank when she’s fired from her previous job because of her age.

     Miles Silverberg 
The young executive producer of FYI, and Murphy in the Morning in the revival.
  • Improbable Age: In the first episode, Murphy wasn’t too pleased about him working as the executive producer because of his youthful appearance.

     Jim Dial 
FYI’s veteran news anchor.

     Frank Fontana 
The investigative news reporter for FYI and Murphy in the Morning.

     Kay Carter-Shepley 

     Pat Patel 
He’s the director of Social Media in Murphy in the Morning.



Phil’s younger sister. She takes over his bar after his death.


Murphy’s House

     Avery Brown 
Murphy’s young son. In the revival, he is a successful journalist like his mother.
  • Generation Xerox: He followed in Murphy’s footsteps in becoming a journalist.

     Eldin Bernecky 
A painter hired by Murphy to paint her and renovate her house.

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