Murphy Brown (1988–2018)
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It's How You Play the Game 

When the FYI show goes lower onto the ratings - the network suggests to it's journalists to make the news more pleasant and easy to the public. Though the FYI team wouldn't like to be less ... See full summary »

Director:

Barnet Kellman

Writers:

Diane English (created by), Russ Woody

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Candice Bergen ... Murphy Brown
Pat Corley ... Phil
Faith Ford ... Corky Sherwood
Charles Kimbrough ... Jim Dial
Joe Regalbuto ... Frank Fontana
Grant Shaud ... Miles Silverberg
Ritch Brinkley ... Carl Wishnitski
Robert Pastorelli ... Eldin Bernecky
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Morton Downey Jr. ... Himself / opening credits (archive footage)
David Frost ... Himself / opening credits (archive footage)
Lee Garlington ... Shawnee
Susan Krebs ... Betty
Ron Marasco ... Secretary #14
Vivian Paxton Vivian Paxton ... Tanya
Julie Payne Julie Payne ... Phyllis
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Storyline

When the FYI show goes lower onto the ratings - the network suggests to it's journalists to make the news more pleasant and easy to the public. Though the FYI team wouldn't like to be less professional - they struggle with the reality of having to face a tough decision and compromise for the sakes of Frank's touching story for the homeless being seen by a larger sum of people. Written by Iliyana

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 February 1989 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The title is based on the proverb: "It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game." See more »

Connections

References Hello, Larry (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Do You Love Me
(uncredited)
Written by Berry Gordy
Performed by The Contours
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