Murphy Brown/Season Eleven

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Season Eleven
Murphy Brown
Season Premiere September 27, 2018
Season Finale December 20, 2018
Episode Count 13



Season Ten



Season Eleven of Murphy Brown premiered on September 27, 2018.


# # Title Written By Directed By Airdate Viewers 18-49 Rating Prod.
248 1 Fake News Diane English Pamela Fryman September 27, 2018 7.504M 1.1% T36.10001
Back in the game after a brief retirement, and faced with a world of 24-hour cable, social media, "fake news" and a vastly different political climate, Murphy is determined to draw the line between good television and honest reporting, proving that the world needs Murphy Brown now more than ever.
249 2 I (Don't) Heart Huckabee Tom Palmer Pamela Fryman October 4, 2018 7.123M 1% T36.10002
After decades of being banned, Murphy and the team devise an elaborate ruse to sneak her into a White House press briefing. Also, Phyllis hires an enthusiastic college "Dreamer," Miguel, to help out at the bar.
250 3 #MurphyToo Gina Ippolito &
Skander Halim
Don Scardino October 11, 2018 6.764M 1% T36.10004
After Murphy attends a sexual harassment seminar for the "Murphy in the Morning" staff, she is surprised to find herself reeling from the long-repressed memory of her own #MeToo moment.
251 4 Three Shirts to the Wind Laura Krafft Don Scardino October 18, 2018 6.392M 0.9% T36.10003
Murphy and the team weigh the pros and cons of accepting the offer to have the first interview with a headline-grabbing former White House senior advisor who wants to promote his divisive book and agenda on "Murphy in the Morning." Also, Avery moderates a lively political discussion on his show with locals in Buffalo, N.Y.
252 5 The Girl Who Cried About Wolf Norm Gunzenhauser Don Scardino October 25, 2018 6.053M 0.8% T36.10005
Fearful of being scooped while legal vets her weighty investigative story, Murphy is exasperated when she learns Frank is dating an anchor, Christy Shepherd, from the competing Wolf Network.
253 6 Results May Vary Gary Dontzig &
Steven Peterman
Don Scardino November 1, 2018 5.938M 0.8% T36.10006
The "Murphy in the Morning" team gears up for their live all-day coverage of the mid-term elections, competing against Avery, who is reporting with John Haggerty, the Wolf Network's conservative superstar. Also, Pat is horrified when Miles forces him to wear a conservative suit after assigning him to analyze numbers and trends on-air throughout the day.
254 7 A Lifetime of Achievement Tom Seeley Michael Lembeck November 8, 2018 6.011M 0.8% T36.10007
The "Murphy in the Morning" team, Avery and Phyllis join Jim Dial at an eventful lifetime achievement award gala in his honor, hosted by Katie Couric and attended by Murphy's worst-ever secretary, who has a surprising new connection to Murphy. Also, Murphy discovers a kindred spirit in Judge Nate Campbell, another gala attendee.
255 8 The Coma and the Oxford Comma Marc Flanagan Michael Lembeck November 15, 2018 5.964M 0.9% T36.10008
The "Murphy in the Morning" team strives to land a revealing first interview with Corky's beauty pageant friend, Holly, who just woke up from a 10-year coma that made national headlines.
256 9 Thanksgiving and Taking Russ Woody Michael Lembeck November 22, 2018 4.752M 0.8% T36.10009
When the culinarily challenged Murphy invites her colleagues plus Phyllis, Miguel and his parents for Thanksgiving dinner with Avery and her, they all brace themselves for the worst.
257 10 Beat the Press Tom Palmer Pamela Fryman November 29, 2018 5.594M 0.8% T36.10010
After Frank is physically attacked while covering a political rally, for the first time in her career Murphy is afraid to dispute the opposing viewpoint of a guest on her show.
258 11 The Wheels on the Dog Go Round and Round Laura Krafft Pamela Fryman December 6, 2018 5.968M 0.8% T36.10011
During Corky's live "National Adopt a Pet Day" segment, she guilts Murphy into adopting a dog. Also, Avery's show is moved to the Wolf Network's plum 10:00 PM timeslot, and Phyllis and Miguel get a surprise visit from Fred Noonan, an intimidating health inspector.
259 12 AWOL Gary Dontzig &
Steven Peterman
Joe Regalbuto December 13, 2018 5.545M 0.7% T36.10012
A disillusioned Avery seeks career inspiration from his extended family at "Murphy in the Morning," as the team tries to salvage a major story that hinges on a source in the Middle East who has gone silent.
260 13 Happy New Year Tom Seeley &
Norm Gunzenhauser
Barnet Kellman December 20, 2018 5.231M 0.7% T36.10013
The gang tries to distract Murphy from worrying about Avery's assignment in Kabul by getting her to attend the special 100th anniversary New Year's Eve celebration at Phil's Bar.
Teleplay by Gina Ippolito & Skander Halim

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