First look at Murphy Brown reboot
CANDICE Bergen won so many Emmys for her role in Murphy Brown that she ended up taking her name out of consideration because she felt she was taking the shine of the rest of the ensemble show.
Fans were so in love with Bergen's portrayal of the feminist journalist that she won five Emmys for lead actress in a comedy and often against comedy heavyweights like Bea Arthur and Betty White (The Golden Girls), Roseanne Barr (Roseanne) and Kirstie Alley (Cheers).
So it is probably unsurprising given so many of our favourite shows, including Roseanne, are being rebooted that Murphy Brown would get the same treatment.
Bergen, 71, shared a shot of the cast including newcomer Nik Dodani (Pat), Faith Ford (Corky Sherwood Forest), Joe Regalbuto (Frank Fontana) and Grant Shaud (Miles Silverberg) with creator Diane English.
It's unclear whether Charles Kimbrough, who played veteran newsman Jim Dial, will be returning in some capacity.
Bergan captioned the Instagram shot "back just in time", which seems to suggest she will be taking aim at Donald Trump's presidency.
Interestingly, Bergen recently told the story of going out on a date with Donald Trump many years ago, saying dismissively "I was home very early", while wearing a "free Melania" jumper.
Murphy Brown ran for 10 seasons from 1988 until 1998.
Bergen has told the story of how they originally wanted Heather Locklear to play Murphy Brown but creator Diane English, who is back this time around, fought for her to win the role.
The show achieved a high level of cultural notoriety in the 1992 presidential campaign when Dan Quayle mentioned the show in a campaign speech
Mr. Quayle said Bergin's character, who had just become an unmarried mother, was "mocking the importance of fathers, by bearing a child alone, and calling it just another 'lifestyle choice.'"