Murphy Brown is the latest US series confirmed for a revival with CBS ordering 13 new episodes of the classic sitcom.
Original star Candice Bergen is set to reprise her role as a broadcast journalist, returning to television news at a time of political and cultural upheaval.
The original series aired from 1988 to 1998 winning 18 Emmy Awards, including 5 for Bergen, and 3 Golden Globe Awards.
Series creator Diane English, will serve as writer and executive producer while Bergen will also executive produce.
The news follows recent revivals for Will & Grace, Roseanne, American Idol, The X-Files, Prison Break, 24 and reboots including Party of Five.
Meanwhile a Charmed reboot, written by Jessica O’Toole and Amy Rardin, has been given a pilot order from The CW.
Described as a “fierce, funny, feminist” reboot of the original series it centres on three sisters in a college town who discover they are witches. Between vanquishing supernatural demons, tearing down the patriarchy and maintaining familial bonds, a witch’s work is never done.”
Source: Hollywood Reporter