WATCH: Candice Bergen reveals how she almost lost role as Murphy Brown

Candice Bergen talks about almost losing her role as Murphy Brown to another Hollywood actress.

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SiriusXM Editor
September 11, 2017

It’s hard to imagine Murphy Brown being played by anyone other than Candice Bergen. But it almost happened!

In a recent interview with Hoda Kotb on TODAY Show Radio (Ch. 108), the 71-year-old Hollywood actress revealed that she actually almost lost the role. After what Bergen describes as a “flat” first audition for the head of CBS, she recalls how another Hollywood star was being pursued to play the sharp-tongued TV reporter.

WATCH to find out who almost played the iconic sitcom character.

The Hoda Show airs live Mondays and Wednesdays at 1 pm ET on SiriusXM TODAY Show Radio (Ch. 108).