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September 20, 1992 | DANIEL CERONE
If Murphy Brown worked for Diane English's production crew, she and her baby would have no health-care benefits. That's the kind of criticism that has been swirling around English and her husband, Joel Shukovsky, for their decision not to use union workers on the crew of their new CBS sitcom, "Love & War."
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November 24, 1992 | HARRY BERNSTEIN
Maybe Vice President Dan Quayle is finally getting a last laugh on the producers of that Quayle-bashing TV character Murphy Brown. He was critical of them as liberal "Hollywood elitists," and now many liberals are taking them on. Dianne English, the outspoken, liberal co-producer of "Murphy Brown," and her husband, Joel Shukovsky, are in trouble with many of their liberal friends in and out of the labor movement.
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BUSINESS
November 24, 1992 | HARRY BERNSTEIN
Maybe Vice President Dan Quayle is finally getting a last laugh on the producers of that Quayle-bashing TV character Murphy Brown. He was critical of them as liberal "Hollywood elitists," and now many liberals are taking them on. Dianne English, the outspoken, liberal co-producer of "Murphy Brown," and her husband, Joel Shukovsky, are in trouble with many of their liberal friends in and out of the labor movement.
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September 20, 1992 | DANIEL CERONE
If Murphy Brown worked for Diane English's production crew, she and her baby would have no health-care benefits. That's the kind of criticism that has been swirling around English and her husband, Joel Shukovsky, for their decision not to use union workers on the crew of their new CBS sitcom, "Love & War."
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September 20, 1992 | DANIEL CERONE, Daniel Cerone is a Times staff writer
Monday night, a TV sitcom character will respond directly to the vice president of the United States for his real-life attack on her decision to bear a child out of wedlock. Yes, the reruns are over--"Murphy Brown" is back.
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October 14, 1991 | DANIEL CERONE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When stage and screen star Colleen Dewhurst died in August, the news hit especially hard in the production offices of "Murphy Brown." Two days after her death, Dewhurst won her second consecutive Emmy for the CBS series, on which she occasionally portrayed Avery Brown, Murphy's steel-willed mother. "We were in the process of closing a deal with Colleen, because she was going to return to the show in January," executive producer Diane English said last week.
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April 1, 1992 | BETH KLEID, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
New Dey Dawns: In another departure, Susan Dey will not grace NBC's "L.A. Law" next season. The actress is leaving the show to star in an upcoming CBS sitcom from "Murphy Brown" producers Diane English and Joel Shukovsky. In "Love Is Hell," Dey plays a divorced bar owner who falls in love with a newspaper columnist, played by Jay Thomas.
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September 4, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
CBS Makes Deal With 'Murphy Brown' Producers: CBS has committed to buy four future prime-time series from the husband-and-wife production team of Diane English and Joel Shukovsky, producers of the hit comedy "Murphy Brown." The non-exclusive deal includes financing for series for which English/Shukosky Productions will retain domestic and international distribution rights.
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April 8, 1993 | DANIEL CERONE
Susan Dey will be leaving the CBS series "Love & War" after this season, but decisions regarding the future of the romantic comedy have been put on hold, a spokeswoman for the show said Wednesday. Independent producers Diane English and Joel Shukovsky, with whom Dey cited "creative differences that could not be resolved," are on vacation and then will be heading to France for a television convention.
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September 11, 1998 | HOWARD ROSENBERG, TIMES TELEVISION CRITIC
The setting for "Living in Captivity" is treeless Woodland Heights, a middle-class tract in the suburbs where row after row of look-alike two-story houses, unencumbered by greenery, are inhabited only by whites. So who should move in, creating utter havoc? Blacks!!!
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September 20, 1992 | DANIEL CERONE, Daniel Cerone is a Times staff writer
Monday night, a TV sitcom character will respond directly to the vice president of the United States for his real-life attack on her decision to bear a child out of wedlock. Yes, the reruns are over--"Murphy Brown" is back.
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