The sudden death, at the network, of the Sunday night news anchor makes Jim and Murphy compete for the new job opening.
- Candice Bergen as Murphy Brown
- Faith Ford as Corky Sherwood
- Grant Shaud as Miles Silverberg
- Joe Regalbuto as Frank Fontana
- Charles Kimbrough as Jim Dial
- Robert Pastorelli as Eldin Bernecky
- Pat Corley as Phil