The Brian Benben Show

The Brian Benben Show is an American sitcom television series that aired on CBS on Mondays from September 21, 1998 to October 12, 1998.[1]

The Brian Benben Show
Created byRobert Borden
Directed byAndrew D. Weyman
Composer(s)Mark Heyes
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes9 (5 unaired)
Executive producer(s)Robert Borden
Running time30 minutes
Production company(s)Big Prostate Productions
Warner Bros. Television
Original networkCBS
Original releaseSeptember 21 (1998-09-21) –
October 12, 1998 (1998-10-12)


The show centered on Brian Benben, an anchor on KYLA-TV news in Los Angeles, who was replaced in favor of a younger person. Brian was later able to return to the station as a replacement for a human interest reporter who was killed covering an ape exhibit at a zoo.



Every episode of The Brian Benben Show was directed by Andrew D. Weyman.[2]

List of The Brian Benben Show episodes
No.TitleOriginal air dateProd.
code [2]
1"Pilot"September 22, 1998 (1998-09-22)475142
2"House of Blues"September 28, 1998 (1998-09-28)467251
3"Brian's Got Back, Part 1"October 5, 1998 (1998-10-05)467254
4"Brian's Got Back, Part 2"October 12, 1998 (1998-10-12)467255
5"Motivating Kevin"Unaired467252
6"Chad Dates Julie"Unaired467253
7"Of Mice and Benben"Unaired467256
8"Have One for the Show"Unaired467257
9"Billy, Don't Be a Hero"Unaired467258


  1. ^ Tim Brooks; Earle Marsh (2003). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946–Present (Eighth ed.). Ballantine Books. p. 155. ISBN 0-345-45542-8.
  2. ^ a b From the United States Copyright Office catalog: "Public Catalog - Copyright Catalog (1978 to present) - Basic Search [search: "The Brian Benben Show"]". United States Copyright Office. Retrieved 2017-09-04.

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