TV Biz Which News Anchor Is This On The Set of ‘Murphy Brown’? SHARES By Alex Weprin on Jun. 16, 2012 - 2:16 PM Below, a 1991 photo from the set of the CBS sitcom “Murphy Brown.” Do you know who the newsman in is in the photo? Find out after the jump. Yup, that is NBC News anchor and correspondent Harry Smith (photo via the Rock Center Twitter account).