The Brian Benben Show
Created byRobert Borden
Directed byAndrew D. Weyman
ComposerMark Heyes
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes6 (3 unaired)
Executive producerRobert Borden
Running time30 minutes
Production companiesBig Prostate Productions
CBS Productions
Warner Bros. Television
Original networkCBS
Original releaseSeptember 21 (1998-09-21) –
October 26, 1998 (1998-10-26)

The Brian Benben Show is an American sitcom television series that aired on CBS on Mondays from September 21, 1998 to October 26, 1998.[1]


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.



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List of The Brian Benben Show episodes
No.TitleDirected by [2]Written byOriginal air dateProd.
code [2]
1"Pilot"Andrew D. WeymanTBASeptember 21, 1998 (1998-09-21)475142
2"House of Blues"Andrew D. WeymanTBASeptember 28, 1998 (1998-09-28)467251
3"Brian's Got Back: Part 1"Andrew D. WeymanTBAOctober 5, 1998 (1998-10-05)467254
4"Brian's Got Back: Part 2"Andrew D. WeymanBetsy BornsOctober 12, 1998 (1998-10-12)467255
5"Of Mice and Benben"Andrew D. WeymanTBAOctober 19, 1998 (1998-10-19)467256
6"Chad Dates Julie"Andrew D. WeymanTBAOctober 26, 1998 (1998-10-26)467253
7"Have One for the Show"Andrew D. WeymanTBAunaired467257
8"Billy, Don't Be a Hero"Andrew D. WeymanTBAunaired467258
9"Motivating Kevin"Andrew D. WeymanRobert Bordenunaired467252


  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.