Ink (TV series)

Ink is a television sitcom which aired on CBS from 1996-1997 that starred real-life husband and wife Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen as newspaper journalists, allegedly inspired by the film His Girl Friday. The show was also produced by Danson and Steenburgen. The show was canceled after one season due to low ratings. The distribution rights to the series (which was produced by DreamWorks Television) are currently owned by CBS Paramount Television/CBS Television Distribution, which owns 2 successful sitcoms starring Danson: Becker and Cheers.


Journalists Kate Montgomery and Mike Logan married three months after meeting on the White House lawn. Although the marriage didn't last, there are two common threads between them—their 15-year-old daughter Abby and their all-consuming adoration of the newspaper ink that rubs off on their fingers. While Mike has become one of New York's larger-than-life journalists, Kate's hard-nosed reporting from around the world has earned her an impressive reputation. When Kate accepts a job offer that's just too good to pass up, she becomes the first female managing editor of the New York Sun—and she's now Mike's boss as well.

Her staff also includes no-nonsense, seen-it-all police reporter Ernie Trainor; intense and somewhat neurotic financial reporter Alan Mesnick; "On the Town" columnist Belinda Carhardt, who has a few miles on her; and the newsroom's jaded and judgmental editorial assistant Donna French, who manages to remain ultra-hip in a sea of tweeds and khakis.



  • Above the Fold
  • Paper Cuts
  • Getting Over the Hemp
  • High Noon
  • The Sandwich
  • Mike & Kelly & Max & Kate
  • United We Fall
  • The Black Book
  • Devil in a Blue Dress
  • Funny, You Don't Look One Hundred
  • The English-Speaking Patients
  • The Bodyguard: Part 1
  • The Bodyguard: Part 2
  • Life Without Mikey
  • Breaking the Rules
  • Face Off
  • The Fighting Irish
  • Logan's Run
  • The Debutante
  • The Bodyguard Strikes Back
  • Murphy's Law
  • Going to the Dogs

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