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Sexual Misconduct

Cybill Shepherd says her 1990s sitcom was canceled after she rejected an advance from Les Moonves

Cybill Shepherd says her 1990s sitcom was canceled after she rejected an advance from Les Moonves

Cybill Shepherd said in a radio interview Thursday that she believes her eponymous 1990s sitcom "would have run another five years" - if she hadn't declined an unwanted advance from Les Moonves, the disgraced former chairman and chief executive of CBS.

The veteran actress told Sirius XM radio host Michelle Collins that Moonves asked to take her home after a dinner date set up by their assistants. Shepherd said she turned him down and, "quite shortly after," began encountering regular pushback on "Cybill," which aired on CBS from 1995 to 1998. The final episode of the show, which starred Shepherd as a struggling, aging actress, ended on a "to be...

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