TV Nation (1994–1995)

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Micheal Moore presents a humorous newsmagazine that focuses primarily on wrongdoing by big business, privileged society and right-wing politicians.

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Friday, September 8, 1995
S2.E7 Bully Reunion Night
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1995   1994  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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 Himself - Host (17 episodes, 1994-1995)
Bruce Brown ...
 Weekly Announcer (15 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Himself - Correspondent (10 episodes, 1994-1995)
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Summer show that poked fun at TV's news magazine shows like "60 Minutes." Some of the interviews consisted of happy dogs on Prozac, following an Avon Lady through the Amazon, etc. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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According to Michael Moore, he was censored more on his stint at Fox than he was at NBC. Moore wanted to do a bit referencing the show's move from NBC to Fox. It would show Moore being rescued from NBC headquarters by helicopter and brought to Fox headquarters. Fox turned down the idea because they were afraid of offending NBC. Moore also wanted to do a segment in which a Civil War reenactment group would reenact the bombing of Hiroshima, the Fall of Saigon and the 1992 Los Angeles riots. Fox turned it down stating it was "a downer". See more »

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Edited into TV Nation: Volume Two (1997) See more »

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Very smart
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This is a news/magazine shoe- there is no doubt of that. But instead of other shows like Dateline and 20/20, this show focuses on finding people and trying to find out why they did this or that. And who better to lead the pack than the king of the downsized worker and down on there luck person- Michael Moore. He brings to the small screen a lot of funny and smart stuff that was also seen on the big one in Roger and me. The only difference being that this time It's on weekly (not anymore actually, It's been replaced by The Awful Truth, which isn't the worst). Very smart and funny, and of course the show draws sympathy. A+


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