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Mike's Letter

April 9th, 1999 12:00 AM

The Awful Truth

Dear friends,

Please don't forget to tune in Sunday night to our new show, "The Awful Truth." We have spent the last year working on this series and, in a way, we can't believe we are actually going to get this stuff on the air. You don't know how many people we had to pay off to make this happen!

The show airs on the Bravo channel on cable at the following times:

Eastern Time Zone: Sundays, 9:00pm and 1:00am

Central Time Zone: Sundays, 8:00pm and midnight

Mountain Time Zone: Hey, I have no friggin' idea. Why does anyone live in this time zone? Consult your local listings.

Pacific Time Zone: Sundays, 6:00pm and 10:00pm

Alaska and Hawaii: Same as mountain time people, but you are smart to get as far away from us as possible.

Kosovo: You ain't got time to watch no TV show! TAKE COVER IMMEDIATELY!! CLINTON HAS GONE LOOPY FROM DSB!

Canadians: Did you honestly think I would forget you? The show starts on Canadian Bravo on May 16th at 8:30pm.

Brits and Irish: Thanks for watching the first half of the season. Our ratings this week went up by an unprecidented 50 percent. Your generosity makes it possible for us now to show "The Awful Truth" to our fellow Americans. We'll be back with six more shows beginning May 26 on Channel Four.

The early reviews are in this morning and we thank all the critics who have championed this show. Entertainment Weekly has given the show an "A". Variety writes that "The Awful Truth" sets the bar as the most daring show on television." The Hollywood Reporter called it "genius", the Sunday New York Times said it's "outrageously funny," and TV Guide has made it the "Editor's Choice" of the week, calling it "riotous...and brave."

But, hey, when did we ever take their word for it? Find out for yourselves this Sunday night and afterwards, send me an e-mail letting me know what you think. On this week's show, we go to Ken Starr's home with our "portable witch hunt," and we stick it to an HMO like we've all wanted to stick it to them but just haven't had the right stick to do the job. You won't be disappointed.

Thanks again.

Michael Moore
MMFlint@aol.com
http://www.michaelmoore.com

P.S. Bravo has chosen the dozen non-Bravo cities that will get the free satellite dish. We will post them on our website tomorrow.

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