Television

Controversy over Spon Award rulings

Alston, CA, Dec 22 – Controversy has erupted in the MicroWiki community following the judging of the Seventh Spon Awards, with many voicing their disagreement with the decisions made. The biggest uproar has come with the victory of anime series Free! (see right) over fellow contender Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan, SNK). The ruling […]

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SBC announces end of Micro High

Rathlyn, HB, Jul 24 – The Siroccan Broadcasting Corporation has this evening confirmed it will be ending its popular cartoon series Micro High in light of Xtranormal’s announcement it will be closing down. Animation website Xtranormal, which is used to produce the series, has confirmed it will be closing down at the end of this […]

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Commonwealth Avenue: Why so sad, Barnaby?

You know, I thought The Eternal Principal was quite good. It seems the one of the rules of entertainment is alive and well – you can’t please everyone. While Prsänëa and Zealandia both enjoyed the show, it seems Senya did not. I decided that it is more civil to respond to his criticisms than blast […]

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Sirocco farewells TVNZ7

Alston, NCD, Jul 1 – Siroccans have stayed up late tonight to bid farewell to New Zealand television channel TVNZ7. From around 11pm last night, Siroccans tuned their television sets to TVNZ7 to witness the final hour of its transmission. This was especially evident in the National Capital District, where the Times understands all the […]

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SBC, Sirocco Times join Micronational Press Council

Alston, NCD, Apr 13 – The Siroccan Broadcasting Corporation and the Sirocco Times have both joined the Micronational Press Council as a move of support for other micronational broadcasters and media outlets. The Council, “a self-regulatory body of micronational media outlets”, aims to organise broadcasters together and handle complaints, and it is known that both […]

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Documents reveal Micro High predates Sirocco itself

Alston, NCD, Feb 15 – Documents have been discovered today outlining the plan for an SBC television show which bears a striking resemblance to Micro High, but with a difference – the idea predates Sirocco itself. Whilst going through the Siroccan Broadcasting Corporation’s archives, plans were uncovered a short time ago for an idea for a […]

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Aerial retired, dismantling scheduled

Alston, NCD, Jan 8 – The fate of Alston’s most famous landmark has today been decided – it is to go. The Alston Aerial, which has stood above the Government Buildings on Commonwealth Avenue since 1987, will be dismantled within the next few weeks. Last night Alston went fully digital with the switchoff of reception […]

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Commonwealth Avenue: The Merits of Democracy in Modern Zealandia

Because it’s totes unbiased. The December 1, 2011 Zealandian election was probably the dirtiest and most ferocious the nation has seen in a while. On one hand we had the Socialist Unity Party of Zealandia (SUPZ) slamming the National Peoples Party (NPP) for being liars and out for themselves, on the other we had the […]

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Outrage in Alston as TVNZ shifts Coronation Street

Alston, NCD, Sep 29 – Alston residents are up in arms following Television New Zealand’s decision to shift Coronation Street broadcast hours. TVNZ yesterday announced it would shift Coronation Street, one of its most popular television shows, from its usual 7:30pm – 8:30pm timeslot to a shorter 5:30pm – 6:00pm timeslot on Tuesday and Thursday nights […]

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Alston to go fully digital?

Alston, NCD, Aug 22 – The Alston Aerial, the capital’s tallest and most famous landmark, could soon vanish from the city’s skyline as plans are considered to shut off the city’s analogue television reception. Officials from the Alston City Council have proposed ending the reception of analogue television in the National Capital District and fully equipping […]

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