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Sci-Fi channel petition kicks off

Sci-Fi petition kicks off, attracting hundreds of signatures in just 24 hours

The recent coverage by Peter Griffin in the NZ Herald ([link]) on NZ's near complete lack of science fiction coverage motivated me to create an online petition to lobby the TV networks to bring the sci-fi channel ( to New Zealand.

Peter raises a lot of valid points. Sci-fi is all about the human condition. Much sci-fi make a lot of valid and thought provoking comments about society.

TV3's change of heart with Underbelly, resulting from a concerted campaign shows what role fan power can play in steering the programming schedule.

In the 24 hours that the petition ( has been running it has already received hundreds of signatures from across New Zealand, with many signatories leaving thought provoking comments.


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