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PostPosted: Tue Feb 26, 2008 4:54 pm
The wankers over at the ACMA are at it again.

[url]http://www.acma.gov.au/WEB/STANDARD/pc=PC_310985[/url]

[quote:9a91247cac]In ACMA’s view the nature and frequency of nudity and sexual references in Obscene Machines had a cumulative intensity greater than strong. ACMA considered that one segment in particular contained depictions of sexual activity with a level of detail and degree of explicitness that exceeded the MA15+ requirement that sexual activity be implied. [/quote:9a91247cac]

[quote:9a91247cac]ACMA has written to SBS, drawing its attention to the seriousness of broadcasting material that exceeds the MA15+ level. SBS has advised that it would remove the documentary from its schedule and inform its classification department of the ACMA finding.[/quote:9a91247cac]

This could have a big impact on the sort of content we'll see on SBS from now on. They've been showing these sorts of doco's at 10:00 on Fridays for as long as I can remember, but this is the first time one of them has been found in breach of the code. The key word there is [i:9a91247cac]found[/i:9a91247cac] - SBS screen R rated shows all the time (eg. the last two episodes of the recent Indie Sex series) ... but this is the first time they've actually been [i:9a91247cac]cought[/i:9a91247cac].

This is all thanks to one pathetic old bitch writing a complaint to the ACMA. That's how democracy works in Australia... so much for the 300,000+ other people who watched the show. Viewers don't have to put up with this kind of crap in the UK... Obscene Machines was a channel 4 documentary.

Here's the full report.

[url]http://www.acma.gov.au/webwr/_assets/main/lib310623/sbstv_report1866.pdf[/url]
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 29, 2008 7:43 pm
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 29, 2008 9:18 pm
Whatever turns them on I guess. Or, in this case, whatever doesn't. But that in itself seems to turn them on, the power of control, so perhaps they should ban control next to cover up their sinful thoughts?
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 29, 2008 9:31 pm
[quote:bcd5ab09ef="Someone BBBA"]The wankers over at the ACMA are at it again.

[url]http://www.acma.gov.au/WEB/STANDARD/pc=PC_310985[/url]

[quote:bcd5ab09ef]In ACMA’s view the nature and frequency of nudity and sexual references in Obscene Machines had a cumulative intensity greater than strong. ACMA considered that one segment in particular contained depictions of sexual activity with a level of detail and degree of explicitness that exceeded the MA15+ requirement that sexual activity be implied. [/quote:bcd5ab09ef]

[quote:bcd5ab09ef]ACMA has written to SBS, drawing its attention to the seriousness of broadcasting material that exceeds the MA15+ level. SBS has advised that it would remove the documentary from its schedule and inform its classification department of the ACMA finding.[/quote:bcd5ab09ef]

This could have a big impact on the sort of content we'll see on SBS from now on. They've been showing these sorts of doco's at 10:00 on Fridays for as long as I can remember, but this is the first time one of them has been found in breach of the code. The key word there is [i:bcd5ab09ef]found[/i:bcd5ab09ef] - SBS screen R rated shows all the time (eg. the last two episodes of the recent Indie Sex series) ... but this is the first time they've actually been [i:bcd5ab09ef]cought[/i:bcd5ab09ef].

This is all thanks to one pathetic old bitch writing a complaint to the ACMA. That's how democracy works in Australia... so much for the 300,000+ other people who watched the show. Viewers don't have to put up with this kind of crap in the UK... Obscene Machines was a channel 4 documentary.

Here's the full report.

[url]http://www.acma.gov.au/webwr/_assets/main/lib310623/sbstv_report1866.pdf[/url][/quote:bcd5ab09ef]

My husband and I watch those shows every week. But then we are open minded and know what we are going to see when we watch them.

The answer is simple - if you [i:bcd5ab09ef]know[/i:bcd5ab09ef] what type of show it is, it is your choice (or not) to watch it. [i:bcd5ab09ef]However[/i:bcd5ab09ef] if you watch, and are offended, then it's your own fault. Change channels or turn it off instead of whinging and complaining, and ruining things for others who enjoy this type of programme :roll:

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 13, 2010 11:48 pm
* bump*

I don't watch as many shows on SBS than the commecial networks, but all i can say is that the network has been better lately (in quality)

Aussie Drama has been in high standard in recent years - like RAN: Remote Area Nurse (one season); The Circuit (two seasons); Carla Cametti PD (one season) and East West 101 (2 seasons, with a 3rd season confirmed)

Sporting events like The Tour De France and some Football (soccer) games like the Europeans Champions League have been on SBS too

And SBS TWO is out as well (tonight had a repeat of the Aussie short animation - Harvey Krumpet, which is good to watch again)
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 12:06 am
I never really watch it.
I used to watch Iron Chef on the fortnight saturday night but don't anymore.
Last show i recall watching when it aired was Swift Shift Couriers.

Overall its programming doesn't interest me all that much.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 12:15 am
Well i watch for 2 shows at the moment and thats Big Love and Mythbusters. Other than that i dont watch it. Although i will be watching Skins and Shameless as well when they return. So i watch 4 shows on SBS.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:23 am
Skins, Mad Men, Entourage, Big Love.

Great shows, but I hardly watch them on SBS. I always forget they're on, or I've already seen them.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:06 pm
I usually watch SBS for some of the great documentaries they have on. Apart from that - nothing else really appeals to me.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 8:04 pm
SBS loses the Tour Down Under. I bloody hope they don't lose the Tour De France. I couldn't stand that on any other network, Seven included.

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