Remember Norwegian Public Television's marathon broadcasts of five straight hours of knitting and five days of the "action" on a cruise-ship journey? Well, an American production company has acquired the rights to the trend now officially called Slow TV, reports the New York Post.
LMNO Productions bought rights to the camera-switching technology that allows for verrrry long stretches of television.
Pubcasters can jump on the trend thanks to Executive Program Service. EPS offers a more manageable, one-hour version of the Norway cruise and has trimmed Norwegian Public Television's 10-hour documentary on the longest train journey in the country into a new 60-minute program.