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Norway's 'Slow TV' attracts viewers

27 December 2013 Last updated at 08:25 GMT

Reality television and rolling 24-hour news give us instant pictures and entertainment, but now a new television format is slowing down the pace.

Pioneered in Norway, so-called Slow TV has featured an eight-hour knitting epic and a six-day ferry journey through the fjords.

Jenny Hill reports.

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