Norway enjoys 12-hour TV special of a fireplace, with commentary

Reuters' Balazs Koranyi:

Norwegian public television plans to broadcast a burning fireplace for 12 straight hours from Friday evening, with firewood specialists providing color commentary, expert advice and a bit of cultural tutoring.

"It will be very slow but noble television," said Rune Moeklebust, a producer for state broadcaster NRK, before its commencement.