• Australia couldn't stop talking about The Ghan as it traveled slowly across Australia for 3 hours on TV. (SBS)
Last night Australia discovered Slow TV and fell in love with The Ghan as it traveled across our sunburned land.
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SBS Guide

8 Jan 2018 - 11:19 AM  UPDATED 8 Jan 2018 - 12:07 PM

The first ever Australia-wide Slow TV event made its debut with The Ghan on SBS. For three-hours, Australians were transfixed as the iconic train traveled across Australia from Adelaide to Darwin. 

At first viewers weren't sure, but everyone was won over by the end of the show.

People started out sceptical

But the more that people watched...

People started calling for Logies

They told their friends

It brought family together

Sacrifices were made

And then there were puns

It made people feel things and act in ways they hadn't expected

More please

By the end of the night, the message was clear. Australian TV viewers have had their appetite whetted:

 

You can experience the 3-hour journey of The Ghan streaming now at SBS On Demand: