• Slow Summer starts 6 January 2019. (SBS)Source: SBS
Your quick guide to the slow summer at SBS.
SBS Guide

19 Dec 2018 - 3:19 PM  UPDATED 21 Dec 2018 - 1:05 PM

There's so much slow television in this January's Slow Summer that it will be difficult to miss. But, also, you don't want to miss a second of it. 

And so, with that in mind, this is your definitive guide on all of the slow television events airing on SBS and SBS VICELAND in January.

The Indian Pacific: Australia’s Longest Train Journey

3 hour version: Sunday 6 January, 7.30pm - SBS
All day version: Saturday 12 January - SBS VICELAND


The Kimberley Cruise: Australia’s Last Great Wilderness

3 hour version: Sunday 13 January, 7.30pm - SBS
Saturday 19 January - SBS VICELAND


All Aboard! The Canal Trip

Sunday 20 January, 7.30pm - SBS
NOTE: There is no extended version of The Canal Trip. Instead, the extended cut of last year's hit slow experience The Ghan will air on SBS VICELAND.


The Ghan

Saturday 26 January, all day, SBS VICELAND


North to South

3 hour version: Sunday 27 January, 7.30pm - SBS 
All day version: Saturday 2 February - SBS VICELAND

More at SBS:
You call this “slow” TV!? I’m on the edge of my damn seat!
After an agonizing 12 month break, slow TV is back baby! And fans are understandably PUMPED for this boat ride!
From North to South: a journey through New Zealand’s real Middle-earth
Your guide to the stunning scenery featured in ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ trilogies.
The double life of New Zealand’s Milford Sound
Rudyard Kipling called it the eighth wonder of the world, but truth be told, this ancient beauty has long been living a lie.
The slow little death: why slow TV is sexy
Slow TV has a proposition for you: the promise of ‘head orgasms’. Could it be the herald of a new sexual revolution?
Where are the Australian train songs?
Next stop, Berlin Station. Get ready to sing.