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Norway's Reality TV: A Fire Burning for Hours

Nearly a million Norwegians tuned in to a TV show devoted to a fire.

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The live program featured people stacking wood, sitting around a fire and then the fire burning for hours.

The man behind this slow burning hit is Rune Moeklebust.

He's with Norway's state broadcaster, NRK.

He tells anchor Aaron Schachter why Norwegians are so obsessed with wood.