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Hollands HopeHollands Hope
NPO 2, 2014 | Crime, Drama
Rating: 5/5

When forensic psychiatrist Fokke Augustine inherited a farm from his father, he's at home with a burnout. He decides to move to the Groningen countryside with his family. The farm appears to be a marijuana empire and is part of a criminal network. The ethical sense of Fokke is crumbling, especially when he is successful with doubtful activities.

Chinese dromenChinese dromen

In Chinese Dreams documentarian and China expert Ruben Terlou continues his travels through China, this time focusing on four themes: divorce, child rearing, ethnic minorities, and the relationship between China and Taiwan.

De Slimste MensDe Slimste Mens
NPO 2, 2012 | Game Show

A quizshow presented by Philip Freriks and one-man jury Maarten van Rossum.

Vier Handen Op Eén BuikVier Handen Op Eén Buik

NPO 2 show wherein famous mothers help teenage moms to be.

50 Ways to Kill Your Mommy50 Ways to Kill Your Mommy
NPO 2, 2016 | Comedy, Reality, Documentary
Rating: 5/5

New Kids Tim and Steffen Steffen Haars take their 60-year-old Mom Helma on a series of adventures and thrill seeking activities across the globe, trying to scare her to death. Suitible for all the family.

VPRO TegenlichtVPRO Tegenlicht

Tegenlicht, VPRO's weekly, 50-minute, Future Affairs- program, balances on the edge of storytelling and journalism. It focuses on our globalized world in which societies, economies and cultures seek a new equilibrium. Backlight aims to grasp the quintessence of prominent trends and developments. The series shifts between two modes of communication: it provides in-depth analysis of new developments by leading intellectuals, visionaries and mavericks - the architects of change. At the same time, it applies daring cinematic techniques, capturing the effects these changes have on the daily lives of the real world's citizens. Tegenlichtis appreciated by an inspired community that seeks a deeper understanding of worldwide developments and policymakers alike. Backlight targets a worldwide audience. The program has been bought by broadcasters from Canada to Korea and from Finland to Argentina.

Langs Romeinse WegenLangs Romeinse Wegen

Journalist Rick Nieman travels through Italy. Along the way he reports on issues like inequality, religion, crime, immigration, women's issues, local and regional politics, and the separation movement in the North.

Door het hart van ChinaDoor het hart van China

In his second travel show, physician/photographer Ruben Terlou journeys all the way from the most Northern point of China to the most Southern point. In seven episodes, he travels from the dry steppe of inner Mongolia in the North to the tropical coast of Macau in the South.

De ProoiDe Prooi
NPO 2, 2013 | Drama, Mini-Series
Rating: 4/5

De Prooi tells the story of the rise and fall of Dutch banker Rijkman Groenink and the fall of ABN AMRO Bank. It is based on the acclaimed novel by research journalist and professor Jeroen Smit.

NPO 2, 2001 | Comedy, Romance

In this Dutch-Belgian co-production, attractive Dutch and Flemish (i.e. Dutch-speaking Belgian) youngsters have what they consider a dream job, virtually a paid holiday: they are 'proppers', which means a nightclub on the Spanish coast (hence the title) pays them to lure other young tourists by their natural -sexy- charms as well as handing out fliers, e.g. for free drinks or competitions, on the beach. They cohabit in free accommodation, so there's ample opportunity for conflict, pranks and love affairs among each-other as well as affairs with 'clients'. However Stuart, the boss of the proppers from rival nightclub Empire, is not content just competing, so he tries to play dirty tricks on our bunch, which spices some story lines. Over he seasons, some leave and others join the team.

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