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Hollands Hope
NPO 2,

2014

| Drama, Crime
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 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 Mens
NPO 2,

2012

| Game Show

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


Langs 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 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.


Dagboek van een herdershond
NPO 2,

1978

| Drama

n this period drama series, the young, unexperienced Catholic priest Erik Odekerke -who keeps a diary, and is once described as a (pastoral) 'sheperd dog', hence the Dutch title- gets his first assignment, as kapelaan -literally 'chaplain', but in Dutch still in assistant to the parish's curate- in a mining town in Dutch Limburg. Despite all his efforts, good intentions and advice from a few friends, notably experienced colleague-kapelaan Paulus Lumens and later protestant mine engineer Johannes de Hertog, he has a hard time learning to fit in the social life of the various classes, from farmhands and miners to the baron. His celibacy is even tempted by a girl.


50 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 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.


Vier Handen Op Een Buik

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


2 voor 12
NPO 2,

2016

| Game Show

2 voor 12 is a gameshow where two teams of two members will each be asked twelve questions. The topics could be about everything and giving a correct answer will give you keys to unlock a word of 12 letters. 2 voor 12 has been on Dutch television since 1971.


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