Browse - Most popular shows on NPO 2






Hollands HopeHollands Hope
NPO 2, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | 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
NPO 2, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary

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 Running | Game Show

De Slimste Mens is a thrilling quiz show hosted by Philip Freriks and judged by Maarten van Rossum. Contestants compete in various rounds to prove who is the smartest. The show is known for its humor and witty banter between the host and judge. It's a must-watch for anyone who loves trivia and wants to test their knowledge.


Vier Handen Op Eén BuikVier Handen Op Eén Buik
NPO 2, 2012 Running | Reality, Documentary

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


Langs de nieuwe zijderouteLangs de nieuwe zijderoute
NPO 2, 2023 Running | Documentary, Mini-Series

In this six-part mini series, documentarians Ruben Terlou and Jelle Brandt Corstius travel the New Silk Road through Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Pakistan. Countries that once formed the Old Silk Road, the trade center of the world. Most Westerners today have other associations with Central Asia: lots of oil and gas, long-serving tyrants, and violent steppe regions inhabited by uncultured types.


50 Ways to Kill Your Mommy50 Ways to Kill Your Mommy
NPO 2, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | 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
NPO 2, 2002 Running | Documentary

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
NPO 2, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Travel, Documentary

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
NPO 2, 2018 On Hiatus | Documentary

Join physician and photographer Ruben Terlou as he embarks on a journey from China's Northernmost point to the tropical coast of Macau. In seven episodes, explore the dry steppe of inner Mongolia and the vibrant culture of China's Southernmost region. Discover the heart of China with Terlou.


De ProoiDe Prooi
NPO 2, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | 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.


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