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Why You Have To Watch The Most Popular Dutch TV Show Posted by on Jan 28, 2022

Wie is de mol tv show programma

In its 22nd season this year, the Dutch TV show Wie is de Mol? returned for its annual thrilling jacht op de mol (hunt for the mole). I talked about this show way back in 2015, but this show deserves to be talked about again. And I believe that this Dutch success (it’s been running for 22…

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Zondag met Lubach – The Dutch Daily Show Posted by on Nov 29, 2016

Jon Stewart became famous for his satirical view on the news in his Daily Show, which has since been copied many times in different formats. Such shows tend to give real news information by breaking down a topic while at the same time entertaining with jokes about the sometimes ridiculous realities. They also tend to…

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The Best Commercial EVER Posted by on Nov 27, 2015

Wat is de beste reclame ooit? (What is the best commercial ever?) This question was posed at the 50th anniversary of the Ster Gouden Loeki this year. Normally, the best commercial of the year is chosen. Since last Wednesday, it was the 50th anniversary of Ster, the best commercial of all time was to be elected. The election process An…

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TV on the Web: How to Learn Dutch on TV this Fall Posted by on Oct 8, 2015

Dutch language learners often have a harder life than learners of other languages: Dutch isn’t spoken in many countries, and the people who live in those countries usually want to speak English to you anyways. But when it comes to improving your luistervaardigheid (listening skills), you’re in luck with Dutch: there are thousands of hours of…

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25 Jaar Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden – The Most Successful Dutch Soap Opera Posted by on Oct 5, 2015

Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden – Good times, Bad times. It is a seminal soap opera on Dutch television, which is based on the Australian “The Restless Years”. The first episode of GTST, as it is also called, was broadcast on October 1, 1990 on TV Channel RTL 4. It was the first soap opera in continental…

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The thrilling question – Wie is de Mol? Posted by on Mar 8, 2015

Wie is de Mol? is a Dutch  TV game show that attracts millions of kijkers every year. In 10 episodes, 9 candidates and the Mol play many well-thought out games in a country far away from the small Netherlands. This year was the 15th edition of the show, and it was staged in Sri Lanka. The game is about…

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Easter Revolution – The Passion Posted by on Apr 17, 2014

Tonight, April 17, 2014 is, or here in the Netherlands was, a huge event. It tries to bring the people back to what currently already half of the Dutch population has forgotten or has never known. Something that had always been part of Dutch culture, no matter how divided it was. I am talking about…

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