NPO Best

NPO Best
Launched 1 December 2006
Network KRO-NCRV
Owned by NPO
Picture format 576i 16:9 SDTV
Country Netherlands
Language Dutch
Broadcast area Netherlands
Formerly called HilversumBest (2006-2009)
Best 24 (2009-2014)
Sister channel(s) NPO 1
NPO 101
NPO Cultura
NPO Nieuws
NPO Politiek
NPO Sport
NPO Zapp Xtra
Website NPO Best
CanalDigitaal Channel 55 (6pm - 6am)
Ziggo Channel 127
KPN Channel 300
Streaming media
NPO NPO Best - Live tv
Horizon GO (Netherlands only)

NPO Best is a television channel operated by Dutch public broadcaster KRO-NCRV and launched as HilversumBest on 1 December 2006. NPO Best presents highlights of more than sixty years of Dutch television history. The channel was founded by Han Peekel.[1] In April 2009 HilversumBest renamed into Best24.[2] On 10 March 2014 the channel changed its name into NPO Best[3]

Best 24 logo used from 2009 until 2014.

NPO Best is time-sharing with NPO Zapp Xtra.


NPO Best broadcasts programmes created by the public broadcasters from the NPO. Most programmes are from the archives of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. NPO Best is mainly focused on programmes from the eighties and nineties of the last century. Television programmes from other decades regularly passes in shortened or compiled versions. NPO Best has a linear programming with many regular program titles in the early evening. The soap Onderweg naar morgen and the comedy series Zeg 'ns AAA are scheduled daily on NPO Best.


  1. Jarco Kriek (11 January 2013). "Hilversum gaf Han Peekel terecht lintje". Retrieved 9 October 2015.
  2. Jan-Hein Visser (16 April 2009). "Publieke themazenders nu onder noemer 24". Retrieved 9 October 2015.
  3. Jarco Kriek (12 February 2014). "NPO vernieuwt digitale themakanalen". Retrieved 9 October 2015.
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