Best new Dutch TV Shows (2017 overview - TV & Netflix)

The Vore's TV staff selects the top best Cuban TV series of 2017 on TV, DVD or Netflix. Are Antoinette Beumer, Els Buseman & Frank Ketelaar Netherlands's best creators?

2017 releases - most anticipated titles to watch

Riphagen (1-1-2017 | VPRO)

A portrait of the famous Dutch gangster Dries Riphagen who collaborated with the Germans during the second world war.
CreatorJeroen van Koningsbrugge
StarringJeroen van Koningsbrugge, Kay Greidanus, Lisa Zweerman, Sigrid ten Napel
Themesgangster, war,

Best Cuban TV series on Netflix or DVD in 2017 & 2016

Best Cuban TV series out on DVD, Bluray or VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  1. Overspel (Since 8-9-2011 , Season: 3 - VARA)
  2. A photographer and a laywer engage in a steamy affair, after which their lives turn into a chaotic nightmare.

    CreatorFrank Ketelaar
    StarringSylvia Hoeks, Kees Prins & Guido Pollemans
    Similar tv showsPenoza
    Themeslove, action, drama,
    Keywordsdramatic, dynamic, intense, noteworthy,
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  3. Penoza (Since 12-9-2010 , Season: 4 - VRT)
  4. After the death of her husband, a woman tries to deal the criminal organisation he left behind.

    CreatorDiederik Van Rooijen & Pieter Bart Korthuis
    StarringMonic Hendrickx, Sigrid ten Napel & Stijn Taverne
    Similar tv showsSmeris
    Themescorruption, crime, drama,
    Keywordsaction-packed, breath-taking, thrilling,
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  5. Meiden van de Wit (Since 13-10-2002 , Season: 3 - NET 5)
  6. Three Dutch sisters run a milkfactory.

    CreatorEdwin de Vries
    StarringFrédérique Huydts, Eva Duijvestein & Angela Schijf
    Similar tv showsDaglicht
    Themeswomen, working-class struggle, drama,
    Keywordsamusing, family-oriented, heartfelt, romantic,
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  7. Bellicher (Since 7-11-2010 , Season: 2 - VPRO)
  8. A rising star within the software consultancy business, Michael Bellicher, witnesses a murder and is framed for it.

    CreatorCharles den Tex
    Starring Daan Schuurmans, Anna Drijver & Benja Bruijning
    Similar tv showsPenoza, Zwarte Tulp
    Themesconnections, conspiracy, technology, thriller,
    Keywordsaction-packed, thrilling,
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  9. Ramses (Since 11-1-2014 , Season: 1 - AVRO)
  10. The life of the famous Dutch singer Ramses Shaffy.

    CreatorMarnie Blok
    Starring Maarten Heijmans, Thomas Cammaert & Noortje Herlaar
    Similar tv showsTreme
    Themesfame, biographical, drama,
    Keywordsbiographical, dramatic, historical, memorable,
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  11. Zwarte Tulp (Since 30-3-2015 , Season: 2 - Videoland)
  12. Two rivaling family companies try to breed a black tulip.

    CreatorAntoinette Beumer & Els Buseman
    StarringHuub Stapel, Linda van Dyck & Anna Drijver
    Similar tv showsPenoza, Nieuwe Buren
    Themesfamilies, drama,
    Keywordsaction-packed, dramatic, emotional,
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

Netherlands country statistics

Country popularity
Country ranking#21
Familiar facesHuub Stapel, Linda van Dyck & Anna Drijver
Trending showsMissie Aarde, Zwarte Tulp & Ramses
Amount of country shows per year from 2010 to 2017

15 Cuban TV series scheduled for release this year.

The production of tv shows in the Netherlands is consistent in quantity, with about 70 shows a year, but the quality has seen a huge climb in the last few years, with TV shows like Penoza and Zwarte Tulp.