Countdown (Dutch TV series)

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Logo CountDown.jpg
Genre Music
Created by Rob de Boer productions
Creative director(s) Rob de Boer
Presented by
Country of origin Netherlands
Original language(s) Dutch
Executive producer(s) Rob de Boer
Production location(s) Bussum
Original network Nederland 2
Original release 1978 (1978) – 1994 (1994)[1]

The Dutch music show Countdown was a popular music show from 1978 to the early 1990s, broadcast by the (in that time public) broadcasting system Veronica. It ranked as the top music show in the whole of Europe. Due to the popularity the show, one of its hosts throughout the entire period, Adam Curry, became a star. Other hosts included Simone Walraven, Jasper Faber, Erik de Zwart and Wessel van Diepen.

A special English-language edition of Countdown was produced for pan-European music channel Music Box in 1987, with presenters Adam Curry and Erik de Zwart.


  1. ^ "Countdown (Netherlands)". Wilde Life. Retrieved 27 July 2013.