NPO 1 Extra

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NPO 1 Extra
Launched 1 December 2006; 11 years ago (2006-12-01)
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)
NPO Best (2014-2018)
Sister channel(s) NPO 1
NPO 2 Extra
NPO 3 Extra
NPO Nieuws
NPO Politiek
NPO Sport
NPO Zapp Xtra
Website NPO 1 Extra
CanalDigitaal Channel 55 (6pm - 6am)
Ziggo Channel 127
KPN Channel 300
Streaming media
NPO NPO 1 Extra - Live tv
Ziggo GO (Netherlands only)

NPO 1 Extra is a television channel jointly operated by Dutch public broadcasters AVROTROS, BNNVARA, EO, KRO-NCRV and MAX. It was originally launched as HilversumBest on 1 December 2006. NPO 1 Extra 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] On 26 March 2018 the channel was renamed by NPO 1 Extra.[4]

Best 24 logo used from 2009 until 2014.
NPO Best logo used from 2014 until 2018.

NPO 1 Extra is time-sharing with NPO Zapp Xtra.


NPO 1 Extra 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 1 Extra 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 1 Extra 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. 
  4. ^ "Digitale kanalen NPO gaan NPO 1, 2 en 3 extra heten". 16 January 2018. Retrieved 19 January 2018. 

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