Monday, January 19, 2009

Typical Amsterdam TV Schedule

It's the little things that make expat life so interesting. I've clipped a part of the online guide to local television programming. For those of you without microscopic vision, there are 19 television show start times listed here, only two of which start on the hour or the half hour. We get a lot of American shows with Dutch subtitles, which is a fun way to learn the language. However, you'll have to be on your toes to catch the beginning of Ice Road Truckers at 20:27. Then there's a Voetbal tournament that starts at 21:25. But my favorite start time here has to be for As The World Turns, 22:59. And the kicker: after all this, usually the actual start times have nothing to do with what is posted, so exactly, to the minute.


  1. I don't know whether to feel happy or sad that your television programming seems as wretched there as it does here.

    My vote goes to Wie Is De Chef?
    WIE??? WIE, I ASK YOU!!!

  2. This is confounding. My reader thingie tells me that you have a new post titled I Could Have Danced All Night, but I can't find it.


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