The subtle trick Showtime's "Penny Dreadful is that it is far less about the blood, gore and the specter of gruesome death than the sharp pain and exhilarating pleasure of living, and the terror of feeling alone even in close company. Read our review in the May Picks section.
Michelle, Guido and Frankie have been co-workers and close friends for years. But when their boss gets fired, Guido gets a promotion and is replaced by the odd Alain Van Damme. No normal ... See full summary »
Dirk van Dijck
Not so long ago Ronny aka Clowns Norry and his crew were at the top of showbiz. Until he made a mistake that made headlines in the tabloids. Since then he has to struggle with a heap of ... See full summary »
A tragicomedy about the everyday life of a butchers family Vangenechten. The business is running fine until the son returns home after a long time. He wants to learn more about the butchers... See full summary »
Koen De Graeve,
Mieke De Groote,
Tired of human intrest shows? These people are. "In de Gloria" looks like one of the shows where ordinary people are presented like freaks just to get a cheap laugh. The show doesn't mock ... See full summary »
This long-running sitcom, arguably Flanders' most popular contemporary comedy, is named "FC the Champions" after the "pub soccer team" of a bunch of acquaintances in a small Belgian town, ... See full summary »
Marijn De Valck,
After having worked for years as a shop assistant, the folksy Jeanne opens her own candy store. To finance the investment, she decides to rent some student rooms. Amongst the youngsters, ... See full summary »
'Buiten de Zone' is set at a telephone exchange, run by five volunteers, who try to answer the telephone calls from people of their own age. They don't get many calls however, which lets ... See full summary »
Bart De Pauw,
Gert and his speaking dog Samson live together in the 'Dorpstraat 101', where they have lots of funny adventures with their friends. The tubby hairdresser Albert, the clumsy mayor and his ... See full summary »
Walter de Donder
Lili & Marleen follows the story of a group of friends from the last days of World War 2 until the expo in Belgium (1958). All episodes are located in an Antwerp pub, called "De Vuurtoren" (Probably located in the region of "Het Eilandje"). The pub is owned by "Moeder Lisa", who lives there with her brother Rik, a "salesman" who wants to get profit out of everything (Germans, Allies, ...) and his daughter Nieke (Who loves to have a luxurious life but ends up having the baby of a German soldier). Moeder Lisa also has a son, Pierre. Other inhabitants of the pub are Marleen (a girl from Limburg who came to the big city to escape the violence of the war and gain some money), Stavros (A Greek on the run from the Germans) and Jef and Ida (the two "cabaratiers" of the pub). Other important guests are Rikkie (the son of Nieke and the German soldier) and Nonkel Frans (the rich boyfriend of Nieke). The story follows the problems (love, pregnancy, money, ...) of the characters but with an humorous tone.
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