Launched December 1, 1997 (on BRT2)
May 1, 2012 (on OP12)
Owned by VRT
Picture format 576i SDTV
Country Flanders (includes Brussels)
Broadcast area National, also distributed in:
Formerly called
Sister channel(s)
VRT DVB-T (FTA) Channel 12
TV Vlaanderen Digitaal (Flanders) Channel 12
TéleSAT Numérique (Wallonia) Channel 609
CanalDigitaal (Netherlands) Channel 39
Telenet (Flanders) Channel 12
Telenet (Brussels) Channel 112
Telenet Channel number varies
Ziggo (Netherlands) Channel 53
Belgacom TV (Belgium) Channel 12 (Flanders)
Channel 60 (Brussels)
Channel 232 (Wallonia)
KPN (Netherlands) Channel 29
SNOW (Belgium) Channel TBA
T-Mobile (Netherlands) Channel 23
Streaming media
Yelo TV Watch live (Belgium only)
TV Overal Watch live (Belgium only)
TV Partout Watch live (Belgium only)
Ziggo GO (Netherlands only)
Bhaalu Info
SNOW Multi-scherm Nederlandstalig Info

Ketnet is a public children's television channel in Flanders, Belgium owned and operated by the VRT, Flanders' public broadcaster. It broadcasts a mix of locally produced and imported productions on the third public channel from 6am until 8pm.


As with VRT's main television station één, Ketnet employs in-vision continuity announcers. In the case of Ketnet, the announcers also present various programmes for the station and are known as Ketnetwrappers.


Ketnet TV programming

These lists are incomplete; current status may rapidly be outdated

Current local (co-)productions

  • AbraKOdabra
  • Amika
  • Back to School met Zita
  • D5R
  • Daar is Dobus
  • Dag Sinterklaas (every year November and early December)
  • De elfenheuvel
  • Galaxy Park
  • Go Go Stop
  • Go IV
  • Ghostrockers
  • Mega Mindy
  • NT van Ketnet - Presented by Peter and Heidi, the show is broadcast in Belgium and the Netherlands.[1]
  • ROX
  • Samson en Gert
  • Sintressante Dingen (every year November and December)
  • Spring
  • Stafari


Kaatje van Ketnet

Formerly aired local (co-)productions

Formerly aired from BRTN TV2 until 1 December 1997 on Monday

Formerly aired imports


On 17 November 2007, Ketnet launched KetnetRadio, an online radio station consisting of a looped 3-hour programme, broadcast for 24 hours. A new programme is produced and broadcast every day. KetnetRadio is presented by Ketnet presenter and continuity announcer Kristien Maes. Listeners can tune in on Ketnet's website.

See also


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