Kassa (TV program)

Kassa (English: Cash Register) is a Dutch consumer television program produced by BNNVARA (formerly just VARA), which was created by Felix Meurders and since 2011 is hosted by Brecht van Hulten. It premiered in 1989. The program focuses on consumer affairs, reviewing and testing products, and also doing investigative reporting on issues with products or services. VARA also produces spinoffs of Kassa, such as a daily internet program called "Consumentennieuws" (Consumer News), Kassa 3 - aimed more towards youth audiences, and Radio Kassa, a consumer news talk program.

Created byFelix Meurders
StarringFelix Meurders (1989–2011)
Brecht van Hulten (2011–present)
Country of originNetherlands
Original languageDutch
ProducerBNNVARA (a part of NPO)
Original networkNPO 1 (1989–1991, 2006–present)
Nederland 2 (1991–1992)
Nederland 3 (1992–2006)
Original release1989 (1989) –
Related shows
  • Kassa 2
  • Kassa, De Verlenging

In 2004, the VARA also received the Dutch "Spin-Award" prize from the general public in the Netherlands. On 29 September 2007, Kassa won an award in the Prix Italia for the show's interactive web content.

Xbox 360 investigationsEdit

In February 2007, Kassa brought significant media attention when it aired an investigative report on disc scratching problems with Microsoft's Xbox 360 video game console.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Meglena Kuneva talks with "kassa" about xbox scratching problems". Archived from the original on March 9, 2009. Retrieved 2007-06-01.
  2. ^ (in Dutch) Kassa. (February 25, 2007) Kassa: Xbox 360 maakt krassen op schijfjes.

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