Spike (Netherlands & Flanders)

Launched 1 October 2015 (2015-10-01)
Network Spike
Owned by Viacom International Media Networks Northern Europe
Picture format 576i (16:9 SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan Live it like Spike
Country Netherlands
Broadcast area Netherlands
Sister channel(s) MTV
MTV Music 24
MTV Brand New
MTV Hits
MTV Rocks
MTV Dance
VH1 Europe
VH1 Classic Europe
Comedy Central
Comedy Central Family
Comedy Central Extra
Nick Jr.
Nick Hits
Website www.spikechannel.nl
Digitenne (Netherlands) Channel 12
CanalDigitaal (Netherlands) Channel 65
TV Vlaanderen Digitaal (Flanders) Channel 43
TéleSAT Numérique (Wallonia) Channel 40
Ziggo (Netherlands) Channel 16 (HD)
Delta NV (Netherlands) Channel 86
Caiway (Netherlands) Channel 52
Kabel Noord (Netherlands) Channel 200
Telenet (Belgium) Channel 31 (Flanders)
Channel 121 (Brussels)
KPN (Netherlands) Channel 13 (SD)
Channel 712 (HD)
Telfort (Netherlands) Channel 13 (SD)
Channel 712 (HD)
XS4ALL (Netherlands) Channel 13 (SD)
Channel 712 (HD)
Tele2 (Netherlands) Channel 14
Vodafone Netherlands Channel 171
Proximus (Belgium) Channel 134
Streaming media
Horizon GO Horizon.tv (Netherlands only)
Yelo TV Watch live (Belgium only)
TV Overal Watch live (Belgium only)

Spike is Dutch television channel in the Netherlands and Flanders, based on the American channel of the same name. It is the third Spike channel next to the US and UK version of the channel. The television channel aims at an audience of mainly men. In the Netherlands and Flanders, the channel started broadcasting on 1 October 2015. Initially it only broadcast daily between 21:00 and 2:30, time-sharing with Nickelodeon. On 12 December 2016 Spike will become a 24-hours channel in the Netherlands.


On 18 August 2015, Viacom announced that Spike would launch in the Netherlands and Flanders on 1 October 2015.[1] At the moment it is broadcasting at night and broadcasts from 21:00 to 2:30 on Nickelodeon, replacing TeenNick in its time slot.[2] This brings the American Spike channel for the first time in the Netherlands and Belgium.

On 12 December 2016 Spike will launch in the Netherlands a 24-hours channel on Ziggo. At the same time Nickelodeon will be a 24-hours channel again. On other platforms Spike and Nickelodeon keep on time-sharing.[3][4] It is not known whether this will happen in Flanders.



  1. "Dutch launch for Spike in October". BroadbandTVNews.com. 18 August 2015. Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  2. "Spike TV begonnen in Nederland en België". TotaalTV.nl. 1 October 2015. Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  3. Robert Briel (1 November 2016). "Spike goes 24/7 exclusively on Ziggo". BroadbandTVNews.com. Retrieved 23 November 2016.
  4. "Verschuiving zender Nickelodeon". Ziggo.nl. Retrieved 23 November 2016.
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