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TopPop is the first regular dedicated pop music television series in the Dutch language area. The Netherlands broadcaster AVRO aired the programme weekly, from 22 September 1970, to 27 June 1988.[1] Presenter Ad Visser hosted for its first fifteen years. The creator and original director of TopPop was Rien van Wijk. Many other directors followed: Egbert van Hees, Geert Popma, Henk Renou, Chris Berger, Jessy Winkelman, Wim van der Linden, Bert van der Veer and Charly Noise. Although TopPop was inspired by British music programme Top of the Pops, it had its own character.

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Earth and Fire on the TopPop stage
Created byRien van Wijk
Based onTop of the Pops by Johnnie Stewart
Country of originNetherlands
Original networkAVRO
Original release22 September 1970 (1970-09-22) 
27 June 1988 (1988-06-27)
Top of the Pops