is a Dutch talkshow that has been running on Dutch public television since 1996. It has received the 'Zilveren Nipkow
' award - which is awarded by tv critics every year for best tv-shows - in the year 2003.
It's a humoristic talkshow and stands out for it's extensive amount of cabaret. This cabaret is much like the English
tv-show Spitting Image
, but with real actors. Political leaders like Jan Peter Balkenende
, Wouter Bos
and Gerrit Zalm are frequently impersonated. Kopspijkers is one of the best viewed programs in the Netherlands.
The host of the tv-show is Jack Spijkerman (which is the basis for the title of the tv-show).