|Fate||Merged on 1 January 2014 with NCRV, to form KRO-NCRV|
KRO, or Katholieke Radio Omroepcode: nld promoted to code: nl (Catholic Radio Broadcasting), was a Dutch public broadcasting organization founded on 23 April 1925.
Broadly Catholic in its spiritual outlook, KRO broadcast the bulk of its television output on the NPO 1 channel. KRO was also responsible for managing broadcasts made by the Catholic Church in the Netherlands in the airtime allocated to Rooms-Katholiek Kerkgenootschap code: nld promoted to code: nl . KRO published the magazines Studio KRO Magazine and Mikro gids.
On 1 January 2014, it merged with Nederlandse Christelijke Radio Vereniging code: nld promoted to code: nl (NCRV) to form KRO-NCRV.
Orkest Zonder Naamcode: nld promoted to code: nl (English: "Nameless Orchestra") was the KRO's official orchestra during the pillarization of Dutch society. Their 1952 song "Naar de speeltuincode: nld promoted to code: nl " is a Dutch evergreen, which sold 25,000 copies.
On television, KRO's "behind-the-news" show is Netwerk, which it produces in cooperation with Evangelische Omroep code: nld promoted to code: nl and NCRV.
A popular show which KRO began in 2005 is Boer zoekt vrouw code: nld promoted to code: nl ( Farmer Wants a Wife ), presented by Yvon Jaspers. Many Dutch farmers remain single because they find it hard to find a woman who is willing to put up with the long hours, hard work, and lack of holidays which farming life requires. This show, which aims to remedy that situation, was KRO's highest-rated television programme in 2008, achieving an average weekly viewership of 4.5 million.
Another KRO speciality is the broadcasting of detective series in the strand KRO Detectives, which mainly focuses on British and Scandinavian productions.
KRO also has its own children's strands, KRO Kindertijdcode: nld promoted to code: nl ("KRO children's time") and Tien Pluscode: nld promoted to code: nl ("Ten plus"), which it transmits during its scheduled slots on Nederland 1. KRO Kindertijdcode: nld promoted to code: nl also has some programmes available live across the Netherlands via Omroep NL's digital service, Zappelin / Zapp 24. Some of this output can also be viewed outside the Netherlands via Kindertijdcode: nld promoted to code: nl 's "Video Juke Box" service. 
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