Over the years NOS/TROS commentary has been provided by several experienced radio and television presenters, including Willem Duys, Ivo Niehe, Pim Jacobs, Ati Dijckmeester and Paul de Leeuw. Willem van Beusekom provided NOS TV commentary every year from 1987 until 2005. However on November 7, 2005 it was announced that Van Beusekom would quit his role as Dutch commentator saying "It's good to step back". He was replaced by his co-commentator Cornald Maas who commentated on the contest from 2004 until 2010. On June 29, 2010 Maas was sacked as commentator after putting insults on Twitter about Sieneke, Joran van der Sloot and the Party for Freedom (PVV).
The current Dutch Commentators are Daniël Dekker and Jan Smit.
|1956||Piet te Nuyl||No Dual Commentator||No Spokesperson|
|1958||Siebe van der Zee||Piet te Nuyl|
|1959||Piet te Nuyl||Siebe van der Zee|
|1962||Willem Duys||Ger Lugtenburg|
|1967||Leo Nelissen||Ellen Blazer|
|1968||Elles Berger||Willem Duys|
|1969||Pim Jacobs||Leo Nelissen|
|1970||Flip van der Schalie|
|1974||Willem Duys||Dick van Bommel|
|1977||Ati Dijckmeester||Ralph Inbar|
|1978||Willem Duys||Dick van Bommel|
|1980||Pim Jacobs||Flip van der Schalie|
|1985||Gerrit den Braber||Netherlands did not participate|
|1986||Leo van der Goot||Joop van Zijl|
|1987||Willem van Beusekom||Ralph Inbar|
|1988||Joop van Os|
|1991||No television broadcast||Netherlands did not participate|
|1992||Willem van Beusekom||Herman Slager|
|1993||Joop van Os|
|1995||Paul de Leeuw||Netherlands did not participate|
|1996||Willem van Beusekom||Marga Bult|
|2002||Netherlands did not participate|
|2004||Cornald Maas||Esther Hart|
|2006||Cornald Maas||Paul de Leeuw||Paul de Leeuw|
|2008||No Dual Commentator||Esther Hart|
|2011||Jan Smit||Mandy Huydts|
|2012||Viviënne van den Assem|
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