Thuis is a Belgian television soap opera, which airs on één, which is in the hands of VRT, the national broadcasting channel of the Dutch-speaking region of Belgium. Thuis first aired on 23 December 1995, featuring Pol Goossen, Janine Bischops, Merel De Vilder Robier, Sally-Jane Van Horebeeck, Annick Segal, Monika Van Lierde, Rik Andries and the late Donald Madder. Thuis grew to become Flanders' number one soap, gaining 900,000 viewers, and therefore beating competing channel vtm's soap operas Familie and former series Wittekerke. Thuis is currently in its 18th season. On May 27, 2011 episode number 3000 was aired.