The Smartest Man experienced in the Netherlands Friday will be a historic evening. The final broadcast took 1.929.000 viewers, and thus scored for the first time, better than the big kijkcijferkanonnen elsewhere on Friday night. Flikken Maastricht had 1.344.000 and The Voice of Holland 1.789.000. Peter Hein van Mulligen, an economist working at the CBS, won of forest ranger Arjan Postma. Former skater Mark Tuitert was third.