For years, Hugo Egon Balder (71) was the main character in Sat 1 with “Genial besides”, but now it’s over. The mediator throws it away – and settles down with his usual stop. Because Saturday 1 has recently been repeatedly criticized because, among other things, there have been anti-gay attacks and bullying in front of the camera in the format “celebrities under the palms”. “It makes me sad and stunned,” Balder said in an interview with RND.
As an example of the many mistakes Saturday 1 has made recently, he cites his own show. “In 2017, after a six-year hiatus, we started again with ‘Genial besides.’ Shortly thereafter, the broadcaster wanted a daily format that would run under the title ‘Ingeniously wrong – the quiz,'” he said.
He cautioned against the show’s title because viewers imagined something completely different under the title “Genial besides.” In the end, he was right: “The stakes went down right after the first broadcast. But as an individual you can warn as much as you want, you don’t stand a chance.”
Hugo Egon Balder attributes the many bugs to the constant changes in the Sat.1 management floor.
The 71-year-old asserts that he wants to stop himself. “As a supervisor, you only have two options: you either chomp on it and do it – or you say, ‘Without me,'” he says. “Now I’ve gotten to the point where I’d rather say: That’s it.” It is also believed that the format is now outdated.
Bald faces the TV
Will Hugo Egon Balder now also say goodbye to TV screens? He explains, “I’m 77 now. I don’t feel like moderating things at that age where people say, ‘Oh my God, I hope he survives the show.'” “However, he would like to stand on the stage for a long time – because you can still do it at the age of 85. (Billion dollars)
Publication date: 06/26/2021 at 12:28 pm مساء
Last update: 06/26/2021, 12:28 PM