Florian Silbereisen becomes Bohlen successor at “DSDS”

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The new “Germany is looking for the superstar” jury has been chosen. RTL has added another prominent face to its portfolio. And when it comes to entertainment, an old children’s series hit is being reissued.

The pop star and presenter Florian Silbereisen (39) is a member of the new jury for the RTL show “Deutschland sucht den Superstar” (DSDS). The managing director of RTL Television and TVnow, Henning Tewes, mentioned in an interview with the “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung” (Thursday) the personnel: “Florian Silbereisen stands for colorful family entertainment.” He is currently probably the greatest German entertainer, “and we are extremely happy to have it on RTL ”. The name Silbereisen appeared in connection with “DSDS” and as the successor to Dieter Bohlen (67) days ago in the “Bild” newspaper.

This is the new “DSDS” jury

In the “FAZ” interview, Tewes named other jury members: “Then we have the world’s most successful German music producer in the jury, but only few in Germany know him because he has lived in the USA for almost 30 years: Toby Gad.” the musician Ilse DeLange in the “DSDS” jury. In March, RTL announced that there would be a completely new jury for the upcoming edition, which will be broadcast in 2022. Even after almost 20 years, the era of juror Dieter Bohlen in “DSDS” came to an end.

For the entertainment sector, Tewes further announced in the interview: “For example, we have secured the remake rights to“ Pumuckl ”.” The aim is to tie in with a classic of family entertainment. RTL wants to broadcast the whole thing first in the streaming area and in a second step on RTL. The children’s television series started almost 40 years ago on public broadcasting.

RTL sharpens program profile

The private broadcasting group in Cologne is currently sharpening its program profile and concentrating on distribution across multiple platforms – including streaming. Tewes said: “The use of video is exploding due to technological development.” At the same time, the world is more in motion than ever, most recently due to Corona. “People’s needs are changing, and with them their media use. “TV usage remains strong, especially in information and also in large parts of entertainment. “At the same time, usage in streaming is growing rapidly.”


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