Showmaster Thomas Gottschalk received enthusiastic applause on the ZDF program Wetten, dass…? when he showed up in a leopard suit.
Friedrichshafen – With minutes of applause for show masters Thomas Gottschalk (72), a subsequent excavator bet and pop star Robbie Williams (48) has the ZDF show “Wetten, dass ..?” began.
In a dazzling suit with a leopard design and in a good mood, the 72-year-old took the stage in Friedrichshafen on Saturday evening. At his side: co-moderator Michelle Hunziker (45) in candy pink.
“It’s just me,” said Gottschalk when the audience could hardly be stopped.
The first betting sponsors were filmmaker Michael Bully Herbig (54) and actor Christoph Maria Herbst (56) on the famous TV couch.
Gottschalk tough: No “B-celebrities” in “Wetten, dass ..?”
The first betting candidate then had to pierce eggs with an excavator – and won. The British pop star Robbie Williams, who mingled with the audience with his hit “Angels”, caused goose bumps.
After the successful comeback of “Wetten, dass…?” with almost 14 million viewers a year ago, ZDF announced a sequel.
Because of a positive corona test, Olympic tennis champion Alexander Zverev (25) canceled his appearance on the ZDF show “Wetten, dass ..?” canceled on Saturday evening in Friedrichshafen. He would have “lovely” been there, he said via video greeting. “Bet that..?” is his “absolute favorite show”.
However, he had tested positive for the corona virus a few days ago. He wished the candidates every success. “I hope to be there live next year.” This time he wanted to follow the show from the couch.