After 33 Year Run, ZDF Cancels German Variety Show Wetten, Das..?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

“Wetten, Dass..?”, once Germany’s most popular variety show, has been entertaining audiences with A-List celebrities since its debut in 1981. ¬†However, after 33 years, the German public broadcaster ZDF has decided to pull the plug on the show at the end of this year, due to the steady decline in …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Tom Hanks and Halle Berry Appear on Germany’s Wetten Dass..?, Only To Leave Confused

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany can be home to some strange TV programming, and after appearing as guests on the hit TV show Wetten Dass..?, American actors Tom Hanks and Halle Berry got a true sense of the sometimes nonsensical shows Germans have grown to love. The two actors went on last Saturday’s show …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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