BRAINPOOL & Anke Engelke to produce Late Night for Sat.1
Anke Engelke, Jörg Grabosch (CEO BRAINPOOL TV GmbH) and Sat.1 CEO Dr. Roger Schawinski have signed a 3-year contract to produce a Late Night Show with Germany’s most successful comedian Anke Engelke as host.
The new Late Night Show to start in spring 2004 on the 11:35 p.m. time slot and, after an initial phase, will be aired 4 times a week on Sat.1.
Anke Engelke: "This is the biggest challenge German TV has to offer. For anybody interested in entertainment, Late Night is the icing on the cake."
Jörg Grabosch: "For BRAINPOOL this contract conclusion is of tremendous importance. Once again we can prove our competences in Late Night Entertainment and expand our cooperation with Sat.1 and Anke Engelke. With her we have Germany’s most popular and brilliant entertainer on board."
Dr. Roger Schawinski: "This is the biggest Christmas present that Sat.1 could have given itself. Anke Engelke is not only Germany’s funniest star, but also its most multifaceted female star – the casting of my dreams. Together with BRAINPOOL we have developed a classic Late Night show which is tailored to Anke Engelke’s talents and thereby offers a source of cutting edge. Germany’s only true Late Night Show will thus remain at Sat.1."
In addition, BRAINPOOL produces other successful formats for Sat 1 such as "Ladykracher" with Anke Engelke, "Axel!" with Axel Stein and "Sketch-MIX" with Aleksandra Bechtel.