Press / 2002

Monday 09 September 2002

"Axel!" and "Knop’s Spätshow" (Knop’s Late Night Show) will be launched on SAT.1 on September 21th.

The two half-hour BRAINPOOL-Productions "AXEL!" with Axel Stein and "Knop’s Spätshow" (Knop’s Late Night Show) with Matze Knop will be launched on SAT.1 on September 21th. Both shows will be broadcast on Sat.1 in the Saturday evening slot between 10.15 and 11.15 p.m.

Axel Stein ist starting with "Axel!" at 10.15 p.m. "Axel!" is the new sketch series from and with the young actor. In an unconventional manner, it combines the elements of a sketch show with the plot of a comedy series.
The framework of the series is created by sessions with a psychologist (Sybille Schedwill), to whom Axel tells the story of his more than turbulent young life. From here, viewers switch to the most varied stories revolving around the world of an "eighteen something". These stories are shown in racy reviews, flashbacks, dream and wish sequences.

At 10.45 p.m. Matze Knop is taking over the helm in comedy affairs. "Knop’s Spätshow" (Knop’s Late Night Show), 14 episodes of 30 minutes each with stand-ups, real-life clips and witty encounters with one person (Matze Knop) in numerious different roles.
In the most hilarious manner, Matze presents everyday subjects, which move him and appeal to a broad audience. Furthermore, he will spontaneously be inviting real people back to the studio. He will casually chat about very personal issues and experiences, portrayed in the smoothly integrated clips.

"Axel!" every Saturday at 10.15 p.m. and "Knop’s Spätshow" (Knop’s Late Night Show) at 10.45 p.m. on Sat.1.

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