On Tuesday evening, Joko Winterscheidt (41) and Klaas Heufer-Umlauf (36) won the latest edition of the entertainment show “Joko & Klaas against ProSieben”, earning live broadcasting time that was freely available to them. On Wednesday you redeemed the voucher directly and held a fifteen-minute call-in show on the transmitter called “Who Believes Something?”. In this, the two moderators took up numerous conspiracy theories about the corona virus.
“The Corona Call-in-Show”
Viewers aged 16 and over who were “in their right minds” could call for appropriate ones Answer questions – and win a few hundred euros. For example, one of several quiz games asked where the coronavirus came from. Could climate change activist Greta Thunberg (17) or Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates (64) be to blame for the spread of the virus? Or is the whole thing not yet clearly proven? A caller tapped Gates.
With their “Corona Call-in-Show”, the TV presenters didn't just want to entertain. After all mockery, Winterscheidt and Heufer-Umlauf indirectly expressed the wish that one should remain level headed despite all fears at this extraordinary time.