'Hard but fair': Frank Plasberg stops – actor becomes his successor

 After 22 years, Frank Plasberg hears as"Hart aber fair"-Moderator auf. After 22 years, Frank Plasberg stops as a 'hard but fair' presenter. Image: dpa / Horst Galuschka

A television era will come to an end next November. Frank Plasberg will moderate the ARD political show 'Hart aber fair' for the last time. The program and its moderator were an authority for decades: Plasberg moderated the show for 22 years, almost 750 episodes were created in this way.

The 65-year-old commented loudly on his departure WDR so: 'When you've been traveling with a show for so long, you want it to evolve, and now is the right time to do that.' Plasberg not only directed 'Hart aber fair' in front of the camera, but also helped to develop it over the years. He received numerous awards for his moderation, including the Grimme Prize and the Bambi.

'Hart aber fair', which is supplied by WDR to ARD, was last shown on Mondays at 9.45 p.m. on the first. However, Plasberg is not completely missing from the show. 'In any case, I'm still enthusiastic on Monday evening - as a spectator' , he promised. He feels it is 'very lucky' that he was allowed to moderate the show for so long.

Actor inherits Plasberg

Plasberg's successor should be actor and journalist Louis Klamroth, the WDR admitted, among other things Twitter known. The 32-year-old is expected to host the show for the first time in January 2023. For his own political talk show 'Klamroths Konter' on N-tv, he won the German Television Prize in 2018.

'I am very happy to be able to help shape this show in this prominent slot as a moderator next year and to be able to lead it into the future,' said Klamroth about his new job.

WDR program director Jörg Schönenborn praised Klamroth as a 'clever and sensitive observer of our society'. , whose new impulses he is looking forward to. At the same time he emphasized: ''Hard but fair' will change and yet remain true to the most important principle: that in the show Politics meets reality and has to explain and prove itself.'

Source: watson.de