Redseven Entertainment has been commissioned by ProSieben in Germany to produce a new, quick-turnaround live entertainment special.
The Great ProSieben Living Room Festival (Das große ProSieben Wohnzimmer-Festival) will air today, Friday March 27, and is billed as one of the largest living room festivals in the world.
Hosted by Steven Gätjen and Joko Winterscheidt, the show will feature over 40 national and international music superstars, who will perform live from their own living rooms all over the world. Acts already confirmed include Melanie C., Dermot Kennedy, Dua Lipa, Mando Diao, Scooter, Ava Max, Johannes Oerding, Josh Groban, The BossHoss, Patricia Kelly, Roachford, Tom Gregory, Rea Garvey, Yvonne Catterfeld, Mark Forster, Nico Santos, Thees Uhlmann and Giovanni Zarella.
ProSieben Channel Manager Daniel Rosemann said: “Music’s power is to connect people, and especially during these times we want to make it easier for our viewers to stay at home and be entertained. I would like to thank all of the artists who spontaneously agreed to help us celebrate this unique festival.”
Jobst Benthues, CEO of Redseven Entertainment, said: “Redseven loves a challenge, and we are excited to produce this major new live entertainment event that sees stars in their own homes, reaching out to audiences in their homes. Unprecedented times like these forces everyone to step up, and it’s an honour to be producing a show that brings together so many talented and creative people.”
The Great ProSieben Living Room Festival, produced by Redseven Entertainment, airs Friday, March 27, 2020, at 8:15 p.m. live on ProSieben, Germany.
In other news this week, Redseven has been commissioned by Kabel Eins in Germany to produce new daily cooking show We Cook Together! At Home With A Top Chef (Wir kochen zusammen! Zuhause beim Spitzenkoch). Starting this Monday, March 30, and running Monday to Friday at 6:55 pm on Kabel Eins, celebrity chefs Frank Rosin, Mike Süsser, Sebastian Lege, Alexander Herrmann, Mario Kotaska and Björn Freitag will invite viewers into their home kitchens to teach them how to cook healthy and delicious meals. The cooking takes place in real time, and the show promises a glimpse into the chef’s private kitchens, and to help viewers who are slowly running out of ideas for dinner, to provide inspiration whilst everyone is currently at home.