RTL Samstag Nacht (1993)

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RTL Samstag Nacht was a comedy show, which ran from 6 November 1993 to 23 May 1998 on the German TV network RTL. RTL Samstag Nacht was the first major comedy show in German television, created after the example of the long-running American show Saturday Night Live and broadcast late on Saturday night. It helped comedy in German television to a breakthrough and was a model for several later comedy shows. Karl Ranseier was a recurring character featured in fake news reports telling about his death at the end of each episode. The name Karl Ranseier has become a catchphrase in Germany that has led to its own joke category of Ranseiers which are in widespread usage outside of the comedy origin.

Series Cast

  1. Wigald Boning

    Wigald Boning


    146 Episodes

  2. Esther Schweins

    Esther Schweins


    146 Episodes

  3. Olli Dittrich

    Olli Dittrich


    146 Episodes

  4. Tanja Schumann

    Tanja Schumann


    146 Episodes

  5. Stefan Jürgens

    Stefan Jürgens


    146 Episodes

  6. Mirco Nontschew

    Mirco Nontschew


    146 Episodes

  7. Tommy Krappweis

    Tommy Krappweis


    96 Episodes

  8. Mark Weigel

    Mark Weigel


    30 Episodes

  9. Sabine Aulmann


    25 Episodes

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RTL Samstag Nacht

Season 5

1997 | 30 Episodes

Season 5 of RTL Samstag Nacht premiered on September 20, 1997.

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RTL Samstag Nacht
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Status Canceled


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Type Scripted

Original Language German


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