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ARD: Viewers caught off guard – cult presenter surprisingly stops

June 18, 2021 at 10:36 pm

Great upheaval at ARD!

Great upheaval at ARD!

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Great upheaval in ARD!

Nobody expected this decision! There was only a few weeks ago ARD-Moderator Guido Cantz this editorial team an interview about his show “Do you understand fun?“. He raved about the ambition that is awakened in him when he trick stars into how much fun he has “Do you understand fun?“Prepare. Now the sad news.

The ARD-Star now revealed that at the end of the year, he ended with “Do you understand fun?” be.

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ARD: „Do you understand fun?“-Aus for cult star Guido Cantz

With loyal ARD-Viewers will feel queasy about this news. Moderator Guido Cantz leaves the successful show at his own request “Do you understand fun?“. The Südwestrundfunk (SWR) announced this earlier this week.


This is the ARD show “Do you understand fun?”:

  • “Do you understand fun?” Is an ARD entertainment program
  • Pranks are played on various people in the show the whole thing is filmed by a hidden camera
  • The program first aired on January 31, 1980
  • Guido Cantz has hosted the show since April 10, 2010 his predecessors included Karl Dall, Harald Schmidt, Dieter Hallervorden and Frank Elstner
  • In the meantime there is also the offshoot “Do you understand fun? Kids “


SWR has been producing the comedy show “Do you understand fun?” For ARD for years. Guido Cantz has been in front of the camera for the show since 2010. But now it should suddenly be over.

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ARD: Guido Cantz is 50 years old – and wants to look “ahead”

In December 2021 Cantz will host “Do you understand fun?” For the very last time. This means that only four issues will be broadcast with the likeable Kölner. A shock for his fans. So why does Guido Cantz choose the unexpected end?


This is ARD face Guido Cantz:

  • born on August 19, 1971 in Porz am Rhein
  • is a television presenter, comedian and book author
  • since 1998 he can be seen regularly on TV
  • he appears as a speaker at the Cologne Carnival, and has performed up to 250 per session since 1991
  • He is married and has a son


“I’ll be 50 years old in August and of course you look back, but above all also look forward. I would like to thank the SWR and my entire team for the trusting and successful cooperation over the past twelve years, ”explains the TV presenter.

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ARD: Guido Cantz’s last broadcast will be in December 2021

The following dates should be remembered by his fans: July 17, August 21, October 9 and December 18, 2021. These are the days on which the last “Do you understand fun?” Issues with Guido Cantz will be broadcast on ARD .


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In any case, the fans are shocked when they say goodbye to their favorite. “That is very, very unfortunate,” writes a follower of the moderator. And another adds: “I don’t understand. It’s a shame. “

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But there are also fans who don’t quite want to believe that. So a crazy suspicion arises on Instagram. “This is definitely a hidden camera and he’s kidding us,” writes a follower. We are excited.

In an interview with this editorial team, Guido Cantz also spoke about “Do you understand fun?”. You can read what he had to say here.

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The ZDF now also has to say goodbye to a cult star. You can find out here which moderator wants to quit after a proud 19 years.

Guido Cantz isn’t the only star to stop at first. You can find out here which ARD news anchor would prefer to be in front of the camera for RTL in the future.

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