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Comedian Michael Schatz will be leading the new entertainment show “it was evening” on STS. He told the magazine StarHit.
According to Schatz, he missed television and welcome the opportunity to work in the air. He admitted that he was waiting for his call to conduct a restarted show “Thank God you came!”, but the proposal is not received. The former presenter of invited only as a guest in one episode.
In the program “it was evening” at home will compete with two teams of artists under the direction of captains chosen from the audience. Each issue will be drawn half a million rubles. Half of this amount will be given to the captain of the winning team, the rest will go to charity. Schatz says that agreed to the show because it reminds of the “Good jokes” that he from 2004 to 2012 was conducted together with wife Tatyana Lazareva.
In 2012, Schatz and Lazarev was suspended from work on STS. According to spouses, this is due to their opposition activity and membership in the Coordination Council of Russian opposition. In an interview with YouTube channel “And talk” Lazarev admitted that they squeezed from the television, and Schatz almost tricked to sign documents on voluntary dismissal from the channel.
After leaving STS Schatz worked on TV channels “Our football” and “NTF plus Football”, after which he engaged in stand-up. In an interview with TV channel “Rain”, he admitted that after dismissal he received only two job offers — from the former Governor of Kirov region Nikita Belykh (now serving time in a colony — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) and editor-in-chief of radio station “Echo of Moscow” Alexei Venediktov.
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