How smart is Oliver Pocher really? And who is smarter than the comedian? That's exactly what we know at the end of this RTL show, which will be broadcast live from MMC Studios on Friday, February 7, at 8:15 p.m. is sent.
Because after Günther Jauch in November, this time Oliver Pocher and will undergo a test before the show. comprehensive smartness test undergo. Every viewer can take this test live from home, three other celebrities face the scientifically based check and Günther Jauch hosts.
As with the first edition of "Am I smarter than....?" in November 2019, the MMC Studios also in "Am I smarter than Oliver Pocher?" on behalf of i&u TV for the complete technical TV production, the Set design and Set construction responsible.
In the first edition of "Am I smarter than...?" Günther Jauch was not only the host, but he himself became the test object, had his head peered into and completed a comprehensive smartness test. The whole of Germany was able to watch him and take part in the test itself. The conclusion: Günther Jauch is not much smarter than the average German.
In "Am I Smarter Than Oliver Pocher?" live on Friday, February 7, 2020, 8:15 p.m. on RTL and TVNOWBut Günther Jauch can return to his role as host and get to grips with another test celebrity. His first victim: Oliver Pocher. Does he really have what it takes, or is he just a talker?
Just like Günther Jauch before the first show, Oliver Pocher also has to undergo an extensive smartness test in the run-up to the show. A completely new scientifically based test with completely new tasks has been developed for this purpose. Once again, a wide variety of skills are required to solve the tasks: for example, a quick perception, a good memory, cleverly solving everyday problems, making the right decisions intuitively and from the gut, or correctly assessing people.
Oliver Pocher will take the test in the run-up to the show. Under the strictest anti-cheating precautions, on camera. Only during the show will he find out after each question how well or badly he did.
Compared to its celebrity guests Model Lilly Becker, "Let's Dance" judge Joachim Llambi, comedian Lutz van der Horstwho undergo the identical check live on the air. And compared to a representative Germany panelthat has already faced the check before the live show.
In this way, every TV viewer gets answers to three questions at once at the end: Am I smarter than the average German? Smarter than the studio celebrities? But above all: Am I smarter than Oliver Pocher?
Viewers at home can participate in every task - simply with a piece of paper and a pen.
The expert in the studio is neurobiologist Prof. Martin Korte (55, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany, focusing on cognitive neuroscience, among other things), who helped develop the test.
The premiere of "Am I smarter than Günther Jauch?" on November 15, 2019 was a complete success. A very good 15.0 percent of 14- to 59-year-olds (1.84 million) tuned in. 3.09 million viewers aged 3 and up (MA: 12.5 %) watched the big live brain check.
The new live show also celebrated rocketing ratings among viewers aged 14-49, with a market share of 18.2 percent. That made Germany's big live test number one by a wide margin among both 14- to 59-year-olds and viewers 14-49 that TV night.
Winner of the evening was then Sonja Zietlow with 59 points. Second place went to entertainer Ilka Bessin with 41 points. Third place to the representative Germany panel with 33 points. Günther Jauch landed in fourth place with 32 points. Feminist Alice Schwarzer scored 20 points and fifth place.
This resulted in winner Sonja Zietlow is smarter than 98 % of the Germans. Followed by Ilka Bessin with 77 %. Günther Jauch with 51 %. And Alice Schwarzer with 15 %.
Günther Jauch: "I am absolutely average. I'm only smarter than 49 % of the people, so 51 % are smarter than me."
Photo: Günther Jauch (l.) and Oliver Pocher. Credit: TVNOW / Stefan Gregorowius