Anyone who thinks there was little to laugh about in 2022 doesn’t know German television. There is also a satirical look back at the year. On Friday (December 16, 10:30 p.m.) ZDF will bring the last and then 45-minute “heute show” of the year with Oliver Welke (56) – including the traditional abusive award. “Oliver Welke expects support from Martina Hill, Gisa Flake, Ulrich von Heesen (Dietrich Hollinder Bäumer), Matthias Matschke, Gernot Hassknecht (Hans-Joachim Heist) and Friedemann Weise for the award of the “Goldenen Vollpfosten 2022”, said the announcement.

On the same evening, the “Frontal” authors Werner Doyé (51) and Andreas Wiemers (56) also take a look at the annual best performances from politics and society in “The satirical annual review” (12 p.m.). In between comes the contribution “The Conference of Ministers of the Interior” of the “ZDF Magazin Royale” by Jan Böhmermann.

Dieter Nuhr in the first

Dieter Nuhr (62) traditionally reviews the year first. “War right next door. Corona just doesn’t want to and doesn’t want to stop. The Germans are beginning to suspect that they are dependent on raw materials. And nobody wants to work anymore – the extinction of species has now even caught the skilled workers,” says the announcement for December 22 (9:45 p.m.).

On the same evening, left-wing politician Gregor Gysi (74) and satirical doyen Harald Schmidt (65) look at the year on ntv. “Gysi

3sat also has three cabaret annual reviews on the day before New Year’s Eve: on December 30th at 4.30 p.m. “Thank you for nothing! – Best of Stand-Up 2022”, at 8.15 p.m. the statement “Urban Priol: TILT 2022 – Der Review of the year” and then at 9.45 p.m. “Till Reiners’ Happy Hour – Best of 2022”.