DSDS: Dieter Bohlen’s 500th Episode as Head Judge Airs on Feb. 1st on RTL

On February 1st, RTL will present the 9th audition show of ‘DSDS’ (German Idol) Season 17.

The show will feature auditions from Füssen (Bavaria), Königswinter (NRW), and Hamburg.

On this season’s audition tour, MMC Studios was in charge of the full technical TV production and the set construction on behalf of UFA SHOW & FACTUAL.

The upcoming 9th episode will mark a very special anniversary for head judge Dieter Bohlen: It is his 500th episode as a talent show judge.

He has shaped 30 seasons of the two very successful RTL / UFA show series ‘DSDS’ and ‘Das Supertalent’ (Got Talent) as head judge. Congrats!

Photo: The judges (f.l.) Xavier Naidoo, Oana Nechiti, Pietro Lombardi and Dieter Bohlen in Hamburg. Credit: TVNOW / Stefan Gregorowius