HLN Media WatchersAfter 25 years, the VRT program “De Droomfabriek” returns. But not everyone is equally satisfied with it. Earlier this week, Margaret Hermans expressed her dismay at the rejuvenation of females on screen. “Margaret is 100 percent right,” TV maker Luke Alo tells our media watchers on HLN's “HLN Mediawatchers” podcast.
He will soon rock the boat on his 65th birthday at Lotto Arena and prove that turning 65 is just a number. So Bart Peters. Before he starts singing again, he will host a new season of the classic VRT show “De Droomfabriek”. The popular show was dusted off again after 25 years, and the show ran from 1989 to 1999, alongside Bart Peters. He performed “De Droomfabriek” at that time with the young Sabine Devos, Tenny van den Brande and Rani de Koninck. This was also Paskal Deboosere in seasons one and two. Unfortunately, meteorologist Frank's sister passed away in 2016 at the age of 53 from breast cancer.
The makers of the new “Droomfabriek” have restored none other than Bart Peters. Now let him appear with assistant Gloria Monserez. There's nothing wrong with star Gloria, think HLN Media moderator Mark Koengracht and singer and presenter Margrethe Hermans. The latter rightly remarked that it was strange that an “older man” should be allowed to attend, but that the ladies were not. “The makers of De Droomfabriek are very stupid,” says TV show maker Luc Allo. “They should have taken a look at the revamped Ten to See. There, Willie and Anne, who made the music show great at the time, could host the show again, along with newcomers Laura Tesoro and Aaron Blumert. A perfect win-win situation. It was This could ideally happen at De Drumfabrik.” Especially in times when balance is so cherished…
Listen to the full interview above on the HLN podcast “HLN Mediawatchers.”
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