After more than a decade on the air, this Friday ‘Now I Fall!’ has come to an end. It has been one of the star programs of Antena 3, but the program has decided to cancel it to broadcast the Turkish soap opera ‘Tierra Amarga’. To say goodbye to ‘Now I Fall’! as it deserves, we have collected the main curiosities about the format.
This has been the letter that Arturo Vals has written : «That’s all folks! 10 years of Now I fall! As you can imagine, I have had a really bad time, a boredom, an ordeal. Luckily I’ve had the best team you can have, talent and love in equal measure. Thanks for the compression » .
‘Now I fall!’ is the adaptation of ‘La’uf al HaMillion’ , an Israeli contest that aired on Channel 10 between 2010 and 2013. It was endowed with a maximum prize of one million shekels, about 388,000 euros in exchange.
The show premiered on July 6, 2011 . The first weeks were broadcast in prime time on Tuesday or Wednesday nights. Just one month later, on August 22, 2011, Antena3 suppressed ‘El Diario’ to broadcast ‘Now I fall!’ Monday to Friday at 5:45 p.m. with 100,000 euros at stake.
On November 23, 2020, ‘Now I Fall!’ held its 2,000th show . He did it for everything big, with a program in the purest Broadway musical style. Only three years earlier, in 2017, the contest became Gestmusic’s longest-running program, surpassing the 1,285 programs added by ‘Crónicas Marcianas’.
In the 10 years of ‘Now I fall!’ two contestants have won a prize of 200,000 euros , both in special programs. On the one hand, Alberto, an architect from Pontevedra who participated in the special program «Famosos». And, on the other hand, Vito González Calvo, a chemist from León who won the 200,000 euros prize in the special program «Regional costumes».
‘Now I fall!’ in the world
The program is broadcast in many countries of the world. In the United States it is called ‘Who’s Still Standing?’, It is presented by Ben Balley and it is broadcast on the NBC channel. The prize is worth a million dollars !
Vietnam also has its own version of ‘Now I Fall!’ . The maximum prize that the contestants can win is 100 million dong, about 3,700 euros to change.
In China, the show is called ‘Yi zhan daodi’ and it premiered on March 2, 2021. In this case, the winner can win a trip worth between 250,000 and 1,000,000 yuan.