Preview: “Days that didn’t exist” in the first
“Days That Didn’t Exist” in the first
In “Days that didn’t exist” (Das Erste), investigators Grünberger and Leodolter begin the final investigation into the Paulitz case. ZDF takes a look at six decades of German TV comedy and in “16 Blocks” (kabel eins) Bruce Willis goes on a life-threatening trip.
8:15 p.m., The First, Days That Didn’t Exist, drama series
The situation between Miriam (Franziska Weisz) and Joachim (Andreas Lust) escalates. Inès (Jasmin Gerat) and Etienne (Wanja Mues) stick to their decision despite a bad conscience. Olivier (Etienne Halsdorf) finds shelter with Sarah (Niobe Carolin Eckert), but he has to get his life together in order to do so. Christiane (Franziska Hackl) and Filip (Stefan Pohl) finally find a way to leave the past behind. When Miriam has the feeling that she’s finally got everything under control again, the investigators Grünberger (Sissy Höfferer) and Leodolter (Tobias Resch) set about the final clarification of the Paulitz case.
8:15 p.m., ZDF, ZDFzeit: Loriot, Otto & Co., documentary
From Loriot to Otto. From Heinz Erhardt to Hazel Brugger. From Dieter Hallervorden to Cindy from Marzahn: An amusing journey through time shows who and what we Germans find funny. The film offers highlights from six decades of German TV comedy. Oliver Welke, Ilka Bessin, Hugo Egon Balder, Abdelkarim, Wolfgang Lippert and Hazel Brugger have their say. Humor researchers analyze and provide insights into the laughter history of the Germans. The documentary makes it clear how humor has changed, how women conquered comedy, when you can joke about migrants, who we laugh at the most – and what that reveals about us.
8:15 p.m., kabel eins, 16 blocks, Copthriller
Police officer Jack Mosley (Bruce Willis) just wants to go home and have a drink. At 8:02 a.m., however, he receives an apparently simple assignment: Petty criminal Eddie Bunker (Mos Def) is to testify before a committee of inquiry at 10 a.m. and must be taken from his cell to the courthouse. The matter would be settled in 15 minutes, but suddenly everything went wrong. A life-threatening trip begins for Mosley and Bunker.
8:15 p.m., ZDFneo, Munich Murder: The last of its kind, thriller
In the Munich train station district, inspectors Flierl (Bernadette Heerwagen), Neuhauser (Marcus Mittermeier) and Schaller (Alexander Held) inspect a corpse in conspicuous 70s clothing. Schaller is immediately reminded of the neighborhood legend of the time: Gustav Schmidinger (Martin Umbach), the “godfather” of the station district. But the dead man is a common petty criminal. Schmidinger was one of the first to consistently establish prostitution and gambling in the station district.
8:15 p.m., WDR, crime scene: back into the light, thriller
A severed finger and a car with traces of blood: That’s all the Bremen commissioners Inga Lürsen (Sabine Postel) and Stedefreund (Oliver Mommsen) find in a parking garage. The owner of the car is the former boss of a pharmaceutical company. According to his wife Judith Bergener (Victoria Fleer), he quit months ago – shortly afterwards his company went bankrupt. The last person who had contact with him was the success-hungry pharmaceutical representative Maria Voss (Nadeshda Brennicke). She wants “back into the light” at all costs. Stedefreund comes closer to her than Lürsen and BKA colleague Linda Selb (Luise Wolfram) would like.