Preview: “Pacific Rim” in Sat.1

“Pacific Rim” in Sat.1

“Pacific Rim”: Marshal Stacker Pentecost (Idris Elba) and his Jaeger project should save the world from complete destruction.

© imago images/Mary Evans

Idris Elba fights monstrous creatures in “Pacific Rim” (Sat.1). Robin Williams transforms back into the flying Peter Pan in “Hook” (ZDFneo). In addition, Joko and Klaas are once again sending celebrities to the “duel around the world” (ProSieben).

8:15 p.m., Sat.1, Pacific Rim, Sci-Fi Action

Monstrous creatures emerging from a fissure deep in the ocean are wreaking havoc in coastal Pacific towns. With huge robots, the hunters, the people take up the fight against the monsters. When the mission is about to end due to failure, Jäger boss Stacker Pentecost (Idris Elba) and three of his robot pilots go all out. They want to close the fissure in the Pacific – no matter how!

8:15 p.m., ProSieben, the duel around the world – Team Joko versus Team Klaas, show

Who will be world champion? Joko & Klaas duel with their teams around the world. Which team shows courage, strength and willpower? Who finds the greatest challenges for their opponent’s team? In Team Joko, Stefanie Giesinger goes to Switzerland, Bosse is sent on a special “USA” trip. Jan Köppen and Micky Beisenherz travel to Poland for Team Klaas to assert themselves there individually. The final decisions are made in the studio.

8:15 p.m., VOX, The Chronicles of Narnia – The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Fantasy Adventures

A magical painting brings siblings Lucy (Georgie Henley) and Edmund Pevensie (Skandar Keynes) back to the world of Narnia, along with their nagging cousin. They travel on their next adventure on King Caspian’s (Ben Barnes) fantastic sailing ship “Dawn”. On wild oceans and enchanted islands, they not only meet well-known friends, but also evil forces. It quickly becomes clear to them that the future of the fairytale kingdom is seriously threatened.

8:15 p.m., The First, Donna Leon: The Girl of His Dreams, crime thriller

Amelia Brunetti’s death is a devastating blow to the whole family. But the inspector (Uwe Kockisch) hardly has time to mourn his loss, because he is taken away from the funeral after the body of a little girl has been pulled out of the water. To Brunetti’s and Vianello’s (Karl Fischer) dismay, no one seems to be missing the child. The only clue is stolen jewelry it was carrying. Finally, Brunetti and Vianello determine that the little girl came from a Roma camp outside the city. But neither the Roma nor those who were robbed are cooperative.

8:15 p.m., ZDFneo, Hook, fantasy adventure

Peter Pan, the child adventurer, has grown up. As Peter Banning (Robin Williams), he cares more about his legal career than his family. Until his children are kidnapped. The past is just a fairy tale for Peter. Until the day when Captain Hook (Dustin Hoffman), the old nemesis, returns and kidnaps Peter’s children to Neverland. Peter, without the powers of yore, is in despair. The magic fairy Bell (Julia Roberts) comes to his aid.


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