TV tips: Axel Prahl teaches an "extra class"

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8:15 p.m., ZDF, extra class, comedy

Ralph Friesner (Axel Prahl) had a wonderful life as a successful print editor. But those days are long gone, as he now has to state bitterly. On his 50th birthday, he finds himself unemployed, in debt, and divorced sub-tenant, and is forced by the employment office to start teaching at an evening school. Ralph thinks it can't be that difficult to teach a few unmotivated former school dropouts. But it is difficult …

8:15 p.m., Sat.1, Big Brother – The decision, reality show

Who should leave "Big Brother"? Eleven residents are still fighting for 100,000 euros. The eighth live show is again due for a nomination. Who's the viewer favorite? The glass house resident with the best rating automatically receives nomination protection and also has the free choice: glass house or log house? The residents of the log house can also look forward to the next live match.

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8:15 p.m., The First, Hard but Fair Extra, Political Talk

The fight against Corona puts many people in dire straits. How long can companies and self-employed people keep this up – despite money from the state? Do you soon have to weigh health risks against economic damage? Spectator questions are answered by experts and politicians. At the beginning, a 30-minute reportage shows the current situation in Germany.

8:15 p.m., ONE, mothers and daughters, drama

Three women whose life paths are fatefully linked: Physiotherapist Karen (Annette Bening) became pregnant at the age of 14 and still suffers from the fact that she released her daughter Elizabeth for adoption decades later. Elizabeth (Naomi Watts), on the other hand, leads a lonely life as a successful lawyer and does not let anyone touch her emotionally – but then she becomes pregnant unintentionally after an affair. The African American Lucy (Kerry Washington), on the other hand, wants nothing more than a child. Little does she know that a tragic event will make her the link between Karen and Elizabeth.

10:15 p.m., ZDF, The Great Wall, Fantasyaction

European mercenaries are attacked by a mysterious creature in their search for black powder in the Chinese Empire. The survivors, including William Garin (Matt Damon), get away with their lives, but end up in a cell in the Great Wall of China a little later. Behind bars they learn the true secret of the world cultural heritage: it serves to protect against something unimaginably terrible that threatens to wipe out humanity beyond the borders of China.