TV tips: ice ax murder in "Croatia crime thriller"

In "Croatia Crime" (Das Erste) an officer is murdered with an ice pick. In "Twister", VOX allows a glimpse into the eye of the storm. Later two country eggs fight their way through New York in "Let's Do It Like Cowboys" (ZDFneo).

8:15 p.m., The First, The Croatian Crime: The Executioner

In a car, the police found the body of a building authority officer who had an ice ax rammed into his heart. A piece of paper that reads "Corrupt Pig!" leads Commissioner Branka Maric (Neda Rahmanian) directly to the alleged motive. The dead man enriched himself with subsequent permits for illegal buildings in Split. A specialist from the capital city of Zagreb comes to support the homicide squad: Stojan Manojlovic (Juergen Maurer), who has known the files in the case very well for years.

8:15 p.m., ZDF, Die Bergretter: Am Abgrund, home series

On a trip with his old friend Carola (Michaela Schausberger) and their nine-year-old daughter Mia (Mia-Sophie Ballauf), Markus (Sebastian Ströbel) discovers the body of the mountain guide Robert. At first everything points to a crash. But shortly afterwards it becomes clear: There was external influence in the game, Robert was pushed. Commissioner Jessika Pollath (Maxi Warwel), who has just started her job in Schladming, quickly steps in. She finds more traces of blood that do not belong to the dead.

8:15 p.m., ZDFneo, Twister, disaster action

Meteorologist Bill (Bill Paxton) and his wife JoAnne (Helen Hunt) researched tornadoes together before they split up. Now he works as a "weatherman" on television and is waiting for a divorce. When Bill visits his wife to finally sign the divorce papers, a storm breaks loose. Bill's passion for tornado hunting is reawakening.

8:15 p.m., VOX, dirty dancing, dance romance

Summer 1963. 17-year-old Frances (Jennifer Gray), known as 'Baby', reluctantly accompanies her family on vacation. At the summer camp she meets the dance teacher Johnny (Patrick Swayze) and is enthusiastic about him. At a party organized by the camp staff, she lets herself be captivated by the erotic atmosphere. When she learns that Johnny's dance companion Penny (Cynthia Rhodes) is pregnant, she tries to help. She enables Penny to have an abortion with borrowed money. Frances' father is not enthusiastic about the investments or the acquaintances of his daughter and tries to exert his influence.

9:55 p.m., ZDFneo, let's do it like cowboys, action comedy

The two friends Pepper (Woody Harrelson) and Sonny (Kiefer Sutherland) are passionate rodeo riders. At the moment, however, their friendship is clouded, as Pepper is skipping an important tournament for amorous reasons. Their mutual friend Nacho (Joaquín Martínez) tries in vain to mediate between the two. Suddenly, Nacho disappeared after leaving for New York on a family affair. The two cowboys grapple with each other and make their way to New York, but with their rural demeanor, they hurt everywhere in the big city.