TV tips: The "Maus" is celebrating its 50th birthday

TV tips
The "mouse" is celebrating its 50th birthday

"Just ask the mouse": Mark Forster (left) and Stephanie Stumph with moderator Eckart von Hirschhausen

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The first is celebrating the cult figure's 50th birthday with an XXL edition of "Just ask the mouse". "Helen Dorn" (ZDF) is concerned with the brutal attack on a paramedic. In "Hidden Beauty" (ProSieben) Will Smith loses his daughter.

8:15 p.m., The First, Ask the Mouse, Family Show

The mouse turns 50 – what an anniversary! Since her first appearance she has been solving the fascinating puzzles of everyday life – and has amazed us all in the process. On the evening before this special birthday, there is already a big party. Of course, host Eckart von Hirschhausen will again present his guests with very special tasks: who is the best cake supplier and who defies a treacherous obstacle? Which prominent guest solves the mysterious ink bingo?

8:15 p.m., ZDF, Helen Dorn: Who sows violence, crime

The Hamburg Summer Cathedral: rides, flashing lights, music at the fair. The rescue team Holger Krawitz (Matthias Koeberlin) and colleague Petra Winkler (Henrike Hahn) routinely walk around the edge of the cathedral. While Holger gets a coffee, Petra stays behind alone. Then she notices a young woman in a dark parking lot nearby who appears to be in distress. Petra goes there to help her and is beaten up by a group of young people. Helen (Anna Loos) finds Petra seriously injured and provides first aid. Shaken by this brutality, Helen makes it her task to find the perpetrators.

8:15 p.m., ProSieben, Hidden Beauty, Drama

Howard Inlet (Will Smith) is the executive director of a New York advertising agency. When his little daughter dies, he loses his footing and the company is threatened with bankruptcy. His worried friends then hire three actors who appear for him as love, time and death to help him cope with grief.

8:15 p.m., VOX, night school, comedy

Together with a diverse group of people, Teddy (Kevin Hart) tries to catch up on his high school graduation in evening school. That means mastering four years of high school in just one semester. Not an easy thing for the lazy school dropout. But with blood, sweat, tears and rather unusual learning methods from the strict teacher Carrie (Tiffany Haddish), the chaos group finally manages to do the unexpected.

8:15 p.m., ONE, Commissioner Dupin: Breton gold, crime thriller

Inspector Dupin (Pasquale Aleardi) is actually out of work when he receives a surprising call from a journalist friend. Lilou Breval (Amira El Sayed) seems nervous and urgently wants to meet him in a salt works in the Breton hinterland. But it doesn't come to that: Lilou disappears without a trace and Dupin barely escapes a sniper. Everything indicates that the journalist was working on a revelatory story about the crooked businesses of the powerful salt industry. Although the area is not part of Dupin's territory, he starts the investigation on his own.