In a crime duel on Wednesday evening, ZDF prevailed against the first. The “Erzgebirge thriller” with Kai Scheve and Lara Mandoki attracted 5.39 million viewers (19.6 percent) in the second with “A Murder for Christmas” from 8:15 p.m. The ARD was just behind, there was a repeat from the series “Nord bei Nordwest”: The episode “Ho-Ho-Ho!” with Hinnerk Schönemann, Jana Klinge and Marleen Lohse watched 4.52 million (16.4 percent).

RTL broadcast the department store series “The House of Dreams”, with 1.28 million (4.7 percent) spending the evening. The Sat.1 annual review with Jörg Pilawa moved 1.21 million (5.0 percent) to tune in. The American Christmas comedy “Santa Clause 2” with Tim Allen and Elizabeth Mitchell gave Vox 1.23 million (4.6 percent) in front of the telly.

ProSieben had the comedy show “TV total” to offer Sebastian Pufpaff. 1.02 million (3.7 percent) attended. The animated film “Puss in Boots” ran on Kabel Eins and spoke to 940,000 people (3.4 percent). 930,000 people (3.7 percent) tuned in to RTLzwei and the comedy “Love doesn’t need a vacation” with Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet and Jude Law. The regional thriller “Wilsberg: Forecast Murder” with Leonard Lansink, Oliver Korittke and Ina Paule Klink had 660,000 viewers (2.4 percent) on ZDFneo.