Almost four million people got a thriller in the first on Thursday evening. “Die Bergretter” were almost level in second place.

With the “Krimi aus Passau” the ARD secured the ratings victory on Thursday evening at prime time. At 8:15 p.m., 3.98 million viewers switched on the episode “The Danube is deep” on the first. This corresponds to a market share of 17.5 percent.

Close behind was ZDF with the series “Die Bergretter”, which saw 3.85 million (16.9 percent). RTL showed the special program “RTL aktuell: Reise-Chaos – Stress Instead of Vacation”, reaching 1.4 million people (6.3 percent).

Vox broadcast the US film “Knight and Day”, with 1.31 million viewers (5.9 percent) spending the evening. ProSieben recorded 1.07 million (4.9 percent) with the US film “What Men Want”. Sat.1 came to 840,000 viewers (3.8 percent) with the report series “Sat.1 Spezial: Der Urlaubcheck: Bargain Travel”. RTLzwei reached 610,000 viewers (2.7 percent) with the social report “Hartes Deutschland – Leben im Brennpunkt”.