The relegation first leg to the Bundesliga brought the TV station Sat.1 a strong rating.

The relegation first leg in the Bundesliga between Hertha BSC and Hamburger SV was the biggest ratings hit on Thursday evening.

On average, 5.00 million (19.1 percent) watched the live broadcast on Sat.1. It was followed by the first with the “Usedom thriller”: The episode “Nacht Schatten” with Katrin Saß and Rikke Lylloff brought 4.57 million (17.1 percent) into the house.

1.98 million (7.5 percent) were interested in the ZDF comedy series “Wendehammer” with Friederike Linke and Meike Droste. ProSieben had Heidi Klum’s casting show “Germany’s Next Top Model” in the program. 1.84 million (7.8 percent) watched the semifinals.

RTL reported in the “RTL Aktuell Spezial: Return of the Euro-Adler” about the Europa League winner Eintracht Frankfurt, which 1.50 million (5.7 percent) wanted to see. The fantasy film “The Great Wall” with Matt Damon on Vox saw 1.25 million (4.7 percent). Kabel eins spoke to the reality documentary “You talk about money!” 700,000 people (2.7 percent). The RTLzwei documentary “Hard Germany – Life in Focus” had 620,000 (2.4 percent) viewers.