TV ratings: Birgit Schrowange experiences a false start with a new program


    “Birgit’s strong women” were unfortunately very weak: Birgit Schrowange experienced bankruptcy on her debut in prime time.

    TV presenter Birgit Schrowange (64) experienced a ratings collapse at prime time with her screen comeback on Sat.1.

    Just 490,000 viewers (1.9 percent) switched on the first episode of “Birgit’s strong women” on Monday evening from 8:15 p.m., in which “Germany’s toughest firefighter” was portrayed at the start. At the end of 2019, Schrowange said goodbye to the RTL program “Extra” after 25 years and then recently announced a new start at Sat.1.

    The strongest show of the evening was the aristocratic portrait “The Queen – Fateful Years of a Queen”, which was watched by 4.18 million (16.2 percent). The ZDF drama “The air to breathe” with Eva Meckbach, Cloé Heinrich, Janna Striebeck and Marc Benjamin saw 2.85 million (10.9 percent). It was about life with the metabolic disease cystic fibrosis. 2.38 million (10.1 percent) opted for the RTL quiz “Jauch gegen Welke”. The British crime thriller “Inspector Barnaby: Murder with a Return” with John Nettles and Daniel Casey on ZDFneo attracted 1.95 million (7.4 percent) to the screen.

    The Vox show “The Lion’s Den” saw 1.92 million (7.8 percent). 960,000 people (3.9 percent) spent the evening with the action comedy “Lethal Weapon 3 – The professionals are back” on Kabel Eins. The US medical series “Grey’s Anatomy” on ProSieben watched 800,000 people (3.0 percent). The documentary soap «Davina