“The Denmark crime thriller: Rauhnächte” in the first
A sadistic murderer lets people starve to death in “Denmark-Krimi” (Das Erste). In “Mein Freund, das Ekel” (ZDF), Dieter Hallervorden enters Berlin’s hip café scene. Bruce Willis also takes on terrorists in “Die Hard 2” (VOX).
8:15 p.m., The First, The Denmark Crime: Rauhnächte
In the heathen “Rauhnächten” there is an unbridled exuberance in the former Viking town of Ribe. Chaos reigns even at the police station, where the conscientious patrol officer Ida Sörensen (Marlene Morreis) helps out on the night shift. At this moment nobody thinks of the sadistic serial killer who kidnaps people and starves them to death in the forest. So Ida does not recognize Smillla Vestergaad (Anne Kanis) either, who has been missing for days, was able to free herself from her shackles, now appears among all the disguised and drunk in the police station, but hardly gets a word out.
8:15 p.m., ZDF, My friend, the disgust: family ties, family series
Trixie’s (Alwara Höfels) cake start-up is off to a good start and the whole family is involved. Now it just needs more customers. So Hintz (Dieter Hallervorden) goes on acquisition in Berlin’s hip café scene. Whereby he thoroughly overestimated his “charm”. But then Trixie finds out that Hintz is receiving physiotherapy from her mother Hilde (Franziska Troegner) behind her back. Treason! Angry, she throws the traitor Hintz out of the apartment.
8:15 p.m., Sat.1, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, fantasy fairy tales
There is nothing worse than school vacation for Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe), because the student of the legendary Hogwarts Magic Academy has to spend it at home with his foster parents. But even when the new school year finally begins, there are only problems for him: First a mysterious house-elf tries to prevent him from returning to Hogwarts, then he misses the train there and finally he learns that the school and his friends are from one ancient power are threatened.
8:15 p.m., VOX, Die Hard 2, action thriller
A plane with the South American dictator and drug lord Esperanza on board is approaching Washington, where he is about to be brought to justice. But an unscrupulous terrorist squad under Colonel Stuart takes control of the airport and demands the extradition of Esperanzas. Cop McClane (Bruce Willis), who is waiting for his wife Holly to land, takes up the fight against the terrorists.
10:00 p.m., NDR, Nightshade – The Usedom crime thriller
16-year-olds who were drugged to the point of unconsciousness in a holiday bungalow, one of the youngsters dead in the sauna: This is how the tourist season begins in a Usedom imperial bath. It was Karin Lossow’s great-nephew Ben’s party that escalated there. His father Rainer arrives, Karin’s nephew, who has not been seen for a long time and who works for the Munich police station. He promptly interferes in Ellen Norgaard’s investigation, because his son is suspect: Did Ben kill his buddy?