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Familie BraunFamilie Braun
ZDF, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama

The show is about two Neo-Nazis, who live in a communal apartment in Plattenbau. When the small girl Lara enters her life, their ideology starts to crumble, because the black girl is the result of a one-night stands of one of the two.

SOKO PotsdamSOKO Potsdam
ZDF, 2018 Running | Crime

Luna Kunath (Caroline Erikson) and Tamara Meurer (Anjua Pahl) work together in the Potsdam murder commission. Luna is single, strong, assertive, funny, empathic, sporty and fast in the head. It is an excellent policewoman whose carefree always accompanies with a little naivety and brings you again and again in brenzy situations. Tamara, however, has more mature, adult. The two of the boss Bernhard Henschel (Michael Lott) and the colleagues David Grünbaum (Omar El-Saeidi), Christoph Westermann (Hendrik von Bültzingslöwen), lail-sure Thomas Brandner (Yung No) and legal physician Werner Vense (Bernd Stegemann). Potsdam, Berlin's pretty little sister, confronts the commissars again and again with a wide variety of life effects. However, the team not only determines in Potsdam, but must always be out of the surrounding area. Because the crime does not stop at the city limit.

Schulz & BöhmermannSchulz & Böhmermann
ZDF, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Talk Shows
Rating: 4/5

Schulz & Böhmermann is a hilarious talk show hosted by Olli Schulz and Jan B. They discuss current events and pop culture with a comedic twist. With their witty banter and outrageous segments, Schulz & Böhmermann is a must-watch for anyone who enjoys a good laugh. Get ready to be entertained!

Tannbach - Fate of a VillageTannbach - Fate of a Village
ZDF, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History

Tannbach attempts to encompass the history of divided Germany in the years following the Second World War by dramatising the fate of the inhabitants of a small village on the border between the two Germanys.

Munich MurderMunich Murder
ZDF, 2014 Running | Crime

The Munich trio Ludwig Schaller, Harald Neuhauser and Angelika Flierl do not enjoy the best reputation among their police colleagues: a boss who was in psychiatric treatment, a policeman who is considered a notorious womanizer, and a young colleague who seems to have gotten the job solely through her connections. Their success is, however, has to do with their unorthodox investigation methods.

ZDF, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Crime, Drama

Boxer-turned-nurse Mark Tempel is threatened with being kicked out of the apartment where he lives with his daughter and disabled wife. The day the mafia violently threatens his family, Tempel returns to his former life as a boxer mixed up in petty crime.

The TypistThe Typist
ZDF, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Mini-Series

Freya Becker works as a typist with the Homicide division of the Berlin police. Since the tragic loss of her daughter Marie, who disappeared eleven years ago without a trace, Freya lives a secluded and lonely life, with what keeps her going being the hope to eventually find out what happened to her daughter. When the only man who might give her information about Marie's fate is released from prison and Freya's work confronts her with an abuse case similar to her daughter's, she sets out for a painful journey to finally get to the bottom of the truth - whatever the cost might be.

History of WeaponsHistory of Weapons
ZDF, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary
Rating: 5/5

Since the very beginning of human existence, weapons have been produced and used to kill. Bloody conquests and dreadful crimes are committed by the means of weapons. But freedom fighters, anti-terror units, liberators - all depend on the use of weapons. The 'History of Weapons' is much more than a technical investigation. It uncovers the connection between the development of a new military device and the aftermath of its usage - dynamics that shaped several millennia of human fate.

The Story of EuropeThe Story of Europe
ZDF Cancelled/Ended | Documentary
Rating: 4/5

This ground-breaking series tells the story of Europe in six glossy episodes exploring different chapters of its eventful history. It's a journey through time and across space, from physical beginnings to the first human settlers, the evolution of European culture and religion, historical achievements in exploration, technology and politics, and a daring look at the continent's present and future. Europe has been at the heart of world events for thousands of years and laid the foundations for much of modern society worldwide, while its perpetually fluctuating landscapes, climate, fauna and flora have shaped its own story. This series explores different aspects of the continent's incredible history, always set against the bigger picture. Stunning photography, pertinent questions and surprising insights paint a mesmerising portrait of Europe.

Crime Scene SolversCrime Scene Solvers
ZDF, 2017 On Hiatus | Crime, Thriller, Documentary

When tackling a crime, the investigator's only solution is to make the clues talk! There is no such thing as a perfect crime. Assault, kidnapping, murder... the culprit always leaves traces behind him. To hook the viewer, all the clues involved in the story are laid out in a CSI forensics lab, staged very esthetically. Each episode is structured around ten clues, presented like the scattered pieces of a macabre jigsaw puzzle. Gradually, the viewer comes to understand the part played by each clue in the investigation, until finally the truth is revealed. Each episode is addictive appointment viewing, captivating storytelling that grips the viewer and doesn't let go until the last minute. Reality trumps fiction!

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