It was a tailor-made first: the “colleagues” of ZDF left no chance in the competition on Saturday evening.

Berlin.

Good start for the new ZDF detective series “Colleagues”: 6.99 million viewers watched the first episode entitled “Das Böse Kind” on Saturday evening from 8:15 p.m.

The new detective duo, consisting of Caroline Peters (“Murder with a View”) and Natalia Belitski (“Dumb Screams”), achieved a market share of 23.8%. According to ZDF, the second episode has already been deactivated.

On ARD, 3.50 million watched the family program “Ask the Mouse” with moderator Eckart von Hirschhausen. The audience rating was 12.6%. The RTL casting show “Deutschland sucht den Superstar” with chief juror Florian Silbereisen was on the program – 2.33 million (8.0%) were there. The RTL jungle show that followed “I’m a star – get me out of here” saw an average of 3.97 million (17.9%) from 10:15 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. Reality TV actress Jasmin Herren received the fewest votes from the public and had to leave the camp.

ProSieben attracted 1.41 million (6.8%) to screens with the game show “Beat the Star”. Footballer Max Kruse won the duel against TV presenter Steven Gätjen, who stepped in at short notice. Vox made 1.03 million (3.6%) with the action movie “Oblivion” and Sat.1 with the comedy “Chaos auf der Feuerwache” 0.93 million (3.2%). The comedy “em@il für Dich” on RTLzwei saw 0.84 million (2.9%) and the detective series “Hawaii Five-0” on Kabel eins 0.77 million (2.6%). (dpa)