BERLIN (dpa-AFX) - The second ARD crime thriller from the "Sorensen" series has achieved good ratings. The film "Sorensen catches fire" with Bjarne Mädel, Katrin Wichmann and Leo Meier was watched by 4.70 million (19.1 percent) on Wednesday evening from 8.30 pm. Earlier, "Brennpunkt: Eskalation in Nahost" reached 5.79 million (22.7 percent) on Ersten. The ZDF science spectacle "Die große "Terra X"-Show" with Johannes B. Kerner drew 2.57 million (10.4 percent).

The Sat.1 show "Das große Backen" with Enie van de Meiklokjes moved 1.54 million (6.8 percent) to tune in. ZDFneo aired the regional crime thriller "Wilsberg: Aus Mangel an Beweisen" with Leonard Lansink, Oliver Korittke and Ina Paule Klink - 1.33 million (5.3 percent) watched. The ProSieben comedy show "TV total" with Sebastian Pufpaff was watched by 1.26 million (5.0 percent). RTL had the game show "Die Verräter - Vertraue Niemandem!" on its schedule, with 1.24 million viewers (5.4 percent) spending the evening.

Vox offered the docu-soap "Doc Caro - Jedes Leben zählt," which drew 1.17 million viewers (4.8 percent). Kabel eins aired the American action thriller "Verhandlungssache," with Samuel L. Jackson and Kevin Spacey, which drew 930,000 viewers (4.3 percent). The RTLzwei docu-soap "Die Wollnys - Eine schrecklich große Familie!" reached 710,000 people (2.8 percent)./bok/DP/tih