BERLIN (dpa-AFX) - With the international soccer match between Germany and France, ARD brought in the best ratings at prime time on Tuesday evening. Starting at 9 p.m., an average of 10.3 million viewers tuned in to the match on German TV, which featured Rudi Voller's once-in-a-lifetime comeback as team captain of the German national soccer team. That corresponded to a market share of 42.6 percent - a high reach for a national test match that Germany won 2-1.
In addition, 5.34 million (22.7 percent) tuned in to the special "Brennpunkt" program on the flooding in Libya at 8:15 p.m. on the German public broadcaster Ersten. ZDF followed with the crime thriller "Nord Nord Mord: Sievers und der schwarze Engel," which 4.8 million viewers (18.8 percent) wanted to see.
Sat.1 drew 1.08 million viewers (4.4 percent) with the U.S. crime series "Navy CIS." Vox's docu-soap "Hot oder Schrott - Die Allestester" drew 780 00 (3.1 percent). Behind it was RTL with the flirt show "Take me Out - XXL" - with which 720,000 viewers (3 percent) spent their evening.
ProSieben aired the show "Darüber staunt die Welt" and earned 620,000 (2.5 percent). RTLzwei reached 510,000 viewers (2.5 percent) with the documentary "Armes Deutschland - Stempeln oder abrackern?" 510,000 viewers (2 percent). ZDFneo's crime comedy "München Mord: Leben und Sterben in Schwabing" drew 480,000 viewers (1.9 percent)./rin/DP/ngu