Alarm for Cobra 11: The Motorway PoliceMarch 12, 1996
A long-running German television series about a two-man team of highway police, originally set in Berlin and later in North Rhine-Westphalia.
DeutschlandJune 17, 2015
A gripping coming-of-age story set against the real culture wars and political events of Germany in the 1980s. The drama follows Martin Rauch as the 24 year-old East Germany native is pulled from the world as he knows it and sent to the West as an undercover spy for the Stasi foreign service. Hiding in plain sight in the West German army, he must gather the secrets of NATO military strategy. Everything is new, nothing is quite what it seems and everyone he encounters is harboring secrets, both political and personal.
Transporter: The SeriesOctober 25, 2012
The adventures of professional transporter Frank Martin, who can always be counted on to get the job done—discreetly. Operating in a seedy underworld of dangerous criminals and desperate players, his three rules are: Never change the deal, no names, and never open the package. Occasionally, complications arise and rules get broken.
Gute Zeiten, schlechte ZeitenMay 11, 1992
Gute Zeiten, schlechte Zeiten is a long-running German television soap opera, first broadcast on RTL in 1992. The programme concerns the lives of a fictional neighborhood in Germany's capital city Berlin. Over the years the soap opera tends to have an overhaul of young people in their late teens and early twenties; targeting a young viewership.
Der ClownApril 28, 1998
Der Clown was a German television series that ran between 21 April 1998 and 11 October 2001. It ran for 46 episodes, and starred Sven Martinek, Diana Frank, Thomas Anzenhofer and Volkmar Kleinert.
Der Clown was also a 2005 film.
BalkoMarch 19, 1995
Balko is a German prime time television series broadcast on the private TV channel RTL. It is a police detective story with comical twists featuring two inspectors of the Dortmund police, Balko and his colleague Klaus Krapp. Balko's main characteristics are his coolness and his consistently laid-back appearance, whereas “Krappi” is a typical mama’s boy and very clumsy. The series started in 1995 and has won several television awards.
Hinter Gittern - Der FrauenknastSeptember 22, 1997
Drama set in a women's prison in Germany. Susanne Teubner, a sympathetic young woman who has killed her husband in an affect, is poorly advised by her lawyer and sentenced to life imprisonment for willful murder. The arrival in prison is a shock to her. Resigned and exhausted, she endures the degrading admission procedure. She doesn't notice that the young doctor Dr. Beck immediately felt more than professional interest for her.
RTL Samstag NachtNovember 6, 1993
RTL Samstag Nacht was a comedy show, which ran from 6 November 1993 to 23 May 1998 on the German TV network RTL. RTL Samstag Nacht was the first major comedy show in German television, created after the example of the long-running American show Saturday Night Live and broadcast late on Saturday night. It helped comedy in German television to a breakthrough and was a model for several later comedy shows. Karl Ranseier was a recurring character featured in fake news reports telling about his death at the end of each episode. The name Karl Ranseier has become a catchphrase in Germany that has led to its own joke category of Ranseiers which are in widespread usage outside of the comedy origin.
Die WacheJanuary 3, 1994
Die Wache was a German weekly police procedural that was broadcast from 1994 until 2006 by RTL Television. Set in a police station in Cologne, it was modelled on the British series The Bill.
The total series consisted of 245 episodes of 45 minutes during 12 seasons between 3 January 1994 and 8 June 2006.
Alles was zähltSeptember 4, 2006
Alles was zählt is a German television soap opera first broadcast on RTL on September 4, 2006. The original plot revolved around Diana Sommer's dream to become a world class ice skater. She fell in love with Julian Herzog, who signed her at the prestigious Steinkamp Sport and Wellness Center, run by the unscrupulous Steinkamp dynasty. Diana and Julian eventually became a couple, but in November 2007, Julian suffered a brain hemorrhage and died during their wedding. Diana remained in Essen until January 2009, when she left to join a skating centre in Halle. The story continues to revolve around the Steinkamp Sport and Wellness Centre and its quest to become a sporting powerhouse, as well as the lives of the characters who work at and around the Centre.
Medicopter 117 – Jedes Leben zähltJanuary 11, 1998
Medicopter 117 – Jedes Leben zählt is a German television series.
Doctor’s DiaryJune 23, 2008
Doctor’s Diary is a German-Austrian medical drama, that aired for three seasons from 2008 to 2011 on RTL in a coproduction with ORF. The focus of the series is the young doctor Margarete "Gretchen“ Haase, who wants to make a career in a hospital. It was directed by Bora Dağtekin and shown from the June 23, 2008 to February 14 2011 on German television, RTL Television.
In Canada, it was shown starting August 31, 2010 on Séries+ television. In France, from June 8, 2011 on TF1 television and starting March 31, 2013 on HD1 television.
Unter UnsNovember 28, 1994
Unter uns is a German television soap opera, first broadcast on RTL on 28 November 1994. Centered around the lives of the people in a residential house, which is set in the fictional Schillerallee in Cologne. Since the show debuted the baker's family Weigel is the series core family. Unter uns isn't based on a foreign soap opera like Verbotene Liebe or Gute Zeiten, schlechte Zeiten. After Gute Zeiten, schlechte Zeiten, the show was the second daily soap for RTL, followed years later in 2006 by Alles was zählt. The show aired its 3,500th episode on 30 December 2008.