Vera Lanz (Katharina Böhm) finds the body of master carpenter Linus Köhler on the outskirts of town, with a playing card with the King of Clubs on it. Does this suggest that the murderer is playing a game with the investigators? The investigations at Linus' workplace and in Giulia's (Elisabeth Kanetti's) restaurant do not provide any clear evidence for Lanz. Suddenly Rita Niemeyer (Dorothee Hartinger), head of the organized crime department, appears in the case. The restaurant is under surveillance because Montanavi, a contact of a Calabrian family clan, is being watched there. Is there a connection between him and the murder?
Based on his autobiography, the German multi-talent Hape Kerkeling (Julius Maximilian Weckauf) provides insights into the ups and downs of his childhood. Eight-year-old Hans-Peter discovered early on that he enjoys making people around him laugh and uses every opportunity to do so. But despite his cheerful nature, his life is not all carefree - with a father who is rarely at home and a mother who is struggling with her own problems.
Jörg Pilawa looks back on the year 2023 with prominent guests and highlights both memorable and hopeful moments. Horst Lichter, Wigald Boning, Caroline Frier and Elena Uhlig remember their biggest highlights of the last twelve months. Michael Schulte and Passenger will provide the musical accompaniment.
Journalist Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) uncovers the sinister machinations of unscrupulous researcher Dr. Carlton Drake (Riz Ahmed). He is planning risky experiments to connect people with an extraterrestrial life form. But the symbiotes pursue their own destructive goals. When Brock merges with the alien Venom, they realize they must stop Drake.
The 20th birthday is reason enough to throw a befitting anniversary party. With numerous guests, Oliver Geissen looks back on two decades of “Chart Show” history - and it has a lot to offer. Whether Bryan Adams, Faithless, Blondie, Joe Cocker, Nena or Helene Fischer, they all provided special moments. Today we are looking for the most successful single in Germany of all time. Which song makes it to the top?