On Monday evening at prime time, ZDF won the ratings with a thriller. At 8:15 p.m., 5.43 million viewers tuned in to the film "The Light in a Dark House". This corresponds to a market share of 19 percent.
This put ZDF just ahead of the first to show the soccer World Cup. At 8:00 p.m., 5.37 million (19.1 percent) watched the preliminary round match between Portugal and Uruguay.
The private broadcaster RTL showed the report "Who wants to be a millionaire? The phenomenon: between bad luck and luck" about the quiz show classic with Günther Jauch - 2.44 million (8.8 percent) watched. ZDFneo relied on an episode of the crime series "Inspector Barnaby" and recorded 1.6 million viewers (5.6 percent).
Behind was Vox with the dropout series "Goodbye Germany" - 880,000 viewers (3.2 percent) were interested in it. Sat.1 broadcast the show "Die Comedy fairy tale hour" and thus attracted 860,000 (3.1 percent). ProSieben showed the US sitcom "The Big Bang Theory" - 590,000 viewers (2.1 percent) watched around 8:45 p.m.