TV tips on Thursday
8:15 p.m., ZDF, three-room apartment, comedy
Perfectionist meets chaos queen: Konstanze (Anya Kling) receives a visit from the lively Jackie (Carol Schuler) and her three children – and doesn’t get rid of the gang anytime soon. The almost forgotten rehab acquaintance has water damage in her apartment. The surprised Konstanze offers shelter. Soon there will be no stone unturned in her villa and there will be fast food instead of organic in the fridge.
8:15 p.m., The First, The Barcelona Crime Fiction: Kidnapped Girls, Crime Fiction
An abandoned ruined building in a run-down corner in Barcelona: A little girl (Emilia Packard) escapes from a boarded-up refrigerator and is picked up by the police shortly afterwards. The girl has been through bad things, but she doesn’t speak. Only to detective inspector Xavi Bonet (Clemens Schick) takes confidence. Meanwhile, a nightmare begins for Xavi and his colleague Fina Valent (Anne Schäfer): an apparently insane serial killer kidnaps young girls and locks them up.
8:15 p.m., ProSieben, the big celebrity penance, reality show
unforgettable. But also unforgivable? In “The Big Celebrity Penance”, prominent participants with a turbulent past get the chance to face their sins. To do this, they give up all luxury and move to a camp where challenging challenges await them. But that’s not all: Olivia Jones confronts the celebrities with their previous missteps. Who can present a side of themselves that has so far remained hidden from the public?
8:15 p.m., 3sat, The Kangaroo Chronicles, comedy
How do you react when a kangaroo suddenly moves in with you without being asked? Little artist Marc-Uwe (Dimitrij Schaad) gives in resignedly and tries to get involved with the energetic roommate. But not only the kangaroo brings hustle and bustle into his life. The real estate shark Jörg Dwigs (Henry Hübchen) wants to erect a gigantic monument in Marc-Uwes Kiez, in the middle of Kreuzberg, of all places – and tear down half the quarter to do so. Marc-Uwe and the kangaroo don’t want to put up with that.
8:15 p.m., VOX, Ice Age 4 – fully postponed, animated film
Primeval squirrel Scrat has once again messed everything up. On its eternal hunt for a nut, the rodent ends up in the earth’s core by a stupid coincidence and incidentally causes the supercontinent to drift apart. That’s what Mammut Manni was missing. The family man is just overwhelmed with his pubescent daughter Peaches when he is separated from his wife and child by the rapid fracture of the earth’s crust. Together with the saber-toothed tiger Diego, the sloth Sid and his strenuous grandmother, he drifts unstoppably across the sea on an ice floe.