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Second season premiere: German “Professor T.” wins primetime

May 05 2018

Munich, 5 May 2018. The crime series Professor T. continues its success in Germany: The premiere of the second season won primetime on ZDF’s Friday night with an extraordinary market share of over 15 %. 4.2 million viewers tuned in to follow Matthias Matschke (“Grand Budapest Hotel”) starring as the brilliant but eccentric psychologist teaching criminology at Cologne university. 

Professor T., a remake of the Belgian original, started his investigations last year with record ratings on ZDF. The original version as well as the German remake was sold by Beta to numerous territories, among them to the US. A French remake premiered at the beginning of the year on TF1.

Professor T. is produced by Sam Davis’ Rowboat Film- und Fernsehproduktion for ZDF.