Berlin (AP) - The 4-1 victory of Bundesliga soccer club Borussia Dortmund against RB Leipzig was a real ratings hit on Thursday evening.

9.54 million people (30 percent) tuned into the DFB Cup final from 8.45 p.m.

The broadcast was thus the most successful sports broadcast of the year to date.

The previous high for 2021 was set by the New Year's jumping at 7.30 million.

An older episode of the vacation series “Das Traumschiff: Tanzania” with Sascha Hehn as captain watched 4.47 million (13.6 percent) on ZDF.

RTL broadcast the US adventure film “The Great Wall” starring Matt Damon as a 15th-century traveler to China, something 2.25 million (6.9 percent) wanted to see.

1.82 million (5.7 percent) were enthusiastic about the ProSieben casting show “Germany's Next Top Model”.


Sat.1 had the American crime series “Navy CIS” in its program and reached 1.54 million (4.8 percent).

The comedy "Bad Moms" with Mila Kunis and Kristen Bell fetched 1.01 million (3.1 percent) with Vox into the house.

With the 90s comedy «Hot Shots!

The mother of all films »900,000 people (2.8 percent) spent the evening on Kabel Eins.

The film “Robin Hood” on ZDFneo attracted 730,000 people (2.2 percent).

The RTLzwei documentary series “Reeperbahn private!

Real life in the Kiez »had 710,000 viewers (2.2 percent).

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