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Which films are on TV on Christmas Eve and Christmas at prime time? RUHR24 gives an overview of the TV program on the festive days.

Dortmund - This year, strict corona rules apply at Christmas. The festival will be different than usual. After all, when the Christmas goose is eaten, we can too 2020 Sit on the couch with a cup of mulled wine and TV turn on.

Because despite the pandemic, the TV again numerous Feature films and Christmas classics. Especially at prime time, so around 8.15 p.m., broadcast the stations in the quota competition on Christmas Eve and the two Christmas days their best Movies and shows off. RUHR24 keeps them for you Overview of the TV program at Christmas.

Christmas TV program: These films and shows run on Christmas Eve at 8.15 p.m.

ARDIn all friendship - the young doctors
ZDFChristmas Eve with Carmen Nebel
RTLSanta Clause - A nice present
Sat 1Kevin home alone
ProSiebenHangover 2

The first shines on December 24th at 8:15 pm Watch the episode "All in White" from the successful doctor series "In all friendship - The young doctors" out. In keeping with the unfortunately not so white Christmas, the episode takes place in the Alps. Mountain guide Gregor Blanz suddenly disappears there. His wife Elisabeth suspects where he could be and sets off alone into the mountains to look for him. Of course, the young doctors do not allow that - because Elisabeth is heavily pregnant.

TV program on Christmas Eve (December 24th, 2020): The classic "Kevin - Alone at home" runs on Sat.1

Meanwhile, things are a little less dramatic in the ZDF to. As usual, it starts at 8.15 p.m. "Christmas Eve with Carmen Nebel". The eponymous presenter gets in the mood for Christmas with prominent guests. The mix is ​​colorful. In addition to opera singer Rolando Villazón (48), Kerstin Ott (38, “She always laughs”), Bernd Stelter (59) and Ross Antony (46) are expected. Star chef Alfons Schuhbeck (71) takes care of the physical well-being of the studio guests.

The private broadcasters start Christmas eve instead, on real Christmas classics. RTL the comedy shines "Santa Clause - a nicer present" in which the advertising man Scott Calvin unexpectedly becomes Santa's successor. Sat 1 touches down at the same time "Kevin home alone", where little Kevin suddenly gets uninvited visitors after he was initially happy about his first Christmas party. ProSieben dances a little out of line and shows the on Christmas Eve at 8.15 p.m. second part of the Hangover trilogy in the TV. This is where Stu's bachelorette party in Bangkok goes badly wrong.

Christmas TV program: These films and shows run on Christmas Day at 8.15 p.m.

ARDLouis van Beethoven
ZDFThe Helene Fischer Show
RTLJurassic World
Sat 1Kevin - Alone in New York
ProSiebenOcean's 8

Shows on Christmas Day The first at 8:15 p.m. the biography "Louis van Beethoven". The film tells the life story of the composer Ludwig van Beethoven. The film was shot in the Czech Republic and North Rhine-Westphalia at the end of 2019. The Austrian Tobias Moretti (61, “Bad Banks”) embodies the main role of Ludwig van Beethoven. The ZDF at the same time shines the most beautiful moments of the "Helene Fischer Show" the past few years. The corona restrictions did not allow a new show to be recorded in front of an audience in the Düsseldorf exhibition center.

TV program on Christmas Day (December 25th, 2020): RTL relies on "Jurassic Park"

It’s full of action RTL to. In "Jurassic Park" the founder of the theme park of the same name wants to offer his visitors additional attractions, which is why an experiment goes wrong and a modified "hybrid dinosaur" is created, the Indominus Rex. It is similarly action-packed, but less realistic and a bit more humorous "Oceans‘8" on ProSieben to. Debbie Ocean works out the perfect crime during her imprisonment and plans to carry it out with a group of gifted thieves after her release. The goal: to steal a legendary necklace straight from the wearer's neck.

Sat 1 remains on the other hand 1st Christmas Day loyal and relies fully on Christmas classics. At 8:15 p.m., the audience will be on TV Witness little Kevin in "Kevin - Alone in New York" once again missed the Christmas vacation with his family. This time he is not forgotten, but gets lost at the airport and ends up alone in New York. Kevin soon meets old friends there who still have a chick to pluck with him.

TV program at Weihanchten: These films and shows run on Boxing Day at 8.15 p.m.

ARDcrime scene
ZDFThe dream ship
RTLJurassic World 2: The Fallen Kingdom
Sat 1Beauty and the Beast
ProSiebenFack Ju Göhte 3

At the 2nd Christmas Day go in First the Ludwigshafener crime scene- Commissioners Lena Odenthal and Johanna Stern on the hunt for criminals. "Unter Wölfen" is the name of the episode in which dubious links between private security services and government clients cause trouble. The ZDF rounds off the annual traditional TV Christmas trio. At 8:15 p.m. - like every year - that "Dream Ship" let go of the lines. This year it is heading for the southernmost tip of the African continent - Cape Town. The focus is once again on great love and the search for a biological mother.

TV program on Christmas Day (December 26th, 2020): Sat.1 is like a fairytale

RTL shows at prime time "Jurassic World 2: The Fallen Kingdom". Since the film ties in with the plot of “Jurassic World”, we won't reveal what it's about at this point. Sat 1 draws the romance card on Boxing Day and shows the fantasy film "Beauty and the Beast" starring Emma Watson, 30. The young woman Belle is held captive by a beast. In her loneliness, she befriends the magical beings of the palace and approaches the beast. She tries to soften his cold heart. However, time is of the essence as a lynch mob is already forming in the village.

ProSieben relies on humor at the end of the Christmas holidays. The third part of the "Fack Ju Göhte" series, in which Elyas M‘Barek (38) embodies the unorthodox teacher Zeki Müller, is circulating 8.15 p.m. through the television screens. Shortly before graduation, a visit to the career information center demoralizes students. Zeki has to get the unmotivated bunch back on their toes as soon as possible. Fortunately, the new teacher Biggi Enzberger helps him with this.

TV ratings at Christmas 2019: “Traumschiff” didn't give even the “crime scene” a chance

That secured itself in 2019 ZDF on December 24th the day's victory with “Christmas Eve with Carmen Nebel”. 2.73 million viewers tuned in to the entertainment show. That was enough to beat “Kevin - Alone at Home” (Sat.1) with around 2.6 million viewers. It went just as well for that ZDF last year on Christmas Day with the “Helene Fischer Show”, which with almost 6 million viewers and a market share of over 20 percent left the competition behind.

By far most viewers on Christmas days 2019 achieved that, however "Dream ship". Almost 7.5 million viewers tuned into the ZDF on December 26, 2019 at 8:15 p.m. and watched the premiere of Florian Silbereisen (39) as captain Max Parger. On the other hand, even the Munich ARD crime scene had no chance, which was followed by over two million fewer viewers.

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