How many episodes of Tatort are there in Germany?

Each of the eleven companies involved (the nine German regional TV channels or Landesrundfunkanstalten that together form ARD, plus ORF in Austria and SRF in Switzerland), produces its own episodes. Each station features usually more than one team of inspectors in different cities in its region, depending on the size of the producing broadcaster.

Who are the actors in the TV series Tatort?

Most notably the 2013 series starring Til Schweiger and Fahri Yardım in Hamburg was distributed by Channel 4 under the title Nick’s Law . Gunther Witte, dramatist and TV head at WDR (West German Broadcasting Cologne), developed the series against initial resistance.

When does the new season of Tatort start?

In January 2014, Tatort received the 50th Grimme Award. The show is still aired on Sundays at 8:15 p.m. in Germany and Austria, and 8:05 p.m. in Switzerland. About 30 episodes are made each year.

How many TV stations are involved in Tatort?

Usually one to three broadcasters produce one TV programme in cooperation. When Tatort was developed as a series of weekly feature film-long local crime stories, the stated concept was used to distribute financial and organizational efforts.

Who are the producers of the TV show Tatort?

The main feature of Tatort is that it is jointly produced by all participating regional TV stations. Each of the eleven companies involved (the nine German regional TV channels or Landesrundfunkanstalten that together form ARD, plus ORF in Austria and SRF in Switzerland), produces its own episodes.

Where was the first episode of Tatort filmed?

Reorganising took one and a half years, but on 13 June 1993, the now MDR restarted the series in Tatort format. This first episode was set in Leipzig, just as in 1991. However, today’s episodes produced by the MDR are set in Magdeburg, while those produced by NDR are set in Rostock.