TV tips on Tuesday
8:15 p.m., ZDFneo, North North Murder: Sievers and the murderous turquoise, thriller
Early in the morning, a car is parked on a country road on Sylt with the doors wide open. Chief Inspector Feldmann (Oliver Wnuk) immediately notices that something is wrong. In the dunes he finds the body of a man. Feldmann breaks his leg when trying to catch the fleeing perpetrator. The perpetrator can escape undetected. The dead man is Harald Piontek, a recognized art expert and freelance curator of art exhibitions.
8:15 p.m., The First, The Law Firm: Tightrope Walk, Lawyer Series
Isa (Sabine Postel) has discovered by chance that Gellert (Herbert Knaup) is having an affair with the public prosecutor Geldermann (Esther Schweins). She is stunned by this, but has to postpone a discussion because a client urgently needs her help. The refugee Mahmud Hadad (Ercan Durmaz) has recognized his Syrian torturer in a Hamburg greengrocer, a senior secret service official of the Assad regime who killed Hadad’s brother and his wife. Isa calls in the police, who, however, move away after checking personal details, because Hadad’s tormentor enjoys asylum in Germany.
8:15 p.m., kabel eins, Kill the Boss, comedy
The childhood friends Nick (Jason Bateman), Dale (Charlie Day) and Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) do not have it easy: All three are humiliated by their superiors. Nick’s sadistic boss Dave refuses him the promised promotion, accountant Kurt suffers after the death of his longtime boss because of his drug-addicted son Bobby (Colin Farrell). The dental assistant Dale has completely different problems: He is harassed by his nymphomaniac boss Julia (Jennifer Aniston). In desperation, the three decide to get rid of their bosses.
8:15 p.m., 3Sat, crime scene: The girl who goes home alone, thriller
A headless male body is recovered from the Spree, whose identity is difficult to establish. A little later, Nina Rubin (Meret Becker) is being followed by a young woman. Julie Bolshakov (Bella Dayne) tells the detective that she witnessed a murder and asks Rubin for police protection. She knew the dead man from the Spree, he had revealed to her that her husband Yasha (Oleg Tikhomirov) is a leading member of the Russian mafia in Berlin.
10:10 p.m., kabel eins, Deadly Christmas, action thriller
In Honesdale, Samantha Caine (Geena Davis) and her family prepare for Christmas. Samantha is happy despite suffering from total memory loss for years. But after a car accident, the memory sets in again. She finally gains certainty about her identity when she narrowly escapes an assassination attempt: Samantha is a special government agent trained to kill – and is dealing with a very dangerous opponent.