What is Tatort?
The Tatort logo. Tatort (Crime scene) is a German language police procedural television series that has been running continuously since 1970 with some 30 feature-length episodes per year, which makes it the longest-running German TV drama.
When did Tatort come out in Europe?
A similar concept of independently filming and then pooling episodes was used from 1988 to 1992 in the series Eurocops, jointly produced by several national European TV stations. Tatort has not found wide distribution in non-German speaking countries, but some episodes were distributed as stand-alone mini series.
What is ARD TATORT?
In January 2008 a similarly produced series of radio dramas called ARD Radio Tatort was introduced, new episodes are aired monthly by regional radio stations, but not at the same time. In 2012, more than 100,000 people participated in the first and only online game linked to the SWR Tatort production, “Der Wald steht schwarz und schweiget”.
What does tattatort stand for?
Tatort ( Crime scene) is a German language police procedural television series that has been running continuously since 1970 with some 30 feature-length episodes per year, which makes it the longest-running German TV drama. Developed by the German public-service broadcasting organisation ARD for their channel Das Erste,…
What is the difference between Tatort and Bavarian Polizeiruf?
In addition, Bavarian Broadcasting BR produces both Polizeiruf and Tatort episodes, both set in Munich. Like the original, the Bavarian Polizeiruf episodes focus more on the psychology of the crimes and more on crimes other than homicides.
Is there a Tatort in Thuringia?
In 2013, seeing that Thuringia was so far the only federal state in Germany that had neither a Tatort nor a Polizeiruf set in one of its cities, the MDR ordered two new Tatort series, set in Erfurt and Weimar respectively. Both are produced for the MDR by Bavarian companies.