Crime Watch XY
A manhunt series that is a classic and a successful tool in the fight against criminality. A host guides viewers through the program and, in collaboration with police authorities, presents and elucidates real unsolved crimes. The program’s goal is to solve these crimes during the public manhunt with the help of tips from viewers. An average of about 40 percent of the aired cases have been solved.
Company Info & Contacts
ZDF Studios was founded in 1993 as a commercial subsidiary of ZDF, one of the largest TV broadcasters in Europe. Headquartered in Mainz, the group is responsible for global program distribution and acquisition, international co-productions, and merchandising of successful program brands under its own name, for ZDF and third parties. In a strong alliance of 30 direct and indirect subsidiary and associated companies in the business areas of production, distribution and services, ZDF Studios has the largest German-speaking program inventory in the world and an ever-growing offering of international productions, comprising series and miniseries, TV films, documentaries and children’s programs. The ZDF Studios Group offers a comprehensive full service in the business areas B2B, B2C and B2B2C, where it covers every step in the process of creating and utilizing successful productions, from content development through production to the marketing of TV licenses, merchandising and online rights and much more. The integrative power of ZDF Studios allows for the development of innovative, outstanding, high-quality programs and makes the alliance an attractive workplace for German and international talent, providing an inspiring and creative environment and ample freedom for new and fresh ideas.