the enthusiasm of The German TV viewers for the ice hockey world championship can be expressed in Figures: The Live Broadcasts of 22:21-victory of the German national team against Croatia saw 10,02 million people on Monday evening in the ZDF. The a market share of 30.4 percent, according to the station.
However, the ZDF will be the final of the Handball world championship (Sunday, 17.30 / in FAZ-live scores for basketball world Cup) – only show, if the German Team qualified. The DHB-Team missed the final, the Second only for the first three (Sunday, 14.30 / in FAZ-live scores for football world Cup).
The public broadcaster has to Play according to their own figures only rights to the world Cup with the German team. The Finale without the Team of coach Christian Prokop would be in Eurosport and in Internet service providers sportdeutschland.tv.
the game plan of the Handball world championship 2019 in Germany and Denmark
“With such a success, we have not expected”, ZDF-sport-in-chief Thomas Fuhrmann, compared to the German press Agency is known. “That football in Germany is popular, we knew, of course, but so many spectators, we would not have expected.” ARD sports coordinator Axel Balkausky found “the interest is impressive”.
The semi-final with Germany for the time (17.30 or 20: 30) and opponents (Denmark, Sweden or Norway) are not yet fixed, reports on Friday, the ARD. The other semi-final runs at Eurosport and sportdeutschland.tv.