Munich, 10 July 2009. After its success in Italy and Spain, the crime series Rex, A Cop's Best Friend has now made a dazzling comeback in Germany. Up to six million viewers (19.5% market share) watched the pilot film of the ninth season with Italian inspector Kaspar Capparoni on Thursday, winning the evening for public-service broadcaster ZDF. The successful police dog had been investigating on Sat.1 in Germany until 2004. ZDF will air altogether 30 new episodes (director: Marco Serafini). Rex, A Cop's Best Friend is produced by Beta Film and EOS for RAI, OR and ZDF.