List of television stations in Germany

2017년 2월 12일 | By metus | 0 Comments

As one of the largest industrial nations and with the largest population in the European Union, Germany today offers a vast diversity of television stations.


1 Public Channels

1.1 Private Channels
1.2 Pay-TV

2 See also

Public Channels[edit]
ARD, consortium of German public broadcasting services, consisting of the following public stations (which also provide regional programming in separate channels):

Das Erste (The First) (ARD)

tagesschau24 (digital only via cable or satellite and in some areas via DVB-T)
EinsFestival (digital only via cable or satellite and in some areas via DVB-T)
EinsPlus (digital only via cable or satellite and in some areas via DVB-T)

Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR)

Bayerisches Fernsehen — third TV channel in Bavaria.
BR-alpha — German education channel, with TV courses

Hessischer Rundfunk (HR)


Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (MDR)

MDR Fernsehen

Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR)

NDR Fernsehen

Radio Bremen (RB)

Radio Bremen TV

Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (RBB; established on 1 May 2003 from a merger of the former Sender Freies Berlin and Ostdeutscher Rundfunk Brandenburg)

RBB Fernsehen

Saarländischer Rundfunk (SR)

SR Fernsehen

Südwestrundfunk (SWR; established on 1 October 1998 from a merger of the former Südwestfunk and Süddeutscher Rundfunk)

SWR Fernsehen

Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR)

WDR Fernsehen

ZDF (Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, “Second German Television”):

ZDFneo (digital only via cable, satellite, and DVB-T), public
ZDFinfo (digital only via cable, satellite, and DVB-T), public
ZDFkultur (digital only via cable or satellite), public
ZDFdokukanal (1997–2009) (Digital only via cable, satellite, and from 21:00 until 6:00 CET via DVB-T), public

KI.KA Der Kinderkanal — public, non-commercial children’s TV, with support of ARD and ZDF
Arte — public Franco-German culture channel from ARD, ZDF and France Télévisions
3sat — cultural network from the ARD, ZDF, ORF (Austrian Broadcasting), and SRG (Swiss Broadcasting).
Phoenix — public – with information, documentaries, news, jointly operated by ARD and ZDF
Deutscher Fernsehfunk or “Fernsehen der DDR” operated the two (now defunct) television networks of East Germany

Private Channels[edit]

RTL Group

RTL Television
Super RTL
RTL Nitro

ProSiebenSat.1 Media

kabel eins
Sat.1 Gold
ProSieben Maxx


Comedy Central


Tele 5
Disney Ch