German TV Channels on the Internet

  • 3sat (TV stations from (ARD, ZDF, ORF and SF DRS, in HD since 2012)
  • ARD (public TV channel, also in HD)
  • ARD Digital (digital channels from ARD: EinsPlus, tagesschau24/EinsExtra, EinsFestival, in HD since 2014)
  • Arena (Pay-TV channel with the Bundesliga, discontinued in September 2010, after Premiere and before Sky)
  • Arte (German-French television station, worth seeing, refreshingly different from the mainstream)
  • BR (Bayerischer Rundfunk, public television station, also in HD since 2012)
  • Bloomberg (economics and finance channel, Business TV, homepage in English)
  • Deutsche Welle TV (Deutsche Welle TV station)
  • DSF (German sports television station, with Hattrick 2. Bundesliga, sports channel, became Sport 1)
  • Euronews (Euronews (international news channe)
  • Eurosport (Euronews (international sports channe)
  • Hamburg 1 (Regional TV channel for Hamburg, reaching more than one million viewers in the Hamburg area)
  • HR (Hessischer Rundfunk, public radio and television channel, in HD from 2014)
  • Kabel 1 (private TV channel, also in HD via paid HD+, lots of advertising)
  • KIKA (public television channel, children's channel based in Erfurt, also in HD since 2012)
  • MDR (private music channel with music videos, available as MTV Live HD on Sky in HD since April 2012)
  • MTV Deutschland (Privater Musiksender mit Musikvideos, seit April 2012 als MTV Live HD über Sky in HD empfangbar)
  • Neun Live (not really a TV channel. Controversial competitions. Discontinued in August 2011)
  • N24 (private television channel, news channel, also in HD via paid HD+, lots of advertising)
  • NDR (Norddeutscher Rundfunk, public radio and television channel, also in HD since 2012)
  • n-tv (private TV channel, news channel, lots of advertising)
  • Oberfranken TV (German regional TV channel for Upper Franconia, a region of North Bavaria)
  • OK Paderborn Offener Kanal Paderborn (local TV channel, discontinued on 01/01/2009)
  • ORF (State TV channel in Austria)
  • Phoenix (public TV channel, experiences and documentaries, also in HD since 2012)
  • Premiere (private Pay-TV channel with a set monthly fee, discontinued, followed by Arena and Sky)
  • Pro 7 (private TV channel, also in HD via paid HD+, lots of advertising)
  • Rundfunk Berlin Brandenburg (RBB) (public-TV channel for Berlin and Brandenburg, in HD from 2014
  • RTL (private TV channel, also in HD via paid HD+, lots of advertising)
  • RTL 2 (private TV channel, also in HD via paid HD+, lots of advertising)
  • SAT 1 (private TV channel, also in HD via paid HD+, lots of advertising)
  • Servus TV (private Austrian TV channel, also in HD, belongs to Red Bull Media House GmbH)
  • SF 1 and SF2 (Swiss TV channel, state broadcaster)
  • SIXX (private TV channel, the target group is women, also in HD via paid HD+, lots of advertising)
  • Sky (private Pay-TV channel with Bundesliga, successor to Premiere and Sky)
  • Sport 1 (private sports channel, successor to DSF, also in HD via paid HD+, lots of advertising)
  • SWR (Südwestrundfunk, public radio and television channel, also in HD since 2012)
  • SR Fernsehen (Saarländischer Rundfunk, public radio and TV channel)
  • Super-RTL (Private TV channel, also in HD via paid HD+, lots of advertising)
  • Tele 5 (Private TV channel, shows lots of films, also in HD via paid HD+, lots of advertising)
  • VH-1 (VH 1, Video Hits One, music channel, subsidiary of MTV, homepage in English)
  • Das Vierte (private TV channel, shows lots of Hollywood movies)
  • VIVA (music TV channel with music videos)
  • Vox (private TV channel, also in HD via paid HD Plus, lots of advertising)
  • WDR (Westdeutscher Rundfunk, public radio and television channel, also in HD since 2012)
  • ZDF (Deutsches Fernsehen, public TV channel)


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