List of television stations in Germany

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.

Public Channels[edit]


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


ARD & ZDF[edit]

  • KiKA 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

DFF (defunct)[edit]

Private Channels (Free-TV)[edit]


Sky Deutschland


  • Sky Cinema
  • Sky Cinema +1
  • Sky Cinema +24
  • Sky Cinema Hits
  • Sky Cinema Action
  • Sky Cinema Emotion
  • Sky Cinema Comedy
  • Sky Cinema Nostalgie
  • Sky Krimi
  • Sky Select
  • Sky Sport News
  • Sky Sport 1
  • Sky Sport 2
  • Sky Bundesliga

Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland

ProSiebenSat.1 Media

Discovery Networks

Disney Channels Worldwide

Studio100 Media

Turner Broadcasting System Germany

Fox Networks Group

MTV Networks


  • Sky Cinema HD
  • Sky sport HD
  • Disney Cinemagic HD
  • Eurosport HD
  • National Geographic HD
  • Discovery HD
  • FOX HD


See also[edit]