Where your TV licence fee goes
The Local · 25 Oct 2013, 11:09
Published: 25 Oct 2013 11:09 GMT+02:00
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ARD gets €12.81 of the fee from each household, while ZDF gets €4.37, Deutschland Radio €0.46 and other outlets €0.34.
Fans of Germany's flagship detective show, Tatort will be pleased to know that 15 cents of their monthly contribution goes towards producing their Sunday night staple.
ARD's big-name talk show hosts, Jausch, Plasberg and Maischberger get 10 cents for their programmes from every household while the Tagesschau and Tagesthemen daily news shows get 26 cents.
Not owning a television or radio no longer entitles you to an exemption from the fee.
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