Five of the best German historical dramas to binge watch right now 

Five of the best German historical dramas to binge watch right now 

What do you do when you're trying to immerse yourself in German history, but public life is shut down due to Covid-19? Find some binge-worthy historical dramas, writes Charlotte Hall.

Dark: Why it’s time to binge Netflix’s successful original German series

Dark: Why it’s time to binge Netflix’s successful original German series

Private channels to go to EU over licence fees

Private channels to go to EU over licence fees

Deutsche Telekom criticises business regulations

Deutsche Telekom criticises business regulations

Broadcasting fees spark coalition rift

Broadcasting fees spark coalition rift

Children’s TV character the Sandman turns 50

Children’s TV character the Sandman turns 50

Ten top films and TV shows to discover Germany from your couch

Ten top films and TV shows to discover Germany from your couch

How to make the most of German culture while social distancing

How to make the most of German culture while social distancing

Germany’s Big Brother contestants to be told about coronavirus pandemic on live TV

Germany’s Big Brother contestants to be told about coronavirus pandemic on live TV

Seven German TV shows and movies that are great to watch with your kids
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Seven German TV shows and movies that are great to watch with your kids

Germans embracing TV streaming services in record numbers

Germans embracing TV streaming services in record numbers

Purported paedophile attacked in Bremen after TV report

Purported paedophile attacked in Bremen after TV report

‘You have to fight against neo-Nazism’: German TV series wins Emmy

‘You have to fight against neo-Nazism’: German TV series wins Emmy

Hit British reality TV series Love Island arrives in Germany

Hit British reality TV series Love Island arrives in Germany

Nine things you never knew about Star Trek in Germany

Nine things you never knew about Star Trek in Germany

Munich students predict Game of Thrones deaths with app

Munich students predict Game of Thrones deaths with app

First person ever jailed over public broadcaster fee

First person ever jailed over public broadcaster fee

Thin-skinned minister gets spokesman to clap him on TV

Thin-skinned minister gets spokesman to clap him on TV

Netflix bets on German with first-ever original show

Netflix bets on German with first-ever original show

Fallon’s Tonight Show coming to German TV

Fallon’s Tonight Show coming to German TV

Why Berlin graffiti artists hacked ‘racist’ Homeland

Why Berlin graffiti artists hacked ‘racist’ Homeland

How German media shaped the Greece crisis

How German media shaped the Greece crisis

Student is worst TV quiz contestant in 15 years

Student is worst TV quiz contestant in 15 years

Homeland gets €1m funding for Berlin shoot

Homeland gets €1m funding for Berlin shoot

Netflix launches in Germany (in English too)

Netflix launches in Germany (in English too)

BSkyB to launch pan-European pay-TV giant

BSkyB to launch pan-European pay-TV giant

Netflix to launch in Germany in September

Netflix to launch in Germany in September

BSkyB in talks to buy Sky Deutschland stake

BSkyB in talks to buy Sky Deutschland stake

330,000 sign up against TV licence fee

330,000 sign up against TV licence fee

ZDF pulls plug on TV show Wetten, dass…?

ZDF pulls plug on TV show Wetten, dass…?

Where your TV licence fee goes

Where your TV licence fee goes

Choking confetti and fire cause live TV chaos

Choking confetti and fire cause live TV chaos

Tiny TV channel hits new heights on space jump

Tiny TV channel hits new heights on space jump

Germans watched more TV than ever in 2011

Germans watched more TV than ever in 2011

Kerkeling turns down “Wetten, dass..?” gig

Kerkeling turns down “Wetten, dass..?” gig

Gottschalk jumps to ARD after Wetten, dass ..? accident

Gottschalk jumps to ARD after Wetten, dass ..? accident

Leopard kills German woman on Namibian TV set

Leopard kills German woman on Namibian TV set

Popular children’s cartoon turns 40

Popular children’s cartoon turns 40

Lena’s Eurovision song selection begins

Lena’s Eurovision song selection begins

Lena aiming not to come last at Eurovision

Lena aiming not to come last at Eurovision

Your winter of discontent: A German TV primer

Your winter of discontent: A German TV primer

Prince Harry visits Berlin Wall memorial site

Prince Harry visits Berlin Wall memorial site

Kachelmann won’t work as TV weatherman after trial

Kachelmann won’t work as TV weatherman after trial

ZDF promises better safety after show mishap

ZDF promises better safety after show mishap

ZDF game show scandal gives new meaning to ‘captive audience’

ZDF game show scandal gives new meaning to ‘captive audience’

Düsseldorf to host Eurovision Song Contest

Düsseldorf to host Eurovision Song Contest

MTV Germany to become subscriber-only station

MTV Germany to become subscriber-only station

TV licence fee reform will hurt businesses, experts warn

TV licence fee reform will hurt businesses, experts warn

Popular new TV drama dubbed East German ‘Dallas’

Popular new TV drama dubbed East German ‘Dallas’

Sky needs years to become ‘sustainable’

Sky needs years to become ‘sustainable’

Sky Deutschland looking for new cable TV partners

Sky Deutschland looking for new cable TV partners

German broadcasters to set up free internet TV

German broadcasters to set up free internet TV

Of mice and Portnoy

Of mice and Portnoy

Germany’s humour crisis

Germany’s humour crisis

ARD TV drama sparks Scientology’s ire

ARD TV drama sparks Scientology’s ire

Bringing 3D television to a living room near you

Bringing 3D television to a living room near you

German TV is murder

German TV is murder

Germans glued to the tube

Germans glued to the tube

Iran interferes with German news satellite

Iran interferes with German news satellite

Broadcast group ProSiebenSat.1 planning paid TV options

Broadcast group ProSiebenSat.1 planning paid TV options

States may pull the plug on TV licence fee authority GEZ

States may pull the plug on TV licence fee authority GEZ

Dieter Bohlen officially ruled an artist by Kassel court

Dieter Bohlen officially ruled an artist by Kassel court

Making it in Germany: An American fashion aficionado

Making it in Germany: An American fashion aficionado

Broadcaster ZDF confuses ‘phishing’ with ‘fisting’ on air

Broadcaster ZDF confuses ‘phishing’ with ‘fisting’ on air

‘World’s longest TV show’ features a day in Berlin life after the Wall

‘World’s longest TV show’ features a day in Berlin life after the Wall

The super nanny state

The super nanny state

Court rejects attempt to stop ‘Big Brother with babies’ show

Court rejects attempt to stop ‘Big Brother with babies’ show

Stefan Raab abandons German Eurovision

Stefan Raab abandons German Eurovision

UEFA Cup’s ‘Paper Wad of God’ up for auction on Ebay

UEFA Cup’s ‘Paper Wad of God’ up for auction on Ebay

Reality TV show with borrowed babies causes outcry

Reality TV show with borrowed babies causes outcry

Germans have more free time than most of the world

Germans have more free time than most of the world

Pop idol contestant demands redo after voting cock-up

Pop idol contestant demands redo after voting cock-up

Hoeneß’ TV football fee idea gets the boot

Hoeneß’ TV football fee idea gets the boot

Wannabe model cast off show for insulting mighty Heidi

Wannabe model cast off show for insulting mighty Heidi

Introducing…Heidi Klum

Introducing…Heidi Klum

I don’t want my MTV

I don’t want my MTV

Introducing…Dieter Bohlen

Introducing…Dieter Bohlen

50 years of a New Year’s dinner for one

50 years of a New Year’s dinner for one

Premiere pay TV unveils €450-million capital increase

Premiere pay TV unveils €450-million capital increase

Famous TV cop Derrick dies

Famous TV cop Derrick dies

Hitler’s favourite meal stinks up Belgian cooking show

Hitler’s favourite meal stinks up Belgian cooking show

Reich-Ranicki ruckus co-opted by advertising industry

Reich-Ranicki ruckus co-opted by advertising industry

Heidi Klum misses out at Emmy Awards

Heidi Klum misses out at Emmy Awards

Hamas frees cameraman working for German TV

Hamas frees cameraman working for German TV

Bundesliga clubs fume over TV money row

Bundesliga clubs fume over TV money row

Ending Germany’s six minutes of eternity

Ending Germany’s six minutes of eternity

ZDF sees record TV ratings despite broadcast blackout

ZDF sees record TV ratings despite broadcast blackout

Heidi Klum crowns teen Germany’s top model

Heidi Klum crowns teen Germany’s top model

Entertainment ‘experts’ attack Germany’s Eurovision flop

Entertainment ‘experts’ attack Germany’s Eurovision flop

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News Corp. raises stake in German pay-TV Premiere

‘Sex and the City’ fans celebrate German premiere

‘Sex and the City’ fans celebrate German premiere

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Stasi love drama causes stir for ARD

Bishop slams violent Easter TV lineup

Bishop slams violent Easter TV lineup

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BBC sells Nazi-bashing comedy to German TV