ARD a mixed of good options for have a good time Today we want to share with you a new reason to watch german TV through, the “Das Erste” or ARD channels. Like we saw in the article “A journey through German channels”, in Germany exists 3 different types of channels: Public service broadcasting channel, Private Channel or Free TV and Pay TV. ARD is in the category of the public channels in Germany and fight a daily battle vs ZDF for be the king of the German Public television channel. “Das Erste” – The first public full program channel The TV station is on air since 25 December 1952. ARD is conformed for nine regional broadcasters (BR, HR, MDR, NDR, RB, RBB, SR, SWR, WDR) and for the first digital channels EinsPlus, Einsfestival and tagesschau24. As well, ARD have their own regional television and radio programs. In collaboration with ZDF, ARD organized the TV station 3sat, ARTE and the children’s channel Phoenix and KI.KA. Entertainment and Information: The TV program of ARD The 24-hour full program includes news and information programs, entertainment shows, series and movies, talk shows, children’s and cultural programs. One of the most important news programs on ARD is “Tagesschau”, whose main production start at 20 o´clock every day. More news programs are the “Tagesthemen” (daily news), the “Nachtmagazin” (Night Magazine) and the “ARD-Morgenmagazin” (ARD television). Regular sporting events have a place as part of the TV programs in ARD. A classic is the “Sportschau” on Saturday night. One of the main programs in ARD is the crime series “Tatort”about we talked in another article. “Tatort” was first broadcast in 1970, making it the longest-running crime series in the German-speaking world!! If you love the mystery, watch this “classic”. Among the regular series include “Polizeiruf 110”, “Großstadtrevier”, “In aller Freundschaft”, “Um Himmels Willen” and “Lindenstraße”. Of course! the daily soaps are part of the german tv too, and one of the most famous is transmitted on ARD, “Verbotene Liebe”. As well you can watch “Sturm der Liebe” and “Rote Rosen”. If you love the musicals, game and quiz shows, comedy, entertainment shows or even the folk music, you can be sure that in ARD you will find the perfect program for you. Some good examples are the programs presented by Dieter Nuhr “Satire Gipfel”, “Verstehen Sie Spaß?”, “Frag doch mal die Maus”, “Die große Show der Naturwunder” and the “Musikantenstadl”. How do I receive ARD? If you are boring to watch always the same, escape of the routine watching the programs of “Das Erste”. As you can see ARD channel offers excellent entertainment options for everyone. Watch ARD channels with online… It´s a good deal!