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The DW for Smart TV App

Watch DW's TV content live or on-demand according to your preferences.

Unbiased, international news and information covering the world's biggest issues from DW - Germany's international broadcaster.
Latest news and in-depth coverage of everything from business, science and politics to arts, culture and sports.

The DW Smart TV App is available on the following devices

Please pay attention to the operating system.


  • Samsung (with Tizen as operating system )
    (devices from 2013 to 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, devices from 2016 are currently not available)
  • LG (with webOS as operating system)
    (devices up from 2013)
  • Sony devices with Android TV
    (Bravia): Models up from June 2015,
    ("X" and "S" series)
  • Sharp devices with Android TV
    up from midst of June 2015
    (UE30 series) 
  • Philips devices with Android TV
    up from 2015
    (6000 series, 7000 series, 8000 series, 9000 series)
  • Set-Top Boxes with Android TV
    Nvidia Shield
  • Apple TV Box
    4. Generation and 5. Generation
  • Amazon Fire TV Box and stick
    1. Generation and 2. Generation
  • Roku Streaming devices
  • Functions*:
  • Select your favorite topics and the app will automatically recommend selections from DW's content pool. 
  • Subscribe to your favorite programs and never miss an episode again.
  • Create playlists of your favorite videos.
  • Search function supporting text or speech recognition to quickly find what you are looking for.
  • Watch DW’s Livestreams DW English, DW Español, DW Arabia.

*Some functions might not be available on all devices​​​​​​

  • How to find DW on your smart TV:

Select the app store of your device (LG Smart World, Samsung store, Google Play Store) and search for "Deutsche Welle" or "DW for Smart TV".
For Smart TV functionality on your television, you will require a broadband Internet connection. 
Internet service charges may apply.
Please contact your Internet service provider to find out if your connection is suitable for smart TV.