The state visit of King Charles III. in Germany is also a big topic for the television stations. It is broadcast on various channels at different times. Here is an overview:
On Wednesday, Erste broadcasts the first part of the state visit in the special program "Royal State Visit: King Charles in Berlin", including impressions of the military honors at the Brandenburg Gate and the reception at Bellevue Palace. The program starts after the 2:00 p.m. "Tagesschau" and runs until 4:30 p.m. Tina Hassel moderated. With her, the head of the ARD studio in London, Annette Dittert, and aristocratic expert Leontine von Schmettow arrange the royal visit for the audience.
The second shows a "ZDF special: King Charles III in Germany" on Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:35 p.m. On the second day of his visit to Germany, King Charles III. a speech in the Bundestag. Before that, he is greeted by Chancellor Scholz and he visits the weekly market on Berlin's Wittenbergplatz. Moderated by Christina von Ungern-Sternberg on "ZDF special". Guests on the set will include the head of the London ZDF studio, Hilke Petersen, royal expert Julia Melchior and ZDF capital city studio manager Theo Koll.
On Wednesday from 2:05 p.m., phoenix will start a special broadcast with live coverage of the couple's arrival at Berlin Airport BER. At around 3 p.m., phoenix will be showing the military ceremonial live at the Brandenburg Gate. From 4 p.m. the Federal President's speech is expected in Bellevue Palace as part of the state reception, which phoenix will also be showing live. The capital city reporters Erhard Scherfer and Gerd-Joachim von Fallois will accompany the royal couple in Berlin and report live from the various stations. On Thursday, Phoenix will be there live when King Charles III. at 12.00 p.m. in the German Parliament. In "Phoenix - the day" (5.30 p.m.) Phoenix shows a summary of the further royal visit program in Berlin and Brandenburg. On Friday, phoenix will report on the further course of the royal state visit to Hamburg in its current phoenix-on-site spreads. phoenix reporter Katharina Kühn reports live from the Hanseatic city with impressions of the day. A summary of the third and final day of the visit to Germany will be broadcast by phoenix on Friday at 5.30 p.m. in "Phoenix - der Tag".
The regional television station Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (RBB) shows the 15-minute special "RBB24 special - The State Visit" on Thursday evening at 8:15 p.m.
The news station reports live from Wednesday to Friday. World TV reporters Alina Quast and Laura Kipfelsberger accompany the royal couple's journey, and world reporter Christina Lewinsky and reporter Achim Unser give an assessment of the political significance of the royal visit. On Wednesday and Friday, nobility expert Gloria Fürstin von Thurn und Taxis will also comment on the events. Britain connoisseur Arndt Striegler will be a guest in the studio on all three days.
The Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) is concentrating on the visit to Hamburg on Friday, where Charles will visit the town hall and the port, among other things. The ARD royal expert Leontine von Schmettow and moderator Julia Niharika Sen will report live on NDR regional television from 12.25 p.m. with reporters about the royal visit to the Hanseatic city. The 6:00 p.m. edition of the "Hamburg Journal" on NDR television then traces the visit of the royal couple monothematically in the evening, while the 7:30 p.m. edition shows the pictures of the day. A 15-minute "NDR Info extra: Royal visit - Charles and Camilla in Hamburg" follows at 8:15 p.m.
On the occasion of King Charles' state visit, RTL is changing the program for an extended edition of the RTL lunchtime journal "Punkt 12" at short notice on Wednesday. In addition to discussions with nobility experts, presenter Katja Burkard will provide news and background information on the monarch's journey in "Point 12 Special - King Charles in Germany" from 3 p.m. and on Thursday from 11 a.m.