How do I find a DW program on the Internet that has already been broadcast? | Frequently asked questions about DW′s online content | DW | 16.12.2016
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How do I find a DW program on the Internet that has already been broadcast?

You have various options for finding past DW content on our Website.

1.    Search
Using the search function at, you can browse through all DW content. With the DW search machine, you can use the special characters ? and " when searching. 
The question mark (?) represents a single arbitrary character. Example: Entering r?t in the search bar leads to search results containing a three-letter word with "r" at the beginning and an "t" at the end (rat, rot, rut).
Quotation marks (") allow you to search for multiple words in the specified order. Example: Searching for "Deutsche Welle" will lead to results that contain the phrase "Deutsche Welle".

2.    Media Center search
In the Media Center, you can find archived video, audio, and image content. The latest content is found under "Latest programs". Under "All media content" you can do a keyword search or filter the content by program, date, media, or topic. Video, audio, and picture galleries are kept in the Media Center over a long period of time.

3.    Search via Video on Demand
At, the current highlights of our television line up are available as video on demand. To view the videos, Adobe Flash Player (version 7) is needed.

Please be aware that, due to licensing, documentaries are only available for a limited time as video on demand.

If you have further questions, please contact us:

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