The Tagesschau (own spelling: tagesschau) is a news program of the ARD, which is produced by "ARD-aktuell" in Hamburg and is broadcast several times a day in „Ersten", on tagesschau24 and as a live stream on tagesschau.de as well as the main edition at 8 pm additionally in the Third TV programs (except MDR), Phoenix, 3sat, tagesschau 24 and ARD-alpha.
The Tagesschau is the oldest still existing program on German television. The Tagesschau is edited and produced by NDR (previously NWDR) in Hamburg. Up to 20 issues per day are produced and broadcast. Up to ten million viewers watch the main edition of the Tagesschau. The website tagesschau.de is created by the ARD and is increasingly operated as a news portal with an independent share of current news in its own editorial department.