@Pathduck No, MediathekView is open source and may officially offer the services of the public media libraries. With the free extension Hoxx VPN
I was able to bypass the country lock and could watch Babylon Berlin from Sweden (Finland does not offer Hoxx)
For example: The German ZDF magazine Planet E. also offers its reports in English
Many other German TV shows also offer their programs in English. If I can think of more, I will publish it here.