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The Bundesliga Preview Show

The Bundesliga Preview Show is the DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga's weekly TV programme, offering an international audience a unique perspective on Germany's top flight throughout the season: in-depth previews of the upcoming league action, exclusive interviews, behind-the-scenes reports, the best goals from the weekend and much more besides.

2014/15 Season Review

Our wrap-up of the recently-ended campaign in which Bayern were crowned champions, plus a look ahead to the relegation play-offs.

Matchday 34

Ahead of the final weekend of the season, we welcome promoted FC Ingolstadt to the Bundesliga and bid a fond farewell to outgoing Dortmund coach Jürgen Klopp.

Matchday 33

This week, we'll attempt to shed some light on FC Bayern München's recent loss of form and catch up with one of the Bundesliga's most likeable coaches, Christian Streich.

Review: Best of April

In this special edition of the preview show, we catch up with 2014/15 champions FC Bayern München and examine Jürgen Klopp's legacy at Borussia Dortmund.

Matchday 32

This week, we join Köln's Japanese duo Yuya Osako and Kazuki Nagasawa on a trip down the River Rhine and catch up with Gladbach's Brazilian forward Raffael.

Matchday 31

Bayern have won the title with four games to spare so we dedicate plenty of time looking back at another triumph, as well as seeing who might join them in Europe next term.

Matchday 30

With news of Thomas Tuchel's appointment as the next boss of Borussia Dortmund, we take a look at the summer transition at the Westphalian club.

Matchday 29

In this week's edition, we preview the northern derby between SV Werder Bremen and Hamburger SV and get to know FC Augsburg midfielder Daniel Baier that little bit better.

Matchday 28

This week, we look ahead to the battle of the Borussias between Dortmund and Mönchengladbach at the Foals' Borusssia Park and focus in depth on Andre Schürrle after he scored his first goal for VfL Wolfsburg.

Review: Best of March

In a special edition of the show, we take a look back at a taxing month for FC Bayern München on the injury front and marvel at the coaching efforts of Roger Schmidt, Lucien Favre and Dieter Hecking.

Matchday 27

This week we cast an eye over the Klassiker as Borussia Dortmund host FC Bayern München and check in with two clubs riding the crest of a wave: Borussia Mönchengladbach and FC Augsburg.

Matchday 26

The Bundesliga Preview Show looks ahead to Bayern's meeting with old rivals Gladbach while taking Bremen coach Viktor Skripnik and midfield stars Hakan Calhanoglu and Ilkay Gündogan under the microscope.

Matchday 25

Bayern old-hand Claudio Pizarro makes a return to his first German club Bremen on Matchday 25 while we also look at the fierce battle raging at the top of the scoring charts.

Matchday 24

On this week's show, we ask whether Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Marco Reus - a.k.a Batman and Robin - can reprise their roles as Dortmund superheroes at Hamburg on Matchday 24.

Matchday 23

We look ahead to the 86th top-flight edition of the Revierderby as bitter rivals Borussia Dortmund and FC Schalke 04 prepare to lock horns on Matchday 23.

Matchday 22

This week, we look back on a breathless Matchday 21 in Germany's top flight and catch up with Marco Reus, who committed his future to Borussia Dortmund last week.

Matchday 21

On this week's show, new VfL Wolfsburg signing Andre Schürrle goes under the spotlight ahead of his return to former club Bayer 04 Leverkusen.

Matchday 20

The latest edition of the preview show looks ahead to FC Bayern München's clash with VfB Stuttgart and gets up close and personal with FCB star Thomas Müller.

Best of January

The bulk of the opening matchday of 2015 just about squeezed into the tail-end of January and the Preview Show's monthly highlights programme gives that its due, with the main focus on Wolfsburg's win over Bayern.

Matchday 19

In this special midweek edition of the preview show, we look ahead to FC Bayern München's clash with FC Schalke 04 and get up close and personal with Bayer 04 Leverkusen head coach Roger Schmidt.

Matchday 18

In the first edition of the preview show of 2015, we focus on FC Bayern München and VfL Wolfsburg ahead of their Matchday 18 curtain-raiser and catch up with new Borussia Dortmund signing Kevin Kampl.

Best of December

During the winter break, we focus on two of the outstanding players in the 2014/15 Hinrunde: Ballon d'Or nominee Manuel Neuer and goal machine Alexander Meier.

Hinrunde Review

In 2014's final instalment, the show looks back over the first half of the 2014/15 campaign, which brought unbridled joy for Bayern but misery in equal measure for Borussia Dortmund.

Matchday 17

In the latest edition of the Bundesliga Preview Show, we look ahead to FC Bayern München's clash with 1. FSV Mainz 05 and get up close and personal with Jakub Blaszczykowski.

Matchday 16

In this issue we put the FC Schalke 04 talent pool in the spotlight and catch up with VfL Wolfsburg’s Swiss international defender Ricardo Rodriguez.

Matchday 15

Bayer 04 Leverkusen's Brazilian whizzkid Wendell and FC Augsburg's Raul Bobadilla are both put under the microscope ahead of Matchday 15.

Matchday 14

This edition looks ahead to the clash between Bayern and Leverkusen, joins Dortmund coach Jürgen Klopp as he receives as distinguished visitor, and plenty more besides!
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Best of November

A perfect month for FC Bayern, an intriguing tussle among those striving to stay on their heels and a tightly-packed table: November certainly provided talking points aplenty.

Matchday 13

An in-depth look at the Rhineland derby between Heung-Min Son's Bayer 04 Leverkusen and 1. FC Köln and Borussia Dortmund's struggle for form.

Matchday 12

FC Bayern and Spain left-sided specialist Juan Bernat, Mainz 05 star Shinji Okazaki and Bremen's in-form goal-getter Franco Di Santo all take centre stage.

Matchday 11

Dortmund star Marco Reus' reunion with former side Gladbach as well as Ballon d'Or contender Thomas Müller and Schalke's Atsuto Uchida feature in this week's edition.

Best of October

Tales of the unexpected for some, business as usual for others: the Bundesliga Preview Show has the lowdown on some wildly varying fortunes in its Best of October edition.

Matchday 10

Coming up this week on the Preview Show, we look ahead to Dortmund's visit to pacesetters Bayern, while taking a close look at Leverkusen free-kick specialist Hakan Calhanoglu.

Matchday 9

In this week's edition we analyse Borussia Dortmund's continuing problems and look ahead to a mammoth clash between Borussia Mönchengladbach and FC Bayern München in Matchday 9's curtain-closer.

Matchday 8

In this week's instalment we take a look at new FC Schalke 04 coach Roberto Di Matteo ahead of his first assignment as Royal Blues boss, as well as examining the latest developments at Dortmund and FC Bayern.

Best of September 2014

With the league action on hold, we take a look back over some of the top moments so far in this budding Bundesliga campaign, including a month to savour for FC Bayern München sensation Arjen Robben.

Matchday 7

Coming up this week on the Preview Show, we explore the current state of play in the Dortmund and Schalke camps, while taking a good look at Xabi Alonso's standout performance in Bayern's win against Köln.

Matchday 5

Schalke keeper Ralf Fährmann (l.) and Hoffenheim's Ermin Bicakcic are both In Focus this week, while Insider Report goes behind the scenes at Dortmund's ultra-modern Brackel training centre

Matchday 4

The return of a bearded Franck Ribery is on the menu in this episode of the Bundesliga Preview Show, while we also focus on records set by 1. FC Köln and Shinji Okazaki.

Matchday 3

Summer signings Shinji Kagawa (l.) and Xabi Alonso take centre stage on the Bundesliga Preview Show as Germany's top flight gets set to return from a two-week hiatus.

Best of August 2014

With no league action this weekend, we take a look back over some of the top moments so far in this still-young Bundesliga campaign, including a fortnight to savour for Bayer 04 Leverkusen's Karim Bellarabi.

Matchday 2

Manuel Neuer (l.) and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang both feature in this week's Bundesliga Preview Show, and we'll be taking a good look at FC Bayern München's upcoming visit to FC Schalke 04.

Matchday 1

In our first 2014/15 edition of the Bundesliga Preview Show, we look out to the opening day of the new season, while there's also a spotlight on Dortmund star Marco Reus (r.) and Bayern new recruit Robert Lewandowski.