WXXI Kids 24/7
WXXI Kids 24/7
Wed, 02/01/2017 - 6:00am - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 11:59pm
WXXI launches a new TV channel and livestream dedicated to PBS Kids programming.
Committed to providing educational children's programming that sparks kids' imaginations and fosters a life-long love of learning, WXXI is proud to introduce a new 24/7 PBS Kids channel. WXXI Kids 24/7, which can be found at WXXI-TV 21.4 and Live streaming via WXXI Kids http://wxxi.org/kids/video & the PBS Kids Video App. It is also available on Cable channel 1277. This service builds on our commitment to providing an essential service for children, parents, teachers, and life-long learners.
Please note: WXXI-TV 21.1/cable 1221 will continue to air its children's block from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. The schedule of children’s programming on WXXI-TV will be different from the 24/7 channel, offering families a variety of options.
LIVE STREAM: WXXI Kids 24/7 Live Stream:
Designed to meet the needs of today’s kids, WXXI’s new free 24/7 service, which includes the channel at WXXI-TV 21.4 and the livestream at WXXI.org/kids, will provide learning opportunities for every child, especially those at risk, whenever and wherever they access media. Following its initial launch, the live stream experience will expand to offer an integrated games feature, enabling children to toggle between a PBS KIDS show and an activity that extends learning – all in one seamless digital experience. The live stream and games feature is grounded in research demonstrating that measurable gains in learning are achieved when children engage with PBS KIDS content on multiple platforms. The games will align with the learning goals of each TV series, deepening children’s involvement and supporting learning.
The WXXI KIDS 24/7 channel will include popular favorites, such as DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD, ODD SQUAD, WILD KRATTS and DINOSAUR TRAIN; the new series NATURE CAT and READY JET GO!, and SPLASH AND BUBBLES.
24/7 WXXI Kids Channel FAQ
How do I find the 24/7 WXXI Kids Channel over the air?
The new channel will be on channel 21.4. If you don’t automatically see the new channel on your TV, you will need to rescan or autotune. Follow these step-by-step instructions:
- Press the Menu button on your converter box, converter box remote, HDTV, or HDTV remote
- Go to Setup or Settings
- Go to Installation or System or Channels
- Go to Scan Channels, Program Channels, Autoscan, Autoprogram or Autotuning
- Press Select or Enter or OK to scan
Note: Sometimes unplugging your TV for several minutes and then replugging it back into the socket will also trigger a rescan.
Where do I find the WXXI Kids 24/7 Channel on my cable provider?
Cable – 1277. Depending on your TV you may also see it at 21.4 on your basic cable.
How do I watch the live stream?
Viewers will be able to watch the WXXI Kids 24/7 live stream through WXXI Kids site: http//wxxi.org/kids/video The programs will also live stream pbskids.org and on the PBS KIDS Video App, which is available to download for free from mobile sites like the Apple and Google stores. It is also on a variety of mobile devices, tablets and over-the-top platforms such as Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Xbox One and Chromecast.