I am pleased to share some good news about the future of public media in Rochester. Thanks to a capstone gift of $2 million from philanthropist Tom Golisano, WXXI has announced the successful completion of our “Go Public” Comprehensive Campaign!
The political convention season is upon us and WXXI has you covered! PBS NewsHour combines forces with NPR to co-produce and simulcast coverage of the 2016 Republican National Convention on July 18 – 21 in Cleveland and the 2016 Democratic National Convention on July 25 – 28 in Philadelphia.
As Rochester transitions from one festival to the next, so do we at WXXI! As legions of music fans just enjoyed nine days of the Xerox International Jazz Festival, art enthusiasts have the Corn Hill Arts Festival to look forward to this weekend.
WXXI celebrates the 100th anniversary of our national parks with an encore broadcast of The National Parks: America’s Best Idea, airing Monday, April 25 through Saturday, April 30 at 9 p.m. on WXXI-TV.
We recently received word that Second Opinion, WXXI's nationally distributed healthcare series, and its host Dr. Peter Salgo had been nominated for a Daytime Emmy® Award in the Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host category.
I hope you had a chance to catch the final episode of Downton Abbey. The finale for the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning hit, which we have enjoyed for the last six years, aired Sunday, March 6th. If you missed it, you can watch it online at: pbs.org/video.
February marks Black History Month and WXXI and the Little Theatre are pleased to present a variety of programs that spotlight the men and women who shaped the African-American experience. This includes the Little’s Black History Film Series, with feature films screening every Saturday throughout the month.