WXXI TV - Described Television Programs

DVI Descriptive Television ProgramsAs a further service to Rochester's visually impaired community, WXXI television offers a large number of its programs with descriptive video (DVi). These programs are noted with a D))) in the listings below. Programs with descriptive video provide concise descriptions of sets, scenery, costumes, action and other important visual elements between the dialogue of the program.

With the transition to digital television, the SAP channel is no longer used to transmit audio descriptions.  Instead, digital television standards provide for two types of main audio, and six types of associated audio services, one of which is for people with vision disabilities.  In order to access DVi programs in the digital world, you will need to have either a digital television with additional associated audio services or a converter box with enough associated audio services.  As long as you are equipped with one of these two options, any program that contains DVi/audio description, the description will be heard along with all of the regular program audio. For more information on how to access DVi programs, call WXXI at 325-7500.

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AUGUST 2016

DVI PROGRAMMING (Children’s DVI programming is listed below): 

 

MONDAY 1
01:30a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Masterpiece Mystery! "Inspector Lewis, Season 7 - Beyond Good and Evil" D)))

 

TUESDAY 2
09:00p Boys of '36: American Experience  D)))
10:00p Independent Lens “T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold” D)))

 

WEDNESDAY 3
02:00a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Boys of '36: American Experience  D)))
03:00a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Independent Lens "T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold" D)))

 

THURSDAY 4
(None)

 

FRIDAY 5
03:00a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Boys of '36: American Experience  D))) 

SATURDAY 6
02:00a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Masterpiece Mystery! "Inspector Lewis, Season 7 - Beyond Good and Evil" D)))

 

SUNDAY 7
09:00p Inspector Lewis Season 8 on Masterpiece "One for Sorrow" D)))

 

MONDAY 8
01:30a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Inspector Lewis Season 8 on Masterpiece "One for Sorrow" D)))

 

TUESDAY 9
08:00p JFK & LBJ: a Time for Greatness  D)))

 

WEDNESDAY 10
01:00a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) JFK & LBJ: a Time for Greatness  D)))

 

THURSDAY 11
08:00p Nixon: American Experience "Nixon" D)))

 

FRIDAY 12
02:00a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Nixon: American Experience "Nixon" D)))

 

SATURDAY 13
02:00a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Inspector Lewis Season 8 on Masterpiece "One for Sorrow" D)))

 

SUNDAY 14
09:00p Inspector Lewis Season 8 on Masterpiece "Magnum Opus" D)))

 

MONDAY 15
01:30a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Inspector Lewis Season 8 on Masterpiece "Magnum Opus" D)))
09:00p Jimmy Carter: American Experience  D)))

 

TUESDAY 16
02:00a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Jimmy Carter: American Experience  D)))
09:00p Reagan: American Experience "Lifeguard" D)))


WEDNESDAY 17

02:00a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Reagan: American Experience "Lifeguard" D)))
09:00p Reagan: American Experience  D)))

 

THURSDAY 18
02:00a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) American Experience "An American Crusade" D)))

 

FRIDAY 19
(None)

 

SATURDAY 20
02:00a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Inspector Lewis Season 8 on Masterpiece "Magnum Opus" D)))

 

SUNDAY 21
09:00p Inspector Lewis Season 8 on Masterpiece "What Lies Tangled" D)))

 

MONDAY 22
01:30a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Inspector Lewis Season 8 on Masterpiece "What Lies Tangled" D)))

 

TUESDAY 23
03:00a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Inspector Lewis Season 8 on Masterpiece "What Lies Tangled" D)))

 

WEDNESDAY 24
(None)

 

THURSDAY 25
02:00a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) NOVA "Venom: Nature's Killer" D)))

 

FRIDAY 26
(None)

 

SATURDAY 27
02:00a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Inspector Lewis Season 8 on Masterpiece "What Lies Tangled" D)))

 

SUNDAY 28
(None)

 

MONDAY 29
(None)

 

TUESDAY 30
(None)

 

WEDNESDAY 31
(None)

 

AUGUST 2016

DVI PROGRAMMING FOR CHILDREN (General DVI programming is listed above):

 

WEEKDAYS, 6:00AM- 8:00PM:
06:00a  Arthur  D)))
06:30a  Odd Squad  D)))
07:00a  Wild Kratts  (Not DVI.) (One-hour special on airing on 8/8 & 8/12) *
07:30a  Ready Jet Go!  D))) (Not airing on 8/8 & 8/12) *
08:00a  Nature Cat  D)))  (Not airing on 8/1 & 8/5) *
08:30a  Curious George  D))) (Not airing on 8/1 & 8/5) *
09:00a  Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood  D))) (Not airing on 8/1 & 8/5) *
09:30a  Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood  D)))
10:00a  Sesame Street  D)))
10:30a  WordWorld  D)))
11:00a  Dinosaur Train  D))) (One-hour special on 8/22 & 8/26) *
11:30a  Dinosaur Train  D))) (One-hour special on 8/22 & 8/26) *
12:00p  Super Why!  D)))
12:30p  Thomas & Friends  D)))
01:00p  Peg + Cat  D)))
01:30p  The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!  D)))
02:00p  Curious George  D)))
02:30p  Curious George  D)))
03:00p  Sid the Science Kid  D))) (Not airing on 8/1 & 8/5) *
03:30p  Nature Cat  D))) (Not airing on 8/1 & 8/5) *
04:00p  Ready Jet Go!  D))) (Not airing on 8/1, 8/3, & 8/5) *
04:30p  Odd Squad  D))) (Not airing on 8/3) *
05:00p  Wild Kratts  (Not DVI.) (Not airing on 8/3, one-hour special airing on 8/8 & 8/12) *
05:30p  Cyberchase  D)))  (Not airing on 8/8 & 8/12) * 

SATURDAYS, 6:00AM-9:30AM:
06:00a  Thomas & Friends  D))) 
06:30a  Bob the Builder  D)))
07:00a  Daniel Tiger  D)))
07:30a  Daniel Tiger  D)))
08:00a  Curious George  D)))
08:30a  Nature Cat  D)))
09:00a  Ready Jet Go!  D)))

 

SUNDAYS, 6:00AM-11:00AM:
06:00a  Martha Speaks  D)))
06:30a  Signing Time  D)))
07:00a  Sesame Street  D)))
07:30a  Clifford the Big Red Dog  D)))   
08:00a  Curious George  D)))    
08:30a  Nature Cat  D)))  
09:00a  Ready Jet Go!  D)))   
09:30a  Wild Kratts  (Not DVI.) (One-hour special airing on 8/14.)
10:00a  Odd Squad  D))) (Not airing on 8/14.)
10:30a  Word Girl  D)))

 

* SPECIAL CHILDREN’S PROGRAMMING:

 

MONDAY 1              
08:00a - 09:30a  “Odd Squad: The Movie” D)))
03:00p - 04:30p  “Odd Squad: The Movie” D)))

 

WEDNESDAY 3       
04:00p - 05:30p  “Odd Squad: The Movie” D)))

 

FRIDAY 5                 
08:00a - 09:30a  “Odd Squad: The Movie” D)))
03:00p - 04:30p  “Odd Squad: The Movie” D)))

 

MONDAY 8             
07:00a - 08:00a  “Wild Kratts: Lost at Sea” D)))
05:00p - 06:00p  “Wild Kratts: Lost at Sea” D)))

 

FRIDAY 12 
07:00a - 08:00a  “Wild Kratts: Lost at Sea” D)))
05:00p - 06:00p  “Wild Kratts: Lost at Sea” D)))

 

SUNDAY 14
09:30a - 10:30a  “Wild Kratts: Lost at Sea” D)))

 

MONDAY 22           
11:00a - 12:00p  “Dinosaur Train: Dinosaurs A to Z” D)))

 

FRIDAY 26               
11:00a - 12:00p  “Dinosaur Train: Dinosaurs A to Z” D)))


July 2016 – DVI PROGRAMMING (Children’s DVI Programming is listed below): 

FRIDAY 1
01:00a (OVERNIGHT EDUCATIONAL) Hands on Crafts for Kids "Me!" D))) *
01:30a (OVERNIGHT EDUCATIONAL) Hands on Crafts for Kids "Make Believe" D))) *

SATURDAY 2
02:00a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Endeavour Season 3 on Masterpiece "Arcadia" D)))

SUNDAY 3
09:00p Endeavour Season 3 on Masterpiece "Prey" D)))

MONDAY 4
01:30a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Endeavour Season 3 on Masterpiece "Prey" D)))

TUESDAY 5
03:30a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Endeavour Season 3 on Masterpiece "Prey" D)))

WEDNESDAY 6
(None)

THURSDAY 7
(None) 

FRIDAY 8
(None)

SATURDAY 9
02:00a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Endeavour Season 3 on Masterpiece "Prey" D)))

SUNDAY 10
09:00p Endeavour Season 3 on Masterpiece "Coda" D)))

MONDAY 11
01:30a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Endeavour Season 3 on Masterpiece "Coda" D)))

TUESDAY 12
03:00a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Endeavour Season 3 on Masterpiece "Coda" D)))

WEDNESDAY 13
(None)

FRIDAY 15
01:00a (OVERNIGHT) All About Prints  D)))

SATURDAY 16
02:00a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Endeavour Season 3 on Masterpiece "Coda" D)))

SUNDAY 17
09:00p Masterpiece Mystery! "Inspector Lewis, Season 7 - Entry Wounds" D)))

MONDAY 18
01:30a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Masterpiece Mystery! "Inspector Lewis, Season 7 - Entry Wounds" D)))

TUESDAY 19
(None)

WEDNESDAY 20
(None)

THURSDAY 21
(None)

FRIDAY 22
(None)

SATURDAY 23
02:00a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Masterpiece Mystery! "Inspector Lewis, Season 7 - Entry Wounds" D)))

SUNDAY 24
09:00p Masterpiece Mystery! "Inspector Lewis, Season 7 - The Lions of Nemea" D)))

MONDAY 25
01:30a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Masterpiece Mystery! "Inspector Lewis, Season 7 - The Lions of Nemea" D)))

TUESDAY 26
02:00a (OVERNIGHT) The War of 1812  D)))

WEDNESDAY 27
(None)

THURSDAY 28
(None)

FRIDAY 29
(None)

SATURDAY 30
02:00a (OVERNIGHT ENCORE) Masterpiece Mystery! "Inspector Lewis, Season 7 - The Lions of Nemea" D))) 

SUNDAY 31
09:00p Masterpiece Mystery! "Inspector Lewis, Season 7 - Beyond Good and Evil" D)))

 

* Part of WXXI’s Overnight Instructional TV (ITV) programming.

 

JULY 2016

DVI PROGRAMMING FOR CHILDREN (General DVI programming is listed above):

 

WEEKDAYS, 6:00AM- 8:00PM:
06:00a  Arthur  D)))
06:30a  Odd Squad  D)))
07:00a  Wild Kratts  (Not DVI. Special airs on 7/4 & 7/8) **
07:30a  Ready Jet Go!  D))) (Not airing on 7/4 & 7/8) **
08:00a  Nature Cat  D)))  (Not airing on 7/1) **
08:30a  Curious George  D))) (Special airs on 7/1 starting at 8a) **
09:00a  Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood  D))) (Not airing on 7/1) **
09:30a  Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood  D)))
10:00a  Sesame Street  D)))
10:30a  WordWorld  D)))
11:00a  Dinosaur Train  D))) 
11:30a  Dinosaur Train  D))) 
12:00p  Super Why!  D)))
12:30p  Thomas & Friends  D)))
01:00p  Peg + Cat  D))) (Not airing on 7/25 & 7/29) **
01:30p  The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!  D))) (Special airs on 7/25 & 7/29 starting at 1p) **
02:00p  Curious George  D))) (Special airs on 7/1 starting at 2p) **
02:30p  Curious George  D))) (Special airs on 7/1 starting at 2p) **
03:00p  Sid the Science Kid  D))) (Not airing on 7/1) **
03:30p  Nature Cat  D)))
04:00p  Ready Jet Go!  D)))
04:30p  Odd Squad  D)))
05:00p  Wild Kratts  (Not DVI. Special airs on 7/4 & 7/8) **
05:30p  Cyberchase  D))) (Not airing on 7/4 & 7/8) ** 

SATURDAYS, 6:00AM-9:30AM:
06:00a  Thomas & Friends  D))) 
06:30a  Bob the Builder  D)))
07:00a  Daniel Tiger  D)))
07:30a  Daniel Tiger  D)))
08:00a  Curious George  D))) 
08:30a  Nature Cat  D)))
09:00a  Ready Jet Go!  D)))

SUNDAYS, 6:00AM-11:00AM:
06:00a  Martha Speaks  D)))
06:30a  Signing Time  D)))
07:00a  Sesame Street  D)))
07:30a  Clifford the Big Red Dog  D)))
08:00a  Curious George  D))) 
08:30a  Nature Cat  D)))
09:00a  Ready Jet Go!  D)))
09:30a  Wild Kratts  (Not DVI. Special airs on 7/10) **
10:00a  Odd Squad  D))) (Not airing on 7/10) **
10:30a  Word Girl  D))) 

** SPECIAL CHILDREN’S PROGRAMMING:

 

FRIDAY 1                  
08:00a - 09:30a  “Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle” D)))
02:00p - 03:30p  “Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle” D)))

MONDAY 4             
07:00a - 08:00a  “Wild Kratts: Back in Creature Time” D)))
05:00p - 06:00p  “Wild Kratts: Back in Creature Time” D)))

FRIDAY 8                 
07:00a - 08:00a  “Wild Kratts: Back in Creature Time” D)))
05:00p - 06:00p  “Wild Kratts: Back in Creature Time” D)))

SUNDAY 10             
09:30a - 10:30a  “Wild Kratts: Back in Creature Time” D)))

MONDAY 25           
01:00p - 02:00p  “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Camping” D)))

FRIDAY 29               
01:00p - 02:00p  “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Camping” D)))


June 2016 – DVI PROGRAMMING (Children’s DVI Programming is listed below):

Wednesday 1
03:00a (EARLY MORNING) All-Star Orchestra "Politics and Art"  D))) *

Thursday 2
(None)

Friday 3
(None)

Saturday 4
02:00a (EARLY MORNING) Masterpiece Mystery! Endeavour (Season 2) “Trove”  D)))
03:30a (EARLY MORNING) Masterpiece Mystery! Endeavour (Season 2) “Nocturne”  D)))

Sunday 5
06:00p Jackie Robinson (Part  1 of 2)  D)))
08:30p Jackie Robinson (Part 2 of 2)  D)))

Monday 6
(None)

Tuesday 7
(None)

Wednesday 8
03:00a (EARLY MORNING) All-Star Orchestra "Relationships In Music"  D))) *

Thursday 9
(None)

Friday 10
01:00a (EARLY MORNING) Hands on Crafts for Kids "Trees"  D))) *
01:30a (EARLY MORNING) Hands on Crafts for Kids "Outer Limits"  D))) *

Saturday 11
02:00a (EARLY MORNING) Masterpiece Mystery! Endeavour (Season 2) “Sway”  D)))
03:30a (EARLY MORNING) Masterpiece Mystery! Endeavour (Season 2) “Neverland”  D)))

Sunday 12
04:30a (EARLY MORNING) One Day in the American City "The Love of City"  D)))

Monday 13
(None)

Tuesday 14
(None)

Wednesday 15
(None)

Thursday 16
(None)

Friday 17
01:00a (EARLY MORNING) Hands on Crafts for Kids "Write It Down"  D))) *
01:30a (EARLY MORNING) Hands on Crafts for Kids "On the Road and Around the Word"  D))) *

Saturday 18
(None)

Sunday 19
04:30a (EARLY MORNING) One Day in the American City "The Struggles of Our Cities"  D)))
09:00p Endeavour (Season 3) on Masterpiece "Ride"  D)))

Monday 20
(None)

Tuesday 21
(None)

Wednesday 22
03:00a (EARLY MORNING) All-Star Orchestra "Music's Emotional Impact"  D))) *

Thursday 23
(None)

Friday 24
01:00a (EARLY MORNING) Hands on Crafts for Kids "Creatures"  D))) *
01:30a (EARLY MORNING) Hands on Crafts for Kids "Music"  D))) *

Saturday 25
02:00a (EARLY MORNING) Endeavour (Season 3) on Masterpiece "Ride"  D)))

Sunday 26
04:30a (EARLY MORNING) One Day in the American City "The Hope for Our Cities"  D)))
09:00p Endeavour (Season 3) on Masterpiece "Arcadia" D)))

Monday 27
(None)

Tuesday 28
(None)

Wednesday 29
03:00a (EARLY MORNING) All-Star Orchestra "Mahler: Love, Sorrow and Transcendence"  D))) *

Thursday 30
(None)

 

* Part of WXXI’s Overnight Instructional TV (ITV) programming.

 

JUNE 2016 – DVI PROGRAMMING FOR CHILDREN

 

WEEKDAYS, 6:00AM- 8:00PM:
06:00a  Arthur  D)))
06:30a  Odd Squad  D))) **
07:00a  Wild Kratts  (Not DVI. Not airing on 6/20 & 6/24.) **
07:30a  Ready Jet Go!  D)))
08:00a  Nature Cat  D)))  (Not airing on 6/27) **
08:30a  Curious George  D))) *
09:00a  Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood  D))) (Not airing on 6/27) **
09:30a  Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood  D)))
10:00a  Sesame Street  D)))
10:30a  WordWorld  D)))
11:00a  Dinosaur Train  D))) **
11:30a  Dinosaur Train  D))) **
12:00p  Super Why!  D)))
12:30p  Thomas & Friends  D)))
01:00p  Peg + Cat  D))) **
01:30p  The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!  D))) (Not airing on 6/6 & 6/10) **
02:00p  Curious George  D))) **
02:30p  Curious George  D))) **
03:00p  Sid the Science Kid  D))) (Not airing on 6/27) **
03:30p  Nature Cat  D)))
04:00p  Ready Jet Go!  D)))
04:30p  Odd Squad  D))) **
05:00p  Wild Kratts  (Not DVI) (Not airing on 6/20, 6/22, & 6/24) **
05:30p  Cyberchase  D)))

 

** SPECIAL CHILDREN’S PROGRAMMING:

 

MONDAY 6              
01:00p - 02:00p  “Peg and Cat Save the World” D)))

MONDAY 13         
11:00a - 12:00p  “Dinosaur Train: Zeppelin Adventure” D)))

FRIDAY 10               
01:00p - 02:00p:  “Peg and Cat Save the World” D)))

FRIDAY 17               
11:00a - 12:00p:  “Dinosaur Train: Zeppelin Adventure” D)))

MONDAY 20
06:30a - 07:30a “Odd Squad: Agents of Change” D)))
04:30p - 05:30p “Odd Squad: Agents of Change” D)))

WEDNESDAY 22     
04:30p - 05:30p  “Odd Squad: Agents of Change” D)))

FRIDAY 24
06:30a - 07:30a “Odd Squad: Agents of Change” D)))
04:30p - 05:30p “Odd Squad: Agents of Change” D)))

MONDAY 27
08:00a - 09:30a “Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle” D)))
02:00p - 03:30p “Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle” D)))

 

SATURDAYS, 6:00AM-9:30AM:
06:00a  Thomas & Friends  D))) 
06:30a  Bob the Builder  D)))
07:00a  Daniel Tiger  D)))
07:30a  Daniel Tiger  D)))
08:00a  Curious George  D))) 
08:30a  Nature Cat  D)))
09:00a  Ready Jet Go!  D)))

 

SUNDAYS, 6:00AM-11:00AM
06:00a  Martha Speaks  D)))
06:30a  Signing Time  D)))
07:00a  Sesame Street  D)))
07:30a  Clifford the Big Red Dog  D)))
08:00a  Curious George  D))) 
08:30a  Nature Cat  D)))
09:00a  Ready Jet Go!  D)))
09:30a  Wild Kratts  (Not DVI)
10:00a  Odd Squad  D)))
10:30a  Word Girl  D)))

Audiences: