WXXI Television

Through PBS and our own local
productions, WXXI provides viewers a stage
for the arts, a journey through nature, a glimpse
into history and a trusted window to the world. In addition, our
commercial-free kids programs prepare children for success in school and life.

Coming up on WXXI Television

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 9:00pm

Henry Louis Gates, Jr chronicles a sweeping 200,000-year journey of discovery, showing the complexity, grandeur and diversity of many millennia of undiscussed and unknown details about Africa’s compelling and dramatic history.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 8:00pm

Rediscovering Frederick Douglass tells the story of how a photograph of famed abolitionist and eminent human rights leader Frederick Douglass—not seen for more than a century—was rediscovered in the Rochester Public Library.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 6:00pm

WXXI captures the fascinating story of the local garment industry and the people who contributed to it in Tailor Made: The Story of Rochester’s Garment Industry

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 8:00pm

Examine the dramatic life of writer/activist Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 9:30pm

Family and friends, photos and home movies recall Erma Bombeck's life and career.

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 8:00pm

Henry Louis Gates, Jr chronicles a sweeping 200,000-year journey of discovery, showing the complexity, grandeur and diversity of many millennia of undiscussed and unknown details about Africa’s compelling and dramatic history.

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 8:30pm

Even small amounts of lead can cause serious health problems—particularly in young children.

 
WXXI-TV provides the best in local documentaries, trusted children's programs, and unparalleled entertaining and educational offerings from PBS.
WXXI World features documentary, public affairs and news programming from public television's award-winning signature series and acclaimed independent filmmakers.
WXXI Create airs cooking, travel, how-to, and lifestyle programming as well as providing three hours of children's programming daily between 6pm and 9pm.
A first-of-a-kind partnership with the City of Rochester, NY and WXXI, City 12 provides city residents with 14 hours a day of interesting, informative and entertaining new programming.