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.

Ongoing on WXXI Television

America Reframed: If You Build It: Two ambitious designers create a one-of-a-kind learning opportunity at a small NC school, allowing teens to conceptualize and construct a real building.Watch On-Demand

Regents Review 2.0 is a series of test-prep programs for high school students who plan to take New York State Regents exams in the June of 2016.

Coming up on WXXI Television

Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 10:00pm

Her passport said she was Cha Jung Hee. She knew she was not.

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 8:00pm

In the 1980’s an intrepid Australian pilot left behind a surfboard in the seaside village of Vanimo, Papua New Guinea. Twenty years later, surfing is not only a pillar of village life, but it’s also a means to prestige.

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 10:00pm

Meet the sons of two Nazi war criminals who jointly were responsible for thousands of deaths.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 8:00pm

One of the most revered and influential rock ’n’ roll singers of all time, Janis Joplin (January 19, 1943 - October 4, 1970) thrilled audiences and blazed new creative trails before her death at age 27.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 9:00pm

Join engineers as they race to rescue a historic Martha’s Vineyard lighthouse from certain doom.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 10:00pm

Although intellect and talent were vital to the preeminent scientists of the 20th century, it was ultimately their individual personalities and quirks that drove each to great discoveries.

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 8:30pm

WXXI and the City of Rochester present a half-hour special that highlights the history of the spoken word in African-American culture and how it influenced jazz.

 
WXXI-TVprovides the best in local documen- taries, trusted children's programs, and unpar- alleled 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.