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

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Coming up on WXXI Television

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 8:30pm

Our panelists discuss how we age and how we might extend life by focusing on improving the quality of our lives as we age.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 10:00pm

Explore the unique and frighteningly familiar story of one woman as she reconnects with her family, only to realize the threats they face. 

Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 9:00pm

Breathless, a stylish and compelling new medical drama set in London in 1961, follows the lives of a group of doctors and nurses working in a London hospital, a world in which everything and everyone has their place.

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00pm

Taking a large, complex and much-contested phenomenon — the oil business as it is conducted in under-developed countries such as Ghana and Nigeria — director Rachel Boynton has crafted an edge-of-your-seat, character-driven drama that is also a clear and enlightening film about the global dealings behind petroleum, a crucial resource that touches everyone's life.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 8:00pm

Time Team America, the PBS series that combines archaeological discovery with good storytelling, is finishing up its second season!

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 9:00pm

Uncover the science behind the hunting instincts of the great white shark.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 9:00pm

Legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman and renowned cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot join forces for a musical exploration of liturgical and traditional works in new arrangements for both chamber orchestra and klezmer settings on Great Performances. 

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.