Coming up on WXXI Television

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 8:00pm

See how the Nazis and the IOC turned, to their mutual advantage, a relatively small, elitist sports event into an epic global and mass media spectacle

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 9:00pm

Explore the thrilling story of the American rowing team that triumphed at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 10:00pm

Meet Claressa “T-Rex” Shields, who rose from the streets of Flint, Michigan, and at 17 won the first Olympic gold medal for women’s boxing in 2012.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 8:00pm

In 1971, Penny Patterson began teaching sign language to a gorilla named Koko, unaware that this relationship would define both their lives.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 10:00pm

Investigate the rise of spillover viruses like Zika, Ebola and Nipah that can make the leap from animals to humans.

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 8:30pm

Mike Papal and his Mom, Joan, share their story of survival and living through the aftermath of sudden cardiac arrest in young athletes.

Friday, August 5, 2016 - 10:00pm

Get ready to SOAR Friday, August 5, 2016 at 10 p.m. with  WXXI-TV and its Move to Include initiative.

Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 6:00am

Create’s Brazil-bound this weekend as the 2016 Summer Olympics kick off in Rio de Janeiro.

Sunday, August 7, 2016 - 7:00pm

WXXI is pleased to present The Story of Women and Art, a three-part program that reveals the critical role the female perspective has played in shaping the visual culture of the modern world.

Sunday, August 7, 2016 - 9:00pm

Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox return as Inspector Lewis and Inspector Hathaway, investigating new cases of murder and other crimes in the seemingly perfect academic haven of Oxford.