Coming up on WXXI Television

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 9:00pm

SIGHT: The Story of Vision tells stories of individuals who struggle with vision loss and blindness including, an Iraqi war veteran’s vision loss due to a traumatic brain injury and a woman who is losing both her sight and hearing yet, refuses to stop achieving her dreams.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 4:00pm

(Rochester, NY)- Watch the inspiring true story of Matt Hayes, a young man living with autism.

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 4:00pm

The story’s threads will weave the tale of the journey of humanity that discovered the science; technology and medicine that allows us to understand how sight works, cure diseases of the eye and correct vision.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 9:00pm

(Rochester, NY)- Hosted by British actress Patricia Routledge, the charming documentary Beatrix Potter with Patricia Routledge recounts the life story of internationally beloved children’s author Beatrix Potter.

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 9:00pm

(Rochester, NY) –  Narrated by author and radio personality Garrison Keillor (A Prairie Home Companion), the hour-long documentary Let There Be Light follows grand masters of stained glass as they labor to complete a masterpiece: their last window for the Washington National Cathedral.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 9:00pm

(Rochester, NY)- American Epic explores the pivotal recording journeys at the height of the Roaring Twenties, when music scouts armed with cutting-edge recording technology captured the breadth of American music and discovered the artists that would shape our world.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 10:00pm

(Rochester, NY)- Frontline goes inside the violent battle between a ranching family in the West and the federal government, examining how a simmering fight over land in Nevada and Oregon became deadly, invigorated a wider right-wing anti-government movement, and continues to challenge prosecutors and law enforcement. 

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 10:00pm

(Rochester, NY) – Food – Delicious Science, a three-part series airing Wednesdays May 17-May 31, 2017 at 10 p.m. on WXXI-TV, examines the physics, chemistry and biology that lie hidden in every bite of food we eat.

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 9:00pm

(Rochester, NY)- Enjoy a “chefs flight” of four documentaries on culinary legends James Beard, Julia Child, Jacques Pépin, and Alice Waters, premiering May 2017 on WXXI-TV.

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

(Rochester, NY)-Joanne Froggatt, who stole the hearts of millions of viewers as Anna, the loving and resilient lady’s maid on Downton Abbey, stars in a totally different role in a spine-tingling two-part drama on Masterpiece.