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, April 24, 2017 - 9:00pm

(Rochester, NY)- For Jews during the Holocaust, there wasn't much reprieve from the despair and horror surrounding them, but music— particularly that of violins, which hold an important role in Jewish culture—offered temporary solace and a glimmer of humanity.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 7:00pm

(Rochester, NY)- Native Hawaiians and Aboriginal Australians resist threats to their sacred places in a growing international movement to defend human rights and protect the environment.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 8:30pm

(Rochester, NY)- Journalist and author Paul Greenberg (Four Fish; American Catch) spends a year eating only fish. From farmed fish in Norway to the biggest wild fishery in the world off Peru, he travels to investigate the health of the ocean – as well as his own.

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 8:00pm

(Rochester, NY)- In 1944, 982 refugees from 18 European countries were brought to the United States as guests of President Franklin Roosevelt.

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 7:00pm

WILD KRATTS: BACK IN CREATURE TIME Movie is coming to “PBS KIDS Family Night, on the new WXXI Kids 24/7 channel. 
Pop some popcorn and join us for a weekly family viewing event feature movie specials or themed programming every Friday from 7 to 9 pm, and with repeats on Saturday and Sunday evenings.

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 8:00pm

(Rochester, NY)- Paving The Way details the story of twelve motorists who took a 5,000-mile epic road trip before there were gas stations and fully paved roads. 

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 9:00pm

 (Rochester, N.Y.)- Doc Martin star Martin Clunes embarks upon a fascinating journey through 16 of Australia’s 8,000 islands in this three-part series Martin Clunes: Island of Australia, airing Mondays, May 1, 8, and 15 at 9 p.m. on WXXI-TV, and again Sunday, May 21 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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.