Women's History Month

In honor of Women's History Month, WXXI-TV and Radio will broadcast a variety of programs featuring the women who shaped the world and those who continue to shape it.

Coming Up

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 10:00pm
Go inside the very first girls’ school in a small Afghan village.


Sunday, August 14, 2016 - 1:00am
Infinity Hall Live brings you some of the best female performances captured through our lens
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.
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 8:00pm
Working at a time when women were expected to stay at home and raise children, Mary Lou Williams forged her own path and created some of the most sophisticated big band hits.
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 9:00pm
Join beloved funny lady Carol Burnett as she presents her own personally selected favorite moments from her long-running variety series The Carol Burnett Show.
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, March 23, 2016 - 8:00pm
View a portrait of a Syrian leader who challenges women to live according to Islam without giving up their dreams. 
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 7:00pm
“The Girls” have been friends, and fat, for years. Their bond goes deep and wide, literally and figuratively.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 6:30pm
A groundbreaking investigation about one of America’s most shameful and best kept secrets: the epidemic of rape within the U.S. military.
Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 8:00pm
Her celebrated photograph Migrant Mother is one of the most recognized and arresting images in the world.
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 9:00pm
Track American women’s increasing participation in war — from Vietnam to the present — as nurses, soldiers, journalists, diplomats and spies.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 9:00pm
Follow the Mexican-American girls who help preserve the Martha Washington debutante ball in Laredo.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 8:00pm
See how a routine of tea and pastries has sustained five Chilean women through 60 years of change.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 6:30pm
Meet immigrant activist Angy Rivera, the country’s only advice columnist for undocumented youth.
Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 9:00pm
Examine Norma Miller's influence in the globalization of America's jazz culture and her role in breaking down racial barriers across the United States and around the world.
Friday, March 11, 2016 - 8:00pm
Follow women of showbiz as they influence one of the country’s biggest commodities: entertainment.
Friday, March 11, 2016 - 7:00pm
Track the rise of women in the world of comedy, from 70s sitcoms to today’s multifaceted landscape.
Friday, March 11, 2016 - 6:00pm
Meet 15 women who have created and defined contemporary American
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 8:00pm
Examine the seminal events in the life of Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone With the Wind.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 7:00pm
Trace the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman
Monday, March 7, 2016 - 9:00pm
In celebration of Harper Lee's life and achievements, WXXI is proud to present American Masters: Harper Lee.


PBS Student Reporting Labs across the country profiled young people breaking down stereotypes. How does it feel to be the only girl in the room, or boy on the team? Watch On-Demand
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