WXXI World

WXXI World features documentary, public affairs and news programming from public television's award-winning signature series and acclaimed independent filmmakers.

Where to watch

WXXI World can be viewed over-the-air on Digital Television channel 21.2 as well as on Time Warner Cable channel 1275. Some programming is available on-demand in the WXXI Video Player

Upcoming on WXXI World

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 7:30pm
Sixty years after production began on George Stevens’ classic Giant, this documentary returns to Marfa, Texas
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 9:00pm
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.
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 1:30pm
Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a debilitating mental disorder that can occur after a terrifying event.

Ongoing on WXXI World

On-Demand
Take advantage of LiDAR technology to re-create the landscape of D-Day. Watch On-Demand
Project: Shattered Silence presents a candid, in-depth look at the remarkable real-life experiences of 46 high-schoolers from the Tampa Bay area. Watch On-Demand
This is the story of a unique initiative to transform American classrooms by focusing on teachers and the universities charged with training them.
A civic summit about engaging students in their future. 
Admissions On Trial: Seven Decades of Race and Higher Ed looks at many universities, race helps determine who’s admitted. But a Supreme Court case could soon end that nationwide. We trace this issue from 1946 to today, and examine what race-blind admissions might look like.
Despite putting their life on the line for their country, many female veterans recieve less than a hero's welcome when returning to civilian life.
On-Demand
Is School Enough? documents vivid examples of where new modes of learning and engagement are taking hold and flourishing. Watch On-Demand
FRONTLINE presents  “A Subprime Education” examining allegations of fraud and predatory behavior in the troubled for-profit college industry. Watch On-Demand

Recently on WXXI World

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 8:00pm
This film follows three homeless teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a future. Airing on WXXI-World, July 27, 2016 at 8pm.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 8:00pm
Can soccer help girls from low-income areas succeed on and off the field?
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 7:00pm
World War II is a watershed event for Latino Americans with hundreds of thousands of men and women serving in the armed forces — but still face discrimination and a fight for civil rights back in the United States.

 

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