WXXI-TV, a PBS member High Definition station, features award-winning children's shows, public affairs, science and nature as well as being one of the most active local program producers in New York State.

Where to watch

WXXI-TV can be viewed over-the-air on Digital Television channel 21.1 as well as on Time Warner Cable channels 11 (Standard Definition) and 1221 (High Definition). Some programming is available on-demand in the WXXI Video Player

Upcoming on WXXI-TV

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 2:00pm
Hang onto your hats, Halloween is almost here!
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 8:30pm
This week on Arts InFocus, we go in depth about local theatre company Artists Unlimited which has the unique mission of inclusion.
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 10:00pm
Go inside the very first girls’ school in a small Afghan village.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 9:00pm
The Battle of Chosin recounts this epic conflict through the heroic stories of the men who fought it.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 8:00pm
Cats are among the most feared and revered creatures on the planet. Their power, strength, and enigmatic nature have fascinated us for centuries.

Ongoing on WXXI-TV

What does it take to bring about peace?
Ground War explores the transformative technological advances that have defined battlefield combat through the ages. From the gladius to the AK-47, from the chariot to the tank, from the trebuchet to the howitzer, and from the battle ramp to the star fort, the series follows the fascinating punch and counterpunch of battle tactics and new technologies. Watch Episodes On-Demand
The story of infant mortality in Rochester and what is being done about it. Watch Online
Join President and Mrs. Obama for an all-star tribute to the men and women who serve the United States.
Dropping Back In features half-hour programs which introduce some of America’s dropouts, theissues they face and the people and programs helping them drop back in and get on with their educations and lives. Part of WXXI's American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen Initiative:
GO PUBLIC: A Day in the Life of an American School District is a 90-minute video document of a single day in an urban public school district, from sun up to long after sundown.  
 Facing Forward: A Student's Story follows the experiences of a struggling seventh-grade student at a rigorous charter school in Cleveland are chronicled. Watch On-Demand.
The documentary spotlights the 12-year journey of five extraordinary children in five countries as they struggle to get a basic education.
The documentary spotlights the efforts of school community to improve their school or see it close.
Learn how the U.S. Navy SEALs morphed into the world’s most admired commandoes.

Recently on WXXI-TV

Monday, September 5, 2016 - 7:00am
Read the Democrat and Chronicle story about WXXI turning 50.
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 8:30pm
Tourette Syndrome is a neurological disorder that presents in early childhood or adolescence with the first symptoms often being involuntary movements, or tics.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 8:00pm
What does it take to relocate a herd of wild giraffes in Africa?


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