WXXI-TV

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

Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 8:00pm
Relive the thrilling first season of the swashbuckling romantic series with hints of what’s to come for the dashing Captain Ross Poldark.
Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 9:30pm
Revisit treasured moments from the unforgettable series Downton Abbey, including new behind-the-scenes clips and interview footage.
Monday, August 29, 2016 - 8:00pm
This special captures the magnetism and maturity Bonamassa showcases as an artist.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 8:00pm
It’s time to hit the sand and the sea with songs from legendary artists of the 1960s and 1970s with Summer, Surf & Beach – Music We Love, a sun-drenched salute to the greatest sounds of surf guitar rock and pop tunes that continue to ride the waves of popularity decades later.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 8:00pm
Mannheim Steamroller: 30/40 Live celebrates 30 years of musical holiday magic and 40 years of groundbreaking “Fresh Aire” compositions with this milestone special from the American group known for their blending of classic music and rock.

Ongoing on WXXI-TV

Learn how the U.S. Navy SEALs morphed into the world’s most admired commandoes.
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
On-Demand
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.  
On-Demand
 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.

Recently on WXXI-TV

Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 11:00am
A retrospective, memorial, and inspirational tribute to the commitment and ardent support Dr. Wayne Dyer demonstrated for PBS.
Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 10:00pm
Take a nostalgic trip back to the 1960s and '70s with the legendary garage bands whose rocking hits had teens dancing across the USA. 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 9:00pm
Utilizing an incredible vault of previously unreleased photographs, award-winning filmmaker Don Letts explores the work of photojournalist Kent Gavin in Royalty Close Up: The Photography Of Kent Gavin.

 

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