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

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 3:00pm
In this hour-long travel special, Rick Steves explores the "Eternal City" of Rome, a grand and ancient metropolis rich with exquisite art, vibrant culture and centuries of history.
Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 8:00pm
In an era when women weren’t even allowed on the battlefield, Joan of Arc’s faith drove her transformation from an ordinary peasant girl into a legendary female warrior and historical icon.
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 9:00pm
In 1968, Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley Jr. changed TV news forever with their explosive political debates.
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 10:30pm
Meet the charismatic and pioneering activist whose work transformed the power of the Latino vote.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 9:00pm
Our ancestors’ adventurousness, creativity and adaptability got us this far. But are we as capable of adapting to the changes to come?

Ongoing on WXXI-TV

The largely invisible and often crushing struggles of young African-American men come vividly — and heroically — to life in All the Difference, which traces the paths of two teens from the South Side of Chicago who dream of graduating from college.
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.
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.
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 9:00pm
Semyon Bychkov conducts the Vienna Philharmonic at Austria’s Imperial Schönbrunn Palace.
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 8:30pm
This week on Arts InFocus visit the NTID Dyer Arts Center.

 

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