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 Spectrum Cable channels 11 (Standard Definition) and 1221 (High Definition). Some programming is available on-demand in the WXXI Video Player

Upcoming on WXXI-TV

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 4:00am
Dropping Back In features half-hour programs which introduce Americans that didn't complete high school, theissues they face and the people and programs helping them drop back in and get on with their educations and lives.
Monday, January 15, 2018 - 8:00am
ODD SQUAD: WORLD TURNED ODD In a new ODD SQUAD movie, Oona, Olympia, and Otis accidentally change the past. They undo every odd case Odd Squad ever solved. The agents embark on a mission across time to set things right. Premieres January 15 at 8-9 am & January 19 at 4pm on WXXI-TV and as part of WXXI Kids 24/7 Family Movie Night and live stream on January 19-21 at 7pm. 
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 8:30pm
A lifelong battle for health is at the center of this captivating story on Eating Disorders.
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 8:30pm
This week on Arts InFocus, a local artist who has gained notoriety for working on an unusual surface.
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 9:00pm
Award-winning filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain examines Lorraine Hansberry’s life and work using a remarkable collection of archival footage, home movies, rare photos and unpublished documents.

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.
Enter daily now through March 15, 2018
Do you dream of stepping into the world of Victoria? Well, here’s your chance: Enter the 2018 Masterpiece Sweepstakes!
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.  
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

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 1:00pm
Join WXXI at Frontier Field for an afternoon of BBQ, Brews, and Blues with Steven Raichlen, host of Primal Grill, Barbecue University, and Project Smoke. 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 9:00pm
Meet the unknown tycoon whose secret lab developed the technology that altered the course of WWII.
Monday, January 15, 2018 - 10:30pm
Rediscovering Frederick Douglass tells the story of how a photograph of famed abolitionist and eminent human rights leader Frederick Douglass—not seen for more than a century—was rediscovered in the Rochester Public Library.

 

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