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, May 28, 2018 - 9:00pm
What is it really like to go to war? Filled with terror, pain and grief, it also brings exhilaration, and a profound sense of purpose.
Monday, May 28, 2018 - 10:00pm
Served Like a Girl is a powerful and poignant look at a group of diverse female veterans as they transition from active duty to civilian life after serving tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. Join a Twitter chat with film's cast and director during the broadcast. 
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 9:00pm
Hailed as “miraculous” by The New York Times, Falsettos, the seminal 1992 Broadway musical about a gay man striving to create a modern family, will be featured on Live from Lincoln Center.
Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 1:00pm
Join host Tom Hanks for a celebration of filmmaker Ken Burns, whose nearly four-decade career has resulted in some of the most acclaimed historical documentaries ever made.
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 6:30am
Carl helps Arthur, Buster, and George remember an interrupted episode of their favorite show.

Ongoing on WXXI-TV

Watch On-Demand: Comprised of three 30-minute films, this series focuses on real cases of fraud, whistleblowing, and corruption in corporate America.
On-Demand & On-Air
Regents Review 2.0 is a series of test-prep programs for high school students who plan to take New York State Regents exams in the June of 2018.
Americans have named PBS and local member stations like WXXI the nation’s most trusted institution for 15 years running.
Watch On-Demand: In 180 Days: Hartsville features a small town in rural South Carolina, where the entire town is trying to make an exceptional use of their elementary school system with exceptional results, despite the odds.  
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: Getting to Work 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. 
Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 12:00pm
Join Lidia Bastianich to celebrate our homegrown heroes–veterans who now cultivate the land they fought to defend.
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 8:30pm
Dr. Bill Valenti, co-founder of Trillium Health, continues his efforts to end the HIV epidemic in New York State by 2020.

 

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