WXXI World

Mr. Tornado: American Experience

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 3:00pm

This film tells the story of Tetsuya Theodore Fujita, a Japanese-American scientist who devoted his life to unlocking the mysteries of severe storms.

Asian Americans Series on WXXI World

Tue, 08/25/2020 - 4:00pm

A new PBS series explores the impact of Asian Americans, the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States.

Inventing Tomorrow: On-Demand

Meet passionate teenage innovators from around the globe who are creating cutting-edge solutions to confront the world’s environmental threats – found right in their own backyards – while navigating the doubts and insecurities that mark adolescence. 

Ken Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History

This two-part documentary, based on Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee’s book of the same name, airs at a critical moment for the scientific community, as geneticists around the world wrestle with the ethical implications of new technologies that offer both promise and peril. 

Frontline Amazon Empire: The Rise of Jeff Bezos

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 8:00pm

Frontline examines Amazon and Jeff Bezos’ ascent to power — and his ability to shape everything from the future of work, to the future of commerce, to the future of technology.

Specials Spotlighting Women & Their Contributions

Sun, 03/01/2020 - 9:00pm

March is Women's History Month and WXXI celebrates the contributions women have made throughout history with special programming that spotlights their work.

Special Coverage for Impeachment Trail Vote

Wed, 02/05/2020 - 3:30pm

WXXI carries live coverage of the Senate Impeachment Trial Vote.

Special Coverage for Impeachment Hearings

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 1:00pm

WXXI carries live coverage of the Senate Impeachment Trial of President Trump.

N. Scott Momaday: American Masters

Sun, 11/22/2020 - 10:00pm

American Masters examines the enigmatic life and mind of National Medal of Arts-winner Navarro Scott Momaday, the Kiowa novelist, short-story writer, essayist and poet.

Surviving Home from America Reframed

Sat, 11/14/2020 - 10:00pm

For these veterans, coming home from war is another great challenge they must survive. Follow their journeys to reintegrate into civilian life on Surviving Home from America Reframed. 

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