WXXI Passport

WXXI Passport

A special member benefit

Learn more about an exciting member benefit that offers extended on-demand access to a rich library of public television programming.

WXXI Passport is a member benefit that allows you to stream your favorite available PBS and WXXI programs wherever and whenever you want — on your smart TV, with a streaming device like Roku or Fire TV; or on your computer, phone, or tablet. 

Catch up on shows you may have missed, or revisit your favorites. Passport brings you hundreds of hours of Masterpiece, Great Performances, Antiques Roadshow, Ken Burns documentaries, and so much more.  Passport is a benefit for all members who give $5 or more monthly, or $60 or more annually.  

Become a Passport Member

Passport FAQ:

How do I activate Passport?

When you contribute to WXXI online, you will receive an email with a link to activate Passport.  Click the link in the email you receive to create your login.

If you contributed another way or lost your activation email, click here and enter the email address you provided to WXXI when you made your gift.  PBS will send a link to that email address with further instructions.

Once you have completed the activation process, you’ll be able to use that same login to access Passport videos on the WXXI webpage  and through the PBS app on all of your devices — your smart TV, streaming device (like Roku or Fire TV), smart phone and/or tablet.


How do I watch Passport on my computer?

Go to https://video.wxxi.org/ and sign in with the login you created above – that’s all there is to it!


How do I watch Passport on my smart device?

Simply download the PBS app and enter your login.  For instructions, select the specific device or platform on the help page.


I’ve activated Passport in the past but I can’t remember my login

The Passport Lookup Tool can help!  Click here and enter the email address you provided to WXXI.  Click the blue "Look up my account" button to get an email with login help. If you don’t get an email, you may have signed up with another email address.


Can Canadian members access Passport?

Yes!  For more information on activating WXXI Passport in Canada, please read this specially created resource.  


I have more questions!

PBS Help  is available around the clock with additional FAQ, troubleshooting advice and more. You can also call the PBS Passport Help Line at 1-844-221-9994

 And for personal assistance from WXXI, you’re always welcome to email us at passport@wxxi.org, or call  the WXXI Member Hotline at (585) 258-0200 during business hours.