WXXI Program Pressroom

January 2022 Program Highlights:

Tuesday, January 4, 2022 - 8:00pm

(Rochester, NY) – Twenty-one of America’s most fascinating people discover the rich history and tremendous diversity hidden within their families in the eighth season of the critically acclaimed PBS series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. The new season premieres Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV.

Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 10:00pm

(Rochester, NY) – Hosted by St. Louis Symphony musician Cally Banham, this new series shares tango recordings from the late 1920s to today, along with Tango recordings with stories about the history and culture of Tango music and dance. Tango with Cally airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m., beginning January 5, 2022 on WXXI Classical.

Sunday, January 23, 2022 - 9:00pm

(Rochester, NY) – Climate change is already here in America’s first suburbs — Long Island. Higher Ground, airing Sunday, January 23, 2022 at 9 p.m. on AM 1370/FM 107.5, tells the stories of communities on Long Island preparing and adapting to extreme weather and rising tides. J.D.



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