WXXI Television

Through PBS and our own local
productions, WXXI provides viewers a stage
for the arts, a journey through nature, a glimpse
into history and a trusted window to the world. In addition, our
commercial-free kids programs prepare children for success in school and life.

Coming up on WXXI Television

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:00pm

This film tells the mostly forgotten story of the U.S. Navy’s daring program that tested the limits of human endurance, revolutionized the way humans explored the ocean and laid the groundwork for undersea military missions to come.

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 6:00pm

CREATE brings you the best of wintertime bliss with help from Bob Ross, Andreas Viestad, Art Wolfe, and others!

Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 10:00pm

Journalist Ian Hislop and conductor John Eliot Gardiner reveal the story behind the creation of this iconic work.

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 9:00pm

A collector discovers a cache of century-old show reels that belonged to the man who brought moving pictures to the Midwest and begins a journey to save these irreplaceable cinematic treasures from turning to dust.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 9:00pm

The wildly disparate yet fatefully entwined stories of assassin James Earl Ray and his target, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 8:00pm

The Sierra Nevada, a mountain range running about 400 miles along the eastern side of California and stretches into Nevada, is home to three national parks:  Sequoia, Kings Canyon and Yosemite.

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 8:00pm

To mark the passing of theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking WXXI presents an encore of the first-ever autobiographical documentary about his life.

 
WXXI-TV provides the best in local documentaries, trusted children's programs, and unparalleled entertaining and educational offerings from PBS.
WXXI World features documentary, public affairs and news programming from public television's award-winning signature series and acclaimed independent filmmakers.
WXXI Create airs cooking, travel, how-to, and lifestyle programming 24/7. It's your destination for the best in lifestyle programming.
WXXI Kids 24/7 is a TV channel and livestream dedicated to PBS KIDS programming when and where you want it.
A first-of-a-kind partnership with the City of Rochester, NY and WXXI, City 12 provides city residents with 14 hours a day of interesting, informative and entertaining new programming.