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

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 8:00pm

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. 

Saturday, April 11, 2020 - 10:00pm

Paying tribute to the genre’s eclectic, layered history, this special provides viewers with a taste of everything from western swing and bluegrass to honkytonk and cowboy music.

Sunday, April 12, 2020 - 10:00pm

One of the The Missing’s best-loved characters returns in Baptiste, a spinoff series with Tchéky Karyo reviving his role as French detective Julien Baptiste.

Monday, April 13, 2020 - 10:00pm

Psychiatrist and documentarian Dr. Kenneth Paul Rosenberg chronicles personal, poignant stories of those suffering from mental illness, including his own family, to bring to light this epidemic and possible solutions.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 9:00pm

Diabetes is a hidden epidemic in America, with a frighteningly rapid rise in the last generation alone.

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 8:00pm

Mary and Joe Mullin courageously share their son's story of opioid and heroin addiction.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 10:30pm

There is a person’s story behind every opioid addiction. And each story of addiction has a ripple effect. 

 
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.