WXXI World

WXXI World features documentary, public affairs and news programming from public television's award-winning signature series and acclaimed independent filmmakers.

Where to watch

WXXI World can be viewed over-the-air on Digital Television channel 21.2 as well as on Spectrum Cable channel 1275. Watch highlighted episodes on-demand.  Some programming is available on-demand in the WXXI Video Player

Upcoming on WXXI World

Monday, January 4, 2021 - 12:00pm
WXXI-WORLD channel will continue broadcasting a “Learn At Home” schedule to support of students in grades 6-12 each weekday from 12 - 5 p.m.
Friday, May 14, 2021 - 8:00pm
Explores the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact by exploring unknown cognitive worlds through his patients and communicating the conditions as a storyteller to the world.

Ongoing on WXXI World

A collection of films by and about individuals in the Black community across the country and around the globe. Watch on-air, stream online and share the voices, the stories on WORLD and from our partners in public media. Watch On-Demand.
Despite putting their life on the line for their country, many female veterans recieve less than a hero's welcome when returning to civilian life.
Watch On-Demand: Narrated by Academy-Award nominee Chris Cooper, this film follows three young adults with intellectual disabilities and how they navigate school, college and workforce.

Recently on WXXI World

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 11:00am
Finding Your Roots: Slave Trade:  Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr airing on WXXI-World April 11, 2021 at 11PM and April 12, 2021 at 11AM.
Monday, April 5, 2021 - 11:00am
Finding Your Roots: Freedom Tales :  Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr airing on WXXI-World April 4, 2021 at 11PM and April 5, 2021 at 11AM.
Sunday, April 4, 2021 - 9:00pm
WXXI brings back this iconic history series on race in America.


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