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

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 6:00pm
Celebrate the pioneering children's series that premiered nationally more than 50 years ago.

Ongoing on WXXI World

Admissions On Trial: Seven Decades of Race and Higher Ed looks at many universities, race helps determine who’s admitted. But a Supreme Court case could soon end that nationwide. We trace this issue from 1946 to today, and examine what race-blind admissions might look like.
The 442nd Regimental Combat Team was an infantry regiment in the United States Army comprised of Americans of Japanese ancestry. They fought in Italy and France during World War II against the German Army of Hitler's Third Reich, and a reputation for being a crack infantry unit.
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.

Recently on WXXI World

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 6:00pm
A film that explores the life of chaplains and their changing role in today’s world.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 10:00am
WXXI brings you live coverage of former President George H.W. Bush’s funeral service in its entirety.
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 6:00pm
Five documentary shorts from the Veterans Coming Home project look at women in the military.


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