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, April 13, 2020 - 12:00pm
In response to area school closings due to the coronavirus, WXXI-WORLD channel will begin broadcasting a “Learn At Home” schedule in support of students in grades 6-12, starting March 30th. 
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 3:00pm
This film tells the story of Tetsuya Theodore Fujita, a Japanese-American scientist who devoted his life to unlocking the mysteries of severe storms.

Ongoing on WXXI World

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

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 3:00pm
A new PBS series explores the impact of Asian Americans, the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States.
Friday, May 8, 2020 - 8:00pm
American Experience's Peabody Award-winning series of presidential biographies continues with a look at the life and presidency of George W. Bush. 
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 8:00pm
Meet passionate teenage innovators from around the globe who are creating cutting-edge solutions to confront the world’s environmental threats – found right in their own backyards – while navigating the doubts and insecurities that mark adolescence. 


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