WXXI-TV, a PBS member High Definition station, features award-winning children's shows, public affairs, science and nature as well as being one of the most active local program producers in New York State.

Where to watch

WXXI-TV can be viewed over-the-air on Digital Television channel 21.1 as well as on Spectrum Cable channels 11 (Standard Definition) and 1221 (High Definition). Some programming is available on-demand in the WXXI Video Player

Upcoming on WXXI-TV

Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 4:00pm
This British sitcom follows a recently widowed woman named Cathy as she moves on from the death of her husband.
Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 1:00pm
Filmed at the Bell Centre in Montreal on Nov. 6, 2017, one year after Cohen’s death, Tower of Song brought together artists and fans alike to remember the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. 
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 9:00pm
This film tells the story of a historic performance at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, more than 50 years after a hate crime there killed four African American girls.
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 10:00pm
A grieving mother embarks on a quest for racial justice after her teenage son's suspicious death.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 9:00pm
American Masters takes a hard look at the mythology that surrounds the legend.

Ongoing on WXXI-TV

NOVA joins scientists and sufferers alike as they probe the mysteries of addiction.
Watch on-demand: What usually starts innocently enough as taking pain medication appropriately prescribed by a doctor, can turn into a deadly addiction for some.
What does it take to bring about peace?
Ground War explores the transformative technological advances that have defined battlefield combat through the ages. From the gladius to the AK-47, from the chariot to the tank, from the trebuchet to the howitzer, and from the battle ramp to the star fort, the series follows the fascinating punch and counterpunch of battle tactics and new technologies. Watch Episodes On-Demand
Join President and Mrs. Obama for an all-star tribute to the men and women who serve the United States.
Dropping Back In features half-hour programs which introduce people that left school and are now reconnecting to education and training opportunities. The stoies show the issues they face and the people and programs helping them to succeed in continuing their education and furthering their work opportunties. Part of WXXI's American Graduate: Getting to Work Initiative:
Workplace Essential Skills features half-hour programs which introduce people to skills needed to find a job and succeed in the workplace.  Watch On-Demand or On-air. Part of WXXI's American Graduate: Getting to Work Initiative:

Recently on WXXI-TV

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 6:00am
Has been named a finalists for the 2019 NETA Awards. Congrats WXXI production crew!
Friday, February 21, 2020 - 9:00pm
Learn how country music works to stay true to its roots as the genre skyrockets to new heights.
Friday, February 21, 2020 - 4:30pm
Xavier Riddle and friends meet Susan B. Anthony as a child!


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