WXXI-TV

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

Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 10:30pm
All aboard for a trip on the Mighty Mississippi!
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 8:00pm
This film profiles the determination of a profoundly deaf boy and his family as they work together to find ways for Darren to communicate. 
Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 5:00pm
Learn more about what some historians might call the first “official, English-speaking” Thanksgiving held in the Americas. 
Monday, November 25, 2019 - 9:00pm
A four-part documentary film series that tells the story of a small group of incarcerated men and women struggling to earn college degrees.
Friday, December 20, 2019 - 10:00pm
Winner of the 2018 Imagen Award for Best Documentary, “The Pushouts” is an inspiring story about the resilience of young people and how the support of caring adults offers hope. 

Ongoing on WXXI-TV

In Roadtrip Nation: Future West, three Arizona-based college students travel around the state to explore the creative and original ways residents are pushing innovation to its limits.
Watch On-Demand: In 180 Days: Hartsville features a small town in rural South Carolina, where the entire town is trying to make an exceptional use of their elementary school system with exceptional results, despite the odds.  
JOURNEY TO JOBS is a one-hour special, presented as part of the American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative, public media’s commitment to help communities illuminate pathways to gainful employment in America. Explore local stories at: https://wxxi.org/grad
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!
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 7:00pm
It’s an event 50 years in the making as Sesame Street celebrates its 50th Anniversary. 
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 1:00pm
Narrated by the late Ossie Davis, this is a fantasy trip through the magic of Christmas.

 

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