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

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Upcoming on WXXI-TV

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 6:00am
Now you can livestream WXXI-TV on your computer and on any device that support these web browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla, Firefox, Safari, and Microsoft Edge.
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 5:00am
Are your kids missing summer camp this year? Tune in to Camp TV for a virtual camp experience this summer!
Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 9:30pm
Enjoy this comedy-drama set in the 1960s in a South Wales coal-mining community following the death of the village’s local doctor. 
Sunday, July 10, 2022 - 1:00pm
American composer Matthew Aucoin’s new production of the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus reimagines the familiar tale from Eurydice’s point of view.
Sunday, July 10, 2022 - 3:30pm
Violinists in The Menuhin Competition overcome a global pandemic to perform for the world.

Ongoing on WXXI-TV

Watch On-Demand: In this hourlong special, the PBS NewsHour explores the burden costly child care places on families, takes viewers to cities and states experimenting with new ways of providing childcare for working parents, and delves into the political battle over federally funded, universal childcare. Aired 9/23/2021
Native America illuminates the splendor of a past whose story has for too long remained untold.
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  Part of WXXI's American Graduate: Getting to Work Initiative:
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.
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
Dropping Back In features half-hour programs which introduce people that left school and are now reconnecting to education and training opportunities. The stories 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:

Recently on WXXI-TV

Monday, March 21, 2022 - 7:00pm
Check out this CANVAS segment with Rochester artist Shawn Dunwoody that was featured on PBS NewsHour.
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 9:00pm
“Those who went into the service and those who did not, we are two different realities,” observes a veteran.
Monday, July 4, 2022 - 8:00pm
This July 4th, A Capitol Fourth welcomes country music star and four-time Grammy-nominee Mickey Guyton as host. 


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