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

Sunday, November 29, 2020 - 6:30pm
Join one of the best-loved recording artists of the 20th century at a concert filmed in 1986 in the UK. 
Sunday, November 29, 2020 - 8:00pm
Join host Alan Cumming to celebrate the iconic PBS series originally called Masterpiece Theatre.
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 8:00pm
Enjoy an evening of country music with Dolly Parton and then Johnny Cash.
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 9:30pm
Celebrate the legendary Queen of Soul and the first woman inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with her greatest hits from television appearances spanning the 1960s-2000s, many of which have never been seen in the U.S.
Saturday, December 5, 2020 - 9:30pm
Join one of the best-loved recording artists of the 20th century at a concert filmed in 1986 in the UK. 

Ongoing on WXXI-TV

Weekdays 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WXXI is broadcasting “Learn At Home” television schedules to support remote learning with programs that emphasize learning while and connected learning activities and discussion. 
WXXI Education has pulled together recipes, baking series, kitchen science activities, and more!
Danielle Ponder and her band kick off WXXI's new series shot at The Little Theatre. WATCH NOW!
Herb Smith and the Freedom Trio, one of Rochester’s premier jazz combos, take to The Little stage.
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?
Native America illuminates the splendor of a past whose story has for too long remained untold.
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.
Roadtrip Nation shares inspiring stories of struggle, self-acceptance and success in Being You
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
Learn how families of color counsel their kids to stay safe if they’re stopped by police.
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

Saturday, November 28, 2020 - 10:00pm
The global superstar returns to PBS with a new concert special showcasing timeless songs and new music from his upcoming album.
Friday, November 27, 2020 - 8:30pm
Alt-rock and psychedelia band Maybird takes viewers on a magical, musical journey.
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 8:00pm
Loved by generations of women worldwide, Little Women is a truly universal coming of age story.


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