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

Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - 6:30pm
WXXI brings you more from BBC News to fill the void left by the Nightly Business Report. 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 9:00pm
Oceanographer Hans Fricke searches for the wreck of Nautilus, the World War I submarine used by Hubert Wilkins on an expedition to the North Pole.
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 9:00pm
See how new country artists like Loretta Lynn and Charley Pride reflect a changing America.
Sunday, February 2, 2020 - 12:00pm
WXXI-TV brings those non-football fans an afternoon with the Durrells in Corfu!
Monday, February 3, 2020 - 8:00pm
WXXI-TV brings you live coverage of the Iowa Caucuses from NPR and PBS NewsHour.

Ongoing on WXXI-TV

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!
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 9:00pm
Discover the forgotten heroes who fought for food safety at the turn of the 20th century.
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 10:00pm
This film charts the history and enduring legacy of a groundbreaking multi-ethnic coalition that rocked Chicago in the 1960s.


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