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

Friday, May 8, 2020 - 12:45pm
What to Watch streaming and on-air to learn more about Asian American Pacific Islander heritage, cultures, history, and contributions from PBS Presents
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 9:00pm
By the young age of 20, tenor prodigy Jonathan Antoine had two No. 1 albums on the U.K. classical charts. His journey from a shy 17 year-old facing Simon Cowell on Britain’s Got Talent to a confident 24 year-old comes to life in the special.
Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 12:00pm
Enjoy this extraordinary concert at the O2 Arena in London.
Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 7:00pm
Suze Orman focuses on one of the most important and pressing financial concerns everyone has to face: planning for and financially thriving in one’s retirement years.
Sunday, June 21, 2020 - 1:00pm
This Father’s Day WXXI and the Rochester Red Wings take viewers back to the last regular season game played at Silver Stadium. 

Ongoing on WXXI-TV

Weekdays 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
In response to area school closings due to the coronavirus, WXXI will begin broadcasting a “Learn At Home” schedule in support of families, educators, and students.
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, May 26, 2020 - 9:00pm
Mass murders, vandalism, social media abuse, propaganda, assault – by virtually every yardstick, antisemitism in the U.S. and Europe is rising and worsening in ways not seen since the 1930s.
Sunday, May 24, 2020 - 8:00pm
On Memorial Day weekend, PBS will unite the nation with an evening that has become an American tradition. 


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