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

Friday, January 1, 2021 - 9:00am
WXXI is excited to bring you a brand new at-home learning series called, Let's Learn.
Saturday, January 2, 2021 - 4:00pm
American Masters presents an unvarnished look at the unlikely author whose autobiographical fiction helped shape American ideas of the frontier and self-reliance. 
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 6:00pm
WXXI, Al Sigl Community of Agencies, and the Golisano Foundation hosted a panel discussion about The Reason I Jump, a film that examines the lives of five young people who live with autism spectrum disorder.
Saturday, February 27, 2021 - 10:00pm
Blasting out hit after hit and taking the audience through her amazing four-decade career, Turner once again proved herself to be “simply the best.”
Sunday, February 28, 2021 - 4:00pm
In Mountain View, Arkansas, a talented group of men and women keep the time-honored tradition of metalsmithing alive through their daily work at Urban Forge.

Ongoing on WXXI-TV

Watch On-Demand: No Irish Need Apply: Episode 3 of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr  available through 3/2/2021.
Finding Your Roots: Write My Name in the Book of Life: Episode 5 of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr features the challenges and opportunities of Black ancestry searches. Watch On-Demand
Watch On-Demand: Part 1 of the two-part series reveals the broad history and culture of the Black church and explores African American faith communities on the frontlines of hope and change.
Finding Your Roots: Country Roots: is available on-demand from Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr series. Watch here through March 23, 2021. 
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?
Listen On-Demand to the Podcast: Connections with Evan Dawson to discussing the new season of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and the challenges for African Americans in tracing their ancestry and the value they find in doing it. From 2/16/21.
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.
PBS continues to provide programming on-air and on-demand regarding race, racism as resources for everyone to educate themselves and continue the conversation on all the ways that inequality in America shows up in everyday life.
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:
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

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 6:30am
All week long, WXXI-TV and WXXI-Kids 24/7 will air special PBS Kids programming that deals with disability issues, including episodes from Arthur, Peg + Cat and Dinosaur Train.
Friday, January 8, 2021 - 5:00pm
Presented as part of Dialogue on Disability and Move to Include, this film examines the lives of five young people who live with autism spectrum disorder.
Friday, February 26, 2021 - 9:00pm
Travel back in time to 1968 with Mr. SOUL! a vibrant documentary that chronicles the public television variety show “SOUL!”


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