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

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 11:00am
Are your kids missing summer camp this year? Tune in to Camp TV for a virtual camp experience beginning August 3!
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 8:00pm
When he left the White House in 1988, Ronald Reagan was one of the most popular presidents of the century — and one of the most controversial.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 7:00pm
Join WXXI for a Virtual Screening of Asian Americans and Chat about impact and contributions of Asian Americans, the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States on August 5th at 7pm
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 8:00pm
Dr. Hannah Fry investigates how math came to be part of the human language.
Friday, August 7, 2020 - 8:30pm
This four-part modern arts and culture series highlights the best arts reporting from PBS NewsHour’s cross-platform arts initiative.

Ongoing on WXXI-TV

Weekdays 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
As the school year comes to close and summer vacation begins, WXXI is broadcasting “Learn At Home” television schedules to give students a "summer boost" with programs that emphasize learning while having fun. 
The first documentary biography of John Lewis, whose unwavering fight for justice spans the past 50 years. The program is airing to honor his legacy. 
NOVA joins scientists and sufferers alike as they probe the mysteries of addiction.
WXXI Education has pulled together recipes, baking series, kitchen science activities, and more!
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.
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

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 6:00am
Has been named a finalists for the 2019 NETA Awards. Congrats WXXI production crew!
Monday, August 3, 2020 - 9:00pm
Learn more about Vertical Harvest, an innovative experiment in growing crops and providing meaningful employment for people with disabilities.
Sunday, August 2, 2020 - 5:00pm
With the help of their loyal guide dogs, six blind Israelis travel on the March of the Living, a program that brings students from all over the world to Auschwitz.


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