WXXI-TV

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

Saturday, July 4, 2020 - 4:00pm
This film takes a look at the history of the women’s suffrage movement. 
Saturday, July 4, 2020 - 8:00pm
Co-hosted by John Stamos and Vanessa Williams, this special kicks off the country’s 244th birthday! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the traditional live concert will not be held at the U.S. Capitol; instead performances were pre-taped without a live audience. 
Saturday, July 4, 2020 - 11:00pm
Renowned cornet virtuoso Jim Klages was at the height of his career when he was diagnosed with MS.
Sunday, July 5, 2020 - 1:00pm
Evgeny Nikitin stars as the cursed Dutchman, alongside Anja Kampe as Senta with Franz-Josef Selig as Daland and Sergey Skorokhodov as Erik. 
Monday, July 6, 2020 - 8:00pm
This film, tells the dramatic story of the epic — and surprisingly unfamiliar — crusade waged by American women for the right to vote.

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. 
Illuminating the stories of extraordinary American heroines from the early years of feminism, American Masters — Unladylike2020 is a multimedia series consisting of a one-hour special for broadcast and 26 digital short films featuring courageous, little-known and diverse female trailblazers from the turn of the 20th century. Tune in on WXXI-TV on July 10th at 9pm
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!
Friday, July 3, 2020 - 9:00pm
Great Performances and Pacific Symphony, led by music director Carl St. Clair, pay tribute to America’s history.
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 11:00am
Elmo, Abby and Alan play hair salon and pretend to be hair stylists to help Julia feel less scared about getting a haircut.

 

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