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, April 29, 2019 - 8:00pm
Witness the change of seasons in real time.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 8:00pm
This six-hour documentary series thoroughly reimagines the race to the moon for a new generation, upending much of the conventional mythology surrounding the effort.
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 8:30pm
WXXI-TV presents an encore of this episode with Tom Judson, Chairman and CEO of The Pike Company.
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 10:00pm
Jeff Lynne's ELO Live at Hyde Park captures Lynne, the band, and the accompanying BBC Concert Orchestra as they performed such classics as “Evil Woman,” “Strange Magic,” “Don't Bring Me Down,” “Mr. Blue Sky” and “Handle with Care.”
Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 2:30pm
Tune in and learn more about Little Women author Louisa May Alcott.

Ongoing on WXXI-TV

In the spring of 1959, NASA introduced Americans to a new kind of hero—the astronaut. Watch On-Demand
WXXI-TV is pleased to bring our youngest fans the first nationally distributed children’s series to feature a Native American lead character.
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.
Watch On-Demand: In 180 Days: Hartsville features a small town in rural South Carolina, where the entire town is trying to make an exceptional use of their elementary school system with exceptional results, despite the odds.  
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

Friday, July 12, 2019 - 8:30pm
The late Edward “Ted” Curtis, founder of Corn Hill Navigation, is featured in this 2012 episode of Norm & Company.
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 9:00pm
In the spring of 1959, NASA introduced Americans to a new kind of hero—the astronaut.
Saturday, July 6, 2019 - 9:30pm
Edith's dreams of retirement to the sun with her long-term suitor Phil are shattered when her 50-year-old son Roger arrives home, seeking to recapture his boyhood happiness.


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