Young American Heroes "Frederick Douglass: Pathway From Slavery to Freedom" on WXXI-TV

Thu, 04/01/2010 - 5:30pm

Young American Heroes follows Frederick Douglass' early life from slavery to freedom.

Great Performances: Dance in America: NY Export "Opus Jazz"

Sun, 06/23/2013 - 3:00pm

This film takes the overlooked Robbins’ masterpiece off the stage and places it into the landscapes that inspired it, filmed on locations all over the five boroughs of New York City.

Viewers' Choice! Ed Sullivan's Rock and Roll Classics - The Sixties on WXXI-TV

Mon, 03/22/2010 - 9:30pm

From the Beatles to the Doors, The Ed Sullivan Show served up an unparalleled roster of timeless artists.

Shipping Out: The Story of America's Seafaring Women

Wed, 03/20/2013 - 2:00pm

Meet women who hold jobs in commercial shipping, working on container ships, bulk cargo carriers and tankers, as well as coastal tugs, barges, and ferry boats, all on America’s waterways.

P.O.V. No More Tears Sister on PBS World

Tue, 03/09/2010 - 9:00pm

"This is a deeply moving film on the life and courageous witness of a remarkable person. Rajani Thiranagama's commitment to peace, justice and coexistence is a great inspiration for all involved in the struggle for human rights." - Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Sister Aimee, American Experience on PBS World

Tue, 03/09/2010 - 8:00pm

A complex and revealing portrait of one of the most significant religious figures of the early 20th century.

More Funny Ladies of British Comedy on WXXI-TV

Sat, 03/13/2010 - 9:00pm

This new special features the most talented comedic actresses from British comedies by showcasing clips of their funniest moments.

First Ladies of Music on Classical 91.5

Wed, 03/03/2010 - 9:00pm

Celebrate Women's History Month with this month-long series highlighting female musicians' contributions both as performers and composers.

The Pluto Files on WXXI-TV

Tue, 03/02/2010 - 8:00pm

10 years after Pluto was officially reclassified from planet to plutoid Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the American Museum of Natural History’s Hayden Planetarium, looks into how this icy body sparked such fierce debate.

Dolley Madison: American Experience

Sat, 03/10/2012 - 10:00pm

A portrait of the woman who transformed the previously undefined role of the president’s wife and became America’s “first” First Lady.

This American Life "House on Loon Lake" on AM 1370

Thu, 02/11/2010 - 9:00pm

The entire show this week is one long story, sort of a real-life Hardy Boys mystery.

Need to Know Previews FRONTLINE's Investigation into the Buffalo Plane Crash

Fri, 02/05/2010 - 8:30pm

Correspondent Miles O'Brien talks about his upcoming FRONTLINE report where he investigates last February's Flight 3407 crash and the cost of Flying Cheap.

Answering to Upstate

On Tuesday, January 26 New York Governor David Paterson joined six upstate newspaper editors at WXXI's studios to participate in a first of its kind televised editorial board meeting. The meeting, entitled Answering to Upstate was streamed live on and, and broadcast on WXXI-TV and AM 1370.


This American Life

Thu, 02/04/2010 - 9:00pm

Americans who love their guns...and the Americans who love them.

A Village Called Versailles, an Independent Lens film

Tue, 05/18/2010 - 7:00pm

Don't miss the last of WXXI's Community Cinema events, a free monthly screening series featuring  films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens.

The Horse Boy, an Independent Lens film

Tue, 04/27/2010 - 7:00pm

WXXI invites you to its third Community Cinema event, a free monthly screening series featuring  films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens.

Dirt! The Movie, an Independent Lens film

Tue, 04/06/2010 - 7:00pm

WXXI invites you to its second Community Cinema, a free monthly screening series featuring  films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens.

Eyes of Me, a free screening event at WXXI's Studios

Tue, 02/16/2010 - 7:00pm

WXXI held our first Community Cinema event Tuesday February 16 featuring a screening of the film "Eyes of Me." Community Cinema is a free monthly screening series featuring films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens.

Backstage Pass featuring The Tremont String Quartet and pianist Jonathan Gonder

Fri, 01/29/2010 - 1:00pm

The Tremont String Quartet & pianist Jonathan Gonder perform live from the Henry Epstein studio at WXXI.

State of the Re:Union with Al Letson: Who is this Man?

Sun, 02/23/2014 - 9:00pm

Host Al Letson explores how a person who changed the course of American history did not become a household name.