WXXI World

WXXI World features documentary, public affairs and news programming from public television's award-winning signature series and acclaimed independent filmmakers.

Where to watch

WXXI World can be viewed over-the-air on Digital Television channel 21.2 as well as on Time Warner Cable channel 1275. Some, but not all programming is available on-demand (including full episodes in the WXXI Video Player)

Upcoming on WXXI World

Monday, February 2, 2015 - 7:00pm
Follow Whitney Young’s journey from segregated Kentucky to head of the National Urban League. 
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 8:00pm
According to the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University, the desegregation of U.S. public schools peaked in the ’80s, but since then, schools have become even more segregated.
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 8:30pm
This film explores the increasing racial diversity and shift in attitudes toward musicians of color in the classical music world through Ann Hobson Pilot's professional journey.
Monday, February 9, 2015 - 7:00pm
Should there be an end to Black History Month? That’s the question explored by African-American filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman as he embarks on a cross-country campaign to do just that.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 6:00pm
Despite poverty, racism and limited opportunity, Summer Hill – and its segregated school – flourished for four generations. 

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Thursday, January 1, 2015 - 12:00pm
Tune in for the swearing-in ceremony of Governor Andrew Cuomo and Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:00pm
They say love knows no bleeping boundaries.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 6:30pm
No one gets to Antarctica by accident.