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

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 7:00pm
Amlan Ganguly is a visionary. This lawyer-turned-community activist is not only changing a neighborhood, but also changing the way its youngest residents envision their lives.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 9:00pm
Trace a teenaged rape victim’s five-year odyssey through Pakistan’s flawed justice system. 
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 6:00pm
Six GYN cancer surgeons take on the Big C with Rock 'n' Roll. Their patients become the band's most ardent fans.
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 8:00pm
Before World War II, war reporting was considered No Job For a Woman.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 7:00pm
View a portrait of a Syrian leader who challenges women to live according to Islam without giving up their dreams. 

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Recently on WXXI World

Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 11:30pm
Examine the dramatic life of writer/activist Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 8:00pm
Determined that his last act will be a gift to the planet, musician and psychiatrist Clark Wang prepares for his own green burial. 
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 7:00pm
Discover the life, music and influence of African-American gospel singer and guitar virtuoso Rosetta Tharpe.