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 Time Warner Cable channels 11 (Standard Definition) and 1221 (High Definition). Some programming is available on-demand in the WXXI Video Player

Upcoming on WXXI-TV

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 8:00pm
One of the most revered and influential rock ’n’ roll singers of all time, Janis Joplin (January 19, 1943 - October 4, 1970) thrilled audiences and blazed new creative trails before her death at age 27.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 9:00pm
Join engineers as they race to rescue a historic Martha’s Vineyard lighthouse from certain doom.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 10:00pm
Although intellect and talent were vital to the preeminent scientists of the 20th century, it was ultimately their individual personalities and quirks that drove each to great discoveries.
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 8:30pm
WXXI and the City of Rochester present a half-hour special that highlights the history of the spoken word in African-American culture and how it influenced jazz.
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 9:00pm
DI Goodman and his team are tested when a millionaire philanthropist is murdered on his boat, and the only suspects were all underwater at the time.

Ongoing on WXXI-TV

On-Demand
Listen to On-Demand to Connections: Operation Babylift from Friday April 24th.
Regents Review 2.0 is a series of test-prep programs for high school students who plan to take New York State Regents exams in the June of 2016.
On-Demand
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
On-Demand
Join President and Mrs. Obama for an all-star tribute to the men and women who serve the United States.
Learn how the U.S. Navy SEALs morphed into the world’s most admired commandoes.
The story of infant mortality in Rochester and what is being done about it. Watch Online

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Recently on WXXI-TV

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 10:00pm
Meet the sons of two Nazi war criminals who jointly were responsible for thousands of deaths.
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 8:30pm
This week on Arts InFocus, the Nevada Ballet Theatre graces the stage.
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 8:00pm
WXXI presents a new documentary that explores the extraordinary life of Rochester entrepreneur and philanthropist B. Thomas Golisano.