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, but not all programming is available on-demand (including full episodes in the WXXI Video Player)

Upcoming on WXXI-TV

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 8:00pm
Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique is one of Africa’s greatest wildlife restoration stories, living proof that nature can recover from near collapse, so long as humans protect it and help it to heal.
Friday, September 4, 2015 - 8:30pm
For the best art stories in Rochester and beyond watch Arts InFocus Friday nights at 8:30 and Saturday afternoons at 6:30, only on WXXI-TV.
Friday, September 4, 2015 - 9:00pm
Uncover the story of Althea Gibson (1927-2003), who emerged as the unlikely queen of the segregated tennis world of the 1950s.
Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 11:00pm
Peter Capaldi stars as the Twelfth Doctor, the most recent incarnation of the Doctor, an alien Time Lord who travels through time and space in his TARDIS.
Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 12:00pm
The ever-popular pairing of Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci comes to Great Performances at the Met

Ongoing on WXXI-TV

On-Demand
Over three special episodes, This Old House is partnering with Homes For Our Troops (HFOT) to build a house – from the ground up – for one Army veteran and his family, as a way to highlight the heroes who have given so much for their country. Watch On-Demand through 10/1/2015
January 3 - March 6
Don't miss a second of the final season!
On-Demand
Listen to On-Demand to Connections: Operation Babylift from Friday April 24th.
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

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 8:30pm
The medical experts of Second Opinion discuss fibromyalgia.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 10:00pm
Over 80 years after her death, Marie Curie remains by far the best known female scientist.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 9:00pm
Follow the paleontologists who are reconstructing a terrifying carnivore dubbed Spinosaurus.