WXXI-TV (DTV 21.1/Cable 1221/Cable 11), 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.
WXXI Kids 24/7 (DTV 21.4/Cable 1277) & Live Stream is dedicated to expanding our offerings of PBS KIDS programming. The service builds on WXXI’s commitment to providing educational children’s programming that sparks kids’ imaginations and fosters a life-long love of learning. Designed to meet the needs of today’s kids, WXXI Kids 24/7 service provides learning opportunities for every child, especially those at risk, whenever and wherever they access media. The live stream experience will expand to offer an integrated games feature, enabling children to toggle between a PBS KIDS show to an activity that extends learning – all in one seamless digital experience.
At CITY, we believe a community without journalism that aggressively questions authority, stands up for its most vulnerable residents, and celebrates what makes us unique, can lose its way.
For nearly 50 years, CITY has kept the powers that be on their toes while highlighting the very best of art, music, and culture.
Different Radio Services
Different Radio Services:
WXXI-HD Radio includes:
- FM HD 91.5-1, broadcasts classical music programming heard on FM Classical 91.5 with the highest definition of sound.
- FM HD 91.5-2, broadcasts news and information programming heard on AM 1370. Digital radio offers a dramatically higher quality audio and is not subject to seasonal pattern changes like AM radio, so the reception is greater.
WXXI Production Services: WXXI provides client production services from uplinks to video and audio production services.
WXXI Education is focused on community-driven engagement designed to educate and deliver services to the entire community, including historically underserved populations and rural communities. Through on-air and in-person events the education staff brings quality programs to life. By utilizing programming and public media resources and technology, WXXI Education can reach broad spectrums of learners with engaging materials.
The Little Theatre:
The Little Theatre is the premier cultural center for the presentation of American independent and foreign films, visual arts, and music for the greater Rochester community. Through educational events, the Little Theatre provides local artists a place to share and discuss their visions with a diverse audience. The Little Theatre engages the community in a warm and inviting atmosphere with programming that stimulates and expands thought, inspires the spirit, promotes friendly discussion, and opens cultural horizons.
Community & Member Engagement:
WXXI News and CITY Newspaper: Fair. Trusted. Balanced. WXXI News and CITY Newspaper bring you in-depth reporting that opens the dialogue on local ideas and promotes understanding of our diverse city, state, and world. The complement of WXXI News and CITY brings into focus both the regional news but also a focus on the local arts and culture that brings joy to our lives.
WXXI Education: Delivers educational services to the community through educational programming, Ready To Learn, pubic media resources to PreK-12, adult education and out of school learning organizations, schools of education and higher education, on-demand educational video, online resources, social media offerings for parents and educators, informal family learning events, youth media film festival, in-person outreach initiatives and local educational productions. Professional development offerings include training workshops for educators, caregivers, and parents offered by WXXI education staff.
PBS LearningMedia New York is a free media-on-demand service available to educators and learners through a partnership of the New York State public stations and PBS. It brings together the best of public media and delivers research-based, classroom-ready rich media experiences that engage students in exploring concepts across the curriculum. Drawing from critically acclaimed PBS programs such as NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, and PBS KIDS, as well as quality partner content from groups such as The National Archives Smithsonian, NPR, and NASA, the free service offers teachers, students, and families access to over tens of thousands of videos, images, lessons, and interactives to enrich classroom instruction and promote curiosity and lifelong learning. WXXI and other New York public media stations produce content and add it to PBS LearningMedia to engage New York State learners at all levels with quality content. WXXI provides training to schools, educators, and parents in the use of this engaging learning service.
Events: WXXI provides a wide range of outreach and community lifelong learning events from educational training and informal fun family learning events, to the Indie Pop-up series, to special previews and member events.
WXXI Online is our award-winning website, featuring WXXI’s broadcast schedules, streaming media, and resource areas for education, arts, news, and events.
WXXI Program Listings is our monthly program listings booklet, featuring WXXI’s broadcast schedules, which is mailed or emailed to WXXI members at their request. Program listings are always available online.
Membercard Information is a benefit card entitling you to 2-for-1 savings at area restaurants, museums, bed & breakfast inns as well as savings at several online shopping sites.
WXXI Passport: A streaming service that provides WXXI members special access to current and archival programs from both PBS and WXXI and is available via WXXI.org, PBS.org and other streaming digital platforms.
WXXI Video-On-Demand Services: WXXI provides full episodes and of many local and national programs for free for a period of time after they air on the WXXI/PBS Player available via the WXXI.org website or the PBS Video App. For extended on-demand access to a rich library of public television programming, WXXI offers PBS Passport as a member benefit.