WXXI-TV Television Rochester


WXXI-TV Television Rochester (Channel 21) is PBS affiliated television station, licensed to Rochester, New York. WXXI Public Broadcasting Council is the owner of the WXXI-TV (Channel 21). The Channel 21 founded in 1966 and the first show of WXXI-TV aired 52 years ago on 6 September 1966. The call letter meaning of WXXI-TV (Channel 21) is ” XXI= Roman numeral 21”. WXXI (AM 1370) and WXXI-FM are sister channels of WXXI-TV (Channel 21). These three studios, located on State Street near downtown Rochester.

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WXXI-TV began its transmission in 1966 with NET affiliation television. The affiliation with NET of WXXI-TV remained from 1966 to 1970. In 1970, it was affiliated with PBS and still carry programming with it. But, the sister channel, WXXI-FM and WXXI-AM affiliated with National Public Radio.


WXXI-TV offers news, talk shows, drama series, entertainments and all kinds of kids programming. A detailed list of programming given here, Have a look at it.

 Washington Week

Washington Week is a public affairs television series follows civility and moderation.

Splash and Bubbles

Splash and Bubbles is an adventure and educational TV series, premises a yellow back fusilier. It features kids asking questions followed up by the musical number.

Rick Steves’ Europe

It is a travel documentary series hosted by Rick Steves who is an American travel writer. He travels across the continent of Europe and tells his experience.

Sr. No Programs Category
1 BBC World News News
2 Shakespeare Uncovered TV Series
3 Washington Week Public Affairs TV Program
4 Prison Dogs Documentary film
5 Dinosaur Train Animated Series
6 Splash and Bubbles Adventure



7 Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Documentary
8 Bob the Builder Children’s Animation
9 Masterpiece Classic Anthology Drama series
10 The Lawrence Welk Show Musical Variety Show
11 A Warrior in Two Worlds Documentary
12 Midsomer Murders Crime Drama, Mystery fiction
13 Wild Kratts Animated Series
14 Sesame Street Children’s Television Series. Educational, Sketch Comedy, Puppetry, Animation
15 Odd Squad Educational, Comedy




               Digital Availability
Main WXXI-TV programming Channel 21.1
WXXi-W/ World Channel 21.2
WXXI-C/Create Channel 21.3
WXXI-K/PBS Kids Channel 21.4
WXXI-FM/ Classical 91.5 Channel 16.7