Manhattan Community Media

  • Manhattan Community Media

    Manhattan Neighborhood Network is the country's largest community media center. We supply the training, equipment, facilities, and channels you need to create your own TV show. Get involved.

  • Exciting New Programming from MNN!

    This fall, we're unrolling three new initiatives that showcase local communities, share independent political news and views, and make MNN programs available to a wider audience! Learn more.


  • Expand your Mind in El Barrio

    MNN’s El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center is a local hub for adults and youth interested in learning about media production, exploring El Barrio's rich culture and working for social justice. Learn more.

  • Create Engaging Media

    By enrolling in MNN's small, low-cost classes, Manhattan residents develop the skills they need to share their stories and create the best local programming on television. Register for classes today.

  • More Platforms Than Ever

    With 5 channels (and counting!) and live streaming, MNN provides community producers the opportunity to share their work with audiences in Manhattan and beyond. Watch Now.


  • Produce Your Own Television Show

    MNN’s professional equipment and state-of-the-art studios give community producers the space to create high-quality, broadcast-ready media. Explore our facilities.


With a sense of optimism for a year of fresh starts and new beginnings, we bring you a week of MNN programming to educate and inspire this first week of 2017, with “Community Board 8 Speaks,” “GingerNewYork,” “The Peace of Persistence,” and “Active Aging Stories.”
This Sunday, ring in the new year with MNN as we take a look at some key issues our city will face in 2017 and offer ideas about how you can make positive changes in your life as we move into the new year.

Change is upon us. In a few weeks, the president elect will be sworn in and our country will begin its four year journey into the unknown. Watch "Represent NYC" this Sunday to hear predictions for the year ahead and to learn about how the Trump presidency will directly affect New York City.
In this week’s YC Spotlight, watch coverage of the 2015 panel discussion at Hunter College presented by Students for Justice in Palestine and Anakbayan New York, as they explore the role of youth in people’s liberation and the need for international solidarity.
We’re looking back on 2016 and beyond with this week’s programming, as “The Facts” presents clips from the show’s seven-year series, “Gotta Run with Will” and “The Woman’s Connection” look at the history of running and beauty respectively, and “GingerNewYork” replays one of its favorite holiday episodes.


Represent NYC

Represent NYC

Represent NYC is a new weekly program that gives local elected officials and candidates the chance to update voters about the issues shaping the future of the city. 

Clip of the Week

Long awaited by some, long dreaded by others, today marks a new era in American politics, with the inauguration of the 45th United States president. Watch “Represent NYC” for a discussion on what the new president may mean for New Yorkers.

YC Spotlight

With education on our minds after this week’s Betsy DeVos hearings, we bring you a student perspective on teachers in the United States as our Youth Channel Spotlight.