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.


Over the last few years, enterprising Manhattanites have been using Airbnb to find temporary housing in the City. However, Governor Cuomo’s new law banning illegal hotels threatens Airbnb’s business model and puts law-abiding renters at risk. Learn more this Sunday on Represent NYC!
As the Fed raised a key short term interest rate yesterday, the financial impact of that move and related economic issues are top of mind for many New Yorkers today. Watch “Nightcap: Mind Your Money,” for a discussion about the importance of financial literacy among our youth.
It’s the season of giving and MNN’s gift to you is a full schedule of all-new programming. Check it out!
We’re focusing on the human spirit this week, at a time of year that can test and frazzle even the strongest of inner psyches. “The Woman’s Connection” offers a provocative conversation about outer beauty's impact on how others view and assess one’s inside value. “The Facts” explores prison systems and their impact on one’s inner self, and...
This Sunday on MNN, tune in to programming featuring people who aim to make changes that will improve the lives of many in New York City.


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.