Manhattan's Public Access Television Station

August 2012

Closed on Monday, September 3

Events By Jeannette Santiago

In observance of Labor Day, MNN's facilities will be closed to the public on Monday, September 3, 2012. All programming for Friday, September 7 is due no later than 2pm on Tuesday, September 4, 2012. Any programming submitted after 2pm will be considered late. If you have any questions, please contact the Tape Library at 212-757-2670 ext. 302 or email


Chuck's Picks By Jeannette Santiago

"Unarius" is a strange New Age alien show from the 1970s created by Ruth and Ernest Norman. Its purpose is to spread the mission of advanced beings from the fourth dimension. How can you possibly miss this? Every Tuesday at 1 PM on MNN3. Next air dates: 9/21 and 8/28.

Democratic Candidates Debate for Manhattan State Assembly and NYS Senate Seats

Programming Highlights By Jeannette Santiago


On Tuesday, September 4 starting at 7:00 PM, MNN and the League of Women's Voters of the City of New York will be hosting the Democratic Candidates Debate for Manhattan State Assembly and NY State Senate seats.

Find out who your candidates are and head to polls informed!

Join us on Tuesday at 7:000 PM on MNN1 (TWC 34, RCN 82, FiOS 33)

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Democracy Now! Breaking with Convention: War, Peace and the Presidency

Programming Highlights By Jeannette Santiago

During the Republican and Democratic National Conventions Democracy Now! will expand to a daily two-hour broadcast August 27 - 31 and September 4-7 starting at 8AM.

Manhattan Neighborhood Network will also repeat the broadcast at 8PM.

Amy Goodman and the Democracy Now! crew will travel to Tampa Bay and Charlotte to report from the streets, to the suites, to the convention floor.

Don't miss out on this important event! Watch live on MNN1

Film Club at the Firehouse

MNN El Barrio Firehouse By Jeannette Santiago

Join us on Friday, September 7th for the first meeting of the Firehouse's new Film Club! We will be screening "James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket" in our main studio.

This documentary tells James Baldwin's story in his own words. Using interviews from many of Baldwin's close friends, colleagues, and critics, Karen Thorsen has created a beautiful portrait.

Film Club features monthly screenings of important documentary films that will inform, entertain, and create a forum for discussion - History, politics, education, community, resistance, and spirituality. Be informed, stimulated, and inspired.

This event is free of charge, all are welcome!

Chuck's Picks - "Barry Robin's Dance and Music Meditations"

Chuck's Picks By Chuck Stern

Airing on MNN for over 10 years, "Barry Robin's Dance and Music Meditations" creates an "original landscape of music, dance, philosophy, and humor." Barry's songs are heartfelt, jazzy and totally strange; he is a natural fit for MNN. Tune in every Sunday night/Monday morning at 1:30 AM on MNN1. Next air dates: 8/20 and 8/27.

George C. Stoney Memorial

Programming Highlights By Jeannette Santiago


Join us this Friday night, August 17, at 8pm on MNN1 (TWC 34, RCN 82, FiOS 33) when Manhattan Neighborhood Network will re-broadcast the George C. Stoney memorial that was taped on August 6 at The Abrons Arts Center in Lower Manhattan.

The event was attended by some of Mr. Stoney's closest friends, supporters, students and colleagues.

It was an evening of celebration and reflection of George Stoney's life and career. 

Immediately following the memorial, stay tuned for more of George Stoney's work as we present Active Aginng Stores, "George Stoney A Life in Film" 

Don't miss out on this special broadcast. 

Also, share your thoughts, memories and pictures.  Join the George Stoney Community Dialogue facebook page.

MNN cable channels and stream maintenance on Sunday morning, August 5

News and Views By Jeannette Santiago

On Sunday, August 5, 2012 starting at 8am, Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) will be conducting necessary maintenance on all MNN cable channels and streams.

During this time, MNN will be off the air throughout most of the morning. If you have any questions, please contact the Programming Department at extensions 305 or 334.

We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause you and your viewers.