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.

  • 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.

  • Submit a Show in 3 Easy Steps

    Submitting a show to air on one of MNN's five channels is simple! Just fill out a timeslot request form, upload your media and promote your show. Learn more.


Juan Gonzalez, co-host of MNN’s flagship program, “ Democracy Now! ,” is marking an exciting anniversary : For 25 years the investigative journalist has been digging up scoops and uncovering scandals as a muckraking http://www.nydai
"Media Funhouse," airing on MNN for 20 or so years, is the brainchild of Ed Grant, who spends much of the half-hour screening and salivating over '60s art films and French New Wave cinema. Ed's enthusiasm is contagious (his delivery is funny and bombastic) and his knowledge is great (he has a penchant for the trashy). In 2009, The Village Voice hailed "Media" as the Best Public-Access Show.
For this edition of Clip of the Week, we bring you a vid aimed at helping you find quality entertainment during this holiday week. Farihah Zaman and Jenni FDB, hosts of herFLiX , give expert feedback on the movies you'll be choosing from when you hit the multiplex.
Ready to add yet another face to the dynamic cast of characters MNN has introduced you to? We’d like to direct your attention to Rao Rampilla , actor, playwright, and producer and host of MNN’s “Bollywood to Hollywood with Rao Rampilla,” a talk show dedicated to giving voice to New York’s lesser-known personalities and passions.
"Carol & Joe's Xtra Ordinary Life" addresses family challenges, disabilities and the triumph of art and achievement. Hosted by a mother and son, this quirky show is both informative and inspiring. Tune in on the last Monday of every month at 7:30 PM on MNN2! Next airings: 12/24 and 1/28.


Race to Represent

Race to Represent

Race to Represent offers a 3D view of Manhattan’s 2018 elections.

Represent NYC

Represent NYC

Represent NYC is a 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

Life in the margins means inability to receive proper health care, including mental health resources that are already in short supply.

YC Spotlight

Nearly 3.7 million immigrants in the U.S. are black, yet the media tends to leave out coverage of their experiences. In this week’s YC Spotlight, youth producer Michael talks with New York City organizer Albert Saint-Jean of Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI) about challenges that black undocumented immigrants face.