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.


"Ms. Divine's Tee Hee Heure" is an outrageous romp through the mind of Ms. Divine , a master of identity fraud. The show features her "loony characters," as she calls them--unfortunate souls like Mr. WeirdMan, Ms. Shito Bito and Anastasia--in their "peculiar world." Ms. Divine loves to update viewers on news items, so stay tuned for that!
“The Smith Organization is about to change development directors. The current director has been with the organization for less than two years and has not been able to raise sufficient income to meet the budgeted goals of the organization…the executive director is frustrated and at loose ends. The fiscal year has four months remaining.”
Recently we've been highlighting some of the quality community programming coming out of MNN's El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center. Monday's Clip of the Week featured a recent roundtable of women media activists, and last week we featured powerful readings by local poets.
The front section of today’s New York Times features an exciting new show that MNN picked up in December: “Soraya Sobreidad’s ‘FIERCE’ Cooking Show,” a program dedicated to Puerto Rican recipes, health and—you may not have seen this one coming—sex appeal.
In honor of Women’s History Month, today’s Clip of the Week features a panel discussion on minority women in the media, hosted by MNN’s El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center.


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

Nonviolent social protest has been a method of activism that is meant to create discomfort in oppressors, as many would prefer the silencing of those who dare speak out about structural inequities.

YC Spotlight

In this week’s YC Spotlight, tune in to hear youth producer Sarah explain the history of the Syrian civil war and the effects it has had on the children living there.