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.


"Harper's Bazzaro World" is a weekly karaoke dance party hosted by drag queen extraordinaire, Ms. Demure . Since 2001, the show has blended her covers (mostly early '90s dance hits), her comedy (oddball skits, bluescreen magic) and her politics (social issues pertaining to the LGBT community).
Hey, producers! Do you have questions about how to use social media to promote your show? Or how to integrate it into your broadcasts? Or how it can work to grow your audience? Or how to interact with your viewers more effectively? You came to the right place!
There’s a ton of hard work and talent behind each and every program broadcast on MNN. What’s the best way to do justice to the fruits of your labor? Let more people know about it. That’s why on Thursday, April 18, MNN is hosting a free webinar on how to use social media to boost your show’s audience and interact more effectively with your viewers. The class also covers how to streamline these efforts—so you get the perks without a lot of extra hours or hassle.
Welcome back to Clip of the Week , a weekly MNN highlights blog series we’ve had going for 5 months and counting! Today we bring you “ No Rules Allowed ,” a popular variety show hosted by comic, writer and actor Qualah. The program offers candid, entertaining conversations among viewers and guests on everyday issues like relationships and exes.
Happy spring, everyone! New season, new month, and a new installment of our popular new blog series MNN Diaries , a collection of written-form Q&As that allow us to get to know MNN producers and hosts on a more personal level. Together, these posts offer a clear picture of the diversity of MNN’s programming—and of the people behind it.


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.