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.

News

Don't miss out on MNN's new season of the Youth Channel The YC producers have been hard at work creating new programs at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse. The new season includes a special on the recent Stop and Frisk Protest Rally, interviews with Harlem artists, and lots more.
Out of more than 1,000 entries MNN is proud to announce 3 winners in this year's Hometown Media Awards: Kristal Hart for The Kristal Hart Show takes home 2 awards (Government Activities and Sports Entertainment). The show airs every Tuesday at 9PM on MNN2 .
Summer 2012 program guides are now available for download or to have one mailed to you, email jeannette@mnn.org MNN encourages producers to grab a handful and distribute them to your communities. You can also mail them to your viewers free of charge, just write the address on the back and drop them in the mailbox. It's the cheapest way to promote your show!
When Manhattan resident Chris Gethard walked in to the MNN Programming office with our Master Control Operator Keith Bethea, he seemed shy, nervous, and to be honest a little nerdy. So imagine my surprise when these two guys said Chris needed a one hour time slot on one of MNN's busiest nights just because he was funny. To my surprise and their luck we found a very small window of opportunity to schedule them on Wednesday nights. The rest is MNN history.
Tune in Saturday, June 16th on MNN2 as Melba Moore sits down with Joan Allen on Inside New York, one on MNN's longest running shows. Joan Allen has brought Broadway legends, film stars, and industry insiders to our studios. This year, right alongside MNN, Inside New York is celebrating 20 years. So, look out for some amazing guests as they help Joan celebrate. Inside New York airs every Saturday at 8:30 PM on MNN2 .

Pages

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

Because of Senate inaction, legislation for speed safety camera programs has expired, leaving children at risk as they return to school in the coming weeks.

YC Spotlight

In this week’s YC Spotlight, youth producers Emerald and Yvonne discuss whitewashing, why it's problematic and recent American remakes of Asian films.