Empowering local voices and diverse views.

Established in 1992, Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) is a media learning, production and distribution hub that promotes creative expression, independent voices and community engagement.

MNN operates two state-of-the-art emerging media production and education facilities in Manhattan and run Manhattan's public access TV channels, reaching some 400,000 cable subscribers in the borough. MNN and MNN-facilitated productions are also available in more than 29 states and in countries such as the Philippines and the Dominican Republic through live streams and online archives.

MNN is home to the NYC Center for Media Education, offering education and training in traditional and virtual video production, emerging media, editing, podcasting, and broadcasting. NYC CME’s purpose is to cultivate a diverse collective of change-makers and storytellers who will level the playing field in media production.

MNN produces the cable and digital channel NYXT.nyc, presented in partnership with more than 100 Manhattan community-based organizations, NYXT.nyc shines a spotlight on groups that are working to connect people and build neighborhoods. NYXT.nyc is available on Spectrum 1992, FiOS 38, and online at nyxt.nyc.

In addition, MNN offers MNN-FSTV, a partnership with independent media network Free Speech TV. MNN FSTV is available on Spectrum 1301 and FiOS 39.

MNN offers a creative and collaborative community, open to all ages, races, ethnicities, national origins, sexes, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, faiths and religions, abilities, and regardless of socio-economic status.



Hours of Operation

Main Administration Office
Monday - Friday: 10 am - 6 pm

MNN on 38th
Editing & Studio Facilities:

Monday - Friday: 
2:30 - 9:30 pm

MNN El Barrio Firehouse
Editing & Studio Facilities:

Tuesday - Friday: 1 pm - 7 pm
Saturday: 11 am - 5 pm



July 10th to September 12th

Editing & Studio Facilities:
Monday - Friday: 1 pm - 7 pm

MNN 2023 Holiday Closings
Jan 2, 2023 - New Year’s Day (Observed)
Jan 16 - MLK, Jr. Day
Feb 20 - Presidents' Day
May 29 - Memorial Day
Jun 19 - Juneteenth
Jul 4 - Independence Day
Sep 4 - Labor Day
Oct 9 - Indigenous Peoples' Day
Nov 23 - Thanksgiving Day
Dec 25 - Christmas Day 
Jan 1, 2024 - New Year’s Day 
Please note that the MNN El Barrio Firehouse will be closed the Saturday before any holiday that falls on a Monday.

Our Channels


MNN's programming, submission, facility usage, student, and privacy policies, and MNN's code of conduct/community standards.

Our Locations

This Week on MNN

September 28, 2023

Esta semana en MNN continuamos nuestra celebración del Mes de la Herencia Hispana

This Week on MNN we continue our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

This Week On MNN

September 14, 2023

Esta Semana en MNN reconocemos el Mes de la Herencia Hispana


This Week on MNN We Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

B-Roll 101: Practical & Effective Tips

September 8, 2023

Learn all about b-roll and how you can find it, shoot it, and use it to add depth and interest to both scripted and documentary video projects.