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 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.

We operate two state-of-the-art media production and education facilities in Manhattan and run Manhattan's public access TV channels, reaching some 500,000 cable subscribers in the borough. 

MNN offers affordable training in video production, editing and broadcasting to Manhattan residents who wish to become Community Producers with MNN.

MNN also 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.

Hours of Operation

Main Administration Office
Monday - Friday: 9 am- 5 pm

MNN on 38th Editing & Studio Facilities:
Monday - Friday: 1 pm- 7 pm

MNN El Barrio Firehouse
Tuesday - Friday: 1 pm- 7 pm
Saturday: 11 am- 5 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

Policies

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

Our Locations

This Week ON MNN

January 26, 2023

This Week on MNN we recognize National Mentoring Month!

Say Hello to the New York City Center for Media Education.

January 12, 2023

The NYC Center for Media Education is the natural evolution of the media education program at MNN. We are blending the community focus with professional development training to give independent creatives the confidence and tools to become successful. We are cultivating a diverse group of change...

This Week On MNN

January 12, 2023

This Week on MNN celebrates Martin Luther King Day!