This Week on MNN: Eyes Wide Open

All eyes are on the news this week as the UN General Assembly kicks off here in Manhattan and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testifies against Judge Kavanaugh in Washington D.C. on national television. While you wait to see what comes of these two high profile events, tune in to MNN for some art, activism and sports.

This week, watch episodes of “You People,” “Gotta Run With Will,” “ArtTour International,” “Ginger New York,” “The Carmen Mathis Show,” “IWFNYCtv,” “Something to Offer” and the “The People’s Forum.”


“You People”

Wednesday, September 26, 10:00 pm



In final part of Roy’s interview with Daryle Lamont Jenkins, they cover various topics such as Daryle’s activism and how he was “Antifa” before the term entered the zeitgeist, doing activism to get results instead of trying to win a PR war, alternative forms of resistance to fascism and more.


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“ArtTour International”

Thursday, September 27, 5:30 pm



This week on “ArtTour International,” watch interviews with Nadia Sirry, Thomas T. Thomas, Helen Kagan, Sana Doumet, Anna Van Matre, AN Leite, Ellen Hegg, Renee Bellevance, O Yemi Tubi, Sandra Hawkins, Cornelia Steckan, Daphne Anastassiou, Sigmund Nyberg and Ed Moret. This is the 1st part of a very special episode with award-winning artists sharing their peace awareness messages.


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“ArtTour International” on the Web

“ArtTour International” on Facebook

“ArtTour International” on Twitter


“Gotta Run With Will”

Thursday, September 27, 9:30 pm


For the past four years, Peter Ciaccia has been President of Events for New York Road Runners and Race Director of the TCS New York City Marathon. Peter is retiring at the top of his game at the end of the 2018 NYC Marathon. Tune in as he shares his thoughts on his lasting legacy in the city that he loves.


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“Gotta Run With Will” on Facebook

“Gotta Run With Will” on Twitter

“Gotta Run With Will” on YouTube



“Ginger New York”

Friday, September 28, 2:00 pm



American jazz singer/songwriter Sheila Jordan steps to the stage this week on "Ginger New York" and chats with guest co-hosts Ron Aprea and Angela DeNiro about her long, prosperous career. 

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“The Carmen Mathis Show”

Friday, September 28, 8:00 pm



This week on “The Carmen Mathis Show,” check out "Sounds from the Sixties" featuring Ria Alexander, Adrian Bailey, Sophia L. Coffee, Denden Girmay, The Harlem Japanese Gospel Choir, The Nate Lucas All-Stars and LeeOlive Tucker.


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“The Carmen Mathis Show” on the Web

“The Carmen Mathis Show” on Facebook

“The Carmen Mathis Show” on Twitter



Saturday, September 29, 5:00 pm



BTSTRadioTV Sports Talk Entertainment Show on IWFNYCtv Hosted by "The Loud Mouth" Jason Murillo, Mel The "Lethal Weapon" Gibsun & Gia Savitz. Listen in as they talk all things sports entertainment, pro wrestling, sports & more. Uncensored, raw and real including calls and tweets from fans.


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“IWFNYCtv” on Facebook

“IWFNYCtv” on Twitter

“IWFNYCtv”  on Instagram


“Something to Offer”

Saturday, September 29, 7:30 pm



Host Anne Marie chats with historian Barbara Police, a founding  member of SAGE LGBTQ, a senior adult organization.


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“Something to Offer” on the Web


“The People’s Forum”

Sunday, September 30, 4:30 pm



Last year, two category 5 hurricanes struck the United States Virgin Islands 14 days apart: Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria. Kimberly Newton-Nichols, Public Relations Spokesperson for the Virgin Islands Freshwater Association and Sherman Browne, Chief Empowerment Officer of Aim High International, stop by to discuss the Virgin Islands recovery effort as the anniversary of the hurricanes approach.