Metro Cable Network (MCN) Channel Six is a noncommercial cable entity - unique in the country - created by state statue in 1973, actualized and located on Channel Six by the Minnesota Cable Communications Board in 1985 and activated in October of 1987.
Oversight of MCN is provided by a Board of Directors representing area organizations, institutions and the public-at-large.
The MCN mission is to provide the community with a broad based of programming of regional interest. Among those member programs are: Hennepin County, Anoka County, University of Minnesota, University of North Dakota, AFL-CIO and City of St. Paul.
Other MCN productions are provided by area cable television entities, religious organizations and independent producers including Minneapolis Telecommunications Network, St. Paul/Mpls. Catholic Archdiocese, Emmanuel Christian Center, Mary Hanson and Viva & Jerry.
MCN is funded by producing organizations and individuals, community cable commissions, foundations, and grants provided by the State of Minnesota. MCN is a 501 (C)(3) Corporation and can accept tax deductible donations
Incorporated as: Twin Cities Regional Cable Channel Inc. a 501(C)(3) Corporation