The network generates over 30 million views per month and has over a billion lifetime views. The flagship program in the network is The Young Turks, hosted by Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian.
The Young Turks is the largest online news show in the world, covering politics, economics, pop culture, social trends and lifestyle.
Young Turk (n)
1. Young progressive or insurgent member of an institution, movement, or political party.
2. Young person who rebels against authority or societal expectations.
American Heritage Dictionary
Young Turks Awards:
- 2012 Podcast Awards Best Video Podcast
- The 2011 People’s Voice Webby Award for Best News and Politics Series
- 2011 News/Politics Shorty Award
- Best Political Podcast 2009 at the Podcast Awards
- Best Political News Site 2009 at the Mashable Awards
The TYT Network includes the Townsquare channel, which is funded by YouTube as part of the original programming initiative.
The feature show on Townsquare is The Point, a successful, long-form issues discussion show.
The YouTube channel Pop Cultured features Pop Trigger, billed as “a smart show about dumb stuff”, such as celebrity gossip and pop culture stories and controversies.
Other channels and shows on the network include TYT Sports, TYT University, The Jimmy Dore Show (political comedy), The David Pakman Show, Common Room, The Undercurrent, The Majority Report, What the Flick?!, TakeActionNewsTV, TheLipTV, TYT Comedy, Dennis Trainor, Absurdity Today, TYT Regulators, TYT Undergound and TYT Interviews.