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TYT is America's largest online progressive news network and the #1 most engaged news and politics network. The award-winning network is one of the top multi-platform online content creators, generating over 500 million views a month. Cenk Uygur is the founder and CEO.

Most recently TYT received the Audience Honor in the Shorty Awards for News and Media. The Damage Report with John Iadarola was recognized with the People’s Voice Webby Award in News and Politics. Additionally, Indisputable with Dr. Rashad Richey was recognized as the fastest growing TV news show by the Hicks Evaluation group. In 2021, TYT received the Audience Honor in the Shorty Awards for Best in Live Event Coverage for their coverage of the 2020 Election. The Damage Report with John Iadarola was a 2021 Webby Honoree for Social Media Presence. Dr. Richey was recently awarded with the Global Icon Award by the Black Media Honors and was recognized with an award by the White House for his work with gang-affected and gang-affiliated youth and social advocacy.

Cenk Uygur was recognized by Mediaite on their list of Most Influential in News Media 2021. Host Ana Kasparian was named to the 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 Media List and The Daily Dot’s 20 Women of YouTube list. The Young Turks was recognized with a Webby Honoree for News and Politics: Series and Channel, won the Audience Honor for Overall YouTube Presence in the 2018 Shorty Awards and the Webby People’s Voice Award for News and Politics - Series. Over the years, TYT has been recognized by the Streamys, Webbys, and Shorty Awards. The Young Turks was awarded the Imagen Vision Award and the Vote It Loud Fifth Estate: Champion in Media Award for Best in New Media in 2016. In 2015, The Young Turks was named to Variety’s FameChangers List (No. 7) and The Hollywood Reporter’s Next Gen List (No. 1 in the News category).

TYT includes owned and operated and partner shows such as The Young Turks, The Damage Report, Indisputable, and more.

TYT’s 24/7 programming is available on YouTube TV, The Roku Channel, Pluto TV, Xumo, Twitch, Samsung TV Plus, TCL, Local Now, FuboTV, and more.

TYT is also available as a podcast on Apple podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, Amazon Music, and more.

TYT is the entire network. TYT represents the whole spectrum of progressive thought. All are welcome - from leftists to mainstream progressives to moderates. Our hosts and audience present his, her, or their own viewpoints, exchange ideas and grow from one another.

The Young Turks is the flagship show of the network. The Young Turks is mainstream progressive. We believe in a Bernie-Sanders-style economic populism, fighting for issues like higher minimum wage; paid family leave; Medicare for All; an end to gerrymandering; and, most importantly, an end to the corruption brought by the private financing of elections. We fight for human rights and justice for all. We also keep an open mind for what are the best policies and strategies to get to these goals. The most radical positions are not always the correct ones. We believe the majority of the country is mainstream progressive but never gets the policies it wants because of corruption and endless factionalism. We are the show for the great majority of the country that is open-hearted and open-minded.

What does The Young Turks mean? Why is the show named The Young Turks?
The selection of the name The Young Turks reflects the definition provided in American Heritage Dictionary.

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.

The selection of this name does not refer to any specific, historical incarnation of The Young Turks.

The Young Turks is a privately-held company led by founder and CEO Cenk Uygur, who is also the largest shareholder. TYT operations are audience supported to assure that opinions and commentary expressed in the programming are authentic and intended to serve and inform the audience.