LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 30, 2013) - The Young Turks Network (www.TYTNetwork.com) announced today that it will bring its online video talk shows to living rooms and mobile devices. The Young Turks Roku channel is available now and Android and iOS apps are planned to launch in August enabling the network's fans to watch TYT Network's shows on devices other than their computers.
The Young Turks Network (TYT Network) generates over 50 million views per month through its various YouTube channels. By expanding to mobile and connected devices, TYT Network will provide opportunities for fans to watch the shows while away from their computers.
"TYT has long created compelling digital content, and we've racked up over a billion views on YouTube alone," said TYT Network COO, Steve Oh. "This initiative enables us to go beyond YouTube via mobile and connected devices, and we expect to rack up billions of more views across numerous platforms."
TYT's new direct-to-consumer strategy is enabled by its partnership with OneScreen® who provides the entire digital video technology stack for content management, publishing, advertising, marketing, and services for developing rich video experiences for audiences across all screens.
"Audiences are now expecting that the quality content they have come to enjoy on YouTube should be available everywhere else," said OneScreen CEO Atul Patel. "We are excited to see the most renowned YouTube news network utilizing our capabilities to reach their audience off YouTube and to do all this in a single system."
The relationship continues TYT Network's expansion beyond its YouTube base as the company continues to diversify its business. TYT Network pioneered the video subscription model with its membership option that has provided fans with behind-the-scenes, on-demand and archival video features.
Fans can add the TYT Network Roku Channel through the Channel Store.
For more information, please visit www.TYTNetwork.com.
ABOUT 'THE YOUNG TURKS' AND TYT NETWORK
"The Young Turks" is the largest online news show in the world, covering politics, pop culture and lifestyle. The teleprompter-free show is one of the top 50 YouTube partners, with more than 35 million views a month and more than 1 billion total views on The Young Turks YouTube channel. "The Young Turks" received the 2013 People's Voice Webby Award for best news and politics series, 2011 News/Politics Shorty Award, Best Political Podcast 2009 at the Podcast Awards and Best Political News Site 2009 at the Mashable Awards.
"The Young Turks" is the flagship show of the TYT Network, which includes "What the Flick?!," "TYT University," "TYT Sports," "TYT Interviews" and "The Point" (on Town Square, a YouTube original channel), as well as new shows and channels, including "Pop Trigger," "Nerd Alert" and "TYT Comedy."
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