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‘The Young Turks on Fusion’ Broadcasts Live from Loyola University New Orleans On Oct. 31 at 7 PM CST

Loyola press release - October 27, 2016

UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE AUDUBON ROOM IN THE DANNA STUDENT CENTER. DOORS OPEN AT 6 PM. ALL MUST BE SEATED BY 6:30 PM, WHEN THE EVENT WILL BEGIN.

FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. PLEASE RSVP ON EVENTBRITE.

‘The Young Turks on Fusion’ Will Visit New Orleans As Part of 12-week Series During Final Stretch of 2016 Presidential Campaign

‘The Young Turks on Fusion’ – the weekly, hour-long live election-focused show from TYT Network and FUSION – will broadcast live from Loyola University New Orleans at 7 p.m. CST on Monday, Oct. 31, marking the show’s eighth episode in a 12-week series spotlighting the 2016 Presidential election.

Hosts Ana Kasparian and John Iadarola of The Young Turks will be joined by FUSION host Dodai Stewart and special guest comedian Chris Cubas. The episode, which will air on FUSION’s cable channel and digital properties, will cover issues ranging from policing and race to politics of the South and climate change.

‘The Young Turks on Fusion’ premiered at 8 p.m. EST on Sept. 12 live from the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism in Los Angeles. Hosted by Ana Kasparian and John Iadarola of The Young Turks and various voices from FUSION’s editorial team, ‘The Young Turks on Fusion’ aims to discuss the most important issues facing young people this election season.

From in-depth discussions on education reform and international terrorism, to man-on-the-street Q&A’s about the legalization of marijuana and game show segments, ‘The Young Turks on Fusion’ is engaging college students and viewers nationwide leading up to the presidential election.

Following the show at Loyola University, ‘The Young Turks’ will continue its nationwide tour:

November 9 / Los Angeles / California State University, Northridge

November 14 / Boston / Harvard Institute of Politics

November 21 / Arizona / University of Arizona

“The Young Turks has always created a community for young people to engage with and discuss important news. Partnering with FUSION on this show allows us to speak directly to millennials and hit the road to hear straight from them on the issues they care about most,” said TYT Network Chief Business Officer Steve Oh. “We’re excited to partner with FUSION to bring our show in front of a live audience and to add linear TV to the many ways we are reaching our digitally-native, politically-minded viewers.”

“We are thrilled to have the smart, passionate, and authentic voices of The Young Turks joining our line-up this fall. They provide a perspective that is missing on television and share FUSION's commitment to elevating conversations about the issues that matter most to the rising American mainstream,” said ​Keith Summa, SVP of Content and Programming for FUSION.

Students hoping to attend may sign up for tickets via Eventbrite. Doors open at 6 p.m. and interviews begin at 6:30 p.m. The event will take place in Satchmo's Lounge, located in the university's Danna Student Center.

‘The Young Turks on Fusion’ teaser can be viewed and downloaded here

Find your local FUSION channel by visiting http://fusion.net/tv-channel-lineup/

More information at:

www.tytnetwork.com/tytonfusion

www.fusion.net/tyt

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ABOUT LOYOLA
Loyola University New Orleans is a Catholic, Jesuit university located in the heart of the picturesque Uptown neighborhood of New Orleans. For more than 100 years, Loyola has helped shape the lives of its students, as well as the history of the city and the world, through educating men and women in the Jesuit traditions of academic excellence and service to others. Loyola’s more than 40,000 graduates serve as catalysts for change in their communities as they exemplify the comprehensive, values-laden education received at Loyola.

ABOUT ‘THE YOUNG TURKS’ AND TYT NETWORK

TYT Network is the largest online news network in the world, covering politics, pop culture and lifestyle. TYT Network is one of YouTube’s top partner channels and has over 200 million views a month and more than 3 billion total views on The Young Turks’ YouTube channel and Facebook page. The Young Turks was named to Variety’s Famechangers list, The Hollywood Reporter’s Next Gen 30 and has won the 2013, 2014, and 2015 People's Voice Webby Awards 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 show is No. 1 in News & Politics among millennials according to comScore, Tubular Labs and OpenSlate data. The Young Turks is the flagship show of the TYT Network, which includes What the Flick?!, Think Tank, TYT Sports, TYT Interviews, TYT Politics, PopTrigger, Nerd Alert and The Jimmy Dore Show.

ABOUT FUSION

Through impactful journalism and smart commentary, FUSION covers the stories that matter to the new, rising American mainstream. FUSION content is available across a broad range of platforms from cable television and FUSION.net to various OTT providers and social media channels. FUSION is a part of the Fusion Media Group, a division of Univision Communications Inc. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

ABOUT ANA KASPARIAN

Ana Kasparian is a co-host of The Young Turks. She joined TYT as a fill-in producer in 2007 and has continually climbed through the ranks, eventually culminating in her position today as co-host. Additionally, she served as producer and contributor for the Current TV show. During her tenure, the show has been honored for a variety of different accolades, including the 2011 People’s Voice Webby Award for “Best News & Political Series” as well as the 2009 “Best Political News Site” award. She’s a professor of journalism at California State University of Northridge, and is also a frequent contributor on Pivot’s Take Part Live. In 2016, Kasparian was included in Forbes 30-under-30 list.

ABOUT JOHN IADAROLA

John Iadarola is a co-host of The Young Turks and the host and creator of ThinkTank, TYT Network’s second-most popular show. John also appears regularly on What The Flick, The Point, and nearly every show on the TYT network. John earned his BA in Political Science at the University of Connecticut and left a PhD program in Government at Texas at Austin to join The Young Turks. John has also appeared as a political commentator on HLN and Pivot TV.

Media Contact:

FUSION - David Ford / david@fusion.net / 305-925-8882

The Young Turks – Peter Axtman and Danielle Fuerth / fuerth@sunshinesachs.com / 212.691.2800