Political pundit Cenk Uygur and his cult talk show, "The Young Turks," went on a roller-coaster ride from public-access television to SiriusXM satellite radio, YouTube and
Although the title suggests a famous line from
Uygur's impressive YouTube view-counts and subscriber numbers helped land him at
Despite the influence and financial rewards of YouTube, outsider Uygur felt he needed a presence in old media to establish legitimacy. But even with the high ratings he generated, MSNBC wanted him to prove himself further. He could have been the network's answer to Bill O'Reilly or Sean Hannity, but the May-to-November relationship between new and old media was hardly symbiotic.
"Mad as Hell"
MPAA rating: None
Running time: 1 hour, 22 minutes.