On Thursday, R&B artist Trey Songz will do his first ever scheduled live chat for Ustream fans. He’ll be celebrating the upcoming release of his new album “Ready” which hits stores September 1. Viewers will get a chance to hear new tracks and ask him questions via Social Stream and the chat room. Tune in to Trey’s channel here at 3pm PST.
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On Tuesday, tune in to catch country star Whitney Duncan do a live chat. Whitney is a Nashville Star finalist with a debut studio album under her belt. She loves connecting with fans via her Ustream channel, so if you have a question for the country singer, be sure to tune in and ask via twitter or the chat room! Tune in here at 2:30pm PST.
Wednesday, August 26, Ohio Gubernatorial candidate John Kasich will be streaming a live Q&A session. Kasich spent nearly 20 years as a Republican United States Representative and also appeared regularly as a guest on Hannity & Colmes, The O’Reilly Factor, and other Fox Network shows. Tune in here at 5pm PST to see if you like what Kasich has to say.
On Tuesday night/Wednesday morning, stay up late to catch the second launch attempt of Space Shuttle 128 live in HD from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. If successful, this will be the 159th American Manned space flight and the 37th flight of Space Shuttle Discovery. Ustream is the only place where you’ll be able to see the launch in HD, so you’ll definitely want to tune in to Spacevidcast right here. Launch is planned for 10:36pm PST/1:36am EST.
Thursday tune in for the second installment of Honor Society’s weekly chat series. These guys have been known to do everything from making up signature dance-moves to breaking into spontaneous a cappella while chatting with fans, so you won’t want to miss it! Tune in here at 5pm PST.
Friday, August 28th, Professor Mark Anthony Neal will be sitting in for virtual “office hours” on Duke University’s channel. He’ll be discussing the musical and cultural legacy of Michael Jackson, and the far-reaching impact his untimely death is having on a generation. Neal wrote the main essay for “Hello World: The Complete Motown Solo Collection,” a 3-CD box collection of Michael Jackson solo recordings. He is a professor of African and African American studies. Jackson would have celebrated his 51st birthday on August 29th. Tune in here Friday at 9am PST.
Saturday, Disney Records artist Selena Gomez will be doing a live chat from her Ustream channel. Tune in here at 12pm PST on Saturday, August 29th.
Finally, on Sunday, Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show will have special guest Seth MacFarlane (creator of “Family Guy”). MacFarlane is an animator, composer, writer, producer, actor, singer, and voice actor with a penchant for satirizing popular culture. He currently voices about half of the characters on Family Guy, including Peter Griffin, Stewie, Brian, and Glenn Quagmire. Tune in to see Kevin ask him about what it’s really like writing and doing voice-over for one of the funniest shows on television. You can catch the interview at 5pm PST right here.