Monthly Archives: November 2011

Weekly Events Calendar 11/28

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Tori & Dean Season Premiere Event
Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 6:30pm PT/9:30pm ET
Everyone’s favorite reality couple is back with a whole new season of their hit show “Tori and Dean: Home Sweet Home,” and they’re kicking it off LIVE on Ustream! They’ll be streaming from their home during the season opener and answering questions for fans, so be sure to tune in! [clear here]

MTV RapFix Live with Young Jeezy
Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 1pm PT/4pm ET
RapFix host and VJ Sway welcomes Young Jeezy to the studio on Wednesday, where he’ll be premiering a new clip from a film he made to accompany his his upcoming LP. The album, “Thug Motivation: 103 Hustlerz Ambition” drops December 20, and features hip hop heavyweights like Lil’ Wayne, Snoop Dogg, and Jay-Z. [clear here]

“TMI” The Music Insider with Downtown Julie Brown
Thursday, Dec. 1 at 12pm PT/3pm ET
Join Downtown Julie Brown for another weekly episode of The Music Insider, the show that gives you access to exclusive interviews with music’s biggest stars and counts down the ten hottest songs on the Hot 100. This week’s episode will feature an interview with Gym Class Heroes! [clear here]

NFL Players Association Viewing Party
Thursday, Dec. 1 at 3:30pm PT/6:30pm ET
Check out this NFL game viewing party live from the NFLPA Headquarters in Washington, DC. The night will feature a chalk-talk from NFLPA chief DeMaurice Smith and two panels on sports & social media. [clear here]

SAFF – South Asian Football Federation Kickoff
Friday, Dec. 2 at 1:30am PT/4:30pm ET
For the first time, The South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship, South Asia’s top football competition will be streamed live! You can catch full coverage of all 15 matches from the SAFF Championship, starting with the opening match between Bangladesh and Pakistan on December 2. Full schedule for the week below:

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Bangladesh vs. Pakistan
12/2 at 1:30am PT/4:30am ET

Maldives vs. Nepal
12/2 at 4:30am PT/7:30am ET

India vs. Afghanistan
12/3 at 1:30am PT/4:30am ET

Sri Lanka vs. Bhutan
12/3 at 4:30am PT/7:30am ET

Nepal vs. Bangladesh
12/4 at 1:30am PT/4:30am ET

Pakistan vs. Maldives
12/4 at 4:30am PT/7:30am ET

KROQ Miss Double D-Cember Pageant
Friday, Dec. 2 at 6am PT/9am ET
KROQ Morning Show hosts Kevin & Bean present their annual Miss Double D-Cember Pageant on Friday. 10 hopefuls have been chosen, and the winner will be announced in front of a live audience on Friday. [clear here]

Blythe Raw
Friday, Dec. 2 at 12pm PT/3pm ET
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Saturday, Dec. 3 at 12pm PT/3pm ET
Two special episodes of Blythe Raw are going down this week. On Friday, join Blythe for a special episode that will explore the essential oils and raw foods that turn up the heat in your love life. There’s even a special segment about eco-friendly lingerie!

Saturday, Blythe will be doing an-store appearance at a Whole Foods where she’ll participate in a live demonstration about raw food! [clear here]

Gobble Gobble, Here’s What to Watch on Ustream This Thanksgiving

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From the Vineyard to Your Table
Tuesday, November 22 at 5pm PT/8pm ET
Join wine experts from Titus Vineyards, Cornerstone Cellars, The Terraces Winery, and Carpe Diem Wine Bar for a special Thanksgiving show that explores the perfect wine pairings for the holidays! [clear here]

Frigidaire® Double Cook-Off
Wednesday, November 23 at 9am PT/12pm ET
Watch Food Network stars Chef Geoffrey Zakarian and Chef Anne Burrell face off to prepare the BIGGEST holiday meal! Viewers get to decide which chef does it best and enter for a chance to win a new range! [clear here]

Kobi vs. Turkey Thanksgiving World Record
Wednesday, November 23 at 3pm PT/6pm ET
Competitive eater (yep, that’s a real thing) Takeru Kobayashi will attempt to break the world record for Turkey eating in front of a worldwide audience on Ustream. Tune in to cheer him on! [clear here]

Jennette McCurdy Fan Chat
Wednesday, November 23 at 6pm PT/9pm ET
Join iCarly’s Jennette McCurdy as she gives “Thanks” to her fans on Thanksgiving during a live chat! [clear here]

A Very Gaga Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 24 at 12pm PT/3pm PT
Little Monsters, in honor of Lady Gaga’s Special: “A Very Gaga Thanksgiving” and of course Thanksgiving day, Hilly Hindi (dressed as LADY GAGA) and Hannah Hindi will be LIVE on Ustream to chat with you, celebrate the holiday and take questions! [clear here]

Honor Society Thanksgiving Chat
Thursday, November 24 at 5pm PT/8pm ET
Honor Society will be going live from the road as they prep for their 5th headlining tour in Orlando this Saturday. [clear here]

Khleo’s Thanksgiving PSA and Mixtape World Premeire
Thursday, Novemver 24 at 6pm PT/9pm ET
Khleo has a special Thanksgiving treat for fans: he’ll be premiering songs off his new mixtape! Be sure to tune in for the first listen! [clear here]

Other Events this week:

NASA Curiosity Launch
Saturday, November 26 at 7:02am PT
Well, it’s not exactly Thanksgiving themed but we couldn’t leave it out! NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is going live with a series of events leading up to the launch of their “Curiosity” Mars Rover on Saturday. Check out the full lineup on their channel! [clear here]

UFC 139
Don’t forget, you can still buy tickets to see UFC 139, Shogun vs. Hendo on-demand. Experts are already calling Saturday’s fight one of the greatest in UFC history, so it’s worth a look. [clear here]

Twilight Breaking Dawn Red Carpet, UFC 139, and more!

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Twilight Breaking Dawn Pt. 1 Red Carpet Streams!
It’s pretty much Official Twilight Day on Ustream. See the cast walk the red carpet from two different angles, courtesy of MTV and ET-Insider, starting tonight at 4p PT/7p ET.
ET-Insider Red Carpet 4:30p PT/7:30p ET – here
MTV Red Carpet 5p PT/8p ET – here

ThinkCommonLive
Monday, November 14 at 5p PT/8p ET
Common is celebrating the launch of his new music video “Sweet” with an exclusive online premiere on Ustream! The video can be viewed for a donation of $1, with all proceeds going to J/P HRO Haitian Relief program. [clear here]

StuffWeLike Halo Anniversary
Monday, November 14 at 10p PT/November 15 at 1am ET
Join StuffWeLike for the Halo anniversary midnight launch! [clear here]

“TMI” The Music Insider with Downtown Julie Brown
Tuesday, November 15 at 1p PT/4p ET
Week 3 of The Music Insider will take another look at the latest news out of the music industry right from Ustream’s very own studios in Hollywood! [clear here]

Gibson Master Guitar Lessons
Tuesday, November 15 at 5p PT/8p ET
Join professional guitarist and instructor Steve Krenz for personal guitar instruction every Tuesday night! Whether you’re a novice or just need to brush up on your skills, this free class is just the ticket! [clear here]

Beatport Stream with Marcel Dettmann
Wednesday, November 16 at 8a PT/11a ET
Beatport is LIVE from their studio in Berlin with Techno producer and DJ Marcel Dettmann on Wednesday. Be sure to tune in and get your groove on! [clear here]
Amp Radio’s Sound Space Featuring Karmin
Wednesday, November 16 at 4p PT/7p ET
Join Karmin for a live performance where the viewers will get to pick the set lineup! Karmin will be taking requests from viewers and performing their hit rendition of Chris Brown’s “Look at Me Now.”
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China’s Censorship of the Internet and Social Media: The Human Toll and Trade Impact
Thursday, November 17 at 7a PT/10a ET
Get a glimpse of the live hearing from the China Commission–created in October of 2000 to monitor human rights and laws in China and report its findings to the President and Congress. [clear here]

UFC 139
See all of the free live events leading up to the UFC 139 PPV on Saturday. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will be taking on Dan “Hendo” Henderson in the main event of the evening!

UFC 139 Pre-Presser
Thursday, November 17 at 1p PT/4p ET

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UFC 139 Weigh Ins
Friday, November 18 at 4p PT/7p ET
Get amped up for Saturday’s fight with pre-fight weigh ins.
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Heavy MMA Presents “Fight Day” at UFC 139
Saturday, November 19 at 2p PT/5p ET
Catch all the official pre-fight coverage with Heavy MMA.
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UFC 139 PPV
Saturday, November 19 at 6p PT/9p ET
Available for $44.99
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Ustream Wins Streaming Media Reader’s Choice Award for Mobile Video Platform

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Streaming Media West just announced the winners of their Reader’s Choice Awards on November 10, and we’re doing a happy dance because we were named the ‘Best Mobile Video Platform!’ Woo hoo! Our mobile app has already been downloaded over 4 million times–and to us that means 4 million opportunities for accessible, reliable live streaming right in the hands of the most important people of all–our users! So here’s a heartfelt ‘thank you’ to all those who voted and all those who have downloaded the free app for iOS and Android. We’ll continue to push the envelope in everything that we do to bring you the best, most reliable streaming technology–wherever you are.

Check us out on the Streaming Media winners page here.

Download our free mobile app here.

Happy Streaming!

Mac Miller, Ricki Lake, and Pacquiao/Marquez LIVE on Ustream!

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Machinima: Modern Warfare 3
Tuesday, November 8 at 12p PT/3p ET
Join our gamer friends at Machinima for a special Tuesday broadcast of Modern Warfare 3 gameplay. [clear here]

Mac Miller Performs LIVE from House of Blues
Tuesday, November 8 at 9:30p PT/12:30a ET
Rapper and Ustream regular (just check out his past recorded videos here) Mac Miller is going live for a mini performance from the House of Blues sponsored by Mountain Dew! [clear here]

Pacquiao vs. Marquez Final Press Conference
Wednesday, November 9 at 12:30p PT/3:30p ET
Top Rank TV brings boxing fans live coverage of the final press conference before the epic fight between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez. [clear here]

MTV RapFix Live
Wednesday, November 9 at 1p PT/4p ET
Tune in on Wednesday for a super top-secret guest on MTV’s RapFix live! Last week’s show featured rapper Wale, so you know it’s going to be a good one. [clear here]

Ricki Lake Live
Wednesday, November 9 at 5p PT/8p ET
See Ricki Lake go live as she prepares for the premiere of her documentary “The Business of Being Born.” She’ll be live from her home as she gets ready for the film’s premiere, and answering fan questions, so be sure to tune in! [clear here]

Tough Love’s Steven Ward Weds 11 Couples on 11/11/11
Friday, November 11 at 11:11a PT/2:11p ET
On 11/11/11 at 11:11am (pacific time) Tough Love’s Steven Ward will be performing 11 wedding ceremonies at once on behalf of Crowne Plaza Hotels. Tune in for this pretty epic event, and revel in the fact that these couples will never have an excuse for forgetting their anniversary. [clear here]
Pacquiao vs. Marquez Weigh Ins
Friday, November 11 at 2:30p PT/5:30p ET
See live coverage of the Pacquiao/Marquez weigh-ins before the big fight. The event will be on the Top Rank TV official Ustream channel page. [clear here]
GOP Candidates Debate
Saturday, November 12 at 8p PT/11p ET
Live from Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, see Republican Presidential hopefuls duke it out in this debate sponsored by CBS, The National Journal, and the Republican Party of South Carolina. [clear here]
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What you May Have Missed on Ustream Last Week (Yes, you can still watch them!)
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Twilight Handprint ceremony from Grauman’s Chinese Theatre:
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The Music Insider with Downtown Julie Brown:
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We Believe vs. Dubs Charity Basketball Game with the Golden State Warriors:

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Go Ustream!

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My Dearest Ustreamers,

Hope all is well. Today, we announced an additional financing of $6m from our existing lead investors, Softbank and DCM. The timing is perfect for the company and for me to announce that I will be returning to my entrepreneurial roots.

I want to say from the bottom of my heart that I love Ustream. I thank everyone for their support over the past 4.5 years. Ustream is about allowing anyone to broadcast live over the Internet while interacting with their family, friends, fans or following.

I will stay on as Chairman of the Board and continue to support the Company.

Keep streaming Ustreamers.

Sincerely and humbly,

John Ham
Ustream Founder