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Battlefield 3, UFC 137, and Other Events for the Week of 10/24

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Battlefield 3 Streams
Join our gaming partners at Gamespot, Machinima, and StuffWeLike for a series of special programming and live gameplay around Tuesday’s release of the much-anticipated Battlefield 3!

Battlefield 3 Multiplayer Live
Monday, October 24 at 2p PT/5p ET
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Battlefield 3 Midnight Launch
Monday, October 24 at 10p PT/1a ET

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Battlefield 3 Midnight Launch
Monday, October 24 at 11:45p PT/2:45am ET
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Machinima Battlefield 3 Gameplay
Tuesday, October 25 at 12p PT/3p ET
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UFC 137
UFC 137 events are kicking off this week leading up to the main card fight on Saturday between BJ Penn and Nick Diaz (after Welterweight champ Georges St. Pierre had to pull out because of a knee injury). Be sure to tune in for the highly anticipated match-up and catch all the events leading up to the fight!

Pre-Presser
Thursday, October 27 at 1p PT/4p ET

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Weigh-Ins
Friday, October 28 at 4p PT/7p ET
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Heavy MMA: Fight Day from UFC 137
Saturday, October 29 at 2p PT/5p ET
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UFC 137 Official PPV Fight
Saturday, October 29 at 6p PT/9p ET
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Other Events this week…

Dr. Drew Lifechangers Chat
Wednesday, October 26 at 10:30a PT/1:30p ET
The famed Board Certified Physician will be live on Ustream to answer your questions about life, health, and what on earth that disturbing squashing segment was about on last week’s show. [clear here]

Divorce Court with Judge Lynn
Wednesday, October 26 at 5p PT/8p ET
The professional advice continues later on with Judge Lynn, the world’s most famous TV judge! She’ll be doling out sass and sound advice, so be sure to tune in and join her crowd so you never miss a show! [clear here]

Pinching Penny World Premiere
Wednesday, October 26 at 7p PT/10p ET
See the world premiere of the film that’s being called “Fargo meets Snatch.” This indie film is about a British hypochondriac who turns to a life of crime after becoming addicted to consumerism. How timely. Check it out and be sure to RSVP! [clear here]

Howie D Live Chat
Thursday, October 27 at 12p PT/3p ET
Howie D (former Backstreet Boy) is going live from his official Ustream channel on Thursday to chat with fans and premiere his new video for 100 Reasons! [clear here]

Westlife Q&A: Greatest Hits
Thursday, October 27 at 4p PT/7p ET
Irish “boy” band Westlife have enjoyed 26 top-ten hits and 44 million albums sold over their 14 year career. They’re parting ways after their upcoming greatest hits album, and want to sit down to chat with fans about their plans for the future and their fondest memories together. Take a walk down memory lane with them during their live chat! [clear here]

International Rules: Australia vs. Ireland
Friday, October 28 at 1:45a PT/4:45a ET
International Rules Football combines the rules of Gaelic and Australian football. Not surprisingly, it’s one of the more lively, exciting forms of international football out there, and it’s available as a PPV event on Ustream! See Ireland and Australia face off on Friday! [clear here]

A Dialogue with Eckhart Tolle and Ram Dass
Friday, October 28 at 4p PT/7p ET
Witness a meeting of two great spiritual minds, as Eckhart Tolle and American Spiritual Leader Ram Dass meet for a global dialogue. [clear here]

TLA: Real Housewives of New York
Red Carpet Ready in 20 Minutes
Friday, October 28 at 4:40p PT/7:40p ET
Join the Sonja Trent Morgan of the Real Housewives of New York for a class that teaches you how to look your absolute best in an astonishing 20 minutes…from a gal who knows a little something about making a public appearance. Perfect! [clear here]

TLA: Cooking in Your Toaster Oven
Friday, October 28 at 5:10p PT/8:10p ET
Yes, you can cook gourmet meals using only your Toaster oven, and it’s easy! Check out this class headed by Real Housewives of NY star Sonja Morgan on creating simple and delicious meals at home using nothing but a little ingenuity and your trusty ol’ toaster oven. [clear here]

NASL Championship Series: Fort Lauderdale Strikers vs. NSC Minnesota Stars
Saturday, October 29 at 4p PT/7p ET
The North American Soccer League is broadcasting their championship series for FREE, live on Ustream! Be sure to tune in on Saturday to see the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers host the NSC Minnesota Stars! [clear here]

Weekly Events Calendar 8/15

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——– Monday 8/15——–

Acuvue Chat with Allyson Felix
4pm PT/7pm ET
Chat with two-time Olympic medalist track & field athlete Allyson Felix in this first episode of the Acuvue 1-Day Chat.

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Oxygen Hair Battle Spectacular 2 Premiere Event
6:30pm PT/9:30pm ET
Join the cast of the Bad Girls Club, New Orleans for a live hair battle! The event will be hosted by Eva Marcille and Derek J, as two contestants from “Hair Battle Spectacular,” Bossa Nova and J9, will compete live in the salon to create the best fantasy hair style. [clear here]

——– Tuesday, 8/16 ——–

PGA Tour Pressers
Times TBD
Don’t miss live coverage of the PGA Tour. Golfers will be stopping by the press tent to answer questions live. [clear here]

Chase Jarvis Live with Tim Ferriss
11am PT/2pm ET
Timothy Ferriss, nominated as one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Business People of 2007” and Forbes Magazine’s “Names You Need to Know in 2011,” is an angel investor (StumbleUpon, Facebook, Digg, Twitter, etc.) and author of the new #1 New York Times bestseller, The 4-Hour Body. Join celebrity photographer Chase Jarvis as he hosts a provocative discussion with the “Indiana Jones” of the digital age. [clear here]

TLA: Fantasy Football
2pm PT and 2:40pm PT (5pm ET and 5:40pm ET)
Join the Learning Annex for two back-to-back classes on how to have a winning Fantasy Football strategy! Learn how to pick the best team, make the best moves, and ultimately be the envy of everyone in your Fantasy Football pool. [clear here]

Ricki Lake Visits Ustream HQ
5pm PT/8pm ET
Poised to return to daytime television with the all-new THE RICKI LAKE SHOW in the fall of 2012, Ricki Lake is a pop culture icon who has built a career on her candid, “straight talk” sensibility and her authentic, relatable nature. We’re  so excited to have her as a guest at Ustream HQ! Tune in and you can have an opportunity to ask her your questions live! [clear here]

——– Wednesday 8/17 ——–

NASL Match 84: Carolina Railhawks vs. Minnesota Stars
3:45pm PT/6:45pm ET
See another matchup in the North American Soccer League in high quality for FREE! [clear here]

Live Chat with Vet Oncologist
Learn about the latest pet cancer treatment options and have a chance to ask your questions live. The Riedel & Cody Fund is dedicated to the eradication of cancer in pets. [clear here]

——– Thursday, 8/18 ——–

Dalai Lama Live: International Congress on Mindfulness
Thursday, 8/18 – Sunday 8/21
The International Congress on Mindfulness will be held at Hamburg University in Hamburg, Germany, from August 18-21, 2011. Be sure to tune in on Sunday to see His Holiness the Dalai Lama speak live from 1:30pm-3:30pm PT. [clear here]

Zach Katz Live Chat
6pm PT/9pm ET
Beluga Heights TV gives you an insiders look at super producer J.R Rotem and his label Beluga Heights, whose artists include Jason Derulo, Iyaz, Auburn, Mann, Livvi Franc and Sean Kingston, as well as executives Zach Katz & Tommy Rotem. [clear here]

——– Friday, 8/19 ——–

Bar Method 10th Anniversary Class
2pm PT/5pm ET
Bar Method is going live worldwide! A live class will be led by Founder Burr Leonard, filmed at the Flagship SF Marina studio. [clear here]

Fast Fridays with Joe Jonas
4pm PT/7pm ET
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Join Joe for a quick chat where he’ll talk about everything he’s been up to lately leading up to the release of his new album! He’ll be back every week, so be sure to mark it in your calendars and RSVP to get notified when he goes live! [clear here]

KSCS Last Blast of Summer
5:30pm PT/8:30pm ET
Live coverage of KSCS’ Last Blast of Summer! This summer festival features Country artists including Kix Brooks, Jerrod Neiman, Bradley Gaskin, and Steve Holy! [clear here]

Borderlands 2 Live Gameplay
8pm PT/11pm ET
Join 2K Games for live gameplay of Borderlands 2. This is the first time the game will be streamed to the public, so tune in and get your questions ready! [clear here]

Weekly Events Calendar 8/8

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——– Monday, Aug. 8 ——–

Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights Chat
4:30pm PT/7:30pm ET
Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights (JTNL) is a rock band hailing from Dallas, TX. They’re going live to chat and answer fan questions, so tune in! [clear here]

Mom’s the Word by Ragu: Live Chat with Digital Mom Audrey McLelland
5pm PT/8pm ET
Tune in for a live discussion with Digital Mom, Author and Founder of MomGenerations.com, Audrey McClelland. The topic: “When Dinner Time Gets Tough”, an online discussion about tackling various dinner dilemmas – from picky eaters to rushed schedules! [clear here]

Tia and Tamera Live Chat
7pm PT/10pm ET
The 90s’ favorite sisters Tia and Tamera may be all grown up (and Tia has a baby on the way!) but they still take time to connect with old and new fans! Join them during the premiere of their new Style Network show, “Tia and Tamera.” [clear here]
Nikkei Japan Report (English)
7pm PT/10pm ET
Japanese news network Nikkei is partnering with Ustream to bring Japanese and international viewers their nightly news coverage. The English-language feed is live tonight!
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——– Tuesday, Aug. 9 ——–

What’s Trending
10:30am PT/1:30pm ET
Host Shia Lazaar is delving into the hot topics of the day, from iPads and Justin Bieber, to Lollapalooza and the debt crisis. If it’s trending in entertainment, music, news, or technology, it’s covered on What’s Trending. [clear here]
——– Wednesday, Aug. 10 ——–

Dog Training Day!
10am PT/1pm ET
Thinking of bringing a new family member into the household? The Learning Annex is bringing you a set of 5 classes that are a must-see for any prospective or new dog owners. Topics range from choosing a breed to training and socializing your puppy! [clear here]

Make Live Episode 14: Metalworking
6pm PT/9pm ET
Join the DIYers at Make Live for a special episode on metal working! They’ll walk you through how to create useful projects and work with a variety of different metal materials. [clear here]

——– Thursday, Aug. 11 ——–

Colleen Burns: Mom on the Run Back to School Event
9:30am PT/12:30pm ET
Summer is almost over (sad face) but Mom on the Run Colleen Burns and Denise Albert (of the blog Moms and the City) have all the tips you need to get the kids back in gear and prepared for another year at school. Their advice will cover how to shop smart for back-to-school and what your kids do and don’t need! [clear here]

——– Friday, Aug. 12 ——–

Madden NFL 12 Dev Chat
10am PT/1pm ET
Join the dev team at EA Sports for a gameplay session where they’ll answer your questions live! [clear here]

——– Saturday, Aug. 13 ——–

Ames Straw Poll
6:30am PT/9:30am ET
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Join Republican Presidential candidates in Iowa for the Ames Straw Poll, an event that often determines the course of the Republican run for the presidency. This year’s straw poll is being held on the campus of Iowa University, so tune in to see how it plays out! [clear here]

International Rugby Test:
England vs. Scotland
6:30am PT/9:30am ET

France vs. England
11:45am PT/2:45pm ET

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——– Sunday, Aug. 14 ——–

Gavin DeGraw, Live on the Road
1:30pm PT/4:30pm ET
Recording artist Gavin DeGraw goes live again this Sunday to take fans on tour with him! [clear here]

DoSomething Awards on VH1
4pm PT/7pm ET
The DoSomething Awards honor teens who have committed themselves to social change. Tune in for the ceremony and red carpet on Sunday! [clear here]

Weekly Events Calendar, 8/1

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[clear here] Happy Shark Week!
The long-awaited, much anticipated event is upon us. But since you can’t hook yourself up to a TV and watch all the sharktastic action 24/7, may we humbly suggest tuning in to the Georgia Aquarium’s Shark Week cam all this week. Daily feedings and live chats with divers take place at 12:30pm ET.

——– Monday, Aug. 1st ——–

Mo’Nique Mondays
12pm PT/3pm ET
Your girl Mo’Nique is back! She loves talking so much, she needed to take her talk show to Ustream! Continue the conversation with her on the first Monday of every month. [clear here]

TLA: Creating and Publishing eBooks for iPad
12:40pm PT/3:40pm PT
Learn everything you need to know about creating content for the iPad in this Learning Annex class. [clear here]
Billboard Live Q&A with Greyson Chance
1:30pm PT
Pop-singer Greyson Chance (born in 1997–feel old yet?) is stopping by Billboard’s studio for a live Q&A with fans. They got a hold of his new debut album, “Hold on to the Night” and they’ll be previewing some tracks as well! [clear here]
——– Tuesday, Aug. 2nd ——–

PGA Tour Press Conferences

11am PT/2pm ET
See live press conferences with Darren Clarke, Martin Kaymer, and Tiger Woods starting at 11am PT/2pm ET. [clear here]
TLA: I Love My Cat But…
11:20am PT/2:20pm ET
If you’re a loving, but exhausted and sometimes frustrated cat guardian, this is your chance to learn creative, fun and entertaining ways to remove the “but’s” that can sometimes plague your relationship with your pet. [clear here]
——– Wednesday, Aug. 3rd ——–

Stardoll JC Penney Chat

9am PT/12pm ET
See a live interview with a Stardoll designer and three girls modeling clothes from the JC Penney line! [clear here]

Woodland Park Zoo’s Grizzly Bear Cam
11:15am PT/2:15pm ET
To celebrate the re-launch of their live cam, Woodland Park Zoo keepers will present the Zoo’s resident Grizzlies, 17-year-old brothers Keema and Denali, with a piñata filled with coffee grounds (apparently they love coffee). Tune to watch the bears dig into the piñata in search of the stimulating coffee treat, generously donated by Caffé Vita. [clear here]

TLA: Nail art Wednesday!
Crafty nail art is taking the fashion and DIY world by storm! Come learn from these two back-to-back Learning Annex classes how to get the hottest looks worn by celebrities at home!
Trends in Celebrity Nail Art 3:20pm PT/6:20pm ET
Chic & Easy Celebrity Nail Art Tutorials 4pm PT/7pm ET

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TLA: Dog 101: Mutts vs. Pedigrees
4:40pm PT
A must-see for anyone wavering between adopting a mutt and going purebred. This class will cover the differences between mutts and pedigrees, along with the influences of history and genetics on dog behavior and health with intructor Dr. Jeff Kolbjornsen. [clear here]
Beluga Heights TV Zach Katz Executive Live Chat
6pm PT/9pm ET
Beluga Heights TV gives you an insiders look at super producer J.R Rotem and his label Beluga Heights, whose artists include Jason Derulo, Iyaz, Mann, Livvi Franc and Sean Kingston, as well as executives Zach Katz & Tommy Rotem. [clear here]
——– Friday, Aug. 5th ——–

G Series FIT Chat with Katie Johnson
11am PT/2pm ET
G Series FIT presents a series of LIVE Q&A’s with Men’s and Women’s Health fitness experts. Tune in this week to see Katie Johnson answer your fitness questions! [clear here]

Blythe Raw Debut
12pm PT/3pm ET
Blythe Metz hosts a talk show about the benefits of raw foods and shares recipes and cooking tips! [clear here]
UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz Weigh-In
1pm PT/4pm ET
See the live weigh-in before Saturday’s epic battle between Rashad Evans and Tito Ortiz. [clear here]
——– Saturday, Aug. 6th ——–

International Rugby Tests
England vs. Wales 6:30am PT
Ireland vs. Scotland 8:30am PT

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GAA Chamionship AIS Football Quarterfinal: Dublin vs Tyrone/Roscommon
11am -1pm PT

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Gavin DeGraw, Live on the Road
1pm PT/4pm ET
Gavin will be broadcasting from various venues and cities while on tour with Maroon 5 and Train.  Tune in this weekend to catch up with him! [clear here]

UFC 133
Heavy MMA “Fight Day” 2pm PT
UFC Official PPV

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Weekly Events Calendar 7/18

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Tuesday, July 19th

Honest Tea Presents: Honest Cities Campaign
8am PT/11am ET

Honest Tea has set up pop-up stores across the United States to measure the honesty of cities and the web in a live social experiment. See the first event from NYC live! [clear here]

What’s Trending
10:30am PT/1:30pm ET

Host Shira Lazar brings up all the hot topics in entertainment, tech, news, and pop culture every week on What’s Trending! Tune in to catch exclusive interviews and celebrity guests!
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TLA: Let Your Bad Girl Come Out to Play
12pm PT/3pm ET

For ladies only! Instructor Lori Bryant Woolridge teaches you how to shed your “good girl” ways and let your bad girl come out to play. [clear here]

TLA: How to Write a Hip-Hop Fiction Series
2:20pm PT/5:20pm ET

Instructors Anthony Whyte and Erick S. Gray teach students how to write their own Hip-Hop fiction series! [clear here]

Portugal. The Man @ Ustream Studio
4:30pm PT/7:30pm ET

Psychedelic Rock band Portugal. The Man will be performing and answering questions LIVE from the Ustream Studio in Hollywood!

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Wednesday, July 20th

Cocktail Reception Planning with Shawn Rabideau
4:40pm PT/7:40pm ET

Wedding, event planning, and design expert Shawn Rabideau, of BravoTV’s Bethenny Getting Married? and Bethenny Ever After, will show you the ins and outs of cocktail style wedding receptions from budget, to venue, to entertainment, to design and much more. [clear here]

Thursday, July 21st

Space Shuttle Atlantis Landing
3am PT/6am ET

Space Shuttle Atlantis returns to the Earth’s orbit after a 13-day mission to the international space station. The landing is bittersweet for space fans because it marks the shuttle’s final mission and the end of the space shuttle era. Don’t miss history unfolding live! [clear here]

Gamespot at Comic-Con 2011
Thursday – Sunday

Gamespot is going live for 4 days from Comic-Con 2011, so be sure to tune in to see live streaming trailers and exclusive game demos! [clear here]

Ask Roy
6:30pm PT/9:30pm ET

You ask questions. Roy Handler answers them. Need advice? Roy Handler will have it for you! Wondering what the best way to bake crumpets is? Ask and Roy will answer! Anything goes (for the most part, don’t get crazy). [clear here]

Watch What Happens Live
8:30pm PT/11:30pm ET

More live antics on Watch What Happens Live this week with host Andy Cohen! Tune in to see who the special celebrity guests will be!

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Friday, July 22nd

G-Series FIT Q&A with Martin Dugard
11am PT/2pm ET

Tune in to hear fitness expert Martin Dugard answer your fitness and exercise questions live! [clear here]

EpixHD Chat with William Shatner
3pm PT/6pm ET

What happens when William Shatner meets Kevin Smith? Well, you’ll have to tune in to find out. See a live Q&A with William Shatner moderated by Kevin Smith on his new movie The Captains. [clear here]

Nickelodeon Spongebob Chat
3pm PT/6pm ET

It’s not every day that you get to hear (and meet) the voices of your beloved cartoon characters. Don’t miss this fan Q&A with the Executive Director of Spongebob Squarepants and voice of Plankton.

Weekly Events Calendar 7/11

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Monday, July 11th

Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (Monday-Thursday)
1:30pm PT/4:30pm ET and 5:30pm PT/8:30pm ET
Live from the booth at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference! Join Microsoft partners and industry analysts for updates twice daily. [clear here]

Insidious DVD Release
9pm PT/12am ET
Watch a live Q&A with the film’s stars following a screening of the movie from the Silent Movie Theater in Los Angeles. [clear here]

Tuesday, July 12th

Cisco Live Las Vegas (Tuesday-Thursday)
8am PT/11am ET
With hundreds of sessions planned at this year’s Cisco Live conference, you can build a custom curriculum to enhance your knowledge and advance your career. Don’t miss an opening keynote by Cisco CEO John Chambers, and a closing keynote by William Shatner! [clear here]

Big Sean Interview
9am PT/12pm ET
Radio station the New Wild Atlanta will be on-hand to interview Big Sean and ask him questions submitted by you, the fans! [clear here]

The Learning Annex: How to Create Funny Web Content
4:40pm PT/7:40pm ET
How many times have you watched videos of Maru the cat jumping into boxes? How about the Lonely island hit, “I’m on A Boat,” or the Whole Foods parking lot song? Want to know what it takes to create hilarious, viral web content and make the big bucks? Then you definitely won’t want to miss The Learning Annex class! [clear here]

Gatorade Athlete of the Year
5:30pm PT/8:30pm ET
Now in its 26th year of honoring the nation’s elite high school athletes with the Gatorade Player of the Year award, The Gatorade Company will present the ninth annual Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year awards to the nation’s best overall male and female high school athlete. [clear here]

Afterbuzz TV: Pretty Little Liars S:7 Ep:5
8pm PT/11pm ET
After tuning in for the new episode of Pretty Little Liars, tune in to see the Afterbuzz TV crew interview cast members and analyze all the moments that made the episode truly riveting! [clear here]

Wednesday, 7/13

Our Time’s “Buy Young” Launch Summit
6:30am PT
Over 125 of America’s top young entrepreneurs will convene at the Buy Young Launch Summit to discuss ways we can facilitate a better environment for start-ups. And Ustream’s own President and Co-Founder Brad Hunstable will be there! [clear here]

KROQ Kevin & Bean’s Breakfast with Incubus
8am PT/11am ET
Join Kevin & Bean for a live 90 minute chat and performance with Incubus from a secret location in Los Angeles! [clear here]

Thursday, 7/14

Emmy Nominations Announcement
5:30am PT/8:30am ET
If you’re up, be sure to tune in for the Emmy Nominations bright and early from Los Angeles, CA. [clear here]

Launch of Discovery’s “Shark Month” Cam
5am PT/8am ET
Discovery has Shark Week, and they’re giving Ustream the opportunity to share “Shark Month” with our viewers! See live footage from inside the shark tank at the Georgia Aquarium, including live daily feedings. [clear here]

Michael Buble
12pm PT/3pm ET
The man whose romantic songs have launched a thousand marriages (although this is still unconfirmed) is back on Ustream to chat with fans and talk about new projects. Watch his previous chat here and be sure to tune in on Thursday! [clear here]

Bravo: Watch What Happens Live
8:30pm PT/11:30pm ET
Watch Andy’s After Show LIVE online for the first time! Your host Andy Cohen will rehash best moments from your favorite Bravo shows every week until August 7th! [clear here]

Friday 7/15

Samsung Space Balloon Live
5am PT/8am ET
Samsung will launch their Galaxy II into space carrying your messages and tweets! Who knows, maybe if it encounters any aliens, the first thing they’ll read will be a message from Bob in Indiana that reads: “Hey, C U up there!” And it will look really cool. [clear here]

Zedd and Porter Robinson Live from Beatport Denver
12pm PT/3pm ET
Beatport is celebrating the launch of their redesigned HTML 5 site by broadcasting a live event with Zedd and Porter Robinson, two extremely talented producers and DJs. Don’t miss it! [clear here]