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Ustream wants U!

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Ustream wants U.

There’s the Republican party, the Democratic party and the Ustream party. Join our party.

Ustream is hosting a presidential debate party tonight as only Ustream can.

We’ll bring you the first presidential debate of 2012 live from Denver with the help of our major media partners including CBS News, the Wall Street Journal and the PBS NewsHour. And yes, the PBS NewsHour hatcam is back.

But wait there’s more … much, much more.

You can also occupy the debate by following protesters and citizen reporters. You can debate the debate with watch parties big and small from around the country and even one live from Thailand. You can even play along with a live debate drinking game.

And because we’re Ustream, we will have the best animal cams, this time with a political theme, including the Cat-pital.

We have celebrity commentators and… wait for it… Hooter Girls.

Why? Because Ustream can. Because you should get a choice. Because you should get a vote on what you watch.

Here’s your official invite:
Time: 5 pm Pacific
Where: Ustream.tv
RSVP: #Ustreamdebate
Attire: Red, white and blue

The debate schedule on Ustream.tv:
Today’s debate schedule on Ustream.tv

DEBATE PRE-PARTY: (All times Pacific)
9 am: PBS NewsHour: Political checklist with Christina Bellantoni

10 am: PBS NewsHour: Medicaid questions answered with Phil Galewitz of Kaiser Health News

11 am: PBS NewsHour: Historical debates and exclusive interview video footage between Jim Lehrer and past presidential candidates.
11 am: Occupy Denver

1 pm: Smithsonian: Great Debates in American History

3 pm:
PBS NewsHour
Breitbart News with Larry O’Connor from the media center at the University of Denver
Bibi the Bird, the talking patriotic political parrot

4 pm:
PBS NewsHour Hatcam live from the Newseum watch party
Peta Lindsey, presidential candidate from the Party of Socialism and Liberation party

4:30 pm: Occupy Denver protests streaming from the Occupy march

5 pm: USTREAM DEBATE WATCH PARTY BEGINS
5 pm
Pop Sugar TV
The Sports Joc Special Debate Show
Animal Planet’s Too Cute Cam: Kittens playing at the Cat-pital
Decorah Eagles: Return to the Nest
Debate protesters

5:30 pm
Debate Drinking Game
Hooters Interrupted: Show Interrupted + Hooter Girls
Wall Street Journal: coverage includes Romney economic adviser Glenn Hubbard, former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich and WSJ personalities like DC bureau chief Jerry Seib, Sara Murray and John Bussey. All hosted by WSJ Managing Editor Alan Murray.
ItsOurEconomy/Occupy the Debates: Occupy the Debate panel
Chicago Young Republicans watch party
Louisiana State University Reilly Center, School of Media and Public Affairs watch party
Michigan State University watch party
Golden State Tea Party watch party

5:45 pm:
Running Late Show with Scott Rogowsky
“Play by Play” from Mario Nunez: HuffPo Citizen Journalist

6-7:30 pm: PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE
University of Denver, Moderator: Jim Lehrer
6 pm:
PBS NewsHour special debate coverage
Wall Street Journal
CBS News
Ru Paul’s Drag Race chat for Logo TV
Pauly-tics with Pauly Shore
Obama San Francisco watch party
Republicans Abroad in Bangkok watch party

7:30 pm: POST DEBATE
7:30 pm:
PBS NewsHour
Wall Street Journal
Breitbart News inside the “Spin Room”
CBS News
Comedian Jo Koy

7:45 pm
Obama for America: Vice President Joe Biden gives a brief live response after the debate.

8 pm
PBS NewsHour: Google hangout with undecided voters about their thoughts on the debate.
Streaming Garage comedians

Get excited: The Mars rover landing will be live on Ustream

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With the Mars Rover scheduled to make its historic landing on the red planet on August 5, we’re in a total space frenzy. And thanks to our partnership with the space junkies at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (that’s JPL for short) we’re excited to offer a series of live events, tweetups, and chats leading up to the big landing!

About the mission: The dune buggy-sized Curiosity has been in transit since it launched in November of 2011. Once it lands, it will be able to collect and record valuable information about the rocks and soil of Mars that could help us understand whether the atmosphere ever supported microbial life. Yes, this means we may finally be able to answer David Bowie’s age-old question: Is there life on Mars?

Be sure to RSVP for these events on the NASA JPL channel here: http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl.

Full schedule of live events below:

Thursday, August 2
NASA’s Next Mars Rover
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. PDT
NASA News Conference: Mars Science Laboratory/Curiosity Rover Mission Science and Engineering Overview

Friday, August 3
Mars Rover NASA Social
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. PDT
NASA will host its first-ever multi-center NASA Social on Aug. 3 to preview the landing of the Mars Science Laboratory’s Curiosity rover on Aug. 5 PDT (Aug. 6 EDT).

Saturday, August 4
NASA Previews Mars Landing
9:30 to 10:30 a.m. PDT
NASA Science News Conference – Mars Science Laboratory/Curiosity Rover Mission Status and Entry, Descent and Landing Overview

Sunday, Aug. 5
NASA Mars Rover Update
9:30 to 10:30 a.m. PDT
NASA Science News Conference Mars Science Laboratory/Curiosity Rover Pre-Landing News Conference – Rover Communication overview

Sunday, Aug. 5
NASA Previews Mars Landing
3 to 4 p.m. PT
NASA Science News Conference – NASA Science Mission Directorate

Sunday, August 5
NASA Mars Rover Landing
8:30 to 10:45 p.m. PT
Mars Science Laboratory/Curiosity Rover Landing Coverage and Commentary #1 – Entry Descent and Landing

Sunday, August 5
NASA Mars Rover News
No earlier than 11:15 p.m. PT
NASA Science News Conference: Mars Science Laboratory/Curiosity Rover Post-Landing News Conference.

Need to bone up on your space knowledge? Here are some fast facts:

Mission name: Mars Science Laboratory
Rover name: Curiosity rover
Size: About the size of a car — 10 feet long (not including the arm), 9 feet wide and 7 feet tall
Weight: 900 kilograms (2,000 pounds)
Features: Geology lab, rocker-bogie suspension, rock-vaporizing laser and lots of cameras
Mission: To search areas of Mars for past or present conditions favorable for life, and conditions capable of preserving a record of life
Launch: Between Nov. 25–Dec. 18, 2011, from Cape Canaveral, Florida
Arrival: August 2012 at Mars
Length of mission on Mars: The prime mission will last one Mars year or about 23 Earth months

Awesome Animal Cam of the Week: Seven Kittens

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What’s small, furry and CUTE all over?

Our newest animal cam Seven Kittens!

On June 7th, Noodles the cat gave birth to seven little bundles of joy and thus the Seven Kitten Cam was born!

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Highlight: Cute kittens catch some zzz’s

[clear here] It is believed that all the kittens with orange variations are boys, and the two Tortoiseshell kittens are female. All the kittens are nameless except for the first kitten to be adopted Taco (he’s the biggest orange one with stripes and white feet).

From feline affionados to 9-5 professionals, we can all agree we have found our new obsession!

Click here to see for yourself some supercute awesomeness: http://www.ustream.tv/sevenkittens

This Week in Highlights – The Top 5 Highlights of the Week!

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It has been quite a busy week on Ustream! In case you missed it, here is a run-down of the top 5 Ustream moments this week, in no particular order:

1. Soyuz Spaceship Blasts Off for ISS Mission

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2. Amile Jefferson Chooses Duke University

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3. Paul McCartney Performs “Yesterday” in Mexico City

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4. Stuffwelike: Diablo 3 Launch

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5. Adam Lambert Fan Interview with Billboard

Weekly Events Calendar 5/7

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Gold Derby
Monday, 5/7 at 12p PT/3p ET
Join special guests Kiefer Sutherland (“Touch” on Fox) and Kit Harington (“Game of Thrones” on HBO) for this weeks’ live episode! Both stars will dish with Gold Derby’s Tom O’Neil on their shows, characters, the Emmys race, and more.

Ricki Lake’s ‘More Business of Being Born’
Monday, 5/7 at 5p PT/8p ET
Just in time for Mother’s Day, Ricki Lake returns to Ustream to chat live about her documentary, “More Business of Being Born.” [clear here]

NBC’s ‘The Voice’ Aftershow
Monday, 5/7 at 7p PT/10p ET
Host Christina Milian sticks around for The Voice Aftershow to talk about all the performances and buzz surrounding the new episode! It’s down to the wire with only 4 contestants left, so be sure to tune in and see what happens!

Silversun Pickups on KROQ Soundspace
Tuesday, 5/8 at 11:30a PT/2:30p ET
Indie-rock band the Silversun Pickups will be following up their performance at the KROQ Weenie Roast with an intimate live gig at the KROQ Soundspace. The band’s new album, ‘Neck of the Woods’ comes out the same day.

Nick Jonas and Rose Hemingway Live Q&A
Tuesday, 5/8 at 1p PT/4p ET
Nick Jonas has parlayed his Broadway performance in “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” into a spinoff EP album. He’ll be live with his Broadway castmate Rose Hemingway to talk about the show and the album. Use the hashtag #NickEP to ask your questions!

Dove Mother’s Day Twitter Party
Wednesday, 5/9 at 5p PT/8p ET
Make Mother’s Day special. Join the DOVE® Chocolate Mother’s Day Twitter Party and share your favorite Mother’s Day memories with your favorite chocolate.

 

Bing Lounge: Death Cab for Cutie
Friday, 5/11 at 4p PT/7p ET
Swoon! Get your lighters ready, because indie rock three-piece Death Cab for Cutie are next up to perform in the Bing Lounge.

 

Asian 5 Nations Rugby: Korea vs. Japan
Friday, 5/11 at 8p PT/11p ET
In what is perhaps the most highly anticipated matchup of the series, Korea will take on Japan in the upcoming Asian 5 Nations Rugby League. PPV tickets are available now for only $9.99. [clear here]

FIM Mitas Czech Republic Speedway GP
Saturday, 5/12 at 10a PT/1p ET
Live from Prague, tune in for the Speedway World Championships, where intrepid, daredevil motorcycle racers will compete for the top prize! [clear here]

Island Assault 4: Viloria vs. Romero
Saturday, 5/12 at 6p PT/9p ET
Two of the world’s top flyweights will be in action on Saturday for the Island Assault 4 PPV boxing event. The fight is taking place in Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines and is distributed in the US by Integrated Sports.

Just Announced: Justin Bieber Premieres Video for “Boyfriend” LIVE Tomorrow!

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Join MTV First tomorrow at 4:50pm PT/7:50pm ET for the LIVE premiere of Justin Bieber’s new music video for “Boyfriend.” After the premiere, Justin will sit down for a live 30 minute Q&A where he’ll be answering questions directly from fans! Now’s your chance to get your marriage proposal in! Tweet @MTVNews with the hashtag #AskBieber. Be sure to tune in and watch live at www.ustream.tv/mtv

This Week in Highlights – #Occupy #MayDay Edition

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From New York to Oakland, the world was watching on May 1st, 2012. Thanks to Broadcasters like Tim Pool and Oaktown Pirate, viewers were glued to their seats as activists voiced their concerns and clashed with police. In case you missed it, here are the top 5 #MayDay highlights, in no particular order:

1. Activists Unite for #Occupy #MayDay Protests Across the U.S.


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2. NYPD Clashes with #OWS Protesters on #MayDay


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3. 
Tom Morello sings “This Land is Your Land” with #OWS on #MayDay


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4. Oakland Police Throw Grenades at #Mayday Protesters
 
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5. Oakland Police Use Armored Tank against #MayDay Protesters
 

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To check out more #Occupy footage, be sure to check out our OWS Superchannel here: http://www.ustream.tv/occupywallstreet

Live Coverage of the Kentucky Derby, Mayweather vs. Cotto, and Other Events for the Week of 4/30

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HRTV Coverage of the 138th Kentucky Derby
Tuesday, May 1 – Saturday, May 5
In preparation for the greatest two minutes in sports, go behind-the-scenes with jockeys, trainers, and horses at the fabled Churchill Downs. There’s even a Kentucky Derby pre and post-show LIVE on race day.

PGA Tour: Live from Wells Fargo Championship
Tuesday, May 1 – Wednesday, May 2
See interviews with Rory McIllroy, Phil Mickelson, Hunter Mahan, and others from the Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte, NC. [clear here]

Mayweather vs. Cotto
Tuesday, May 1 – Friday, May 4
See tons of pre-fight coverage before Saturday’s epic matchup between Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Miguel Cotto. From the fighter grand arrivals on Tuesday to the final weigh-ins on Friday, there will be something going on daily. Check the channel for a full schedule.

LPGA Press Conferences
Wednesday, May 2 – Sunday, May 6
Tune in for live player chats with the leading ladies of Golf! Whether you’re learning golf swing tips from Se Ri Pak, or brushing up on tips from the range with Leta Lindley, you won’t want to miss it! [clear here]

Occupy Wall St. May Day
Tuesday, May 1
The Occupy Wall Street movement is planning a nationwide general strike on “May Day,” that calls for supporters to demonstrate in the streets to press for economic justice and rally against corporations.

Foodies Live
Tuesday, May 1 at 3:30p PT/6:30p ET
FoodiesLive was launched to showcase the talents and creativity of professional chefs, and bring people together from around the globe who are passionate about food. Tune in every week to watch!

Chase Jarvis: The Artist as Entrepreneur with Zoe Keating
Wednesday, May 2 at 11a PT/2p ET
As a classically trained musician turned avant-garde cellist, Zoe Keating has mastered the balancing act between art & commerce. She’ll talk about how other artists can achieve commercial and creative success.

Bing Lounge:
Wednesday, May 2 at 3p PT/6p ET
The Bing Lounge Live is your virtual music listening room. Tune in for awesome live performances this week by Ed Sheeran (Wednesday, May 2) and Imagine Dragons (Friday, May 4)

Potluck Chat with Fans
Wednesday, May 2 at 4p PT/7p ET
Suburban Noize Reconds is holding a fan chat with Potluck to promote the band’s upcoming Underground Rebels Tour. The group also has a brand-new mixtape coming out. Be sure to tune in and ask questions live!

Mike’s Hard Lemonade: Cuatro de Mayo
Friday, May 4 at 9a PT/12p ET
Tune in to see the Mike’s-style mariachi band sing (just about) anything you want them to. Really. You tweet it, they’ll sing it. So be sure to send in your best humblebrag tweets to hear them transformed into the magic of mariachi.

Loveline
M-Th at 10p PT/1a ET
The best love, sex, and dating advice show ever is live on Ustream! Join Dr. Drew and co-hosts Mike and Simone, plus a rotating cast of celebrity guests for the show that “goes there” and dares to discuss the issues facing young people today.

A is for Animal
Test your knowledge of some of Ustream’s most popular animal cams in this weekly series! [clear here]

 

This Week in Highlights – The Top 5 Highlights of the Week!

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It has been quite a busy week on Ustream! In case you missed it, here is a run-down of the top 5 Ustream moments this week, in no particular order:

1. Mary-Kate Olsen Talks Fashion with Stylemint

2. Alistair Overeem comments at NSAC hearing


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3. The Voice Aftershow on Ustream!
 

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4. Wiz Khalifa Invites Fans to his Wedding
 

 5. Loveline Live w/ Linkin Park & Incubus

This Week on Ustream

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12th World Summit of Nobel Laureates
Monday, April 23-Wednesday, April 25th
For the first time in history, the World Summit of Nobel Laureates is being held on the North American Continent, in Chicago, Illinois. Laureates bring their messages of peace, human rights, and individual responsibility to the world.

FOMC Press Conference
Wednesday, April 25 at 11:15a PT/2:15p ET
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will deliver a live press conference on Wednesday immediately following a 2-day policy meeting of the FOMC to discuss the latest checkup on the economy.

#whilewewatch Documentary and Live Q&A
Thursday, April 26 at 3p PT/6p ET
For those who have been following the Occupy movement on Ustream, you know there’s been literally thousands of hours of footage recorded by brave citizen journalists. #whilewewatch is a documentary that explores the #OWS media team who braved sleeping on concrete, police brutality, and inclement weather to bring the world the live video, tweets, and perspective from inside the movement.

Football Draft 2012
Wednesday, April 25 – Saturday, April 28
For complete coverage of the 2012 Draft from the NFLPA, Washington Redskins, Houston Texans, and Seattle Seahawks, be sure to stay locked on the Draft 2012 Superchannel! [clear here]

PGA Tour 2012 Zurich Classic of New Orleans
Tuesday, April 24-Wednesday, April 25
See pre-tournament interviews live with players John Peterson, Bubba Watson, Ben Crane, and more.

 

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Workout
Tuesday, April 24, at 3:45p PT/6:45p ET
In preparation for the highly anticipated fight between Mayweather and Cotto on April 5, Floyd Mayweather will broadcast a training session at his gym for Ustream viewers. Tune in and tweet questions with #MayweatherCotto!

Jay Sean Live Chat
Tuesday, April 24 at 3:30p PT/6:30p ET
Artist Jay Sean is back on Ustream for the first time in over a year! He’ll be live from his studio to chat with fans and answer questions about his latest single, I’m All Yours, featuring Pit Bull. [clear here]

MTV: The Wanted Video Premiere and Interview
Tuesday, April 24 at 4:30p PT/7:30p ET
The Wanted are premiering their new music video for “Chasing the Sun” LIVE tomorrow on MTV’s Ustream channel! Stick aroundd for a q&a with the band as well.

Comedy Central: UnSuperTuesday
Tuesday, April 24 at 4:30p PT/7:30p ET
Buzzfeed and Comedy Central are bringing YOU, the voting public, coverage of the East Coast GOP primary. Want to join the conversation? Tweet questions and comments with the #UnSuperTuesday hashtag.

Ricki Lake Show Live Production Meeting
Thursday, April 26 at 4p PT/7p ET
Ever wanted to be a fly on the wall during a TV show production meeting? RIcki is inviting Ustream viewers to see the production meeting for the upcoming season of The Ricki Lake Show when it returns to television for the first time since 2004.

Paws & Claws: Episode 4
We’re back with another all-new episode of Paws & Claws…the weekly Ustream Animal roundup! This week’s episode is all about the trials and tribulations of being Bald Eagle parents. Check it out!