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State of The Union, Macworld, and more events for the week of 1/24

EA Sports: Dead Space 2 Chat
Monday, 1/24 at 4:30pm PT
Join key members of the Dead Space team Steve Papoutsis (Executive Producer), Rich Briggs (Producer), and Ian Milham (Art Director) as they host a panel that goes behind the scenes of creating Dead Space, brings players up to speed on the Dead Space universe, and prepares them for what’s to come in Dead Space 2. [clear here]

Bad Girls Club Series Chats
Monday, 1/24 at 5:30pm PT
Get a double-dose of Bad Girls every Monday night by tuning in to new episodes, and watching the Bad Girls live chat during commercial breaks. Host Taneshia from season one breaks down the drama with the cast members, giving you an inside look at the show (and saving you from having to watch commercials, WIN). [clear here]

State of the Union Address
Tuesday, 1/25 at 5pm PT
President Obama will deliver his annual State of the Union address on Tuesday live to an online audience via CBS News. Viewers will get complete coverage and analysis, beginning at 5pm PT/8pm ET with a special edition of Washington Unplugged. The State of the Union starts at 6pm PT/9pm ET, followed by the GOP response and a special edition of Katie Couric at 7pm PT/11pm ET. [clear here]

Macworld Expo
Thursday – Saturday beginning at 9am PT
Don’t miss the 2-day coverage of the world’s largest Apple product extravaganza anchored by Macworld editors. They’ll be covering all the latest developments from the main stage and you’ll get a first look at what Apple has in store for 2011! [clear here]

Diddy and Chamillionaire Visit Ustream HQ And Other Events For the Week of 1/10

Diddy and Chamillionaire Live from Ustream HQ
Friday, 1/14
Friday is a big day for us here at Ustream. Not only do we have our all-hands company meeting, but we have two very special celebrity guests to help us get “fired up” about the new year: recording artists Diddy and Chamillionaire! Both of them will be live from their channel pages to answer questions and impart wisdom on the meaning of success and how they have achieved greatness so far.

Watch Diddy on his channel page here at 1pm PT. [clear here]

And Chamillionaire goes live on his channel page here at 4:30pm PT. [clear here]

Bad Girls Club
Monday, 1/10 at 5:30pm PT
They’re baaack. And they’re still bad. Join Oxygen and former “Bad Girl” cast member Tanisha as she hosts “Oxygenlive: Obsessed” and interviews current cast members Char and Nikki, and fan favorite cast member Lea from the Miami season. This show promises to be everything but polite, so be sure to tune in here! [clear here]

Autoline Live at the Detroit Auto Show
Tuesday, 1/11 at 9am PT
The automotive experts at Autoline Live are bringing expert commentary and analysis of the latest developments from the Detroit Auto Show, where American Car makers are currently unveiling the latest models to the public. Watch it here, especially if you’re considering buying a new car in the next year. [clear here]

Dr. Oz Webinar from Arizona
Tuesday, 1/11 at 4:30pm PT
The famous Dr. Oz will be doing the first in a series of 11 mini-chats from his channel page here about health and wellness, tackling such common issues as exercise, heart health, pregnancy, and more! Join him every week for a new segment. [clear here]

Chat with Lo Bosworth of The Hills
Wednesday, 1/12 at 2pm PT
Lo Bosworth may have been “the best friend” on MTV’s hit show The Hills, but she’s been up to a lot more than just being Lauren Conrad’s sidekick. Join Simon & Schuster for a live interview with the first-time author about her new book, “The Lo-Down.” She’ll be dispensing dating advice via live questions from viewers and may even dish on her fellow Hills stars! Watch it on the Simon & Schuster channel page here. [clear here]

Kerry Washington and Her “Glam Squad”
Wednesday, 1/12 at 2pm PT
Join actress Kerry Washington and her “Glam Squad” as they discuss makeup tips + tricks and take live questions from viewers. They’ll even be giving away free L’Oreal Makeup to a few lucky viewers! Watch it here. [clear here]

Ustream CES Coverage!

Kicking off on January 5, 2010, CES brings together major brands and tech influencers for a week of nonstop product launches and announcements. This year, Ustream will have live coverage of major announcements from brands like Sony and Verizon and live analysis from tech press.

Wednesday, January 5th

Panasonic Press Conference
3pm PT/6pm ET
Panasonic will be unveiling new products during their press conference live on their channel page here. [clear here]

Sony Press Conference
4:15pm PT/7:15pm ET
See a major announcement from Sony on their official CES Channel page here. [clear here]

Thursday, January 6th

Verizon Press Conference
1pm PT/4pm ET
Verizon will be streaming their press conference from their Ustream channel page here where they’ll be formally announcing the new 4G LTE network. [clear here]

Polaroid Press Conference
3:30pm PT/6:30pm ET
Polaroid and Lady Gaga will be unveiling Polaroid Grey Label–a product being touted as the “next generation instant experience.” See it here. [clear here]

In addition, you can get daily coverage of all the awesome developments at CES from the following channels:

CNET: For expert coverage and in-depth analysis, tune in to CNET Live’s coverage of CES.

TechCrunch Crunchgear: Follow around CrunchGear editors as they cover the product launches and exciting developments on the ground at CES.

TWiT: Leading web network TWiT (This week in Tech) will be covering CES and offering insight into the biggest trends and products.

Compute-Ability: Husband and Wife Team Scott and Jill Liberto will be live from CES on January 6th-9th.

Events for the Week of 12/20

Dr. Drew on TMZ
Monday, 12/20, at 1pm PT
Board certified physician and frequent MTV contributor Dr. Drew will be a live in-studio guest on TMZ with staffer Dax Holt. He’ll be answering your questions live and chatting about the current season of Celebrity Rehab among other projects. See it here. [clear here]

USA Team Handball Pan Am Qualifier
Tuesday, 12/21 at 1pm PT
If the words “handball on Ustream” don’t get you excited, maybe you need another cup of coffee. On Tuesday, you’ll be able to tune in to see the men’s and women’s National Teams take on Canada in a Pan American Games Qualification Series. RSVP right here. [clear here]

@Katiecouric Year in Review
Tuesday, 12/21 at 4pm PT
Don’t miss a very special episode of Katie Couric’s web series on Tuesday. She’ll be talking to Politico’s Mike Allen, comedian Mo Rocca and Sheryl Huggins-Salomon of about the biggest stories and moments of 2010. Watch it on CBS right here. [clear here]

I Dump 4 U
Tuesday, 12/21 at 8pm PT
Have you ever found yourself in a dead-end relationship with someone you wish you could drop off at the nearest truck stop? Do you lack the courage/motivation/vocabulary to dump them in an appropriate manner? Bradman is here to help you navigate your way out of a relationship quagmire by breaking up with your significant other for you. And the best part is, he broadcasts it live on his channel right here every Tuesday. [clear here]

The Xmas Twee
24/7 Until Christmas!
Looking for a little holiday fun? Check out the Xmas Twee channel here, which allows viewers to tweet out colors and change the color of the lights on the Christmas tree. Note: all you people that think you’re funny by continually tweeting “beaver,” you kind of are. BUT: beaver is not a color. [clear here]

Diddy’s Last Train to Paris, Rock the Red Kettle, and Running of the Santas!

Diddy’s Last Train to Paris Album Release
Tuesday, 12/14 at 6pm PT
Join Diddy and Dirty Money for an exclusive Ustream event to celebrate the release of their album, “Last Train to Paris” direct from NYC! Tune in and be sure to RSVP here. [clear here]

AMP Energy Chat with Uriah Faber and Chad Mendes
Tuesday, 12/14 at 7pm PT
Tune in for a live chat courtesy of AMP Energy with MMA fighters Uriah Faber and Chad Mendes. They’ll be talking about training and fighting in the WEC with pro MMA Radio host Larry Pepe. Watch it here. [clear here]

Tom’s of Maine Chat
Wednesday, 12/15 at 5pm PT
Join “Top Chef All-Stars” contestant and celebrity chef Carla Hall for a live chat. She’ll be offering culinary inspiration for the holidays and more! See it here. [clear here]

Rock the Red Kettle Concert
Wednesday, 12/15 at 7pm PT
See Emily Osment, Honor Society, and Ashlyne Huff perform live at the Salvation Army’s Rock the Red Kettle Concert. Fans will have a chance to donate right on the channel page, and the money will help the Salvation Army serve the 30 million families a year who need a little extra help during the holidays. Get in the giving spirit and tune in here! [clear here]

Kelloggs Pop it Forward – Winner Revealed
Thursday, 12/16 at 12:30pm PT
Tune in to see all four finalists from the Kellogg’s Pop it Forward Contest–which challenged people to come up with creative ways of sharing 1 million Pop Tarts toaster pastries. The finalists will be at Pop-Tarts World™ in New York City, where rising teen star Cody Simpson will perform LIVE and announce the grand prize winner. Watch it here. [clear here]

Running of the Santas
Saturday, 12/18 at 1pm PT
Tune in here to see the annual Running of the Santas live from Philadelphia! This national pub crawl takes place across 25 cities, and is probably the only place you’ll see thousands of Santas in the streets making a run for the “North Pole.” [clear here]

Fabulosity, Le Web, Machinima and More Events for the Week of 12/6

Kimora Lee Simmons
Tuesday, 12/7 at 7pm PT
Kimora is an entrepreneur, designer, model, proud mother, and now writer with the release of her latest tome on how to be Fabulous! Aptly titled “Fabulosity: What it is and How to Get it,” she dispenses advice on everything from romance to careers to fashion, and she’ll be talking about it on her channel page right here. [clear here]

Utada Hikaru “Wild Life” Concert
Wednesday at 2am PT
If you happen to suffer from insomnia or have to get up really really early, you might want to tune in to legendary Japanese pop star Utada’s live Ustream concert. She’s about to take a break from the music industry to focus on personal matters, but wanted to go out with a bang by giving a free concert to her fans all over the world from her channel page here. [clear here]

Le Web
Wednesday and Thursday
Join Ustream and 2500 of the leading entrepreneurs, journalists, leaders, and bloggers for a 2-day conference to celebrate innovation in the heart of Paris. In addition, the winner of this year’s Startup Competition, sponsored by Ustream and Buddy Media, will be chosen by viewers! You can vote for your favorite right here. [clear here]

Billy Bush Interviews Alexa Ray Joel
Wednesday, 12/8 at 8:45am PT
Billy Bush is taking his “Billy Bush Show” on Ustream! The show focuses on a mix of entertainment and music, and his first guest will be Alexa Ray Joel, the beautiful and talented daughter of Billy Joel and supermodel Christie Brinkley! Watch it here. [clear here]

A Conversation with Author Stephen King
Wednesday, 12/8 at 4pm PT
Simon & Schuster introduces the next in their series of author chats–an intimate conversation (sans mood lighting) with literary powerhouse and master of terror Stephen King! He’ll be discussing his new book, “Full Dark, No Stars.” Don’t miss your chance to ask him questions live right here. [clear here]

Michelle Branch Winter Chat
Thursday, 12/9 at 5pm PT
Join singer/songwriter Michelle Branch right here for a quick chat to catch up with fans and discuss her recent decision not to release an album that she says got “lost and buried” after record label executives made too many changes and in the process, lost her original vision. She has recently begun working on a new album from scratch! [clear here]

Machinima Inside Gaming Awards
Friday, 12/10 at 4pm PT
Join the gaming experts at Machinima (seriously, they’ve turned it into an art form) for the Inside Gaming Awards. Viewers will get to see their favorite directors, video game personalities, and the Machinima Team as they salute the best in gaming 2010. For information on how to vote and a complete schedule, visit the Machinima channel page here. [clear here]

Victoria’s Secret Angels, Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year, and More!

Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year
Tuesday, 11/30 at 8am PT
Join Sports Illustrated to honor and salute the Sportsman of the Year–a tradition they have kept going since the publication’s inception in 1954 to honor those whose performance “most embodies the spirit of sportsmanship and achievement.” Immediately following the award, there will be a live interview with the winner, so be sure to tune in here. [clear here]

Victoria’s Secret Pre-Show Chat
Tuesday, 11/30 at 6pm PT
Catch a live chat with Victoria’s Secret Angels Alessandra Ambrosio, Candice Swanepoel, and Chanel Iman right before the big Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Broadcast! They’ll give the exclusive scoop on what it’s really like to walk in one of the most famous runway shows in the world, so be sure to tune in right here. [clear here]

Levi’s Shape What’s to Come with the Noisettes
Wednesday, 12/1 at 3pm PT
Join Levi’s for a special chat with the Noisette’s leading lady Shingai Shoniwa for the third installment of their Shape What’s to Come web series. Shingai will be talking about her childhood growing up in a rough, South London public housing estate and the elements that inspire her to create her music. Join her for an intimate look at creativity and passion right here. [clear here]

Serena Williams Live Chat!
Saturday, 12/4 Time TBD
Join tennis champ Serena Williams and welcome her to Ustream! Due to popular demand, she’s going to do a Q&A for fans from her channel page here. Ask her about everything from her Grand Slam victories to what it was like to give Oprah a pedicure (look it up, it happened). [clear here]

Thanksgiving in Ustream Land

While you’re attempting to wake yourself from a tryptophan-induced coma on Thursday, come on over to Ustream to check out our Turkey-day themed broadcasts and even get a head start on your Christmas shopping!

Bad Manors Squirrel Diner:
Thursday, November 25th
Watch real, wild squirrels enjoy their “Thanksgiving feast” at a table set with all manner of festive decor and some Pilgrims and Indians as honored guests. It will be a recreation of the first Thanksgiving feast Bad Manors style! You can watch all day Thursday right here. [clear here]

Stupid for Movies Thanksgiving Special:
Starting Wednesday, November 24th
Still don’t know which movie to see on Thanksgiving day that’s appropriate enough for Grandma but fun enough for the kids? Check out movie reviews with the experts at Stupid for Movies to avoid any potentially awkward family situations. Films on review include Tangled, Harry Potter, The Kings Speech, and The Next 3 days. The show will run all holiday week, starting Wednesday right here. [clear here]

Pink Friday featuring Nicki Minaj!
Friday, November 26th at 9am PT/12pm ET
The day after Thanksgiving, don’t bother getting out of your elastic-waistband sweatpants, because you can shop from the comfort of your own home AND donate to a good cause! The folks over at are giving Ustream viewers a chance to get up to 50% off computer electronics and all proceeds will go towards the Susan G. Komen Foundation. In addition, hip-hop artist Nicki Minaj will be on-hand to promote her new album, titled Pink Friday. Tune in right here. [clear here]

Backstreet’s Back…On Ustream

New Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys
Monday, 11/8 at 5:30pm PT
What could be more epic than the great meeting of two fantastic boy bands from the 90s? Well, with the exception of bacon-wrapped hot dogs, probably nothing. Don’t miss this chance to chat with NKOTBSB (that’s New Kids on the Block and Backstreeet’s Back, all right?) today on their channel page here. [clear here]

Tahj Mowry
Monday, 11/8 at 6pm PT
Join singer/actor/and famous sibling of Tia and Tamara for another weekly webisode of his show right here. [clear here]

Reba McEntire
Tuesday, 11/9 at 7am PT
Reba McEntire is a country music legend, and to celebrate the release of her 34th album, ‘All the Women I Am,’ she’s going live from the set of the Good Morning America studios in NYC. Don’t miss it right here! [clear here]

Your Anti-Diabetes Plan
Tuesday, 11/9 at 10am PT
Woman’s Day and United Healthcare are teaming up to equip Ustream viewers with all the health information they need to prevent adult-onset diabetes. Put down that 40 oz. coke and tune in here. [clear here]

Jackiem Joyner Chat
Wednesday, 11/10 at 6pm PT
See Jazz Saxophonist Jackiem Joyner (no relation to Jackie Joyner Kersee) as he streams his album live and does a quick Q+A from his channel page right here. [clear here]

Harry Potter UK Red Carpet
Thursday, 11/11 at 9am PT
Harry Potter fans: dust off your broom sticks and tune in for the live red carpet premiere of the new Harry Potter film from the UK. Watch all the stars of the movie walk the red carpet right here. [clear here]

Avon Chat with Ashley Greene
Thursday, 11/11 at 4pm PT
You’re invited to check out the mark. studio with brand ambassador Ashley Greene! You’ll be able to ask her your questions live and get a chance to win cool prizes just for tuning in here. [clear here]

Ustream Parties With Ashton and Diddy At This Year’s Annual White Party!

What a way to celebrate the 4th of July! Over 230,000 of you tuned into the White Carpet, Malaria No More, and PTWITTYTV streams live from this year’s annual White Party! Besides being held in Los Angeles this year, the White Party was co-hosted by P.Diddy and Ashton Kutcher and helped raise money for Malaria No More, a charity dedicated to ending malaria.

Check out John Ham, founder and CEO of Ustream, hanging out with Diddy!
John Ham and P.Diddy

And here’s Brad Hunstable, founder and President of Ustream, chatting it up with Russell Brand:

Here are some of our other favorite highlights from the party:

Ashton and Demi say “hi” to Ustream
Diddy gets the word out about Malaria No More
Russell Brand for Malaria No More
Ashton pulls off some Cirque du Soleil moves
Chris Brown dances to Thriller

What were your favorite moments? Leave a comment with a link to your favorite White Party moment!

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