Tiger Wood’s live press conference at the PGA Tour Headquarters this morning was a truly viral event. The world’s best golfer has been in the midst of gossip and scandal since November 27th 2009, and for the first time since, publicly addressed those issues.
Traditional and online publishers publicized the event heavily–on Livestream alone over 10 news organizations made the pool feed available to their communities (see our homepage’s screenshot below!). Among them, Associated Press Live (aplive), USA Today (usa_today1) and Canadian broadcaster Global TV (globalnewsnow) streamed on Livestream.com, embedded on their websites and Facebook, and utilized Livestream’s integrated Facebook and Twitter chats.
Watch the recording of the event on AP Live’s channel:
And here are a few screenshots from the event:
The film’s star John Cusack spoke with our producers, immediately followed by the director Roland Emmerich. Emmerich is known as the producer of some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters including ‘Stargate‘, ‘Independence Day‘, and ‘The Patriot.’
The channel received more than 50,000 views as fans from across the country and around the world tuned in to see all of the celebrities gather in anticipation of the release.
Watch John Cusack and Roland Emmerich interviewed below, and keep an eye out for a guest appearance from American Idol Adam Lambert!
Wyclef Jean performed on Thursday October 29 at Quincy Jones’ Bermuda Music Festival, and chose to stream the performance on Livestream using his custom channel page: http://www.livestream.com/clefzonemedia
Fans could tune in and chat with one another live using Twitter or Facebook while Wyclef put on one of his legendary performances. Wyclef also added the player as a custom App to his Facebook fan page where fans could automatically tune in on Facebook.
The Bermuda Music Fest has been hosting live chat’s with a number of the artists who will be performing during the festival in anticipation of this weekend, including Eykah Badu, Quincy Jones, John Legend and, of course, Wyclef Jean.
On Thursday October 29th basketball fans will be able to go online and chat live with NBA great Kevin McHale at approximately 9:30pm (ET) during half time of the 8:30pm (ET) San Antonio Spurs @ Chicago Bulls game.
Turner Sports, in conjunction with NBA TV, will be broadcasting the game on their cable television network, and hosting the webchat using the custom Turner Sports Livestream channel page and Facebook App. The Livestream player will also be embedded on NBA.com/turnersportslive, where fans can chat with McHale and each other using the integrated Twitter and Facebook chat.
This will be the first in a series of online Q&A’s that Turner plans to host with NBA stars, following up on the series of Q&A’s that they hosted with MLB stars during the 2009 MLB Post-season.
Tune in at 9:30pm (ET) to chat with the former Boston Celtic exclusively on Livestream: http://www.livestream.com/turnersportslive
After being delayed for 24 hours due to the weather along the Florida Coast, the Ares I-X rocket successfully launched on Wednesday October 28 at 11:30am ET, from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, FL.
The Ares I-X is the first rocket launched in NASA’s Ares I program, which will eventually evolve into a launch system for human spaceflight. The success of this launch is crucial in bringing about the next phase of NASA space exploration after the Space Shuttle fleet is retired in 2010.
Watch the launch below or tune in to Spaceflight Now’s Livestream channel for updates about Ares I-X and future launches.
The new film documenting Michael Jackson’s final rehearsals “This Is It,” will be Premiering this Tuesday October 27 in Hollywood at 4pm PT / 7pm ET, followed on Wednesday October 28 by the Bermuda Premiere at 5:30pm ET. Livestream will be on the Red Carpet at both premieres, which you can watch via the custom ‘This Is It’ Livestream channel page and Facebook App. See the film’s stars and chat with other fans using the integrated Facebook and Twitter chat live on Tuesday and Wednesday.
The 2009 Women’s Conference will be live on Tuesday October 27 from 8am-7pm PT (11am-10pm ET) on both Livestream and Facebook. The annual conference brings together some of the nation’s most prominent women and will be hosted this year by California First Lady Maria Shriver and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. For a complete schedule of speakers have a look at the official agenda here, and tune in on Tuesday in order to watch and chat with friends using Twitter and Facebook.
On Thursday October 29 Turner Sports will be hosting a web chat with former NBA star Kevin McHale in order to kick of the 2009-10 NBA season. This broadcast will be a follow up to the past chat’s with baseball players David Wells and Dennis Eckersley during the MLB season. Tune in on Thursday in order to chat with Kevin on Facebook, or using Twitter from Turner Sport’s custom Livestream channel page.
The Foo Fighters will be performing live from their own fabled Studio complex 606 on Friday October 30th at 7pm (PT) / 10pm (ET), exclusively on Livestream.com to promote the release of their very much awaited Greatest Hits album. The set will be available on both Livestream and Facebook, and will feature Facebook/Twitter chat integration so that fans can interact with the band and each other live during the performance.
Spaceflight Now will be covering the launch of the Rocket Ares I-X this week, with the first attempt scheduled for Tuesday Oct. 27 at 8am ET, followed by Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 if the weather prevents a launch on Tuesday. Watch the pre-launch coverage beginning at 6am on October 27 from the Spaceflight Now’s Channel Page, and follow us on Twitter @Livestream for updates.
On Thursday October 29 7pm ET NY Daily News will cover the final debate of the New York City Mayoral race between Mayor Michael Bloomberg and candidate Bill Thompson. The debate will be streamed in conjunction with NY1 exclusively on Livestream from the Daily New’s channel page http://www.livestream.com/nydailynews
Tonight, Thursday October 22, the movie Saw VI will be premiering at Mann’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood, and Livestream will be there with our Livepack unit streaming the entire red carpet ceremony on Facebook and Livestream.
The broadcast is scheduled to begin at 6:30pm PT / 9:30pm ET and will feature red carpet interviews with the show’s entire cast and crew, including stars Tobin Bell, Costas Mandylor, and Shawnee Smith.
Fans will be able to communicate with the host and each other using the Facebook and Twitter chats that are integrated into the Livestream player. The format will be very similar to the Astro Boy and Law Abiding Citizen premieres that we streamed over the past few weeks.
Tune in at 6:30pm PT / 9:30pm ET for the complete broadcast: http://www.livestream.com/saw6premiere
Monday October 19 at 6pm PT / 9pm ET Livestream will be streaming the Red Carpet Premiere of the new animated movie Astro Boy in Los Angeles. All of the film’s voice actors will be there, including Freddie Highmore, Kristen Bell and Nicolas Cage, among others. You can watch the entire event and chat using Facebook and Twitter on Astro Boy’s channel page, or on Facebook .
On Tuesday October 20 at 1pm ET racing legend Tony Stewart’s preference for the WHOPPER® sandwich will be tested during the “Polygraph Buzz,” where Stewart will engage in a live polygraph test hosted on www.truthabouttony.com. “It’s no secret that I love the WHOPPER® sandwich,” Stewart said. “Participating in a live polygraph test just further demonstrates my enthusiasm and the lengths that I’ll go to, to prove my love for its flame-fresh taste.” Visit the official site to vote for your favorite questions to ask Tony, and tune in on Tuesday for the live broadcast, 1:00 to 2:00pm (ET).
On Tuesday, October 20 from 3-6pm ET, Beet.TV will be hosting a Round Table discussion about online video live from 30 Rockefeller Center in New York City. The discussion, which is sponsored by YuMe, will be about Emerging opportunities for Marketers and Publishers, and will feature experts from many major online publications including MSNBC.com, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. The complete list of participants is available here, and you can participate on Beet.TV’s Livestream Channel Page or Facebook.
Beginning on Thursday October 22 and running through Saturday the 24, Livestream will broadcast the 2009 Pop Tech Conference live from Camden, Maine at www.livestream.com/poptech. PopTech is an annual conference that brings together some of the most influential people in the Technology field to discuss media, progress, and social innovation. Check out the official schedule for all the speakers and make sure to tune in on Wednesday.
The Monthly NY Video town hall discussion will take place on Wednesday October 21 at 6:30 pm ET from NYU in New York City. The discussion will bring together many of the major figures in the New York online video community, and will feature a keynote from Blockbuster Digital VP, Scott Levine. In addition there will be presentations from Milabra, LiveU, and the launch of the new startup GNMarketLink. Tune into the official NY Video channel page on Wednesday at 6:30 for all of the live keynotes.
From Thursday October 22 – Saturday October 24 the WCET e-Learning Conference will be streamed in its entirety from Denver Colorado. Speakers will discuss continuing education, online education for soldiers, and Online Student Conduct. It should be an interesting conference for anyone who works in online education, or would like to learn more about it. For the live feed and complete schedule visit WCET’s Official channel page www.livestream.com/WCET.
Bill Gates, Founder of Microsoft and Co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, spoke on Thursday October 15 at the “World Food Prize Symposium” in Des Moines Iowa. The event was broadcast in it’s entirety by Gannett publication the Des Moines Register.
The World Food Prize is an award dedicated to the memory of Dr. Norman Borlaug, a scientist who pioneered many innovations in farming that are estimated to have saved over a Billion lives. He was the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal, making him one of only 6 people to have done so.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is heavily involved in the activities of The World Food Prize and Bill Gates spoke on behalf of the organization in order to recognize the achievements of this year’s recipient Gebisa Ejeta of Ethopia.
What the archive recording here below.
This morning, Friday October 9, the NASA LCROSS spacecraft impacted with the moon at 7:30am ET / 4:30am PT. NASA will be hosting a follow-up press conference at 10am ET / 7am PT discussing the landing, and the intentions of the trip.
The LCROSS rocket was sent to the Moon in order to search for water, and landed this morning one of the Moon’s craters. Livestream Partners Spaceflight Now will be broadcasting the entire press conference, which you can tune into on their official channel page at 10am ET.