By partnering with Ustream to offer a video component of Loveline, we are able to provide fans with more access and interaction than ever before
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2012
Ustream Inc., the leader in live, interactive, streaming video, today announced a partnership with Courtside Entertainment Group to offer exclusive live streaming video of Loveline for fans, in addition to its current radio lineup. In addition to being live on Ustream at http://www.ustream.tv/LoveLine, all of the Loveline affiliates will have access to the embedded Ustream player for fans to view and interact with video content on their Website. To find a radio station featuring Loveline, visit http://www.lovelineshow.com/stationfinder.
“By partnering with Ustream to offer a video component of Loveline, we are able to provide fans with more access and interaction than ever before,” said Katie Walsh, vice president of Courtside Entertainment Group. “We look forward to extending our reach and providing fans with more ways to connect with Loveline through Ustream.”
After working with Ustream for one month, Courtside Entertainment Group saw a 107 percent increase in Loveline viewers on its Ustream channel; more than doubling Loveline viewership in a one month period. Loveline is live on Ustream Sunday through Thursday from 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. PT. The show has recently featured celebrity guests such as Katie Perry, Cee Lo Green, Dave Grohl, Incubus, Linkin Park, Moby and Joseph Gordon Levitt, to name a few. Starting as a radio show in 1983, the goal of Loveline’s call-in question-and-answer model is to help listeners with relationship, sexuality and problems related to substance abuse and other addictions.
“Ustream’s audience of young, vibrant viewers is a perfect extension for the Loveline brand,” said Adam Goldstein, senior manager, business development at Ustream. “We look forward to growing our relationship with Courtside Entertainment Group in the future and collaborating to offer unique programming to Ustream’s global audience of 50 million monthly viewers.”
About Courtside Entertainment Group
Courtside Entertainment Group, the latest media venture from Westwood One founder Norm Pattiz, produces and finances multi-platform quality programming for media outlets worldwide. Current Courtside offerings include: “Loveline,” “Bill O’Reilly’s Talking Points,” “Bill O’Reilly Specials,” "One Minute Clinic with Dr. Drew," "Simone's Lovelinks," and numerous music and entertainment events including “The Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary Special,” which airs nationally on Memorial Day. For more information, visit http://www.courtsidellc.com.
Ustream Inc. is the leader in live and interactive video streaming. The interactive platform connects broadcasters and viewers of unlimited size through innovative technology including co-hosting video features, IRC chat, Facebook, and Twitter. Ustream's free and premium solutions allow any broadcaster to create their own customizable channel with robust social and notification features to enhance visibility and virility across multiple platforms. In addition to activating the embeddable features on external websites, users are able to broadcast and view content while interacting in real-time directly from mobile phone devices, tablets, streaming players, smart TVs, and more. The company attracts millions of users ranging from music artists, celebrities, politicians, athletes, corporate executives, animal enthusiasts and gamers, all which have contributed to Ustream's Guinness World Record for the “Most Content Ingested by An Online Video Service.” For more information, visit http://www.ustream.com and follow Ustream’s socials: Twitter (@Ustream); Facebook (facebook.com/Ustream).