Play Live Sweepstakes
January 22, 2013 – March 25, 2013
PRELIMINARY INFORMATION: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Void where prohibited. The Play Live Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is scheduled to begin at 11:00 PM ET on January 22, 2013, during the live broadcast of Watch What Happens Live (the “Show”) on Bravo and end on March 25, 2013 at 11:30 PM ET (“Sweepstakes Period”). All times in the Sweepstakes refer to Eastern Time (“ET”). Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries (as defined below) received. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
ELIGIBILITY: Open only to permanent, legal United States (“U.S.”) residents who are physically residing in one (1) of the forty-eight (48) continental U.S. or the District of Columbia (excluding Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other U.S. territories), and who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older and the age of majority in their state of residence as of the start of the Sweepstakes Period. Officers, directors, and employees of Sweepstakes Entities (as defined below), members of these persons’ immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and their spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or persons living in the same households as these persons (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes Entities, as referenced herein, shall include, NBCUniversal Media, LLC, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112 (“Sponsor”), Verizon Wireless, One Verizon Way, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920, Man House Productions LLC, 10202 W Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232 (collectively, “Sweepstakes Entities”), and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, agents, and their administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Sweepstakes.
TO ENTER: You may enter the Sweepstakes during any live broadcast of the Show throughout the Sweepstakes Period. The Show is scheduled to air from 11:00 PM ET to 11:30 PM ET every Sunday through Thursday of the Sweepstakes Period (each night’s broadcast an “Entry Period”). Check your local listings for times and details for the Show. The Show dates subject to change.
There are three (3) ways to enter Sweepstakes during Sweepstakes Period:
1. Enter Online: To enter Sweepstakes online during the Show, visit www.bravotv.com/playlive (the “Website”) and click on Sweepstakes Banner. Then follow the provided instructions to complete and thereafter submit the entry form, which includes your email address (“Online Entry”).
2. Enter via the Bravo Now application (the “Application”): To enter Sweepstakes via the Application during the Show, download Application by visiting the iTunes store. Message and data rates may apply for the download and use of the Application. Once you have the Application downloaded, access the Application and click on Sweepstakes Banner. Then follow the provided instructions to complete and thereafter submit the entry form, which includes your email address (“Application Entry”).
3. Enter via mobile website: To enter Sweepstakes via the mobile website during the Show, visit www.bravotv.com/playlive using a web-enabled mobile device. Click on the Sweepstakes Banner. Then follow the provided instructions to complete and thereafter submit the entry form, which includes your email address (“Mobile Website Entry” and together with Online Entry and Application Entry will be referred to herein as “Entry” or “Entries”). Data Rates May Apply.
All Entries become the property of Sponsor, and will not be acknowledged.
Entries must be received before March 25, 2013 at 11:30 PM ET to be eligible for the Sweepstakes. Sponsor’s computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Sweepstakes. Limit one (1) Entry per person/email address per Show during the Sweepstakes Period. Multiple Entries received from any person or email address beyond this limit will void all such additional Entries. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means will be disqualified.Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, or unintelligible for any reason, including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion, are void and will not be accepted. In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use entrant’s name, city, state, likeness, image, and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval.
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION:
On or about March 31, 2013, one (1) potential winner (“Winner) will be selected in a random drawing by representatives of Sponsor from all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsor will make two (2) attempts to notify potential Winner at the phone number and/or email address submitted at the time of Entry.PotentialWinner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, and, except where prohibited, publicity release (collectively, “Sweepstakes Documents”) within ten (10) days of such notification. Noncompliance within this time period will result in disqualification and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. If potential Winner cannot be reached, is found to be ineligible, cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential Winner will be disqualified and time permitting, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries.
PRIZE: There will be one (1) prize (“Prize”) awarded to Winner. Prize consists of a trip for Winner and one (1) guest (“Guest”) to New York, NY (“NYC”) to attend a live taping of “Watch What Happens Live” scheduled to take place at 325 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10013 on a date to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (“Event”) and an opportunity to have a meet and greet with Andy Cohen (“Meet and Greet”) scheduled to take place on the same date as Event (collectively, the “Trip”). The Trip includes: 1) round-trip coach-class airfare for Winner and Guest from a major airport near Winner’s residence (as determined by Sponsor in their sole discretion) to a major airport in or near NYC (“NYC Airport”); 2) hotel accommodations for Winner and Guest for three (3) nights (standard room, double occupancy) in a hotel in or near NYC; 3) round trip ground transportation between NYC Airport and hotel via standard car service; 4) two (2) tickets for Winner and Guest to attend Event; 5) round trip ground transportation for Winner and Guest between hotel and Event; and 6) a signed copy of Andy Cohen’s book, “Most Talkative.”
Guest must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older and the age of majority in their state of residence. Prize will be awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Estimated Retail Value (“ERV”) of Prize is five thousand dollars ($5000). ERV of Event and Meet and Greet is zero dollars ($0). Actual Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prize will vary depending on travel dates and point of departure. Any difference between ERV and ARV will not be awarded. Sponsor will furnish an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 to Winner for the ARV of Prize for the year in which Prize was won.
All details of Prize will be determined by Sponsor in their sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a similar Prize (or Prize element) of comparable or greater value. All taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize are the sole responsibility of Winner. Prize cannot be transferred by Winner or redeemed for cash and is valid only for the items detailed above, with no substitution of Prize by Winner. If Prize is unclaimed within a reasonable time after notification from Sponsor, as determined by Sponsor in their sole discretion, it will be forfeited, and time permitting, an alternate Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
Sponsor shall have no responsibility or liability for cancellations, delays, or any other change by any company or person providing any element of Prize, and is not responsible or liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence thereof. Date and/or time of Event and/or Meet and Greet are subject to change. Event and/or Meet and Greet are subject to cancellation. If Winner chooses to attend Event and/or Meet and Greet with no Guest, the remaining elements of Prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor’s Prize obligation to Winner and no additional compensation will be awarded. Guest, if any, may be required to execute and return releases of liability and, except where prohibited, publicity releases (collectively, “Guest Documents”), which must be returned with the Sweepstakes Documents, or Guest portion of the Prize will be forfeited.
The Trip awarded to the Winner must be taken within the dates provided by the Sponsor or the Prize will be forfeited. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent, on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice. Certain travel restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Sponsor has the right in its sole discretion to substitute ground transportation for air transportation depending on Winner’s place of residence. Winner and Guest must travel together on the same itinerary, including the same departure date, destination and return date, and must have valid travel documents (e.g., valid government issued photo ID and/or passport) prior to departure, and failure to do so will result in forfeiture of Prize. If Winner chooses to take Trip with no Guest, the remaining elements of Prize shall be awarded and shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor’s Prize obligation to Winner and no additional compensation will be awarded. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Once travel commences, no unscheduled stopovers are permitted; if an unscheduled stopover occurs, full fare will be charged from stopover point for the remaining segments, including return, of the trip. Sponsor is not liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay. Trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles. All travel and lodging will be at the risk of Winner and Guest. Winner is solely responsible for all expenses and costs associated with acceptance and/or use of Prize not specifically stated herein as being awarded, including, without limitation any and all taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize, travel insurance, ground transportation (other than as described above), security and airport fees, taxes, insurance, gasoline, meals, gratuities, and souvenirs. Sponsor shall have the right, but not the obligation, to make any deductions and withholdings that Sponsor deems necessary or desirable under applicable federal, state and local tax laws, rules, regulations, codes or ordinances.
CONDITIONS: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities and their respective officers, directors, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of Prize or any portion thereof (including any travel related thereto); (b) to indemnify Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Sweepstakes and to hereby acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to Prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by Prize supplier that are sent along with Prize; (c) if selected as a Winner, to the posting of such entrant’s name on the Website and the use by Released Parties of such name, voice, image, and/or likeness for publicity, promotional, and advertising purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval, and, upon request, to the giving of consent, in writing, to such use; and (d) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Sweepstakes itself, and to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final.Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
ADDITIONAL TERMS: Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify from any promotion any person they believe has intentionally violated these Official Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage the Sweepstakes or the operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsor, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of Sponsor to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsor (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations), or other “force majeure” event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical, or computer failures of any kind; for inaccurate transcription of Entry information; for errors in any promotional or marketing materials or in these Official Rules; for any human or electronic error; or for Entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed, lost, late, damaged, or returned. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules) without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules). In the event of cancellation, modification, or suspension, Sponsor reserves the right to select Winner in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the event warranting such cancellation, modification, or suspension. Notice of such cancellation, modification, or suspension will be posted on the Website. Sponsor may prohibit any entrant or potential entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes, if such entrant or potential entrant shows a disregard for these Official Rules; acts with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant, Sponsor, or Sponsor’s agents or representatives; or behaves in any other disruptive manner (as determined by Sponsor in their sole discretion). Sponsorreserves the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.
DISPUTES: The Sweepstakes is governed by, and will be construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, and the forum and venue for any dispute shall be in New York, New York. If THE controversy or claim is not otherwise resolved through direct discussions or mediation, it shall THEN be resolved by FINAL AND binding arbitration administered by JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC., in accordance with its Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures or subsequent versions thereof (“JAMS Rules”). The JAMS Rules for selection of an arbitrator shall be followed, except that the arbitrator shall be experienced and licensed to practice law in new york. All proceedings brought pursuant to this paragraph will be conducted in the County of new york. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.
WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: For the name of Winner, available after April 15, 2013, please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by June 15, 2013 to “Play Live Sweepstakes”, Attn: Zach Bechtel, c/o Bravo Media LLC, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, Office 4687E-4, New York, NY 10112.