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Official Rules
The Following Giveaway

Who Can Enter

1.    Entrants must be legal Michigan residents who are 18 years of age or older and have lawful access to the method(s) of entry set forth in these rules.  

2.    Employees of New World Communication of Detroit, Inc., owner of television station WJBK-FOX 2 (the, “Sponsor”), its affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family and household members of each are ineligible as winners or trip companions.

How To Enter

3.    No purchase is necessary to enter or win.  Only one entry per e-mail address per day.  One giveaway will be held each day beginning on December 3, 2012, and continuing through December 7, 2012, all entries must be received by 11:59 a.m. each day during the contest period.

4.    To enter, watch the 7am hour of FOX 2 News Morning on one or more days during the giveaway period and look for the “The Following-themed” keyword displayed and then visit to complete “The Following” entry blank located on the Contest Page, including providing the key word. If, for any reason, the Fox 2 News 7:00 a.m. hour is preempted or the keyword is not displayed for any other reason on one or more days during the giveaway, then Sponsor may either: i) cancel the giveaway for the day or days in question, or ii) publish the keyword on Sponsor’s website and revise the entry deadline for the day or days in question if necessary.

5.    Sponsor is not responsible for error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware, or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry, winner(s) or other giveaway information by Sponsor or entrants for any reason whatsoever.  Sponsor is also not responsible for any injury or damage to any entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any materials in the giveaway or for entries that are late, misdirected or incomplete.  All entry materials may be maintained as part of WJBK-FOX 2 giveaway records.  CAUTION:  ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATIONS OF THE GIVEAWAY IS A VIOLATION OF THE CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.  Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the giveaway if it becomes technically or otherwise corrupted.

6.    One daily winner will be selected by random drawing after 12 noon each day during the contest period from among valid entries having the correct “following-themed” keyword each day during the contest period.  One Grand Prize winner will be selected by random drawing after 12noon on December 7, 2012, from all entries having at the correct keyword during the contest period.  The Grand Prize winner will receive a trip to New York for the premiere of “The Following.”  

The Prizes

7.    The five daily winners will each receive a Nook Simple Touch with Glowlight and a $25 Barnes & Noble gift card.  The approximate retail value of each daily prize is $144.00.  The prize is provided by Barnes & Noble.  The Grand Prize winner will receive: Trip for two New York, NY for the “The Following: premiere including:
•    Two-night hotel accommodations for winner and guest in New York, NY (double occupancy only).
•    Airline flight for winner and winner’s guest to/from local market to/from New York, NY. Note - winner and guest will travel to New York in Jan. 2013 (exact travel dates are tbd).  
•    All winners and guests must be 18 years of age or older.
•    Transportation to/from the airport in New York to hotel.
•    Transportation to/from THE FOLLOWING world premiere event.
The approximate retail value of the Grand Prize is $2000.00.  The Grand Prize is provided by FOX. .  The winner is responsible for all travel-related expenses not expressly stated in the prize description, including, without limitation, meals, beverages, gratuities, ground transportation, taxes and surcharges.  If winner is unable to travel on the dates designated, winner will be disqualified and Sponsor may choose an alternate winner, if, in Sponsor’s reasonable discretion, time permits.

8.    The winners will be notified by email on or about December 10, 2012.  All winners and the Grand Prize winner’s travel companion will be required to complete, sign and return a Certification of Eligibility and Release and any other documents required by Sponsor, and claim the prize in a manner determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion within four days of the date of notification or they will be disqualified.   If a winner cannot be reached, or if a winner does not return the signed and completed documentation and claim the prize within the designated time period, Sponsor will select an alternate winner by random drawing from those entries having the correct keyword if, in Sponsor’s reasonable discretion, time permits.  

9.    Prizes cannot be redeemed for cash or substituted for any other items by the winners.  The winners cannot assign or transfer prize.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of like or greater value, including cash, for any prize, for any reason.

10.    The winners are responsible for all local, county, state, and federal taxes on prizes based on the value of the prizes set forth in these rules.

11.    Only one prize will be awarded per household.  Individuals are not eligible to win a prize in this giveaway if they have been selected as a winner in another WJBK-FOX 2 giveaway during the 30 days prior to being selected a winner in this contest.

Odds of Winning Miscellaneous

12.    Odds of winning depend on the number of correct entries received.

13.    Except where prohibited by law, entry constitutes permission to use winners’ names, hometowns, likenesses, and photographs for broadcast, online posting, and/or any in any other media, including for advertising and publicity purposes, without additional compensation.

14.    These giveaway rules are available at, and Monday through Friday during normal business hours at WJBK-FOX 2 16550 W. 9 Mile, Southfield, MI 48075 through December 7, 2012.

15.    For a list of prize winners, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope after December 10, 2012 to: “The Following” Contest Winner Box 2000, Southfield MI 48037-2000.

16.    This giveaway is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and is void where prohibited or restricted by law, including without limitation, in jurisdictions requiring registration, filing, trust account, or posting of a bond, or any other requirements or disclosures that are not expressly satisfied by these rules.  Sponsor is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, offering, or administration of the giveaway, or in the announcement of the prize.  In the event of a dispute over who submitted a particular entry, Sponsor will determine the entrant’s identity or select an alternate winner, in its sole discretion.

17.    By entering, participants represent that they are eligible, and agree (a) to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges, (b) to release Sponsor, its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize, and (c) to Sponsor’s use of entrants’ personal information as described in the Privacy Policy located at

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