Entrants must be 18 years of age or older and a legal resident of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia or Canada (except Quebec).

    Finalists must be available to travel to New York on Sunday, July 15, 2012 to be on LIVE between Monday, July 16, 2012 and Tuesday, July 24, 2012. If finalists are unable to appear on a designated date, finalist may be disqualified.

    During the Contest Entry Period, (Monday, June 11, 2012 to noon ET Friday, June 29, 2012), you can enter by one of the two following methods.

    1. Send a DVD or VHS tape showing us why you should be considered to co-host for a day with Kelly Ripa on "LIVE With Kelly", along with your name, address, and day and evening telephone numbers ("Entry") to:

      Live's Coast to Coast Co-Host Search
      Ansonia Station
      P.O. Box 234101
      New York, NY 10023-9432

      Entries will not be accepted at any other address, Entries sent to a different address will not be considered.

    2. Visit www.livewithkelly.tv and follow the instructions provided to complete the registration process and upload your video demonstrating why you should be considered to co-host for a day with Kelly Ripa on "LIVE With Kelly". Video file must be 100MB or smaller and in .mov (QuickTime), .mpg (MPEG), .mp4 (MPEG-4), .wmv (Windows Media) or .avi (AVI) .3gp or .3g2 file format. Video must be 1 minute in length or less.

      "LIVE" can provide no technical support and accepts no responsibility for insuring the receipt of your nomination. If you experience any difficulties trying to submit your materials via our website, we recommend you send your nomination via U.S. mail to us at the above address.

      Regardless of method of submission, entries must not include any activities that may appear illegal, inappropriate, unsafe or dangerous and all Entries must be received in our office by noon ET on Friday, June 29, 2012 to be considered. Limit one (1) Entry per person, per address/email address. Entries submitted from any person or email address in excess of the stated limitation will be void. For purposes of these Official Rules, "receipt" of an Entry occurs when Sponsor's servers record the Entry information resulting from contestant clicking the "submit" button. Any automated computer receipt (such as one confirming delivery of Entry) does not constitute proof of actual receipt by Sponsor for purposes of these Official Rules. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or Entries generated by means which subvert the entry process will be void.

      Submissions will not be acknowledged or returned. All submissions become the property of "LIVE" and may be used without compensation in any manner, and, in any media, worldwide in perpetuity, for programming, publicity, promotional and/or other purposes, to the extent permitted by law.

      Entries must comply with the following content guidelines to be eligible:
      • Content may not be sexually explicit or suggestive, dangerous, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or pornographic, or contain nudity;
      • Content may not promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message;
      • Content may not be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group;
      • Content may not defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Sponsor, or other products, people or companies;
      • Content may not contain trademarks, logos or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors) owned by others, or advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind, without permission, or contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses.
      • Content may not contain copyrighted materials owned by others (including music, photographs, sculptures, paintings and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media) without permission;
      • Content may not contain materials embodying the names, likenesses, photographs, or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead, without permission;
      • Content may not depict and may not itself be in violation of any law or otherwise.

      Choice of dates for any appearance is at "LIVE's" sole discretion. Any finalists who may be asked to appear on the program, "LIVE" will cover the cost of their round-trip transportation to our show taping and accommodations, if necessary. However, "LIVE" reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to determine the details and/or necessity of such compensated travel arrangements.

    Potential semi-finalists may be asked to submit additional video "pitches" explaining why they'd be a good guest co-host with a brief example of their on-air work. Any requested "audition tape" or "pitch" video may be featured on air and/or on-line; use of either or both will be at the sole discretion of LIVE and may be edited or otherwise modified at LIVE's sole discretion.

    Selection of potential semi-finalists is at the sole editorial discretion of the Show. Comments and/or any other available method that may be solicited by the show to indicate favor or popularity among entrants may or may not impact the Show's decision to select and/or nominees' ability and/or willingness to participate if selected.

    On or about Tuesday, July 3, 2012, "LIVE" will announce an online gallery at www.livewithkelly.tv, that may feature up to 100 entrants, where viewers will be asked to vote for their favorite finalists.

    LIVE's staff may conduct telephone interviews with nominees who may potentially be considered for participation in the viewer vote portion. Submissions which might be featured would be selected by representatives of the show staff. All decisions of the Show staff are final.

    Up to 10 finalists could be chosen from among all entrants received and may be announced on-air on or about Monday, July 9, 2012. Viewers may then be given the opportunity to vote online for 5 finalists who would compete for the opportunity to co-host with Kelly Ripa on or about Tuesday, July 24, 2012. Voting may take place from the time announced on July 9 until approximately 3pm ET on or about July 11, 2012.

    The 5 finalists will then be asked to travel to New York to appear on "Live" during the week of Monday, July 16, 2012. The finalists may participate in competitions. A voting process via livewithkelly.tv may take place, to help determine who gets eliminated during the course of the competition.

    Any nominee selected to participate as a co-host must supply proof of identity, sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release and Indemnification, complete a W-9 form, and provide their social security/tax identification number, within the time period specified by the Show. Failure to timely comply with any requirement of these terms and conditions would result in the submission being deemed ineligible for consideration and any further opportunity to participate in this search.

    Entrants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless LIVE with Kelly, American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., Buena Vista Television, their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, advertising and promotional companies, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives ("Released Parties") from and against any liability, damage or expense arising from or relating to participation in this search.

    Submitting materials for possible use constitutes permission to use the name, likeness, photograph, voice, biographical information and any materials submitted as part of this search for programming, publicity, promotional and/or other purposes in any manner, and in any media, without compensation, worldwide in perpetuity to the extent permitted by law. By submitting materials, Submitor certifies that such materials are original and created by Submitor, that Submitor has the necessary rights, permission and authority to submit such materials, and, if applicable, that Submitor maintains a valid copyright in the materials. Submitors acknowledge that the materials they submit may be included and/or discussed in a broadcast, that such discussion may include statements or opinions by the broadcast talent or others about the entrants, the entrants' appearances and/or the materials, and that those statements and opinions may be considered surprising, embarrassing, defamatory or otherwise offensive or injurious to them. Submitors release the Released Parties from any actions, claims, injury, loss or damage allegedly caused, directly or indirectly, by any such statements or opinions made during a broadcast.

    Entrants agree to execute any and all releases requested by LIVE, their agents and/or assigns.

    "LIVE" is not responsible for late, lost, illegible, postage due, mutilated, incomplete, delayed or misdirected mail; for theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of submitted materials; for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software delays, interruptions or malfunctions of any kind, inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive submitted information by "LIVE", or human error; for any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from entering or downloading any materials in connection with the search.

    CAUTION: Any attempt to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operations of this search may be a violation of the criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, "LIVE," or its designated representative, reserves the right to seek damages from any person associated with such actions to the fullest extent permitted by law. "LIVE," or its designated representative, reserves the right to cancel or modify the search if it should become compromised in any way or if it becomes technically corrupted.

  5. TAXES:
    Selected Nominees will be solely responsible for any applicable federal, state, and local income and other taxes that may be due and will receive an IRS Form 1099.
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