You Could Win A Weekend At An Awesome Guest House in Malibu

Entry Deadlines
Mon-Thu:6:00 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 noon

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KTLA-TV, 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90028

The Sweepstakes begins at 7:00:01 p.m. PT on October 24, 2011 and ends on or near 11:59:59 p.m. PT on November 22, 2011. All entries must be submitted and received within this time period. Any entries not received within this time period will be disqualified.

Watch “Two and a Half Men” on KTLA-TV Monday through Friday from 7:00:01 p.m. PT on October 24, 2011 through 8:00 p.m. PT November 17, 2011 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). “Two and a Half Men” is shown on KTLA-TV from 7:00 p.m. PT to 7:30 p.m. PT, and again from 7:30 p.m. PT to 8:00 p.m. PT. Look for a code word that is displayed onscreen during the broadcast of one of the shows .and write it down.

The next day, watch “KTLA 5 Morning News” (“the Morning News”) between 7:00 a.m. PT and 9:00 a.m. PT and look for the image of a character from the show “Two and a Half Men” (“Character Image”). Note and write down the exact time the character appeared on screen (the “Character Time”). For the purposes of this sweepstakes, the time the character appears on the screen is considered to be the date and time of day displayed on the screen at the same time the character appears.

Then, go to www.ktla.com/malibu to enter the code word and Character Time and complete and submit the online entry form.

Any given Character Time is only valid in combination with the code word that was broadcast the previous night, with the exception of Monday Character Times, which are only valid in combination with the code word from the Friday before. The following schedule shows valid pairs of code words and Character Times during the Sweepstakes Period that will be required for entry:

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Entry #1 Night of Monday, Oct. 24 Tuesday, Oct. 25
Entry #2 Night of Tuesday, Oct. 25 Wednesday, Oct. 26
Entry #3 Night of Wednesday, Oct. 26 Thursday, Oct. 27
Entry #4 Night of Thursday, Oct. 27 Friday, Oct. 28
Entry #5 Night of Friday, Oct. 28 Monday, Oct. 31
Entry #6 Night of Monday, Oct. 31 Tuesday, Nov. 1
Entry #7 Night of Tuesday, Nov. 1 Wednesday, Nov. 2
Entry #8 Night of Wednesday, Nov. 2 Thursday, Nov. 3
Entry #9 Night of Thursday, Nov. 3 Friday, Nov. 4
Entry #10 Night of Friday, Nov. 4 Monday, Nov. 7
Entry #11 Night of Monday, Nov. 7 Tuesday, Nov. 8
Entry #12 Night of Tuesday, Nov. 8 Wednesday, Nov. 9
Entry #13 Night of Wednesday, Nov. 9 Thursday, Nov. 10
Entry #14 Night of Thursday, Nov. 10 Friday, Nov. 11
Entry #15 Night of Friday, Nov. 11 Monday, Nov. 14
Entry #16 Night of Monday, Nov. 14 Tuesday, Nov. 15
Entry #17 Night of Tuesday, Nov. 15 Wednesday, Nov. 16
Entry #18 Night of Wednesday, Nov. 16 Thursday, Nov. 17
Entry #19 Night of Thursday, Nov. 17 Friday, Nov. 18

Entries will be combined into four separate and distinct pools defined by the Round during which they (the Entries) were submitted. Below is the schedule of rounds:

• Round 1: Monday, Oct. 24, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. through Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 at 11:59:59 a.m.
• Round 2: Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. through Friday, Nov. 4, 2011 at 11:59:59 a.m.
• Round 3: Friday, Nov. 4, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. through Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 at 11:59:59 a.m.
• Round 4: Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. through Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 at 11:59:59 a.m.

You must provide all information requested on the entry form, including name, telephone number, and age the Character Time and code word (as described above). You must also have a valid e-mail account in order for your entry to be eligible. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. Entries containing an incorrect code word or Character Time (or no code word or Character Time at all) will be disqualified. Copies or other mechanical reproductions, facsimiles, entries containing technical or electronic reproductions, entries containing attached files are not eligible and will be rejected. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, the holder of the e-mail account will be deemed the person who submitted the entry. Entries become the exclusive property of Sponsors and will not be returned or acknowledged. Limit one entry per day per person/e-mail address. Multiple entries from the same person will be disqualified. Sponsors are not responsible for entries that are lost, late, misaddressed or misdirected due to technical or computer failures, errors or data loss of any kind, lost or unavailable internet connections, or failed incomplete, garbled or deleted computer or networks transmissions, inability to access the website or online service, or any other technical error or malfunction.

Void Where Prohibited By Law.
These sweepstakes are open to legal residents of California within the KTLA viewing area who are 21 years of age or older as of October 24, 2011, and have not won anything from KTLA-TV within the previous 90 days. Employees of other media companies (including radio and television), Sponsors and their parent corporations, subsidiaries, or affiliates, and such employees’ immediate family or household members are not eligible to enter or win the sweepstakes. Only one (1) winner per household will be allowed. For clarity, a winner in any of the first three rounds will not be eligible to win in any remaining rounds.

One (1) winner will be selected in a random drawing from each Round, four a total of four (4) winners. Below is a schedule of approximate drawing dates for each Round:

• Round 1 drawing: October 31, 2011
• Round 2 drawing: November 7, 2011
• Round 3 drawing: November 14, 2011
• Round 4 drawing: November 21, 2011

The odds of winning depend on the number of valid entries received in each Round. If a selected winner is not eligible, fails to give the correct code word or Character Time, declines the prize, or cannot be contacted within three (3) days of the initial notification, the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner randomly selected by Sponsors from all remaining valid entries.

Each winner will receive accommodations for winner and up to three (3) guests in a residence located in Malibu, California, 90265 (“the Beach House”) for two nights. The specific location of the Beach House will be revealed to the winners. Pets are not allowed in the Beach House. Smoking is not allowed in the Beach House. Below is a schedule indicating the times designated for each winner and his or her companions to use, check in and leave the Beach House accommodations:

• Round 1 winner: Friday Nov. 4, 2011 at 12:00:00 p.m. to Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011 at 11:59:59 p.m.
• Round 2 winner: Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 at 12:00:00 p.m. to Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011 at 11:59:59 p.m.
• Round 3 winner: Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 at 12:00:00 p.m. to Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011 at 11:59:59 p.m.
• Round 4 winner: Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 at 12:00:00 p.m. to Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011 at 11:59:59 p.m.

Sponsor reserves the right, in its discretion to re-schedule the designated weekend for each winner for reasons that include (but are not limited to) inclement weather and availability of the Beach House. Requests by winners for accomodations to be scheduled for a different weekend than the one listed above will not be accommodated.

A security guard will be posted at the residence at various times during winners’ use of the Beach House, and all winners and guests must abide by any rules or regulations imposed by security guard while using the Beach House. Failure to honor the security guard may result in expulsion from the Beach House. The guard may be inside or outside the house during his post and will have full access to the Beach House and its adjoining property. Winners may not dismiss the security guard for any reason. The security guard will notify the winner and its guests of his or her schedule, and location he or she will be within the Beach House to the extent practicable.

Each winner will also receive an American Express Gift Card worth $500.00. Approximate retail value of each winner’s complete prize package is $5,000.00. All federal, state, and local taxes associated with the prize, as well as all other costs or expenses involved in obtaining the prize, including but not limited to travel to and from the Beach House and any money or incidentals spent while at the Beach House, is the responsibility of the Winner. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, expressed or implied, being provided by Sponsors. Each winner will be issued a Form 1099 for any prize that has a value of $600 or more. BE AWARE THAT TAXES ON THE PRIZE WILL, IN ALL LIKELIHOOD, BE SUBSTANTIAL. DO NOT ENTER THIS CONTEST IF YOU ARE NOT PREPARED TO PAY TAXES ON THE PRIZE.

The prize is not replaceable if lost, stolen, or destroyed, not transferable or redeemable for cash, and may not be substituted for another prize, except at the sole discretion of Sponsors, or as provided in these rules. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for the prize. Any difference between actual value and stated ARV will not be awarded. If the prize winner elects to travel or partake in prize trip with less than three guests, no additional compensation will be awarded to the prize winner.

All winners will be notified that he or she has been selected as a winner by telephone or by e-mail.

The winner may be asked to come to KTLA at 5800 Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028 to pick up his or her prize.

The winner will be required to present valid identification and may be required to sign a Statement of Eligibility and Liability and Publicity Release by the deadline established by Sponsors in order to receive the prize. If the winner does not fulfill these requirements, the prize will be forfeited.

If for any reason, the Internet-related portion of these sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, tampering, fraud, technical failure, or any other cause which corrupts or threatens the administration, security or integrity of the sweepstakes, Sponsors reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate or suspend the sweepstakes or any portion of the sweepstakes. ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE FAIR AND LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THESE SWEEPSTAKES WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES. Information submitted in Internet entries, including entrant's name, address, e-mail address, etc., may be used by Sponsors for marketing or promotional purposes.

Sponsor reserves the right to postpone or suspend the display of code words and/or Characger Images onscreen due to the coverage of breaking news or other unforeseen circumstances. If such suspension or delay occurs, Sponsor and/or Sweepstakes Administrator reserve the right (but are not required) to do one of the following:

a) Extend the Sweepstakes Period so that the code words or Character Images not displayed as originally scheduled may be displayed on a different day;
b) Display the code word or Character Image during another KTLA-TV news broadcast; or
c) Take no action.

Any and all schedule changes for the display of code words and/or Character Images will be listed at www.ktla.com/malibu.

By participating in this Sweepstakes, you agree to release and hold harmless Sponsors, and all these companies’ parent corporations, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and the officers, directors, agents, and employees of all such companies from any and all damages, injuries, claims, causes of action, or losses of any kind resulting from your participation in this sweepstakes, and/or your acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize and any travel related thereto, including without limitation, personal injury, death, property damage, defamation, infringement of intellectual property rights, and claims based on the rights of publicity and privacy.

Sponsors are not responsible for changes made to the Prizes being awarded, including any delay, cancellation or postponement of the Prize events, and is under no obligation to provide a substitute prize. Sponsors are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing or advertising of the offer, administration or execution of the Sweepstakes or in the announcements of the prizes/prize winners. Neither the failure of Sponsor to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Official Rules or the failure, delay or omission by Sponsor in exercising any right with respect to any term of these Official Rules, will be construed as a waiver or relinquishment to any extent of each Sponsor’s right to assert or rely upon any such provision or right in that or any other instance.

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and Sponsors in connection with these Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions.

By participating in these sweepstakes, you also agree to have your name, photograph, voice, biographical information, and likeness used in any and all media for promotional purposes relating to these sweepstakes or future similar sweepstakes without further compensation or notice, except as prohibited by law.

For a copy of the Official Rules or the name of the winners, send a self-addressed envelope to “Two and a Half Men Malibu Beach House Getaway 2011”, KTLA-TV, Attn: Creative Services, 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90028, by January 1, 2012. The winners’ names will be available after the winners have been verified and the prizes have been awarded.

These Sweepstakes are subject to the privacy policy of KTLA, as posted on the KTLA website at. www.ktla.com/privacypolicy. These Sweepstakes are also subject to the KTLA Terms of Service at www.ktla.com/termsofservice.