Investigation Discovery – Watch and Win $5,000 Visa Gift Card Giveaway Christmas 2016



Eligibility: Investigation Discovery’s A Very Kenda Christmas $5K Giveaway (“Sweepstakes”) is open only to (i) legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, (ii) who have reached the age of majority in their state of residence and are at least 18 years of age or older at time of entry, and (iii) who have access to the Internet.

Employees, officers and directors of Discovery Communications, LLC (“Sponsor”), their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, TV production partners, advertising agencies, promotional suppliers (collectively, “Sweepstakes Entities”) and the immediate family members (spouses and parents, children and siblings and their spouses, regardless of where they live) or members of the same households (whether related or not) of such individuals are not eligible. This sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes the entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sweepstakes Entities, which are final and binding. An entrant may be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole discretion if he/she fails to comply with any of the terms of these Official Rules.

Sponsor: Discovery Communications, LLC, One Discovery Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

Timing: The Sweepstakes opens at 6:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on December 24, 2016 and ends at 6:00 AM ET on December 26, 2016 (“Entry Period”). The Sponsor’s computer or that of its designee is the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes.

How to Enter: During the Entry Period, a code will be displayed on Investigation Discovery every hour. After viewing the code, entrants must go online to, where they must enter the code displayed, and complete an online form with their name and contact information, which includes but is not limited to their (i) e-mail address (ii) telephone number (iii) and current physical address. Entrant will have until the end of the Entry Period to enter the on-screen code and complete the online form. All complete entries will be accepted; incomplete or incorrect codes will still be accepted. Entrants may enter the Sweepstakes multiple times.

Entry Requirements: Each entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the natural person who submits the entry. No software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro, or other automated online entries are permitted. All entries submitted in accordance with these Official Rules shall be collectively hereinafter referred to as “Eligible Entries.” The odds of winning the Sweepstakes depend on the number of Eligible Entries received.

Winner Selection & Prize: On or about January 2, 2017, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period, to award one (1) Grand Prize, consisting of a $5,000 Visa gift card, with an approximate retail value of $5,000.

No prize transfer or cash redemption permitted. No prize substitution, in whole or in part, except by Sponsor due to prize unavailability, safety or security considerations, or any other reason as solely determined by Sponsor, in which case a prize of comparable or greater value will be awarded.

Winner Notification: The potential winner will be contacted via email or telephone using the contact information provided by potential winner in his or her entry submission. To claim the prize, the potential winner will be required to respond to Sponsor’s notification within twenty four (24) hours after the notification message and provide his/her full name, email address, physical mailing address, date of birth, and phone number. The potential winner and guest will receive additional prize claim instructions by mail and/or email and will be required to complete, sign, have notarized, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release. All requested documents must be returned to Sponsor within time period specified at time of prize notification.

At the sole discretion of the Sponsor, disqualification, prize forfeiture and the selection of an alternate winner may result from any of the following: (i) a potential winner’s failure to respond to initial notification within twenty-four (24) hours after its transmission; (ii) the failure of notification due to deactivation of the potential winner’s email account prior to receipt of notification; (iii) potential winner’s failure to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof of age, identity and residency; (iv) potential winner’s failure to complete and return required documents by the date specified in winner’s notification; and (v) any other non-compliance with these Official Rules.

Release: By receipt of any prize, winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Sponsor and its respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrant, printing, typographical or other errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (4) printing, typographical, technical, computer, network or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion, the announcement of the prizes or in any Promotion-related materials; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen entries; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize (including any travel/activity related thereto).

Released Parties are not responsible for misdirected or undeliverable entries or for any technical problems, malfunctions of computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof. You agree to indemnify and hold the Sweepstakes Entities harmless from any and all claims, damages, expenses, costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) and liabilities (including settlements), brought or asserted by any third party against any of the Sweepstakes Entities due to or arising out of your Entry, or your conduct in creating an Entry or otherwise in connection with the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to: claims for trademark infringement; copyright infringement; violation of an individual’s right of publicity or right of privacy; or defamation.

9. General Conditions: By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to comply with and be bound by these Official Rules. Failure to comply with the Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If terminated, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, select a winner from all non-suspect Eligible Entries received prior to such event. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entrant it finds to be: (1) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; (2) violating the Official Rules; (3) violating the terms of service, conditions of use or general rules or guidelines of any Sponsor property or service; or (4) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person or whose acts or deeds (actual or perceived) would or might be deemed detrimental to Sponsor’s reputation, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies (including attorneys’ fees) from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. All interpretations of these Official Rules and decisions by Sponsor are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. By participating, entrants agree to permit Sweepstakes Entities to use his/her name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice, voice likeness and city and state address for advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in all media, including but not limited to on air and within, in perpetuity, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) and agree to execute specific consent to such use upon request. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online service provider will apply. If you participate from your mobile phone, such activity will be subject to the charges pursuant to your wireless service provider’s rate plan. Please consult your wireless service provider for more information.

10. Governing Law: This Promotion is governed by the laws of the State of Maryland, with jurisdiction and venue in Montgomery County, Maryland, and all claims must be resolved in the courts of Montgomery County, Maryland.

Use of Entry Information: The collection and use of entrant information will be governed by Sponsor’s online privacy policy, available for viewing at

Winner List: To receive a list of winners, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by January 31, 2017, to: Investigation Discovery’s A Very Kenda Christmas $5K Giveaway Winner List, One Discovery Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

Sponsor: Discovery Communications, LLC, One Discovery Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910