The CW – Black Lightning Powered Up – Win will be one (1) grand prize awarded (“Grand Prize”) consisting of a Sony 55” 4K LED TV Sony Ultra HD Blu-Ray Player and Black Lightning Season 1 Blu-ray

official rules
“The CW Black Lightning Powered Up Sweepstakes”
Official Rules
October 8 – November 30, 2018

No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter the Sweepstakes. Purchase will not improve one’s chance of winning. There is no skill involved in winning the Sweepstakes.

Sweepstakes OvERVIEW: For purposes of these Official Rules, all times and dates are Pacific Time (“PT”). The CW Black Lightning Powered Up Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) will run during the period commencing at 12:00 AM PT October 8, 2018 and ending at 11:59 PM PT November 30, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

ELIGIBILITY/LIMITATIONS: Entrants must be permanent, legal residents of, and must physically reside in, one (1) of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia and must be eighteen (18) years of age or older and of the age of majority in their state of residence as of the date of entry. Void in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and U.S. Military installations in foreign countries and territories, anywhere outside of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia and where prohibited by law. Employees, officers, and directors (and each of their immediate family members) of The CW Network, LLC (“Sponsor”), any entity that produces and/or broadcasts Black Lightning (“Show”), Sweepstakes Administrator (“Administrator”), and their respective parent, member, subsidiary, affiliated and joint venture companies, and any advertising and promotion agencies or any other entity involved in the development or administration of this Sweepstakes, sweepstakes representatives or other prize suppliers (collectively the “Sweepstakes Entities”) are not eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes.

HOW TO ENTER SWEEPSTAKES: To enter, log on to Complete the entry form including email address, name, complete mailing address, telephone number, and local CW channel. Once completed, click on the “Submit Form” button to submit your entry (herein referred to as “Entry”). You will then be automatically entered into the random prize drawings. Limit one (1) entry per person and/or per email address, per day. A “day” is defined as the 24 hours between 12:00AM PT and 11:59PM PT. 

Notice: Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for any electronic miscommunications or failures, technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed telephonic transmissions which may limit an entrant’s ability to participate in this Sweepstakes. Use of any automated system or sweepstakes entry service or mechanism to submit entries/place calls is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor, Administrator and Promotional Partners disclaim any obligation to notify or confirm either of (i) entry receipt or (ii) incomplete entries. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your on-line service will apply. It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to notify the Administrator in writing if email address changes or any other information on the Entry Form by mailing a postcard to: The CW Black Lightning Powered Up Sweepstakes, c/o MerryMedia, Inc., 13949 Ventura Blvd., Suite 305, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423. All entries and related correspondence become the property of The CW Television Network, (“Sponsor”) and its Promotional Partners (as defined below) and will not be acknowledged.

PRIZE WINNER DRAWINGS AND WINNER NOTIFICATIONS: Sweepstakes Administrator will conduct three (3) random drawings, which will include one (1) drawing to determine one (1) grand prize winner (“Grand Prize Winner”), one (1) drawing to determine one (1) first prize winner (“First Prize Winner”), and one (1) drawing to determine six (6) second prize winners (“Second Prize Winners”), on or about December 6, 2018 from among all eligible entries.

Potential Grand Prize Winner will be notified by phone or email on or about the drawing date. First Prize Winner and Second Prize Winners will be notified by email on or about the drawing date. All winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these official rules (“Official Rules”) and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. If a potential Winner of any Prize cannot be contacted within forty-eight (48) hours, or if the Prize or Prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the potential Winner forfeits the Prize. Potential Grand Prize Winner must complete and return an affidavit of eligibility and publicity release (except where prohibited) and agree to accept the Prize within forty-eight (48) hours from the time personal contact is made; otherwise such potential Winner will be disqualified. In the event that a potential Winner of a Prize is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award the applicable Prize to an alternate Winner by random drawing. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification procedures in connection with the selection of any alternate potential Winner(s). An entrant is not a Winner of any Prize, even if the Sponsor should so indicate, unless and until that entrant’s eligibility and the potential winning Entry has been verified and the entrant has been notified that verification is complete. POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO REVIEW OF ELIGIBILITY BY THE SPONSOR AND SWEEPSTAKES ADMINISTRATOR WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.


GRAND PRIZE: There will be one (1) grand prize awarded (“Grand Prize”) consisting of a Sony 55” 4K LED TV, Sony Ultra HD Blu-Ray Player, and Black Lightning Season 1 Blu-ray. Total ARV of Grand Prize is one thousand five hundred seventy dollars (ARV $1,570.00).

Federal, state, and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner and the Administrator will issue an IRS 1099 form for the Actual Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Prize for the year in which such prize was awarded and the winner will be required to sign (i) a W-9 form and (ii) an affidavit of eligibility and (iii) publicity and liability releases.

FIRST PRIZE: There will be one (1) first prize awarded (“First Prize”) consisting of a 128GB iPad. Total ARV of First Prize is four hundred twenty nine dollars (ARV $429.00).

(6) SECOND PRIZES: There will be six (6) second prizes awarded (“Second Prize”) consisting of an Anker Power Bank Charger. Total ARV of each Second Prize is fifty dollars (ARV $50.00).

Total ARV for all prizes is two thousand two hundred ninety nine dollars (ARV $2,299.00).

Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. If any Prize Winner cannot accept prize (or any portion thereof) as stated, prize will be forfeited and at Sponsor’s discretion an alternate winner may be selected. No cash or other substitution, assignment or transfer of any prize permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize (or any component thereof) with another of comparable or greater value.

ENTRY CONDITIONS AND RELEASE: By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements and compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Entries made by any mass duplication, automatic, robotic, or programmed method, through any sweepstakes entry, notification or related service, or in any manner not in compliance with the requirements of these Official Rules are invalid and will be disqualified. Lost, incomplete, late, inaccurate, garbled, and/or damaged Entries are void. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. Entrant unconditionally assigns and transfers to Sponsor all rights, title, interest, and claims that he/she now has, or may in the future have, to his/her Entry. Sponsor and Administrator have the right to use, assign, or dispose of such Entries however they deem to be appropriate without the approval of, or compensation to, entrants or any third party(s). Sweepstakes Entities, or any entity that broadcasts Black Lightning, and any telephone network, cable television, ISPs or other service providers, and their respective parent, affiliated companies, employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, and attorneys are not responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, errors in the printing or posting of the offer or in these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize or (ii) incorrect or inaccurate transcription of Entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunction, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failure of any telephone network, computer equipment, or software (including, without limitation, any damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer hardware or software resulting from the participation in the Sweepstakes or access to or downloading of materials from the Website), for the inability to access any online service or the Website, or any other error or malfunction.

Unless prohibited by law, entry into this Sweepstakes and/or acceptance of any prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to use, without additional compensation, worldwide and in perpetuity in any and all forms of media, now known and hereafter devised, for promotional, publicity, and public relations purposes associated with the Sweepstakes including, without limitation, online (including, without limitation, posting on a Website(s) any winner’s or participant’s name, photo, likeness, biographical information, statement, voice and/or address {city and state}). By participating, entrant (i) agrees to release and hold Sweepstakes Entities and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”), harmless against any and all claims and liability of any kind (including, without limitation, personal injury, death, and/or property damage, as well as claims based on publicity rights, defamation, and/or invasion of privacy) arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of participation in the Sweepstakes or the acceptance, possession, misuse, nonuse or use of any prize (including any travel or activity related thereto); (ii) waives all rights to claim direct, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages, attorney’s fees or any damages of any kind; (iii) agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and their representatives, which are final and binding on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes, and (iv) agrees to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error in these Official Rules, or the Sweepstakes itself.

General Conditions/LIMITS OF LIABILITY: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify this Sweepstakes in its sole discretion and at any time and for any reason, including but not limited to, the event that this Sweepstakes is not capable of being conducted or completed as planned for any reason including, without limitation, as a result of computer virus (es), bugs, tampering, or technical failures of any kind. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to select winner(s) in a random drawing (or using any other method, in Sponsor’s discretion) from among all eligible Entries received by Sponsor up until the time of such cancellation, termination, modification or suspension, as applicable. If the Sweepstakes is cancelled or terminated, notification will be posted on the Sweepstakes Website. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an e-mail entrant (as applicable), the Authorized Account Holder of the e-mail address submitted/used at time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized Account Holder” means the natural person to whom the e-mail address is assigned by an internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. A potential winner may be required to provide proof to Sponsor and/or their agents that he or she is the Authorized Account Holder of any e-mail address associated with a potential winning Entry. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify entrants who violate the rules or interfere with this Sweepstakes in any manner. If disqualified, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate entrant’s eligibility to participate in this Sweepstakes. ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHALL RESULT IN THE DISQUALIFICATION OF THE ENTRANT AND MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR SUCH ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. If any provision of these Official Rules is found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed to be severed from these Official Rules and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. The failure of the Sponsor, and/or Administrator 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 the control of either (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations) or other force majeure event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules.

Released Parties are not responsible for incomplete, lost, late, stolen, damaged, inaccurate, illegible, misdirected, garbled, delayed or undelivered Entries; for any computer, network, technical, mechanical, printing, typographical, human or other errors or problems of any kind relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or problems of any kind that may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of Entries, the announcement, delivery or use of any Prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; or for any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participating in, or accessing or downloading information in connection with, the Sweepstakes. 

Privacy Policies: In addition to the usage rights described in these Official Rules, by entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree and consent that any information provided during the Sweepstakes may be used by Sponsor, Administrator and Promotional Partners in accordance with their respective privacy polices located at:

GOVERNING LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of any participant, Sponsor or the Released Parties in connection with the 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 which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California. If any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to the Sweepstakes, the Official Rules, or the breach of any term hereof, cannot be otherwise resolved, it shall be resolved by binding arbitration conducted in the County of Los Angeles, and administered by Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services (“JAMS”) in accordance with its Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures or subsequent versions thereof (“the JAMS Rules”). The JAMS Rules for selection of an arbitrator shall be followed, except that the arbitrator shall be an experienced arbitrator licensed to practice law in California. The decision of the arbitrator shall be binding, final and conclusive and cannot be appealed in any court. 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 such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.

SPONSOR: The CW Network, LLC, 3300 W. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91505

ADMINISTRATOR: MerryMedia, Inc., 13949 Ventura Blvd., Suite 305, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

RULES AND PRIZE WINNER LIST: For winner information or copy of the Official Rules, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope by March 31, 2019 to: CW Black Lightning Powered Up Sweepstakes c/o MerryMedia, Inc., 13949 Ventura Blvd., Suite 305, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423.