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THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Searches For The Ultimate Super Fan
Monday, June 25, 2012
One Lucky Viewer to Win Trip to the Set of #1 Daytime Drama Series' 10,000th Episode Taping and Celebration
CULVER CITY, Calif., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, television's #1 daytime drama series produced by Sony Pictures Television for CBS, is searching for its biggest fan and awarding that person a Y&R trip of a lifetime.
Beginning today at 12:01 PM PT through Monday, July 16th at 11:59 AM PT, eligible visitors can log onto www.theyoungandtherestless.com/superfan to enter the contest by uploading a 60-second video stating why they are Y&R's biggest fan. Five finalists will then be selected by a third party judge and sponsor, notified by July 23rd and posted on www.theyoungandtherestless.com/superfan on that same day. The five finalists will then have their videos posted on THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS super fan contest website where viewers will have until July 30th to help determine the winner by voting for their favorite video. The Grand Prize winner will be contacted by August 2nd and announced on www.theyoungandtherestless.com/superfan on August 3rd.
The Grand Prize winner will receive:
- Two round trip coach airfare tickets from a major commercial airport near winner's residence in the 50 states of the USA to Los Angeles, CA.
- Ground transportation to/from airport in Los Angeles and hotel.
- Two nights hotel accommodations in Los Angeles.
- Tour of the Y&R set and attendance to the 10,000th episode taping on August 22nd.
- $500 in the form of a check.
Four finalists will receive:
- One prize pack consisting of Y&R merchandise.
About Sony Pictures TelevisionSony Pictures Television is one of the television industry's leading content providers. It produces and distributes programming in every genre, including series, telefilms, theatrical releases and family entertainment around the world and for every platform: broadcast and cable television, first-run and off-network syndication and digital distribution. In addition to one of the industry's largest libraries of feature films and television shows, SPT boasts a current program slate that includes the top-rated daytime dramas and game shows, landmark off-network series, original animated series and critically acclaimed primetime dramas, comedies and telefilms. Internationally, SPT is a leader in local language productions around the world, some of which are co-produced with local partners, and sells SPE-owned formats in approximately 70 countries. To better serve its clients and partners worldwide, SPT maintains offices throughout the world, including Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, the People's Republic of China, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Venezuela and the United Kingdom. SPT's worldwide television networks portfolio is a key strategy in SPE's long-range commitment to the global marketplace, with 120 channel feeds, which are available in more than 142 countries reaching more than 500 million households worldwide. SPT also creates original content for and manages SPE's premium video website, Crackle. Additionally, SPT owns Dutch entertainment company 2waytraffic, production company Embassy Row and Sony Movie Channel, and is a part owner of cable channel GSN, new 3D channel 3net, FEARnet, the premier horror/thriller website and VOD service, and national media sales company ITN Networks, Inc. SPT advertiser sales is one of the premiere national advertising sales companies, handling the commercial inventory in SPT's syndicated series as well as in all of SPE's digital businesses in the United States. SPT (www.sonypicturestelevision.com) is a Sony Pictures Entertainment company.
About THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESSTHE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS has been the #1 rated daytime drama for more than 23 consecutive years and celebrated its 40th anniversary on March 26, 2012. The show is broadcast weekdays (12:30-1:30 PM (ET); 11:00 AM-12:00 Noon (PT)) on the CBS Television Network and is produced by Bell Dramatic Serial Company, in association with Sony Pictures Television. The series revolves around the rivalries, romances, hopes and fears of the residents of the fictional Midwestern metropolis, Genoa City. The lives and loves of a wide variety of characters mingle through the generations, dominated by the Newman, Abbott and Winters families.
SOURCE Sony Pictures Television
For further information: Lindsay Colker, Sony Pictures Television, +1-310-44-3774, Lindsay_colker@spe.sony.com