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Weekend Today's 'Wanna Be'

If you "Wanna Be" Campbell Brown and Lester Holt for a day, here's your chance to show off your hosting skills, interviewing techniques and television expertise.
/ Source: TODAY

If you "Wanna Be" Campbell Brown and Lester Holt for a day, here's your chance to show off your hosting skills, interviewing techniques and television expertise.

Send a one minute audition tape, showing off your best TV talents to us.

Plus, write a 500-word-or-less-essay about yourself, telling us why you "Wanna Be" Campbell Brown or Lester Holt.

Over the next few weeks, Weekend Today will narrow down the search and surprise two lucky viewers. The two winners will be flown to New York City, work exclusively with Lester and Campbell and get a special star turn right here on Weekend Today.

To enter, send your one minute audition tape and your essay to:

WANNA BEWeekend Today30 Rockefeller PlazaNew York, New York 10112

All entries must be received by Fri., Sept. 3rd.

. Also, please print out and include the form below.

AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY

WAIVER OF LIABILITY

PUBLICITY RELEASE

Name:                                                             ______________________________________

Address:                                                         ______________________________________

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Home Telephone Number:                           ______________________________________

Business Telephone Number:                      ______________________________________

Social Security Number:                              ______________________________________

I am submitting this Affidavit with the understanding that it will be relied upon to determine my eligibility for the opportunity to be a part of WEEKEND TODAY’S WANNA BE Event.  I agree to compensate NBC Universal, Inc. for any goods or services which may be provided to me if any statement made by me in this Affidavit is false.

I hereby represent that I am a legal U.S. resident 21 years of age or older. I have read and agree to be bound by, and I have complied with and will continue to comply with, all of the rules and regulations of WEEKEND TODAY’S WANNA BE Event, which are published online on the Web site of the WEEKEND TODAY show (www.weekendtoday.msnbc.com). I represent that I have perpetrated no fraud or deception in applying to be considered for the opportunity to participate in WEEKEND TODAY’S WANNA BE Event, or in claiming any service or merchandise that may be provided to me. I have completed the WEEKEND TODAY WANNA BE Application Materials and all the information I have provided is true and accurate.  I agree that if any of this information is found to be false or incomplete, I may be disqualified from further participation in the WEEKEND TODAY’S WANNA BE Event. I understand that WEEKEND TODAY may conduct a background investigation on me, and I fully authorize WEEKEND TODAY to do so.

I certify that, in accordance with the Official Rules, I am of good moral character, I have never been convicted of a crime of any nature (other than moving violations of a misdemeanor type that did not involve personal injury, drugs or alcohol), I have nothing in my background that would be an embarrassment to WEEKEND TODAY, and I am not an elected officials or currently running for any political office (local, state or federal).

I agree during the competition to make myself exclusively available to WEEKEND TODAY for publicity and promotion during the competition, and I agree that I will not allow interviews by other media outlets, including television, magazines, newspapers, radio, and internet, unless authorized by WEEKEND TODAY.

I represent that neither I nor any member of my immediate family nor anyone living in my household is an employee of NBC Universal, Inc. (“NBC”), MSNBC Cable LLC (“MSNBC”), NBC’s affiliated TV stations or Web sites, General Electric and any of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, franchises, or agencies, or any other entity affiliated with this Event.

I understand that NBC and the WEEKENDTODAY show expect me, if selected as a Winner, to make myself available for an appearance at my home and on the WEEKEND TODAY show and for related publicity and promotion, as described in further detail in the Official Rules.

I understand, acknowledge and agree that I am solely responsible for any costs I may incur (including but not limited to any applicable taxes) in connection with this Event, except those specifically furnished to me as specified in the Official Rules.

I hereby grant NBC and WEEKEND TODAY and its licensees permission for use of my name, voice, actions, likeness, appearance, photograph and biographical information about me in television and all other media, in perpetuity, throughout the world, for any purposes including advertising, marketing, publicity and promotion, without additional compensation. I further agree that NBC exclusively owns the Application Materials (Essay, Video, etc.) that I have provided in connection with the WEEKEND TODAY’S WANNA BE Event, and own all rights therein and thereto including, without limitation, the right to use these materials and my name, voice, actions, likeness, appearance, photograph and biographical information about me in any and all media, in perpetuity, throughout the world.

I understand and acknowledge that NBC and WEEKEND TODAY are under no obligation whatsoever to use the submitted Videotape, or my name, photograph, voice or likenesses.  I also understand and acknowledge that I have no right to approve or inspect the Videotape or any other content that relates or refers to the Submitted Videotape or any other media related to the Event prior to publication or display.

I represent and warrant that I have ownership rights and all the rights to the Videotape and Essay necessary to grant NBC and WEEKEND TODAY the rights granted herein, including but not limited to the copyright in the Videotape and Essay.  I further represent and warrant that I have received permission and consent of all persons depicted in the Videotape with respect to any of the uses aforementioned in Paragraph 7 herein, that all such persons are 18 years of age or older, and that I shall provide written evidence of such permission and consent upon request.

I hereby release, hold harmless and forever discharge National Broadcasting Company, Inc., NBC Internet, Inc., MSNBC, Target, and any of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, franchises, or agencies, any other entity affiliated with this Special Event, and their past, present and future officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees (collectively “Sponsors”), from any and all liabilities, claims, demands, actions, losses and damages every kind and nature whatsoever, whether known or unknown (including reasonable attorney fees), which I may have in any way relating to or arising from my participation in the TODAY THROWS A WEDDING Special Event and my acceptance or use of and merchandise or services that may be provided to me, specifically including but not limited to claims relating to the use of my name, voice, actions, likeness, appearance, photograph or biographical information about me.

I understand and acknowledge and hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, release, hold harmless and forever discharge NBC, MSNBC, NBC’s affiliated TV stations or Web site, General Electric and any of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, franchises, or agencies, any other entity affiliated with this Special Event, and their past, present and future officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees (collectively “Sponsors”), from any and all liabilities, claims, demands, actions, losses and damages every kind and nature whatsoever, whether known or unknown (including reasonable attorney fees), which I may have in any way relating to or arising from my participation in the WEEKEND TODAY’S WANNA BE Event and my acceptance or use of and merchandise or services that may be provided to me, specifically including but not limited to claims relating to the use of my name, voice, actions, likeness, appearance, photograph or biographical information about me.

I also acknowledge that none of the above-named companies has arranged for and do not carry insurance of any kind for my benefit or the benefit of my heirs, executors, and administrators relative to my acceptance of any prize related to WEEKEND TODAY’S WANNA BE.

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Signature

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Print Name

Sworn to before me this                   

day of             , 2004

                                              

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NOTARY PUBLIC