New You In New York Makeover Guidelines




No purchase necessary. As many as ten participants would receive a makeover. They would appear on LIVE WITH KELLY & MICHAEL ("LIVE" or the "Show") for the makeover. LIVE reserves the right to vary the number of participants selected. Makeovers subject to conditions set forth below.


Up to 25 potential participants would be selected on the basis of their photos (non-returnable), a letter no longer than one page (8½" x 11") reflecting personality, creativity & potential for change. Participants would be selected from among the potential participants based on the above criteria and a possible phone call and makeover potential. LIVE staff, in their sole discretion, would select the participants. Decisions of the LIVE judges on all makeover related matters are final and non-appealable. By submitting materials, participants agree to be bound by the decisions of the judges and the guidelines. In the event of disqualification for any reason, LIVE may, at its sole discretion, present the makeover opportunity to another participant.


All participants, with proof presented, must be 18 years of age or older, a legal resident of the United States or Canada, with the exception of Guam, the Province of Quebec, Canada and where prohibited by law. Selected participants must be available to appear on LIVE in New York between May 6th, 2013 and May 10th, 2013. Choice of exact date for selectee’s appearance is at LIVE's sole discretion. If selectee is unable to appear on a designated date, selectee will be disqualified. Employees of American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., Buena Vista, LIVE, and their parent, affiliate, subsidiary and successor companies, and immediate family members/members of the same household of anyone so employed, are not eligible. Any submittor not abiding by the Guidelines will be disqualified.


All submissions must be received by 5pm ET on Monday, April 22, 2013.

Individuals who want this makeover must send LIVE a short letter (one page or less) telling us, why she needs the makeover and a recent photo (non-returnable). Letter must be original work of Submittor and may not be previously published, and no third party may have any rights or claims to such materials. At LIVE’s sole option, submissions (including note and/or photo) may be posted on the show’s website. All submissions (including, without limitation, photo and letter) become the property of the LIVE, will not be returned or acknowledged, whole or in part, and may be used in any manner and in any media worldwide, in perpetuity.

Mail submissions to:


Ansonia Station

P.O. Box 234102

New York, NY 10023

Or you can submit you materials by logging on to our Web site at:

You must be a registered member of LIVE with Kelly and Michael to submit on Registration is free. Follow the links to register and complete all required information. After completing registration you can return to Live’s New You in New York Makeover page to login and enter your submission. If you are already a LIVE with Kelly and Michael member or if you are a member of the Walt Disney Family of Businesses (websites include,,, see registration page for a complete list) no new registration is required. You can login using your existing member name and password to enter your submission.

There you will find instructions on the appropriate file formats and sizes for electronic submissions. Click on the e-mail address indicated and write your letter using your e-mail service, attaching the formatted photo.

"LIVE" can provide no technical support and accepts no responsibility for insuring the receipt of your e-mail and photo. If you experience any difficulties trying to submit your materials via e-mail, we recommend you send your letter and photo via U.S. mail to us at the above address.

Materials may not be submitted except for as set forth above. Any materials submitted in any other format or to any other address will not be considered for potential participation in this segment.

All submissions (whether mailed or submitted electronically) must be received in our office by 5 pm on April 22, 2013 to be considered. Letters and photos will not be acknowledged or returned. All submissions (including photos) become the property of "LIVE" and may be used without compensation in any manner, and, in any media, worldwide in perpetuity, for programming, publicity, promotional and/or other purposes, to the extent permitted by law.


Up to 25 of the potential participants may be required to submit a video (2 minutes or less, in a format designated by the show) offering further explanation of their written submission and reflecting personality, creativity and need for makeover. All such requests will be made at the sole discretion of LIVE staff.


Selected participants may be given a makeover, which includes hair, make-up (for women), clothing, and possible dental and dermatologic work. The selected participants would be permitted to keep any clothing. Selected participants may be asked to appear on LIVE between May 6, 2013 and May 10th, 2013 with the exact dates of any potential appearance to be determined at the sole discretion of LIVE staff.

If necessary, at our sole option, certain transportation and accommodations costs will be provided for participants located outside of the New York Metropolitan Area. Approximate value of the makeover is $1,000 per person. LIVE reserves the right to cancel or postpone the segment featuring the Makeover. LIVE is not responsible for program preemptions/rescheduling and in no way guarantees the use of any recorded or live appearance by any selected participant.

All taxes associated with items received for participation in this segment are the sole responsibility of the recipient. An IRS Form 1099 will be issued for a participant who receives items, in total, with a value of $600 or greater. Each participant must sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Indemnification and Release: (a) allowing LIVE, or any party it so designates, to use selected participant's name, voice, image and/or submission materials for programming, promotional and publicity purposes; and (b) releasing and holding harmless American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., and Buena Vista Television and their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies and their respective officers, directors, employees, heirs, assigns and agents, and any other participant in this promotion, (collectively, "Released Parties") from and against any liability, expense or claim arising from or relating to participation and/or appearance in this potential segment including, without limitation, travel to or from LIVE and/or acceptance or use of the makeover or any other item received as part of the potential segment. By submitting materials for consideration all participants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Released Parties from and against any liability, expense or claim arising from or relating to participation in this search. Submittors selected for further participation agree to execute any and all additional releases or authorizations requested by LIVE. Failure to comply with any of the above will result in disqualification and forfeiture of any consideration received.


Submittors must agree to release, discharge and hold harmless American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., Buena Vista Television, their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, advertising and promotional companies, any product suppliers that may become associated with this search and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives ("Released Parties") from and against any liability, damage or expense arising from or relating to participation in this search, attendance at the "LIVE" show, or any location designated by LIVE and/or acceptance or use of any item or action which may be associated with featuring the submittor, by the submittor, anyone else associated with the execution of the search or potential recognition of the submittor, and each of their heirs or assigns.

Submitting materials for possible use constitutes permission to use of submittor’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, biographical information and any materials submitted as part of this search for programming, publicity, promotional and/or other purposes in any manner, and in any media, without compensation, worldwide in perpetuity to the extent permitted by law.

"LIVE" is not responsible for late, lost, illegible, postage due, mutilated, incomplete, delayed or misdirected mail; for theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of submitted materials; for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software delays, interruptions or malfunctions of any kind, inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive submitted information by "LIVE", or human error; for any injury or damage to submitor's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from submitting or downloading any materials in connection with the search.

If for any reason the Makeover Segment is not capable of running on-line as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the control of the Show that corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Makeover Segment, LIVE reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the internet portion of the Makeover Segment and/or to disqualify any individual who tampers with the submission process.

CAUTION: Any attempt to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operations of this search may be a violation of the criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, "LIVE," or its designated representative, reserves the right to seek damages from any person associated with such actions to the fullest extent permitted by law. "LIVE," or its designated representative, reserves the right to cancel or modify the search if it should become compromised in any way or if it becomes technically corrupted.

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