How To Vote For America's Favorite Houseguest

It's time for America to crown their favorite Houseguest from Big Brother 23!
Posted on Sep 23, 2021 | 05:40pm
After a season packed with laughter, tears, and historic alliances, viewers no doubt picked their favorite Houseguest that they hoped would win it all. Even if they were evicted, with your vote, you can still help them finish the season with $50,000.

Find out who will be deemed America's favorite Houseguest during the season finale of Big Brother 23 on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 8/7c on CBS and Paramount+, where you will also discover who takes home the grand prize.

To vote, you must be 18+ years old, and text your favorite Houseguest's name to 97979 before 9:00 AM PT on Wednesday, Sept. 29. You may vote only one time per device, and text STOP at any point to cancel, as data and message rates may apply.

TERMS & CONDITIONS
AMERICA'S FAVORITE HOUSEGUEST VOTING PROGRAM

VOTING OPEN TO RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES; (EXCLUDING PUERTO RICO, THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, AND OTHER COMMONWEALTHS, TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS OF THE UNITED STATES); 18 YEARS OR OLDER OR WITH PERMISSION FROM PARENTS OR GUARDIAN. DATA CHARGES MAY APPLY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM.

Sponsor: CBS Broadcasting Inc. and CBS Interactive Inc., 235 Second Street, San Francisco, California 94105

1. Acceptance of Terms and Conditions. By voting on the America's Favorite Houseguest Voting Program (the "Program") you hereby accept and agree to the terms of the Program, accessible at cbs.com/bbvote. The Program is also subject to the online instructions accessible at cbs.com/bbvote ("Instruction Page") incorporated herein by reference, and the CBS Interactive Inc. Terms of Use found at http://legalterms.cbsinteractive.com/terms-of-use.

2. Voting Periods: Voting is available starting at 5:30 PM Pacific Time ("PT") on September 23, 2021 and ending at 9:00 AM PT September 29, 2021; (the "Voting Period").  Sponsor may at any time and in its sole discretion, shift the Voting Period and post notice of shift online on the Big Brother 23 website accessible at cbs.com/bbvote (the "BB Web Site"). Big Brother 23 broadcasts are subject to preemption and schedule changes. Please check local television listings for Big Brother 23 broadcast dates/times in your area.

3. America's Favorite Houseguest Description: During the Voting Period, viewers of the Big Brother 23 television program will be asked to interact with the show by voting for their favorite Houseguest via the platform stated below. The eligible Houseguest who receives the most votes during the Voting Period will be named America's Favorite Houseguest and awarded fifty thousand dollars (US $50,000). Viewers will text their vote via SMS, using promoted keywords. There is a maximum of one (1) vote per device per day during the Voting Period.

4. How to Participate:
Voting: Participants may vote, during the Voting Period, on the platform as described herein.

      (i)          Participants may vote via SMS with a texting device, texting in the promoted keyword to short code 97979.
                   a.  Message and data rates may apply and the wireless service provider may charge you for each text message you send and receive, in accordance with your service agreement with your wireless service provider.
                   b.  To opt-out of the promotion at any time send STOP, QUIT, CANCEL, END or UNSUBSCRIBE to 97979.
                   c.  For HELP, send HELP to 97979
                   d.  Users will receive one (1) message in response to the following during the Voting Period: (i) after the user's first valid vote; (ii)                            if clarification is needed due to a keyword error; (iii) if the voting limit is exceeded (1 vote limit per device per day); (iv) after a                            STOP or HELP command and (v) if a user submits an unrecognized keyword.  

Participants may access the voting platform by:
             -     Using a wireless device capable of two-way messaging
             -     Providing their own wireless device
             -     Using a participating service provider/carrier
             -     Be a wireless service subscriber with text messaging services

Participating carriers include (but not limited to): Sprint, United States Cellular Corp, Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, C Spire Wireless(aka Cellular South), IWireless, Virgin Mobile, Boost Mobile, Union Telephone, nTelos, TracFone (AT&T), West Central Wireless, Bluegrass Cellular, Carolina West Wireless, Cellular One of N.E. Arizona, Rural Independent, Network Alliance (RINA), East Kentucky Network (Appalachian Wireless), Illinois Valley Cellular, Inland Cellular, Nex Tech Communications, Pine Cellular, DTC Wireless, Boost-CDMA, CellCom, Limitless Mobile, ECIT/Cellular One of East Central Illinois, Alaska Communications Systems (ACS), United Wireless, GCI Communications, Thumb Cellular, Chat Mobility, Northwest Missouri Cellular, Pioneer Cellular, Panhandle Wireless, Viaero Wireless, Plateau Wireless, MTPCS Cellular One (Cellone Nation), Cleartalk (Flat Wireless), Mobi PCS, CableVision, Duet Wireless, Chariton Valley Cellular, SouthernLINC, bandwidth.com (includes Republic Wireless), MobileNation/SI Wireless, MTA Wireless/Matanuska Kenai, MetroPCS (GSM), Cricket Wireless, Sagebrush Cellular, Copper Valley Telecom, Mid-Rivers Communications, Nemont US UMTS
 
Voting Period Schedule:
 
Start Date and TimeEnd Date and Time
5:30 PM PT September 23, 20219:00 AM PT September 29, 2021 

If you are a wireless service subscriber and have a smartphone, tablet or other wireless device that allows you to access this Program, you may also vote via any of those devices during the Voting Period. Please be aware that you may be charged data rates according to your Service Agreement with your wireless carrier. Participants should check rate plans and charges related to their participation in this Program.

IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR, ITS PARENT, SUBSIDIARY, LICENSEES, AND/OR AFFILIATES AND RELATED COMPANIES, THEIR SPONSORS, ADVERTISING OR PROMOTION AGENCIES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AND AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY, THE "ADMINISTRATORS"), BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF LOST, INCOMPLETE, LATE, DAMAGED, OR ONLINE COMMUNICATIONS; FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS OF PHONES (INCLUDING WIRELESS PHONES/HANDSETS); PHONE LINES OR TELEPHONE SYSTEMS OR OTHER COMMUNICATIONS MALFUNCTIONS; CELLULAR EQUIPMENT TOWERS, TELEPHONE SYSTEMS OR WIRELESS SERVICES; INTERRUPTED OR UNAVAILABLE NETWORK OR SERVERS; MISCOMMUNICATIONS, FAILED COMPUTER HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE OR OTHER TECHNICAL FAILURES; GARBLED, LOST, MISROUTED OR SCRAMBLED TRANSMISSIONS; ANY ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT OR DELAY IN ANY TRANSMISSION OR COMMUNICATION; TRAFFIC CONGESTION OR FOR ANY OTHER TECHNICAL PROBLEM; ERRORS IN RECEIPT OR TABULATION OF VOTES VIA ONLINE VOTING.

Sponsor is not responsible for any injuries, loss, or damage of any kind to person, including death, and property arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in the Program.

5. Additional Disclaimers: If for any reason the Program is not capable of being executed as planned, or if there is an infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or technical failures, or if any other causes beyond the control of Administrators corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Program, the Administrators reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to withdraw the transmission of, or to disqualify, any vote. Furthermore, the Administrators may temporarily or permanently disqualify from any promotion any person they believe has violated these terms, terminate or suspend voting at any point, and/or declare the vote results based on the votes up to that point, if it appears that the voting process has been so distorted by hacking or other interference that the results would not reflect actual valid votes should the voting continue.  In the event of technical difficulties with the voting, Administrators reserve the right to review the votes for accuracy and to take any appropriate action, including, without limitation, voiding the votes cast during the Voting Period in which such technical difficulties occurred. Administrators and their respective agents, officers, directors, employees, subsidiaries and affiliates assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to participants or to any other person's computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with this Program. Administrators are not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical or computer failures of any kind, for inaccurate transcription of voting information, errors in any promotional or marketing materials, for any human or electronic error, or for votes that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed by computer transmissions, lost, or late. 

These Terms and Conditions are subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of the Administrators. Notification regarding any such change will be posted on the BB Web Site at www.CBS.com.

Administrators reserve the right, for any reason and in their sole discretion, to modify, suspend or discontinue the Program without prior notice. 

Caution: Any attempt by an individual to deliberately damage any online service or website, tamper with the voting process, or otherwise undermine the legitimate operation of the Program is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Administrators reserve the right to seek damages and/or other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

6. Conditions for Voting:
Administrators reserve the right to disqualify, block or remove any votes from any individual who votes by any electronic, mechanical or automated means, or otherwise tampers with the Program, or for any other reason, as determined by Administrators in their sole discretion.

Administrators are not responsible for any damages to voters' device(s) that may occur from use of service.  Administrators reserve the right, for any reason and in their sole discretion, to modify, suspend or discontinue the Program without prior notice.