Publishers Clearing House’s TV Ads Are 100% Truthful

Have you ever wondered if Publishers Clearing House’s TV ads are the REAL thing? I’m here to tell you they ARE!


I’m reading a newly published book entitled “Truth in Advertising.”  With a title like that you might expect its content to be somewhat business-like and academic.  But this is a novel, and so far – with the exception of some ongoing family drama – it’s pretty funny and laugh-out-loud hilarious in spots.  The “hero,” an ad agency copywriter, has to create a TV campaign for a revolutionary disposable diaper.  Even more than AMC’s “Mad Men” this book reminds me of my years with New York advertising agencies and how seriously my colleagues and I had to brainstorm about deodorants, iced tea, toilet paper, paper towels, complexion-enhancing light-bulbs and toaster pastries.  Gosh, we felt the weight of the world on our shoulders.

And then I joined Publishers Clearing House.  At last — more than with any of those products mentioned above — I was involved with something that could really change someone’s life:

I mean, a sweepstakes prize that pays out millions of dollars can do a lot more for a person than a roll of toilet paper, no matter how many plies it has or how artsy its embossed designs.

Take for instance a prize that pays $5,000 a week for life – like Doris Gray won.  Or the $5,000 a week “Forever” prize won by Michael Miller and John Wylie. Or $7,000 a week for life – our current SuperPrize.  That’s something an ad man can really get excited about.  But the great thing is: we don’t have to come up with fancy words or special effects for our commercials; we just let our “products” (our sweepstakes prizes) speak for themselves — through their very satisfied recipients, the actual winners and their “winning moments.”


Believe me, this is truthful advertising.  No pre-notifications, no advance warnings, no rehearsals, no re-takes, no assistance with wardrobe, make-up or hair.  What you see on TV is “the real thing,” captured by our video-cameraman “as it happens.”  The PCH Prize Patrol drives up in its famous van, jumps out with balloons, roses and the Big Check, knocks on the door of that savvy person who took advantage of opportunities to win, and announces “You are a winner in the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes!”  Then you see the winner’s reaction: stunned, shocked, shaky, sometimes slobbering.

It’s been our pleasure and privilege to surprise nearly a thousand PCH winners “in person” over the last 25 years, and we have “millions to go.”  Here’s hoping you have the good sense to enter the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes every day at  Who knows?  You could be the next person to experience just how truthful our TV commercials are!

Wishing you the best of luck.

Dave Sayer PCH

Dave Sayer
Prize Patrol Ambassador

P.S. Do you find any of the games at PCHGames hard or confusing? That’s the question we’re asking on today’s Play&Win blog, and we want your answers! We’ll be providing helpful tips and tricks for playing the games you tell us about so let us know!


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155 thoughts on “Publishers Clearing House’s TV Ads Are 100% Truthful”

  1. Teresa Johnson says:

    I’m watching out for PCH brand new TV commercial feature me Teresa Imagine that! The Prize patrol jump out the prize patrol van with balloons, roses,a big check knock on my door announcing me as a winner in the publishers Clearing House sweepstake. O what a Happy New Years Surprise that would be.

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  3. Carla Michelle says Add True seeing is believing

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  5. carla m Antee says:

    Set For Life Winner Carla Michelle Antee of Natchitoches LA

  6. carla m Antee says:

    Yes Yes Yes they are

  7. shaneka says:

    Keep seeing the same names win how about giving someone a real chance to win

  8. I’ve researched and never found a winner you are lying.

  9. Carla M Antee says:

    Yes they are

  10. Thank you says:

    I need to win the prize to come out of poverty it will help me get on my feet i am a single mom i have been through so much

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