SAG Auctions launch tomorrow with amazing items to bid on

Dec 09, 2010 by Ian Evans

Fans of the Screen Actors Guild Awards® will have a chance to bid on a veritable cornucopia of items in support of the SAG Foundation. Items include red carpet fan bleacher seats, autographed celebrity collectibles, sporting event tickets and what’s being described as “astounding experiences.”

The first of the three auctions kicks off tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 10, 2010. The Red Carpet Bleacher Seat auction runs from January 3-10, 2011 and the Ceremony auction that launches January 27-31 will feature one-of-a kind experiences and memorabilia.

All the auctions benefit the SAG Foundation to help make possible the Foundation’s public children’s literacy programs: BookPALS (Performing Artists for Literacy in Schools) and Storyline Online. The auction also supports Foundation programs providing emergency relief to SAG members in economic distress, video and audio preservation of the creative legacy of SAG members, scholarships for performers and their children, emergency funds for members with catastrophic illnesses and The Actor’s Center. You can find details on these great programs at and

The Holiday auction opens this Friday, Dec. 10 at 9 a.m. PT at The auction will stay open for one week and close at 5 p.m, PT on Friday, Dec 17, 2010. The list of items is below and, we warned you, it’s a veritable cornucopia.

  • Experiences:
    • SAG Awards VIP Package with two tickets to the SAG Awards Ceremony and Gala, two coach tickets on United Airlines, a three-night stay at the Montage Beverly Hills, limo transportation from EmpireCLS Worldwide Chauffeured Services and a SAG Awards Backstage Tour during rehearsals
    • Meet and greet with Ernest Borgnine at SAG Awards rehearsals
    • Backstage Tour during SAG Awards rehearsals for four people
    • Red Carpet Fan Bleacher Seats
    • TV Guide Network’s Red Carpet Ready Makeover and Interview on their Red Carpet platform
    • Hollyscoop Makeover and Interview on their Red Carpet platform
    • Dinner for Eight at The Capital Grille
    • Los Angeles Lakers Tickets
    • Los Angeles Dodgers Tickets
    • A four-hour private concert by The Fullspectrum Band
    • “Chelsea Lately”: two tickets to a taping of the E! late night hit
    • See a “Mark and Brian” radiocast live in studio at KLOS
    • 30-day Gift Certificate to a co-ed, outdoor fitness program, Operation Bootcamp
    • Joe Cipriano offers a two-hour personal one-on-one voice-over experience and a signed copy of his book “Secrets of Voice Over Success”
    • Voice-over experience with Paul Pape, co-star of “Saturday Night Fever”
    • Two-Hour Voice-Over Session with George DelHoyo
  • Autographed Memorabilia & Collectibles:
    • SAG Awards Tote bag autographed by 16th SAG Awards Recipients, plus SAG Awards hat and notebook
    • “Mad Men” script autographed by Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks, January Jones, Elisabeth Moss, John Slattery and more
    • “Over The Hedge” framed and autographed picture
    • “The Kids Are All Right” poster autographed by Annette Bening, Julianne Moore and Mark Ruffalo
    • “Secretariat” poster autographed by Diane Lane
    • Country Strong” poster autographed by Gwyneth Paltrow
    • “House” DVD signed by the cast
    • “Parenthood” poster signed by the cast
    • “Like Dandelion Dust” Package with autographs from Mira Sorvino and producers
    • “All Good Things” poster signed by Kirsten Dunst
    • “Get Low” poster signed by Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek
    • “City Island” poster autographed by Andy Garcia and Julianna Margulies
    • “Law & Order: Los Angeles” poster signed by Megan Boone, Regina Hall and Alfred Molina
    • “Hot In Cleveland” poster autographed by Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick and Betty White
    • “Psych” poster, bobble heads and DVD set all signed by stars Dule Hill, James Roday, and Steve Franks
    • “The Event” poster signed by Jason Ritter, Blair Underwood and more of the cast
    • “Nibbles and Me” signed hardback by Elizabeth Taylor
    • “Breaking Bad” season two DVD signed by Bryan Cranston
    • “Nowhere Boy,” a chronicle of John Lennon’s childhood — poster signed by Aaron Johnson
    • “Some Men” poster signed by Alan Cumming, Jason Ritter, Lily Tomlin and more
    • “In Plain Sight” poster signed by star Mary McCormack
    • “Royal Pains” poster signed by the cast
    • “Party Down” season one DVD signed by cast and producers
    • “This Time Together” hardback and headshot signed by Carol Burnett
    • “White Collar” mounted poster signed by the cast
    • “The Visitor” poster signed by Richard Jenkins
    • “Take” poster signed by Minnie Driver and Jeremy Renner
    • “Troupers” mounted poster signed by cast
    • “Dark Blue” mounted poster signed by stars Trisha Helford and Dylan McDermott
    • “The Graduate” VHS signed by former SAG President William Daniels
    • “The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles” hardback signed by Julie Andrews
    • “Out of Sync” memoir hardback signed by Lance Bass
    • “Mirror Effect: How Celebrity Narcissism is Seducing America” hardback signed by Dr. Drew Pinskey
    • “Past Imperfect” an Autobiography (Joan Collins) hardback signed by Joan Collins
    • “Shattered Love” a memoir paperback signed by Richard Chamberlain
    • “That’s Another Story” (Autobiography) hardback signed by Julie Walters
    • “My Trip Down the Pink Carpet” hardback signed by Leslie Jordan
    • Tavis Smiley’s “What I Know for Sure,” signed
    • Phyllis Diller signed hardback, “Like a Lampshade in a Whorehouse, My Life in Comedy” and autographed photo
    • Mike Farrell’s autographed paperback, “Just Call Me Mike”
    • Bernadette Peters signed hardback with CD, “Stella Is A Star”
  • Unique Gifts:
    • Luxury Gift Basket featuring cosmetics, skin care and hair care from L’Oréal Paris
    • Laurence Graff’s ‘The Most Fabulous Jewels in the World: Graff’ — a definitive coffee table book
    • Champagne from Champagne Taittinger’s Rauschenberg Collection
    • Sunglasses from Marchon Eyewear, Inc
    • Thale´ Blanc’s La Pochette – a versatile accessory specially designed with mobile devices in mind
    • A custom Skateboard from Long Beach Skate
    • Video games from Nintendo DS and Wii

We’ll have more details on the upcoming auctions as they are announced. The nominations for the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be announced at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010 at 6 a.m. (PT)/9 a.m. (ET), while the 17th Annual SAG Awards ceremonies will take place on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, simulcast live from the Los Angeles Shrine
Exposition Center on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET)/5 p.m. (PT).

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