LOS ANGELES – The SAG Awards Red Carpet Bleacher Seat Auction, the second in a trio of online auctions benefitting the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, is open now at sagawards.org/auction.
Film and television fans have the chance to bid on over 100 bleacher seats, from which they can watch their favorite stars walk the 24th Annual SAG Awards red carpet and have the opportunity to take pictures and request autographs. Special VIP positioning includes front row seats across from the fashion photographers and cameras, as well as across from entertainment news platforms. Bleacher seat guests will be required to wear black and white cocktail attire. The auction closes Monday, Jan. 8 at 9 p.m. Eastern time/ 6 p.m. Pacific.
Proceeds from the SAG Awards Red Carpet Bleacher Seats Auction support the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy program Storyline Online (storylineonline.net), where well-known actors read to more than 6 million children in classrooms and online every month. The auction also supports the Foundation’s Catastrophic Health Fund, Emergency Assistance and Scholarship Program for SAG-AFTRA members and their families.
The final auction in the annual series of online fundraisers is the SAG Awards Ceremony Auction, scheduled to begin on Friday, Jan. 27 and run through Feb. 6. Featured items donated by this year’s nominees and presenters will include autographed scripts, posters, wardrobe and props. Opportunities to visit sets will also be offered, as well as experiential packages from studios, sponsors and entertainment media outlets.
The 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards presented by SAG-AFTRA with Screen Actors Guild Awards LLC and hosted by Kristen Bell, will be will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 21 at 8 p.m. Eastern time / 5 p.m. Pacific. TBS and TNT subscribers can also watch the SAG Awards live through the networks’ websites and mobile apps.
One of the awards season’s premier events, the SAG Awards annually celebrates the outstanding motion pictures and television performances from the previous calendar year.