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SAG Awards kicks off the annual Holiday Auction on Friday, Dec 10, 2010

Tickets to the SAG Awards®, Red Carpet Fan Bleacher Seats, Autographed Celebrity Collectibles, Sporting Event Tickets and Astounding Experiences will be Auctioned to the Public at to Benefit the SAG Foundation

LOS ANGELES (Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010) – The Screen Actors Guild Awards® kicks off the first of its three online auctions to benefit the SAG Foundation at with a Holiday Auction on Friday, Dec. 10, 2010. Coming up in January, the Red Carpet Bleacher Seat auction from Jan. 3-10, 2011 will offer fans the opportunity to cheer the 17th Annual SAG Awards®’ nominees and presenters as they make their way down the red carpet. The Ceremony auction that launches Jan. 27-31 will feature one-of-a kind experiences and memorabilia donated by our nominees and their films and television programs as well as sponsors and media.

The SAG Awards 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. Details are available at and

The Holiday Auction opens 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 lists of items in the Holiday Auction are organized below by Experiences, Autographed Memorabilia and Collectibles.

•    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 producer
•    "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 Daniel
•    "The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles" hardback signed by Julie Andrew
•    "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

Fans who love to see their favorite stars on the SAG Awards red carpet will have the chance from Jan. 3-10 to win tickets in the Red Carpet Bleacher Auction.  Up for bid are 15 sets of two seats and 15 sets of four seats. Winners will be able to take pictures.

The third and final auction, the Ceremony Auction that revolves around the nominated actors and ensembles, will start Jan. 27 and close on Jan. 31, 2010. In previous years, the auction has included autographed scripts and posters, wardrobe and props and set visits to studios. This auction will also offer great items and experiences from the hot, up-to-the minute entertainment news outlets. Set visits to “E! News,” “Entertainment Tonight” and “Extra” have been past big sellers. Also up for bid will be SAG Awards memorabilia, including tote bags, hats and this year’s production team gift. Additional auction items will be announced throughout January.

The Screen Actors Guild Awards auction to benefit the SAG Foundation is managed by Clothes Off Our Back <> and Screen Actors Guild Awards <>.

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), telecast live on TNT and webcast live on and

Recipients of this year’s Actors®will be announced at the 17th Annual SAG Awards ceremonies 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).

The 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be produced by Jeff Margolis Productions in association with Screen Actors Guild Awards®, LLC. For more information about the SAG Awards, SAG, TNT and TBS visit

Contact: Carrie White
(310) 235-1030