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For the third year in a row, WCTE's Great TV Auction will be both an online auction and on-air showcase. 


This extended version of the Great TV Auction has been designed to ensure that you can still bid on your favorite auction items and help support WCTE’s longest running and single largest fundraiser! 


Explore these great items in our Auction Showcase, streaming here now!

Tuesday, May 31st - Sunday, June 12th


Wednesday, June 8th - Sunday, June 12th
Each Night from 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm CST


(931) 528-2222

All winning bidders will receive an email to confirm their pick up schedule. Pick-ups begin at 10 a.m. Some items can be shipped for an additional shipping & handling fee.

Online Bidding

Buyers will enjoy the flexibility to shop anytime & anywhere, the time to explore the items, and the ability to enter minimum and maximum bids that can improve their chances of winning. Additionally, the online auction features Buy Now items and a watch feature. The Showcase nights will feature all items selling that night and give buyers a last chance bid while also giving a spotlight to the many businesses that donate and support the WCTE fundraiser.

TV Showcase Opens: 7 pm - 10 pm

The TV Showcase will air nightly on WCTE from June 8th-12th! Make sure you tune in and see your favorite hosts and showcase announcers as they introduce the items sold that evening. 

  • Advertise your business to over 1.3 MILLION VIEWERS!
  • Your business will be featured on the longest running and largest station fundraiser in history!
  • Build brand awareness with buyers through the Online Auction & TV Showcase
  • Get buyers into your store or using your service
  • Your business receives great multi-media exposure through online streaming on social media and websites, plus broadcast over the air
  • Your donation supports WCTE PBS Central Tennessee
  • The Great TV Auction has showcased 100’s of businesses and sold 1000’s of items donated by local businesses since the first auction in 1983.
  • The Auction fundraiser has grown into a 13 day, 24/7 online auction with an on-air, LIVE, 5-night showcase.
  • The online auction launched last year and quickly received over 2,000 active bidders that placed multiple bids on multiple items!
  • The auction's opportunity for businesses to showcase their goods and services
  • This is the single largest fundraiser for WCTE PBS Central Tennessee

Need Information or Questions?

WCTE recognizes that change can sometimes be hard, but our 2020 & 2021 Auctions were so successful that we’re certain that you will love this year’s online bidding as well! If you have questions about online bidding, need help setting up your account, or even assistance with placing a bid, give us a call. We’re happy to help! A limited number of proxy bidders and personal shoppers will be available but you need to pre-register with the Auction staff prior to the Auction dates. Please email or call 931-528-2222.

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