Why Support

Now more than ever, WCTE PBS plays a crucial role in supporting our communities. The station has long been committed to its public service mission of providing quality programming, educational resources and trusted programming to everyone. WCTE has offered a safe haven for families during the COVID-19 anytime and anywhere, teachers, parents and children have had access to online distant learning tools, and our day-time broadcast has been used to deliver at-home learning through programming that inspires, educates and engages.


How Do I Bid On Items?

To view and bid on items, click the WCTE Great TV Auction link at the top of this page during the Auction dates (May 26-June 7). Register on the site and start bidding! You can set your max bid for each item you bid on. No need to watch your items, you'll be notified if you're outbid! Call the Auction team if you have any questions or need help setting up your account.

To bid on products seen on the Great TV Auction, call the number listed on the bottom of your screen during the live broadcast. One of our phone bank operators will be standing by to take your call.


Why Overbid on Items?

Support WCTE's mission with a Donation Nowgift! Your gift today will be matched Budweiser of Cookeville, doubling your support to WCTE PBS. As a thank you for your support, you will receive a number of great incentives from local businesses.


How Do I Get The Items I've Won?

The highest bidder will be notified, and a scheduling link will be emailed so that a pick-up time can be set that best fits the buyers schedule. All won items will be prepared and a drive-thru pick up will be provided. Items can be mailed for an additional shipping fee. Certificates will be mailed at no cost to the buyer. Scheduled pick-ups will begin June 11 at 9 AM through June 13 at 6 PM. Pick-ups will be on South Madison at WCTE.