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WVIZ/PBS Televised Auction


The WVIZ/PBS Televised Auction is an exciting live television event attracting enthusiastic and engaged viewers of all ages. Thousands of viewers tune in to the "Auction Action" and then call with their bids while many others bid online. Nearly 4,000 items are gathered by volunteer Go-Getters from businesses and individuals.

We are accepting donations for the 2014 WVIZ/PBS Televised Auction. The more valuable your donation, the more on-air promotion and visibility your company will receive. Find out more about donating items or services here.

The 2014 WVIZ/PBS Televised Auction is broadcast:
Thursday, April 24 (3:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.)
Friday, April 25 (3:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.)
Saturday, April 26 (12:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.)
Sunday, April 27 (12:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.).

View Items and Place Bids

You can see and bid on the fabulous Feature Board items valued above $500. For more exciting items check out our Big Board items valued at $1,000 and more.

You can view items any time online. To bid on any of the items listed, you will have to register first. Click here to view items and register.

All proceeds benefit WVIZ/PBS ideastream.

View current items for bid now!

Pick Up an Item

Please do not come to pick up your items until you have been confirmed as the high bidder by confirmation.

When you receive a call that you are the high bidder on an item, you will be asked to pick up your item(s) at “Cash and Carry.” “Cash and Carry,” where high bidders pick up and pay for their items, will be open on Friday, April 25 through Friday, May 2 from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Last day to pick up items is Friday, May 2.

Cash, checks (up to $1000 and with two forms of ID), plus MasterCard, Visa and Discover are accepted. “Cash and Carry” is located at the Idea Center, off of Dodge Court. For directions, click here.

Cash and Carry Hours
Friday, April 25 through Friday, May 2: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

All certificates will be mailed to the confirmed high bidder.

Purchase an Express Bid Number

The Express Bid Club is an exciting opportunity for Auction viewers to make bidding faster and simpler while saving money on Auction purchases with valuable coupons.

Find out more about purchasing an Express Bid number.

Donate Items or Services

The WVIZ/PBS Annual Televised Auction cannot exist without the support of area businesses and private individuals. There are many benefits associated with participating in the annual event. The more valuable your donation, the more on-air promotion and visibility your company will receive.

Find out more about donating items or services here, or call 216-916-6154.

Sponsor the Auction

As an underwriter and/or sponsor of the WVIZ/PBS Televised Auction, you’ll be associated with one of Northeast Ohio’s most respected, prestigious and visible non-profit organizations.

Find out more about sponsorship here.


Auction is a fun and exciting fundraiser! The annual WVIZ/PBS Televised Auction happens every spring. Volunteers are needed to help in every aspect of these functions.

Find out more about volunteering here.

Shop the Auction Store

The Auction Store and Gallery are located at the WVIZ/PBS studios in Idea Center. It is stocked with a large variety of items. There are antiques, collectibles, artwork and lots of other items. For directions, click here.

Auction Store and Gallery Hours
Monday, April 21: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, April 22: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, April 23: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday, April 24: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday, April 25: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday, April 26: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday, April 27: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday, April 28: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

How Do I Get to Idea Center?

Directions to Idea Center

Picking up an item? Volunteering for the broadcast? Get directions to Idea Center now.

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