KCET Hosts Live Car Auction on Dec. 6, 2012

Burbank, CA - November 28, 2012 - Start your engines and get ready to bid! KCET, the nation's largest independent public television station, will host a live car auction on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 at 8:45 p.m. in conjunction with a special airing of popular travel segments from Global L.A. and Globe Trekker.

Featuring a host of special guests and KCET personalities, the live auction invites viewers to bid on the new 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek, a stylish, fuel-efficient small-sized SUV. The vehicle is equipped with all-wheel drive and voice-activated navigation with an MSRP of $24,990 - which includes a complimentary seven-year/70,000 mile Gold Plus extended service contract (valued at over $1,800). The bidding begins at $17,000.

Proceeds from the auction will benefit new program development at KCET.  Bids can be placed during the show by calling (800) 799-1199 or online at kcet.org/subaru. 

To learn more about the auction, including rules and vehicle specifications, please visit, kcet.org/subaru.


On-air, online and in the community, KCET plays a vital role in the cultural and educational enrichment of Southern and Central California. KCET offers a wide range of award-winning local programming as well as the finest public television programs from around the world. KCET currently produces the Emmy®, duPont-Columbia and Peabody Award-winning SoCal Connected, a hard-hitting prime-time nightly television news program that examines the issues and people of Southern California. Throughout its 48-year history, KCET has won hundreds of major awards for its local and regional news and public affairs programming, its national drama and documentary productions, its quality educational family and children's programs, its outreach and community services and its website, kcet.org. KCET is a donor-supported community institution. For additional information about KCET productions, web-exclusive content, programming schedules and community events, please visit kcet.org.

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