KCET Hosts Live Car Auction on Dec. 6, 2012


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 o
n Thursday, Dec. 6,

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

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,



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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