Emmys auction off bleacher seats: $300
Are you dying to get into the HBO party after the Emmys ceremony on Sept. 18? The TV Academy Foundation is auctioning off two tickets at a starting bid of $2,500. Winner gets car service thrown into the deal.
Or are you dying to grab ringside seats along the Emmys' red carpet? Guaranteed price for two bleacher seats is $300, but you can join the bidding over two exclusive front-row seats (starter price $250).
Other items up for sale:
Backstage tour of "Hot in Cleveland" –- bidding starts at $500.
Private meal for four cooked by "Hell's Kitchen" Season 8 winner Nona Sivley -- $500.
Set visit to "Entertainment Tonight" -- $250.
Plus more. Auction continues until Aug. 26. Proceeds benefit the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation, which is devoted to educating and guiding the next generation of TV professionals.
-- Tom O'Neil
Photo: Last year's red carpet setup at the Emmys just prior to the arrival of the parade of celebrities. Credit: Tom O'Neil / For the Los Angeles Times