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Watch, Bid and Win During WPT’s Auction

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May 23, 2017

For More Information:

Jonna Mayberry, WPT publicist, 608-263-3364,

Kerman Eckes, WPT Auction manager, 608-265-4442,

Watch, Bid and Win During WPT’s Auction

The Live Televised Auction Airs Wednesday, May 31 through Sunday, June 4.

The 2017 Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) Auction invites viewers to take part in the fun and become the winning bidder on a wide variety of merchandise and services from Wisconsin businesses and individuals, while supporting WPT’s educational programs and community engagement efforts all year long.

Bristling with deals donated by companies across Wisconsin and around the United States, the WPT Auction features special theme nights, plus a wide array of items with offerings suited to every budget and taste. Articles up for bid include art, jewelry, vacations, items for homes and businesses, gardening tools, sports items, tickets and memorabilia, dining and food, and items for families and children.

Bidders can explore items up for sale, buy online-exclusive deals and watch the full broadcast Auction streaming online at

The WPT Auction broadcast schedule is as follows:

7 p.m.                          Wednesday, May 31              Entertainment & Hobby*

7 p.m.                          Thursday, June 1                    Home & Garden*

7 p.m.                          Friday, June 2                         Sports & Recreation

4-7 p.m.                      Saturday, June 3                    Kids & Family*

7 p.m.                          Saturday, June 3                    Travel

4-6 p.m.                      Sunday, June 4                       Marketplace*

6 p.m.                          Sunday, June 4                       Showcase


*Auction is broadcast to the WHA-TV viewing area only from 7 p.m.-midnight May 31-June 1, from 4-7 p.m. June 3 and from 4-6 p.m. June 4.  Stream anywhere, learn more about items for sale and pre-bid at

Proceeds from Auction support WPT programs, outreach and community engagement initiatives and events that serve to enrich the Wisconsin community. Friends of WPT organizes Auction as part of its role as the citizen-support group for WPT in south-central Wisconsin.

WPT is a service of the Educational Communications Board and University of Wisconsin-Extension.

Wisconsin Public Television is a place to grow through learning on WHA-TV, Madison; WPNE-TV, Green Bay; WHRM-TV, Wausau; WLEF-TV, Park Falls; WHLA-TV, La Crosse; and WHWC-TV, Menomonie-Eau Claire.


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