January 5th, 2010
12:04 PM ET

Bid your way onto the red carpet

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If watching your favorite stars walk the red carpet from the comfort of your couch isn’t good enough for you this year, you just may be in luck.

The Screen Actors Guild, the country’s largest labor union representing working actors, is auctioning off 90 bleacher seats for this year’s SAG Awards. Fans will not only see celebrities in person on the carpet, but will be close enough to ask them for autographs and take pictures with them. Even high-def TV can't compete with that.

Today through January 11, folks can bid on 15 sets of two seats and 15 sets of four seats. Money raised through the auction goes to benefit the SAG Foundation’s nationwide children’s literacy programs.

As of yesterday, plenty of seats hadn’t even received a bid on clothesoffourback.org. The starting price for a pair of seats was $25.

The 16th annual SAG awards will be held on January 23 at Los Angeles’ Shrine Exposition Center.

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  1. Heidi

    The SAG Awards are fun but the real party is with us at The Sundance Film Festival 2010 in Park City, Utah! We cannot wait for J.R. Holbrook and his Sundance Film Festival After Dark Shows and his Fashion Wrap! They always make us laugh! Bring it on baby!

    January 7, 2010 at 7:17 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Sara

    Wow heres an opportunity to spend your money to watch people who could care less if you were alive or not just as long as you watch their movies and buy their merchandise. No wonder Americans are in debt they spend their money in a loose fashion!

    January 7, 2010 at 8:47 am | Report abuse |
  3. Renee

    This would be a hoot would love the experience.

    January 6, 2010 at 6:08 pm | Report abuse |
  4. E.C.B

    I would love to be there just meet Meryl Streep. I would enjoy interviewing her.

    January 5, 2010 at 6:20 pm | Report abuse |
  5. X-med

    Think Al-Qaeda will bid on a seat or two? All those cameras. Live TV.

    January 5, 2010 at 5:42 pm | Report abuse |
  6. LBW

    If I could go back in time I'd love that. Today, not so much.

    January 5, 2010 at 4:30 pm | Report abuse |
  7. drss

    i would like to join the crowds.

    January 5, 2010 at 1:53 pm | Report abuse |

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