ON "WHAT WOULD YOU DO?," FRIDAY, JUNE 7 ON ABC
When People See a Situation that Cries Out for Action,
Do They Step in, Back Away or Just Walk on by?
When you think no one is watching� what would you do? Using hidden cameras, "What Would You Do?" establishes everyday scenarios and then captures people's reactions. Whether people are compelled to act or mind their own business, John Qui�ones reports on their split-second and often surprising decision-making process. "What Would You Do?" airs FRIDAY, JUNE 7 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on ABC.
Friday, June 5 scenarios Include:
· Nail Polish and Prejudice: A lady getting a pedicure is talking to a friend on her phone when she realizes the woman performing the service speaks very little English. The customer starts making derogatory comments about the nail technician to the person she is on the phone with. Will any fellow customers confront the rude lady about her behavior?
· Coffee Connoisseur: A man walks into a café and orders an incredibly complicated drink, clearly overwhelming the barista. When she hands him the drink, the customer claims it's not correct and demands another one, becoming very rude and insulting. Will anyone in line for their own coffee defend our barista in distress?
· Mean Barista: What would you do if you encountered the meanest, laziest barista you've ever seen? She gets your name wrong, she rolls her eyes, she can't make a latte, and what you ordered is never what you receive. As her customer service becomes worse and worse, will anyone defend our customer's right for an iced chai latte?
· Gay Athletes: A teenage basketball player is with his teammates getting a pair of sneakers in the store when he decides to come out to them. His teammates express anger and disgust. Will anyone in the store come to the gay athlete's defense? What will happen if it is his coach expressing negative thoughts?
"What Would You Do?" has won awards from the Chicago International Television Festival and the Avon Foundation's 2006 Voice of Change Award for exposing "injustice and wrongdoing against women and bringing the message of domestic violence to the mainstream."
David Sloan is senior executive producer and Danielle Rossen is executive producer of "What Would You Do?"