NEW EPISODE OF 'WHAT WOULD YOU DO?' FEATURES PREGNANCY LATER IN LIFE, DISCRIMINATION, CHILD SAFETY AND MORE
'What Would You Do?' Airs Friday, Aug. 3 (9:01 - 10:01 p.m. EDT), on ABC
A new episode of "What Would You Do?," airing Friday, Aug. 3 (9:01-10:01 p.m. EDT), includes scenarios featuring pregnancy later in life, inspired by celebrities in the news who are having children in their 40s and 50s, discrimination, child safety and more.
"What Would You Do?" with anchor John Qui�ones reveals how people behave when they think no one is watching by using hidden cameras to record people's real reactions to thought-provoking scenarios created by actors.
Friday, Aug. 3, scenarios include the following:
· Two women are having lunch at a restaurant when one tells the other that she's pregnant. Instead of reacting with joy, the woman tells her friend that she is too old to have a child at 48, causing the pregnant woman to become noticeably upset. What will those who overhear do?
· A Hispanic couple is at a diner when their white waitress arrives to take their order. When they have a hard time speaking English, the waitress grows frustrated and begins to insult them. Will fellow diners step in and say something?
· A waiter at a restaurant is too busy telling jokes and stories to do his job. Will customers speak up or let him continue?
· A minor is in a store and asks other older customers to buy e-cigarettes for him. What will customers do? (OAD: 7/24/15)
· A fake baby is placed in a car with a speaker attached so passersby hear crying coming from the child. When the parents leave the child alone in the hot car to run an errand, how will people react? (OAD: 8/8/14)
Ethan Nelson is the executive producer of "What Would You Do?" for Lincoln Square Productions.