Scoop: WHAT WOULD YOU DO? on ABC - Today, June 20, 2014
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 Quiñones reports on their split-second and often surprising decision-making process. "What Would You Do?" airs FRIDAY, JUNE 20 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on ABC.
Friday, June 20 scenarios Include:
When a man tries to weasel his way out of paying off a big bet made while shooting pool, will witnesses make him stick to his word?
What happens when a young man is told that he shouldn't be buying clothes at a Newark, New Jersey fashion boutique specializing in urban wear - just because he's white? Will fellow shoppers intervene?
You can order just about anything off the Internet: food, clothes, and now even a used pregnancy test. What will happen when fellow diners first overhear a female actor buying a positive test from a pregnant woman - and then see our actress show it to her boyfriend in the hopes it will force him to propose? (OAD: 12/3/13)
A street musician is playing his guitar and singing songs on a crowded seaside pier. Only he is not your typical singer/songwriter. Instead, he makes his living insulting people, making fun of people listening to the show. When his tunes hit a sour note and the ballad becomes bullying, will anyone tell him the show's over? (OAD: 5/31/13)
A belligerent restaurant manager tells his verbally and financially abused busboy he has no right to complain because he could get fired - or even deported. Will any diners intervene to tell the manager he's now crossed the border between right and wrong? (OAD: 12/10/13)
"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?"