ON "PRIMETIME: WHAT WOULD YOU DO?," FRIDAY, MAY 4 ON ABC
When People See a Situation that Cries Out for Action,
Do They Step in, Back Away or Just Walk on by?
Using hidden cameras, "Primetime: 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. "Primetime: What Would You Do?" airs FRIDAY, MAY 4 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on ABC.
Friday, May 4 scenarios include:
Inappropriate Parent: Will anyone in a restaurant say anything when a middle-aged father starts to hit on his son's 20-something girlfriend as soon as the son leaves the table for the bathroom?
Velvet Rope: Two girls hoping to enter a nightclub are refused admission by the bouncer who says they are not thin enough. Will anyone else in line stand up for the girls?
Transgender Discrimination: What would YOU do if you witnessed a customer at a diner harassing a waitress because she used to be a he?
I'm pregnant and I know it: While in line at a pharmacy, a teenage girl tells her friend that she plans to skip her birth control pills so she can become pregnant without her boyfriend knowing. Will any of the bystanders say something to the boyfriend when he arrives at the pharmacy?
"Primetime: 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 executive producer and Danielle Baum Rossen is the senior broadcast producer of "Primetime: What Would You Do?"