"ABC'S THE LOOKOUT"
"Undercover House" Airs Wednesday, June 5 on ABC
What You Need to Know Before You Call a Locksmith or TV Repairman;
Plus, Why it Doesn't Always Pay to Spend More on High Thread Count Sheets
"ABC's The Lookout" is a survival guide to the modern consumer jungle, offering a mix of compelling undercover investigations and lively dispatches about how you spend your money. Featuring smart reporting from ABC's powerhouse team of correspondents, "ABC's The Lookout" covers the trends and products that obsess Americans, offering tips along the way about how to maximize value and avoid costly mistakes. "ABC's The Lookout" airs on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"ABC's The Lookout" team will do whatever it takes to help you get more for your money. Reports airing on Wednesday, June 5 include:
· Undercover House: Locksmith - Locked out of your house on a cold night? Some locksmith ads promise super fast service and bargain prices, but what did our hidden cameras find? Bill Weir is on the lookout to tell viewers what they need to know before making that call.
· Undercover House: TV Repairmen -- Don't adjust your screens because one wrong TV setting could cost more than you know. What happened when we called in TV repairmen for what should have been easy and inexpensive fixes? Juju Chang goes undercover with a team of senior sleuths.
· Undercover House: The Great Pillow Case Fight -- 300, 400, 1000� Does a higher thread count mean a better night's sleep? With the help of a Consumer Reports' textile expert, "ABC's The Lookout" takes to Central Park with two queen-sized mattresses to unravel the secrets of thread counts before you spend big. Deborah Roberts reports.
"Nightline's" Cynthia McFadden and Bill Weir anchor "ABC's The Lookout," joined by ABC News' correspondents including Dan Abrams, Gio Benitez, Juju Chang, Linsey Davis, Paula Faris, Matt Gutman, Dan Harris, Amy Robach, Deborah Roberts, Brian Ross, Cecilia Vega and Nick Watt.
Jeanmarie Condon is executive producer. David Scott is senior broadcast producer.