Sunday, October 30, 2005

Random Acts of Kindness Reality TV Show

Starting Tuesday, November 1st at 10 PM/9C, A&E will present a new reality show called Random 1. Each week a team of five people will meet two strangers and find a way to make a positive difference in their lives. The Random 1 project started in 1996 when two friends, Andre Miller and John Chester, hit the road looking to meet strangers at random and make a difference in their lives. In 1999 they began filming their trips and by 2004 they had a support team of three and a high tech RV to help their random acts succeed. They consider themselves to be an Undercover Philanthropic Organization and Guerilla Philanthropists.

They have also created an online Random 1 community called the Random 1 Transmitter. On this site you can listen to podcasts from their travels and join discussion boards where participants offer suggestions, resources and solutions for the Random 1 team.

It could be really awful, but at least it has a positive premise.



  1. Oh, I like this idea. I hope it flies.

  2. I wanted to let you know I linked to your post. Thank you for the head's up


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