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.