The City of Gallatin is being featured on the show “Random Acts,” Brigham Young University’s unscripted half-hour hidden-camera show highlighting real people who are the recipients of random acts of kindness. In its third season, the show is available in more than 60 million households in every state on Dish Network, DirecTV and over 800 cable systems. Gallatin’s episode can be also be viewed online on May 8th at 8p.m. here.
This season "Random Acts" teamed up with Reader's Digest to identify the Nicest Place in America. Two segments were videotaped in 2017's winning city, Gallatin, Tennessee. Some of the random acts featured in this new season include hosting an authentic high school graduation ceremony for a physically challenged home schooled student, producing a musical surprise for a dedicated and passionate 3rd grade teacher and creating a once-in-a-lifetime musical performance opportunity for a young amputee.
View behind-the-scenes footage of the show in production
in Gallatin City Hall
Gallatin Mayor Paige Brown and Good Morning America Co-host Robin Roberts Asked to Judge Nicest Place in America Contest
Today Reader’s Digest also announced their panel of judges for the 2018 “Nicest Place in America” contest. Gallatin Mayor Paige Brown and television Robin Roberts, Good Morning America Co-host were chosen to assist editors of Reader’s Digest to review this year’s nominations. The winner and cover of the November issue of Reader’s Digest will be announced live on Good Morning America in October 2018.
About Random Acts
Hosted by YouTube comedic sensation Will Rubio, actresses Emilie Starr and Lisa Valentine Clark, and comedian Stephen Jones, the hosts seek out unknowing individuals and invite them to complete an act of kindness. Back for his third season, Rubio has appeared in national commercials for Kellogg's, Volkswagen, Subway and Little Caesars, and had guest-starring roles on the comedy television series "Community," as well as Amazon's Emmy® award-winning series "Transparent."