One Bad Choice

Thursdays at 11 p.m. ET

About

'One Bad Choice' is a 10-episode series that explores the consequences of young people who made a single, terrible decision that irrevocably changed their lives forever. Each 60-minute program focuses in-depth on a true story that’s narrated by the actual participants and includes recreations with actors to portray the events that occurred. In this first season of 'One Bad Choice,' viewers will be introduced to a wide range of stories, situations, and people who’ve had their lives upended by a single lapse in judgment. Shocking, surprising, and deeply emotional, 'One Bad Choice' serves up highly emotional, cautionary tales that take viewers on a roller coaster ride filled with shocking twists and turns, suspense, drama, and redemption.

Synopses

  • S1 - Episode 1

    Jessica Rasdall

    Jessica Rasdall and her best friend Laura have been tight since grade school, but when they each attend different universities in South Florida their friendship requires a little extra effort to remain close. The girls decide to work at the same restaurant in an attempt to spend more time together. After a long shift, Jessica and Laura stay out and have a few drinks before heading home. And when Jessica makes a fateful decision, nothing will be the same again.

  • S1 - Episode 2

    Kumari Fulbright

    Kumari Fulbright fears that her new boyfriend Josh has stolen her jewelry. She foregoes legal assistance and seeks the help of her former fiancée Rob, an older man with a commanding presence. Kumari soon becomes involved in a bizarre and violent crime that lands her in the middle of a media frenzy and could derail the future she has worked so hard to achieve.

  • S1 - Episode 3

    Stephan Perez

    When Stephan is accepted to prestigious college, he quickly realizes that his public school education hasn’t properly prepared him for the rigors of the Ivy League. Desperate to keep up and on the verge of being kicked out, Stephan decides to take a friend’s Adderall pill so he can concentrate on his studies better. This single act ultimately triggers a downhill spiral that threatens Stephan’s future.

  • S1 - Episode 4

    Belle Knox

    Faced with the possibility of leaving Duke University for financial reasons, Miriam Weeks auditions for a porn video and gets the job. Miriam tries to keep her work life a secret -- but is eventually discovered by a fellow student. As her story hits the front pages, it’s only a matter of time before her super-strict and religious family find out the truth.

  • S1 - Episode 5

    Reggie Shaw

    During a gap year between college and his upcoming Mormon Mission, 19 year-old Reggie Shaw falls hard for a girl who he can’t get out of his mind. But one September morning, his crush leads him to tragedy on a Utah mountain pass while sending her a text. In a heartbeat, he comes to understand how quickly the fortunes of a few precious lives can be altered forever.

  • S1 - Episode 6

    Dona Huertes

    17 year-old Dona Huertes is practically inseparable from her BFF, Danielle. However, a decision to ring in the New Year high on ecstasy together will alter the course of both of their lives. At the start of the night, these girls have it all – they’re gorgeous, young, and have their entire futures ahead of them. But by dawn on New Year’s Day, Dona will be facing a lifetime of pain and regret.

  • S1 - Episode 7

    Kaitlyn Hunt

    18 year-old Kaitlyn Hunt is a popular basketball player dating her best friend, a cute freshman named Danielle. The police show up at her house with a warrant for her arrest because she’s romantically involved with an underage girl. Even though Kaitlyn swears their behavior was consensual, she’s suddenly facing serious jail time. In one brief moment, Kaitlyn discovers that her world will never be the same.

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