or


[02/08/07 - 10:42 AM]
America's Funniest Home Videos to Expand Online at ABC.com with User-Generated Video Collection
Beginning this summer, viewers will be able to share their favorite footage as well as comment and vote on their favorites.

[via press release from ABC]

�AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS� TO EXPAND ONLINE AT ABC.COM WITH USER-GENERATED VIDEO COLLECTION

Expanded Website Will Allow Viewers to Upload Their Own Video Creations

Dedicated to expanding its network and channel brands across multiple platforms and connecting viewers with their favorite shows anytime and anywhere, Disney-ABC Television Group�s ABC.com will launch a new expanded site for the popular series �America�s Funniest Home Videos,� allowing users to upload their own personal home videos, it was announced today by Anne Sweeney, co-chair, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney-ABC Television Group, at The Walt Disney Company�s 2007 Investor Conference.

��America�s Funniest Home Videos� was the original pioneer in user-generated content when it premiered on ABC 17 years ago, and it makes perfect sense for us to build out the series� profile online to create a community that gives users a chance to showcase their own creativity and connect with others,� said Ms. Sweeney. �We are thrilled to be working together with Vin Di Bona and his team to offer fans of the show and fans of user-generated content in general a rich, robust experience at ABC.com.�

�Our goal is to make the �America�s Funniest Home Videos� website the most fun, family-friendly site on this planet,� said Vin Di Bona, executive producer of the series.

Beginning this summer, viewers will be able to share their favorite footage of pi�ata whacks gone wrong, comic cats and dogs, amusement park screamers, amusing baby antics and hilarious wedding mishaps online at ABC.com. Visitors to the website will be able to comment and vote on their favorites. Videos receiving the most votes will be prominently featured on the site and could potentially be included in the television series.

A search function on the site will enable users to seek out videos they wish to view by popularity and by specific category. Additionally, a robust library of videos previously featured in the series will also be available for online viewing.

In its 17 seasons to date, �America�s Funniest Home Videos� has given away over $9 million in prize money and evaluated more than half a million videotapes from home viewers. �America�s Funniest Home Videos� is the #1 rated program in its hour (Sundays, 7:00-8:00 p.m.) among Adults 18-34, Teens 12-17 and Kids 2-11.

Vin Di Bona is executive producer of the series, with Todd Thicke and Michele Nasraway serving as co-executive producers. �America�s Funniest Home Videos,� which premiered on January 14, 1990 and is from Vin Di Bona Productions, airs with Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning.

Disney-ABC Television Group is home to all of The Walt Disney Company�s worldwide entertainment and news television properties. The Group includes the ABC Television Network, Disney Channel�s worldwide portfolio of kids� channels, ABC Family and SOAPnet; as well as television production and syndication divisions Touchstone Television, Walt Disney Television Animation, Buena Vista Worldwide Television and Walt Disney Television International. Disney-ABC Television Group also manages the Radio Disney Network in addition to the Company�s equity interest in Lifetime Entertainment Services and A&E Television Networks.





  [february 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (ABC)





[12/11/18 - 03:01 PM]
Ted Bundy Is the Subject of Netflix's Next Documentary Series
"Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes," from director Joe Berlinger, premieres January 24.

[12/11/18 - 01:00 PM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Top Viewers, Demos
The Peacock narrowly holds off CBS in both categories.

[12/11/18 - 12:29 PM]
Official First Look: Hulu Original "Shrill"
Aidy Bryant, Lolly Adefope, Luka Jones, Ian Owens and John Cameron Mitchell star in the series, due on Friday, March 15.

[12/11/18 - 12:21 PM]
Brenda Song, Mike Vogel & Dennis Haysbert Star in Netflix's "Secret Obsession"
The film follows a young woman who suffers amnesia after a violent attack, but when her memories start coming back, she no longer knows who to trust.

[12/11/18 - 12:08 PM]
Video: In 10 Days the Journey Begins - A New "Bird Box" Trailer Has Just Debuted!
The film will be released globally on Netflix on December 21 and will have an expanded theatrical release in additional theaters in the U.S., and throughout Europe.

[12/11/18 - 12:05 PM]
The ABC Television Network Picks Up "Bless This Mess," New Single-Camera Comedy Starring Lake Bell and Dax Shepard, to Series
The project was originally shot as a pilot for FOX earlier this year.

[12/11/18 - 12:01 PM]
truTV's Emmy(R)-Nominated Comedy "At Home with Amy Sedaris" Returns for Season 2 on Tuesday, February 19
Guest stars include Matthew Broderick, Justin Theroux, Susan Sarandon, Fred Armisen, Rose Byrne and more.

[12/11/18 - 11:17 AM]
EPIX(R) Dark Comedy "Get Shorty," From MGM Television, Renewed for Season Three with Premiere Slated for 2019
In season three, Miles (Chris O'Dowd) embraces more ruthless methods as he settles scores and attempts to climb the Hollywood ladder.

[12/11/18 - 11:12 AM]
Video: "Struggle: The Life and Lost Art of Szukalski" - Netflix Trailer Debut
The Leonardo DiCaprio-produced documentary launches Friday, December 21.

[12/11/18 - 10:55 AM]
Whitney Thore Questions Career and Life Choices on a New Season of TLC's "My Big Fat Fabulous Life"
Thore isn't holding anything back for the fifth season, premiering Tuesday, January 1 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/11/18 - 10:30 AM]
Discovery Family Introduces Young Viewers to a New Generation of Heroes in "Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy" Beginning Saturday, January 5
Additionally, beginning Saturday, December 29, viewers can catch a special two-part pre-premiere on Discovery Family GO.

[12/11/18 - 10:01 AM]
Bidi Bidi Bom Bom! Selena's Incredible Life Story Is Coming to Netflix as a Scripted Series!
"Selena: The Series" was developed alongside, and will be executive produced by, The Quintanilla family.

[12/11/18 - 09:50 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Investigates the Everyday Threat of Disastrous Bird Strikes in "Bird vs. Plane: Miracle on the Hudson"
The special premieres Tuesday, January 15 at 9:00/8:00c on Smithsonian Channel.

[12/11/18 - 07:03 AM]
Video: "Siempre Bruja: Always a Witch" - Date Announcement - Netflix
The series, due on February 1, will follow 18 year old Carmen, a Colombian slave and witch from the 17th century who, in a desperate attempt to save her loved one, travels in time to present day Cartagena.

[12/11/18 - 07:01 AM]
Michaela Coel and John Goodman Star in "Black Earth Rising," An Intricate Thriller from the Creator of "The Honourable Woman"
All eight episodes of the gripping political thriller premiere January 25 on Netflix.