[11/07/12 - 10:10 AM] ABC's Longest Running Primetime Show, "America's Funniest Home Videos," Celebrates Its 500th Episode, November 11 Plus: for the first time in "AFV" history, online voting for this season's $100,000 winners will be available to viewers.
[via press release from ABC]
ABC'S LONGEST RUNNING PRIMETIME SHOW, "AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS," CELEBRATES ITS 500th EPISODE, NOVEMBER 11
"Episode 2306" - "America's Funniest Home Videos," ABC's longest running primetime show, celebrates its 500th episode," SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11 (7:00-8:00 p.m., ET) on ABC Television Network. The episode highlights include a woman finding half a $20 bill in her dog's mouth, a music montage featuring wedding mishaps, a teen girl rambling on after dental surgery about how much she loves Prince William, and Tom playing "Who Breaks It?" The show will also award the Golden Cup to the one millionth groin hit.
And for the first time in "AFV" history, online voting for this season's $100,000 winners will be available to viewers. Viewers can visit www.AFV.com to watch all six nominees and vote for their favorite video. For the season's first $100,000 prize winner, online voting will open on November 11 at 7:00 p.m., ET / 4:00 p.m., PT and closes on November 12 at 7:00 p.m., ET / 4:00 p.m., PT. The winner will be announced during the $100,000 episode the following week.
Tom Bergeron is host.
In its 23 seasons to date, "America's Funniest Home Videos" has given away over $12 million in prize money and evaluated more than a million videotapes from home viewers. Viewers wishing to submit home videos to "America's Funniest Home Videos" should visit www.ABC.com for details. Vin Di Bona is executive producer, with Todd Thicke and Michele Nasraway serving as co-executive producers.
"America's Funniest Home Videos" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with a 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG parental guideline.