FUNNY ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS AND SWINGSET SNAFUS,
ON ABC�S �AMERICA�S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS�
�Episode No. 1604� � Close encounters of the animal kind include a monkey who just can�t get enough attention from a little girl scratching its head, a seagull swooping down on someone�s ice cream snack, and a lion taking a swipe at a car in a safari park. Also: A montage of hilarious swingset mishaps, on �America�s Funniest Home Videos,� TUESDAY, JANUARY 2 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD 11/13/05).
Tom Bergeron hosts.
The videos, submitted by viewers, offer big laughs and the chance for viewers to win big money. Every week throughout the season, $15,000 in prize money will be awarded: $10,000 for the clip the studio audience chooses as its favorite, $3,000 for second place and $2,000 for the third place winner. Special $100,000 grand prizes will be awarded during the season to video buffs whose wildly funny or unusual video clips are judged favorites by studio audiences.
In its 16 seasons to date, �America�s Funniest Home Videos� has given away over $7 million in prize money and evaluated more than half a million videotapes from home viewers. Viewers wishing to submit home videos to �America�s Funniest Home Videos� should visit ABC�s website at www.abc.com for details.
�America�s Funniest Home Videos� is broadcast with Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning. This program carries a TV-PG parental guideline.