"AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS'" 22nd SEASON PREMIERES SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2 ON ABC
This Season's Grand Prize: Disney Vacation Club(R) Membership for Over 40 years
"Episode 2201"-- "America's Funniest Home Videos"kicks off its 22nd season with all-new videos of what happens when adults, children and even inanimate objects are at their spontaneous best, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2 (7:00-8:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. The video highlights in this season's premiere episode include a man teasing an alligator -- but the alligator gets revenge; a music montage featuring homemade rocket disasters; a poodle with a funny way of showing his unhappiness with taking a bath; a man flipping out when he discovers a lizard crawling on him; and a package of frogs causing mayhem. Hosted by Tom Bergeron, "America's Funniest Home Videos"is the longest-running primetime show in ABC history.
This season on "AFHV,"the three $100,000 prize winners will compete for the Grand Prize: a membership in Disney Vacation Club(R), to create a lifetime of memories for over 40 years. The winner can take unforgettable family vacations at Disney Vacation Club(R) Resorts, including the newest magical beachfront resort, Aulani, Disney Vacation Club (R) Villas, in Ko Olina, Hawaii, plus over 500 other dazzling locations from around the world. As a Member of Disney Vacation Club(R), imagine visiting Disney destinations like Disneyland(R) Resort in California, the Caribbean aboard Disney Cruise Line(R), or guided vacations to worldwide destinations with Adventures by Disney(R). In addition to the Grand Prize for the video winner, the three sweepstakes prizes for viewers throughout the season will be a trip for four to Walt Disney World (R) Resort in Florida, a trip for four to Disneyland(R) Resort in California and a Disney Cruise Line (R) vacation for four.
In its 22 seasons to date, "America's Funniest Home Videos"has given away over $12 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 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.