Bob Saget to Host “America’s Funniest Home Videos” Spinoff “Videos After Dark”

A new comedy reality series is coming to ABC hosted by the one and only Bob Saget. A veteran of standup and television, Saget will bring is signature style to Videos After Dark a more adult take on comedy blunders and hilarious mishaps from America’s home videos.

What’s happening:

  • ABC has announced it has greenlit a new comedy reality series from the producers of America’s Funniest Home Videos (AFV), titled Videos After Dark.
  • Following the notable success of the original franchise, the producers of AFV have created a new comedy reality series featuring home videos with an edgier twist.
  • Actor and comedian Bob Saget will host this new show highlighting clips that are more appropriate for an older audience.
  • Saget hosted the first eight seasons of AFV and now returns for Videos After Dark a fast-paced, half-hour show with videos from producer Vin Di Bona’s vast video vault.
  • These incredible real-life mishaps, uproarious blunders and extremely bad decisions are celebrated and highlighted with Saget’s comedic commentary.
  • Videos After Dark reunites Vin Di Bona and Bob Saget in a show where the hits are a little harder, the language a bit saltier, the animals a little less cute, the kids a tad less adorable and the embarrassing moments are way more revealing.”
  • Additionally, a pickup for seasons 30 and 31 of America’s Funniest Home Videos has also been announced. 
  • AFV is currently in its 29th season, and is hosted by Alfonso Ribeiro.
  • AFV airs Sundays at 7:00 pm ET.

What they’re saying: 

  • Vin Di Bona, executive producer of AFV: “It is with a great sense of pride we look to our 30th and 31st-year pickup. Our audience depends on us to deliver quality family programs, and we delight in the capacity to give the nation and the world at least one great belly laugh a week!”
  • Rob Mills, senior vice president, Alternative Late Night & Specials, ABC Entertainment: “’AFV’ has been a fixture in households across America for decades, and we are so happy that this show still resonates. And now the generation that grew up with the hilarious Bob Saget as the host of AFV is old enough to stay up past 10 pm to see him on Videos After Dark.”