LOS ANGELES, Nov. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- America's Funniest Home Videos, (AFV) having entertained generations of television viewers for 25 years, established itself as a social media juggernaut when the show's Facebook page recently reached a milestone 10 million subscribers.
To celebrate the event and thank their fans, AFV has created "10 Million For 10 Million," a six-hour compilation of 10 million dollars worth of winning video clips; from the show's very first fainting groom to last season's $100,000 grand-prize-winning defiant toddler. "10 Million For 10 Million," the ultimate cat, dog, kid, and of course, groin hit videos are waiting at www.afv.com/10-million.
AFV is the fastest growing television show on Facebook. It has the third largest group of Facebook fans of all ABC shows behind Grey's Anatomy and Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family) and surpasses Modern Family and Dancing With The Stars. AFV also consistently ranks as the number one Most Talked About TV Show on Facebook.
"AFV's devoted and engaged Facebook fans depend on us to bring them a daily or even hourly laugh," says Vin Di Bona, the show's creator and executive producer. "Who doesn't want a belly laugh to get them through their day? We've got one billion engaging fans looking to us for laughs every month."
AFV continues to successfully expand its outreach to fans through many other platforms. A recent collaboration with Vine supported an AFV episode where host Alfonso Ribeiro performed his infamous "Carlton" dance. Viners were challenged to submit videos of their own dance and Vine created a pop-up channel to run them. The AFV Official channel on YouTube and spin-offs AFV Animals and AFV Kids, contribute to the reason that, on any given day, about one percent of the U.S. population is talking about America's Funniest Home Videos on social media.
Vin Di Bona Productions is an independent production company founded in 1987 and helmed by Peabody and Emmy-award winning producer Vin Di Bona. The company is known worldwide for producing AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS, the longest-running entertainment show on the ABC network. AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS, now in its 26th year is seen in over 100 territories. The company's first series was ANIMAL CRACK-UPS, an animal-themed game show. Other VDBP shows include the family challenge game show, THE BIG MOMENT for ABC; the innovative, improv/sitcom MEET THE MARKS for Fox and SHERMAN OAKS, the mockumentary series for Showtime. The company's vast library of cleared consumer-generated content is curated and managed by its licensing division, Home Video Licensing, for clip licensing across various platforms, including feature films, commercials, and social engagement marketing.
Hosted by Alfonso Ribeiro, America's Funniest Home Videos now in its 26th year is the longest-running primetime entertainment show in the history of ABC. Each week, the AFV team evaluates thousands of user-submitted home videos, to bring you America's 'real-life' funny moments captured on video. AFV offers a weekly $10,000 first place prize to the funniest or most unusual video as voted upon by the in-studio audience. Those prizewinners then move on to the next competition round where they vie for a $100,000 prize. At the end of the season, the $100,000 prizewinners compete for a Grand Prize vacation package. AFV has become an iconic part of American pop culture, as evidenced by its inclusion in the Smithsonian's permanent entertainment collection. Today, AFV is seen in over 100 territories around the world, spreading American humor and clumsiness across the globe. Vin Di Bona and Michele Nasraway are executive producers.
SOURCE Vin Di Bona Productions