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Alfonso Ribeiro Will Be the New Host of America’s Funniest Home Videos

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The new guy who will show the country embarrassing and hilarious clips as host of America’s Funniest Home Videos will be none other than Alfonso Ribeiro, a.k.a. Carlton Banks, a.k.a. last season’s king of Dancing With the Stars. Fittingly enough, the news was announced by the show’s current host, Tom Bergeron, on tonight’s finale of DWTS. Ribeiro will usher in the 26th season of the show, ABC’s longest-running prime-time entertainment franchise, this fall. After receiving hundreds of inquiries, stacks of video submissions, and a very close audition race, one smile, one funny and sincere delivery became our standout favorite — Alfonso Riberio,” executive producer Vin Di Bona said in a statement. Amen. Long live Carlton and the Carlton. May they both enjoy a successful decade (at least!) of showing this nation how funny and clumsy it is.

Alfonso Ribeiro Will Be the New AFV Host