As hard as it may be to believe, America’s Funniest Home Videos is going to be cancelled someday. It’s a cheap show to produce but the ratings have been dropping for years. Could this year be the end for the venerable program? We shall see.
A staple of Sunday nights for many years, America’s Funniest Home Videos and host Tom Bergeron present a wide variety of humorous viewer-submitted clips.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — typically around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
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Last year comparison: The 23rd season of America’s Funniest Home Videos averaged a 1.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 6.47 million total viewers.
Note: These are the final national numbers (unless noted with an “*”). These are different from the fast affiliate numbers which are just estimates of the actual ratings. The final nationals are typically released within 24 hours of the programming or, in the case of weekends and holidays, a couple days later.
What do you think? Do you still like the America’s Funniest Home Videos TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a 25th season?