After a long run in the Sunday 7 PM slot, unscripted staple America’s Funniest Home Videos is on the move. Originally set to premiere on November 26 in its longtime Sunday 7 PM time period, AFHV now will debut at 8 PM Sunday, October 8. AFHV will replace game show To Tell the Truth, which had been slated for the Sunday 9 PM hour with an October 8 Season 3 premiere.
The modestly-rated To Tell the Truth will now be held for midseason. The Anthony Anderson-hosted game show revival started its second season with a run in the Sunday 8 PM hour while Once Upon a Time was on hiatus last winter. The remainder of Season 2 premiered in June on Wednesdays, where it will continue to air originals through September 18. The scheduling change will create some space between the two To Tell the Truth seasons.
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At the start of the fall season, ABC has The Toy Box airing in the Sunday 7 PM hour; it will now lead into AFHV. The network is yet to decided what happens from 7-9 PM on the night as of November 26, when The Toy Box will have finished its season. AHFV could move back to 7 PM or stay on at 8 PM, with another — likely unscripted — series needed to fill the other hour.
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