Alfonso Ribeiro, AKA Carlton, Is the New Host of ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’

Ladies and gentlemen, meet your new host of America’s Funniest Home Videos: Carlton Banks himself, Alfonso Ribeiro. In other news, AFV is still a TV show. Ribeiro is taking over for Tom Bergeron, who hosted the long-running pre-Internet viral video show for nearly 15 years. His final episode was on Sunday night. An AFV executive producer told Variety why they believe the former Fresh Prince star and recent Dancing with the Stars winner is such a good fit: “There’s got to be a sincerity and a connection with the audience. You’ve got to be someone who cares about kids. That connection you make with the audience is of the utmost importance to me.” The new season of the show begins filming later this summer …

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