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ABC Orders New Seasons of 4 Non-Scripted Series

'America's Funniest Home Videos,' 'Dancing with the Stars,' 'The Bachelor' and 'Child Support' All Snag Renewals for 2018-19

ABC has picked up new series of a quartet of non-scripted series for the 2018-19 TV season: “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” “Dancing with the Stars,” “The Bachelor” and “Child Support.”  This will take “America’s Funniest Home Videos” into season 29, “Dancing with the Stars” season 27, “The Bachelor” season 23, and recent entry “Child Support,” hosted by Fred Savage, into season two.

The news broke via a social media “round-robin” between hosts Alfonso Ribeiro (@Alfonso_Ribeiro), Chris Harrison (@ChrisBHarrison), Fred Savage (@TheFredSavage), Tom Bergeron (@Tom_Bergeron) and Erin Andrews (@ErinAndrews).

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US ( Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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