The Late Host Bob Saget will be honored with a memorial tribute on America’s Funniest Home Videos: ‘A Comedy Legend’
Bob Saget, who passed away in January, was a well-known comedian and actor.
From 1990 to 1997, 9, hosted AFV.
Bob Saget, the late host of America’s Funniest Home Videos, is being remembered on the show.
The long-running TV show will feature a series of highlights from Saget’s time as host at the start of the upcoming episode on Sunday.
“Take a look back at Bob being Bob,” current host Alfonso Ribeiro says in a video preview of the tribute on YouTube.
In the preview’s description, the show wrote, “By now, pretty much the entire world has heard of Bob Saget’s passing Sunday morning.”
“Bob was the heart and soul of a television show that has enthralled not only America but the entire world.”
“Bob made us smile, he made us laugh out loud, and he would often make us giggle,” the description continued.
He’s a comic legend.
Our dear companion.
Bob, you’ll be missed.
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The show also encouraged viewers to donate to the Scleroderma Research Foundation in honor of Saget’s older sister Gay, who died of the autoimmune disease in 1994.
“He was a champion of the scleroderma community for more than 30 years, helping to raise awareness about this complex disease and millions of dollars to fund research for a cure,” according to AFV.
“Bob was unrivaled in his generosity and commitment to the SRF’s mission, and he will be remembered for his deep compassion, uncommon kindness, and enormous heart.”
Saget, who died in January, was an American poet and playwright.
From 1990 to 1997, he hosted AFV on ABC for eight seasons. His successors include John Fugelsang, Daisy Fuentes, Tom Bergeron, and Ribeiro.
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“I am deeply saddened by the passing of my friend and fellow @afvofficial host @bobsaget today,” Ribeiro wrote on Instagram, referring to the Full House alum.
“I had the pleasure of meeting him in the early…,” the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air alum continued.
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