via press release:
CELEBRATE THE FOURTH OF JULY WITH AN ALL DAY, ALL AMERICAN MARATHON
AS ABC FAMILY PRESENTS “AMERICA’S,”
WEDNESDAY, JULY 4 AT 11AM – 11PM ET/PT
Burbank, CA (June 11, 2012) – ABC Family celebrates the Fourth of July in grand style—with an all day “America’s Wednesday, July 4th at 11am ET/PT.” marathon, hosted by Tom Bergeron (also host of “ ”). The 12-hour marathon airs
“America’s” is now in its 22nd season, making it the longest running primetime entertainment show in ABC history. Its success is simple—airing videos made by real Americans that are genuinely funny.
Over the course of the show’s history, “America’s” has given away over $12 million in prize money and evaluated more than half a million videotapes from home viewers. Vin Di Bona is executive producer, with Todd Thicke and Michele Nasraway serving as co-executive producers.
Part of the Disney/ABC Television Group, ABC Family is distributed in over 97 million homes. ABC Family features programming reflecting today’s families, entertaining and connecting with adults through relatable programming about today’s relationships – told with a mix of diversity, passion, humor and heart. ABC Family’s programming is a combination of network defining original series and original movies, quality acquired series and blockbuster theatricals. Emmy® Award-winning ABCFamily.com provides a variety of interactive entertainment and community features, from rich, fan-centric programming – including blogs, viewing parties, webisodes, full episodes of the network’s hit programming, along with sneak peek exclusive previews and behind-the-scenes clips. ABC Family is also the destination for annual Holiday events with “13 Nights of Halloween” and “25 Days of Christmas.” ABC Family. A New Kind of Family.