The show's format combined a spelling bee with obstacle courses similar to Wipeout.

Type: Game Show

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-07-24

Spell Mageddon - Alfonso Ribeiro - Netflix

Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro Sr. (born September 21, 1971) is an American comedian, director, singer, dancer, television personality and actor. Ribeiro is of Trinidadian descent. Ribeiro played Alfonso Spears on the sitcom Silver Spoons, and Carlton Banks on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. He hosts ABC's America's Funniest Home Videos, succeeding Tom Bergeron. Also, Alfonso Ribeiro played Maxwell Stanton on In the House. He hosted the GSN game show Catch 21, the ABC Family show Spell-Mageddon and the television show Dance 360. Ribeiro starred in the title role of the Broadway musical The Tap Dance Kid, and took part in the 13th series of the British reality show I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!, where he came in seventh place, leaving on Day 19. Ribeiro won season nineteen of Dancing with the Stars, with professional partner Witney Carson.

Spell Mageddon - Later work - Netflix

Ribeiro competed as one of the celebrity singers on the reality television show Celebrity Duets in September 2006, winning over the runner up Lucy Lawless. In July 2008, Ribeiro began hosting the game show Catch 21 on GSN. He also directed some episodes of Meet the Browns and a majority of the season two episodes of Are We There Yet? television series. In 2013, Ribeiro began hosting his second game show Spell-Mageddon on ABC Family. On May 24, 2013, Ribeiro made a cameo appearance on The Graham Norton Show to perform “The Carlton Dance”, with show guests Will and Jaden Smith. In November of that year, Ribeiro took part as a contestant in the thirteenth series of the British reality show, I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here. He was eliminated from the show on December 5, finishing in seventh place. On September 4, 2014, Ribeiro was announced as one of the celebrities who would compete on season 19 of Dancing with the Stars. He partnered with professional dancer Witney Carson. He became the fourth celebrity dancer in the show's history to receive a 9 from each judge in week one. On November 25, Ribeiro and Carson won the competition. In September 2015, he returned as a guest judge in week three of season 21, and he subbed for Tom Bergeron as host the following week. On May 19, 2015, Ribeiro was named as Tom Bergeron's successor to host America's Funniest Home Videos. In July 2015, Ribeiro made a cameo appearance in the music video for “All Night” by pop-rock band R5.

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