Get ready to bark and pump your fists like it’s 1991: comedian Arsenio Hall is returning to late-night TV with a new talk show next fall. More than 20 years after his self-titled show debuted and attracted a younger audience to late-night TV, Hall is partnering with CBS Distribution and Tribune Company to try and steal back the spotlight from former competitors Jay Leno and David Letterman. His show peaked in 1992, when he booked then-presidential candidate Bill Clinton to play “Heartbreak Hotel” on the saxophone, and went off the air in 1994. But at 56, Hall may still have what it takes, having recently been crowned winner of Donald Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice. His new show will be broadcast in roughly half the homes in the U.S.
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