Arsenio Hall Show Canceled After One Season
Second time not the charm
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Posted May 31, 2014 10:56 AM CDT
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(Newser) – Arsenio Hall's second run as a late-night talk show host is over. CBS Television Distribution says the Arsenio Hall Show will not return for a second season. Hall made his return to late night last September after the Arsenio Hall Show version 1.0 ended in 1994. But after a solid start tapered off into lukewarm ratings, CBS decided to pull the plug.

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mamaline47
Jun 2, 2014 5:55 AM CDT
It should have never been on in the first place. If arsenio had not won Celeberty Apprentice and begged Donald Trump to help him get back a television show it would not have happened anyway. He is one of the worst show host ever.
sandrae
Jun 2, 2014 12:03 AM CDT
That was a tough spot for Arsenio. He was put in a café-size studio and I would like to have seen a better spread of audience ethnically. But apparently his appeal has been slanted. For me that is a question mark because his past appeal has been broad otherwise. No one can say he is not a talk show host. It takes a group effort to put a show together and make it a success... Oprah will testify to that! Perhaps, he has not had the best people around him. I think Arsenio will return in another talk show format. He has the conversation and I like his body language before the camera very much. Who knows? "Daytime" might work very well for him.
Norman Johnson
Jun 1, 2014 2:01 PM CDT
Maybe they could bing back Conan O'Brien for that time slot.