He hasn’t been seen as a t.v. host since 1994. Cleveland, Ohio native Arsenio Hall announced that he will return to CBS television in the fall of 2012. Hall, a recent winner on “The Apprentice” television show, has had recent fill in stints on CNN and Entertainment Tonight.
Hall is partnering with syndicator CBS Television Distribution and Tribune Co., which will broadcast the 11 p.m. show on its 17 TV stations, including WGN-TV in Chicago and KTLA-TV in Los Angeles, giving it instant access to more than half the country. Tribune also owns or is a partner in scores of websites and operates eight daily newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times.
Arsenio Hall is a 1973 graduate of Warrensville Heights High School in Cleveland, Ohio and graduated college from Kent State University.