CBS Television Distribution has renewed “The Arsenio Hall Show” for a second season, it was announced today by Joe DiSalvo, President of Sales at CTD.
Tribune Broadcasting, a partner in production of the syndicated, late-night talk show, will continue to be the anchor station group, airing the show on 17 stations including in the three largest markets on WPIX, New York, at 11 p.m.; KTLA, Los Angeles, at 11 p.m.; and WGN, Chicago, at 10 p.m.
“The Arsenio Hall Show” debuted on September 9, 2013, and is watched by 6.7 million unique viewers weekly. The median age of an “Arsenio” viewer is 50.1, which is the youngest among late-night talk shows on broadcast TV season to date.
“We are thrilled that ‘Arsenio’ will be returning for a second season,” DiSalvo said. “We knew Arsenio had a built-in fan base, but he’s also reaching a new generation. This season, ‘Arsenio’ has been the youngest late-night talk show on broadcast television and has given our station partners a real alternative for their late-night lineups.”
“Since 9/9/13, I’ve been waking up without an alarm clock,” said host Arsenio Hall. “Producing and hosting my late-night talk show brings me great joy. I’m back where I belong! Thanks to my partners at CBS Television Distribution and Tribune.”
“Arsenio is an incredibly talented host who has connected with his viewers; we look forward to watching the show grow and develop in year two,” said Sean Compton, President Strategic Programming and Acquisitions, Tribune Company.
In addition to Tribune, “The Arsenio Hall Show” airs on stations in the Sinclair Broadcast Group, CBS Television Stations, Cox Television Stations, LIN Television and Post-Newsweek Stations station groups.
“The Arsenio Hall Show” is produced by CBS Television Distribution, in association with Arsenio Hall Communications Ltd. and Octagon Entertainment Productions. Arsenio Hall is executive producer. John Ferriter is executive producer.