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Television

Arsenio Hall begins new late night show

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Late night viewers of a certain age are likely to remember the original “Arsenio Hall Show.”

The exuberant stand-up comic and actor (“Coming to America”) had his “dog pound,” the things that made him go “hmmmm,” and his catchphrase, “Let’s get busy!” He also served up several memorable moments, from presidential candidate Bill Clinton playing sax with the band or Magic Johnson sitting down for his first discussion of his HIV status. After six successful years, Hall called it quits to spend time working on a family.

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