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Arsenio Hall attends the "Celebrity Apprentice" Live Finale at American Museum of Natural History on May 20, 2012 in New York City.
Where's the dog pound at? Well, American Idol's Randy Jackson may have taken over the use of the word "dog" in the years since Arsenio Hall's late night talk show left the air, but Arsenio is heading back to the airwaves. He's starting a new late night talk show that will air in Los Angeles on KTLA.
For those who don't know who Arsenio Hall is, he made a name for himself through a syndicated late night talk show that ran from 1989 until 1994. He was an African-American host whose show appealed to minorities and young people at large.
His cultural legacy was most likely cemented in 1992 when Bill Clinton appeared on the show and played "Heartbreak Hotel" on the saxophone, which was seen as earning more support for Clinton from youth and minorities.
His show was ultimately cancelled following increasing late night competition, but he blazed a trail as a successful minority television host.