Arsenio is back!!!_ fter a 19-year absence from late night TV, Arsenio Hall made a strong showing Monday night according to the Nielsen numbers. “The Arsenio Hall Show” beat all other late-night talk shows in key demographics. “The Arsenio Hall Show” rating was 1.2 among adults aged 25-54 years old and 1.0 in the 18-49 age group.
Monday’s “Arsenio,” featured appearances by Paula Abdul, Chris Tucker and Snoop Dogg did not compete as well in metered market households overall. Household ratings was 1.9, placing it behind Leno, who had a 2.3. Letterman got a 1.8 and Kimmel got a 1.9. Arsenio Hall pull a household rating of 3.2, which was the highest performing late-night talk show. He also won the time period. In New York, on Tribune’s WPIX, Hall’s 1.6 rating came in second to Letterman, though it won in 25-54 and 18-49.