Arsenio (TV series)

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Genre Sitcom
Created by David S. Rosenthal
Written by Randall Balsmeyer
David S. Rosenthal
Directed by John Fortenberry
Thomas Schlamme
Starring Arsenio Hall
Vivica A. Fox
Kevin Dunn
Shawnee Smith
Alimi Ballard
Composer(s) Starr Parodi
Jeff Eden Fair
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 7
Executive producer(s) Arsenio Hall
Bruce Rasmussen
David S. Rosenthal
Producer(s) Lisa Albert
Mark Brull
Lester Lewis
David Raether
Camera setup Film; Multi-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) David Rosenthal Productions
Arsenio Hall Communications
DreamWorks Television
Original network ABC
Original release March 5 – April 23, 1997

Arsenio is an American television sitcom that aired on ABC.[1] The series starred Arsenio Hall and Vivica A. Fox. It aired from March 5 to April 23, 1997 with a total of 7 episodes produced.


Set in Atlanta, Georgia, Hall starred as Michael Atwood, the host of a sports cable show on ASTV in Atlanta. Michael is also newly married man with his lawyer wife Vivian "Vicki" Deveaux Atwood (Vivica A. Fox). His co-host is Al (Kevin Dunn), who Michael sometimes asks for advice on his home life. Living with Michael and Vicki, is Vicki's younger brother Matthew (Alimi Ballard), a Harvard graduate who is not ready to take on the real world. Shawnee Smith also co-starred as Vicki's free-spirited old college friend Laura who is always encouraging Vicki to let loose.



# Episode title Original air date Production
1 "Overtime" March 5, 1997 12-96-101
2 "Secrets and Lies" March 12, 1997 12-96-104
3 "Lisa's First Script" March 19, 1997 12-96-102
4 "We Can Still Be Friends" March 26, 1997 12-96-106
5 "Show Me the Money" April 2, 1997 12-96-105
6 "Throw Momma From the House" April 9, 1997 12-96-103
7 "Mike's Nightmare" April 23, 1997 12-96-107


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