Arsenio (TV series)

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Created byDavid S. Rosenthal
Written byRandall Balsmeyer
David S. Rosenthal
Directed byJohn Fortenberry
Thomas Schlamme
StarringArsenio Hall
Vivica A. Fox
Kevin Dunn
Shawnee Smith
Alimi Ballard
Composer(s)Starr Parodi
Jeff Eden Fair
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes7
Executive producer(s)Arsenio Hall
Bruce Rasmussen
David S. Rosenthal
Producer(s)Lisa Albert
Mark Brull
Lester Lewis
David Raether
Camera setupFilm; Multi-camera
Running time30 minutes
Production company(s)David Rosenthal Productions
Arsenio Hall Communications
DreamWorks Television
Original networkABC
Original releaseMarch 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.



No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date Prod.
1"Overtime"Thomas SchlammeDavid S. RosenthalMarch 5, 1997 (1997-03-05)101
2"Secrets and Lies"TBATBAMarch 12, 1997 (1997-03-12)104
3"Lisa's First Script"TBATBAMarch 19, 1997 (1997-03-19)102
4"We Can Still Be Friends"TBATBAMarch 26, 1997 (1997-03-26)106
5"Show Me the Money"TBATBAApril 2, 1997 (1997-04-02)105
6"Throw Momma From the House"TBATBAApril 9, 1997 (1997-04-09)103
7"Mike's Nightmare"TBATBAApril 23, 1997 (1997-04-23)107


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