"I have the best talent co-ordinators on the planet. Some from my old show, some I've recently become acquainted with, but I booked this from home," Arsenio revealed. "I thought the first night, to give me a comfort level, should just be a return to late night with a bunch of friends."
Check out the video for more from Arsenio about how he prepared for his first show, and hear from Chris Tucker about why it's so much fun being on Arsenio's show.
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