Magic Johnson, Angela Bassett among first ‘Arsenio Hall Show’ guests

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Chris Tucker, Ice Cube, Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson and Angela Bassett are among the big names who will join Arsenio Hall during the first week of his new show, The Arsenio Hall Show.

“My first week of guests offers a taste of pop culture and represents the mix of talent I hope to have on my show every week,” Hall said.

Hall will host a mix of athletes, celebrities, actors and musicians during the new late night show.

Nas, Mac Miller, Earth, Wind & Fire and Emblem3 are the musical guests set to perform during the show’s first week.

During September Paula Patton, Djimon Hounsou, Seth Green, Russell Simmons, Big Sean and 2 Chainz will appear on the new talk show.

“I am honored to welcome friends, both old and new, to my show,” Hall said.  “My goal is to have fun, make people laugh, and send viewers to bed with a smile on their face.”

The show premieres nationwide September 9.

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