Arsenio Hall coming back to late night TV

      "The Dog Pound" is making a comeback.{}Arsenio Hall is returning to late-night TV.{}The comedian and actor is teaming up with CBS Television Distribution for a syndicated talk show. {}The hour-long show program will compete in some regions with Letterman, CBS's late-night star, and NBC's Jay Leno.

      "In the end I'm a comic, and nothing fits the talk-show mode like a stand-up comic," Hall said in an interview Monday. Referring to the crowded field in late-night TV - which includes "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" as well as traditional venues such as "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" - Hall added: "I know there are a lot of shows, but I think there's a space for my show."

      Hall recently won the latest season of "Celebrity Apprentice."{}He's best known for hosting "The Arsenio Hall Show," which ran from 1989 to 1994.{}

      Hall's new show will debut in the fall of 2013.{}