VIDEO: Lee Daniels Talks Lack of Nominations for THE BUTLER on 'Arsenio'
Film director Lee Daniels joined Arsenio Hall in front of the camera last night on THE Arsenio Hall SHOW. 'The Butler' director talked about his motivation behind making films and why he's not bothered with the lack of nominations this awards season.
Daniels also opened up about growing up gay in the ghetto and how it affected his relationship with his father. Check out clips from the appearance below!
THE Arsenio Hall SHOW, premiered on September 9, 2013. Hosted by comedian and actor Arsenio Hall, the show features a mix of comedy, music and celebrity guests, bringing a fresh new perspective to the late-night scene.
The daily, one-hour nationally Syndicated late-night talk show is anchored by the Tribune Broadcasting station group, which has stations in seven of the top 10 markets, including WPIX in New York, KTLA in Los Angeles and WGN in Chicago. The show will air across the country, including CW affiliates in 30 of the top 50 markets, primarily in 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. time slots. Check local listings for details.
An Emmy Award-winner, the original THE Arsenio Hall SHOW broke ground with iconic moments like Bill Clinton playing his saxophone, Michael Jackson's guest appearance with Eddie Murphy and Mariah Carey's television debut. It ran from 1989 to 1994, introducing "woof, woof" and the "Dog Pound" into the pop culture conscious. A new generation discovered Arsenio when he appeared and won the fifth edition of NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice" in 2012.
Arsenio began his career in stand-up comedy, and soon caught the eye of television executives who tapped him for guest appearances on shows such as "Solid Gold" and "The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson," which led to his hosting Fox's "The Late Show" in 1997. In addition to his stand-up and hosting work, Arsenio established a career as an actor in movies such as "Coming to America" and TV shows such as the CBS dramedy "Martial Law."
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