Deja vu all over again with return of Hall’s talk show, hits in reruns

Arsenio Hall is back in late night, partying like it’s 1989.

Queen Latifah and Bethenny Frankel are talking. And talking. And talking.

And reruns of “Modern Family,” “Community” and “Glee” are among the prime-time offerings out to make a splash in syndication.

But as Las Vegas TV channels juggle their lineups, the biggest news was made several months ago: “Jeopardy!” and “Wheel of Fortune” are moving.

Starting Monday, “Jeopardy!” can be seen at 6:30 p.m. weekdays and Saturdays, with “Wheel of Fortune” following at 7 p.m., on KLAS-TV, Channel 8.

The game shows were relinquished by their longtime home, KSNV-TV, Channel 3, which continues to clear out its afternoons to make way for more local news. Along with last month’s dumping of “Days of Our Lives,” Channel 3 now has a nonstop block of news — if you massage the definition of “news” just a bit to include “Ralston Reports” — that stretches from 3 to 8 p.m.

Here’s a look at some of the comings and goings this fall.

Fans can relive old episodes, and newcomers can catch up on old ones, of:

■ “Modern Family” (7 and 7:30 p.m. weekdays and Saturdays, KVCW-TV, Channel 33, starting Sept. 23).

■ “Community” (6 and 11 p.m. weekdays and 8 and 8:30 p.m. Sundays, KTUD-TV, Channel 25).

■ “Glee” (6 p.m. Sundays and 2 a.m. Mondays, KVVU-TV, Channel 5, starting Sept. 28).

■ “The Middle” (5 p.m. weekdays, KVMY-TV, Channel 21; and 4 and 4:30 p.m. Sundays, Channel 33, starting Sept. 22).

■ “White Collar” (11:30 p.m. Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays, Channel 8, starting Sept. 28).

■ “The Cleveland Show” (1 a.m. weekdays, Channel 5).

Meanwhile, “Are We There Yet” (2 and 2:30 p.m. weekdays and 4 and 4:30 p.m. Sundays, Channel 25) and “Law &Order: Special Victims Unit” (8 and 10 p.m. weekdays, Channel 25) get new homes.

Among talk shows, Hall is once again making viewers go “Hmmm” with “Arsenio” (10 p.m. weekdays and Sundays, Channel 33). He’s joined by newcomers “The Queen Latifah Show” (2 p.m. weekdays, KTNV-TV, Channel 13) and “Bethenny” (3 p.m. weekdays, Channel 5), hosted by Frankel, formerly of “The Real Housewives of New York City.”

Returning talkers “The Wendy Williams Show” (9 a.m. weekdays, Channel 33) and “Steve Harvey” (3 p.m. weekdays, Channel 21) have relocated.

Paternity is in the DNA of two new shows. Guests are subjected to either paternity, polygraph or drug tests in “The Test” (10 a.m. weekdays, Channel 33). And Lauren Lake, described as an expert in relationships and the law, presides over “Paternity Court” (9:30 a.m. weekdays, Channel 21, starting Sept. 23).

Fellow conflict-resolution shows “Divorce Court” (9 a.m. weekdays, Channel 21) and “Justice for All” (10 and 10:30 a.m. weekdays, Channel 21) have new homes.

Newsmagazines are getting a big push with the gossipy “OK! TV” (7 p.m. weekdays and 2:05 a.m. Sundays, Channel 13), the young-adult-focused “Right This Minute” (4 and 4:30 p.m. Saturdays, Channel 8) and “America Now” (10:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. weekdays, Channel 25), hosted by Leeza Gibbons and Bill Rancic.

Last, but certainly not least, is “SAF3” (6 p.m. Sundays, Channel 33). Attempting to fill the huge weekend afternoon void left by the cancellation of “Baywatch” more than a decade ago — a void roughly the size of David Hasselhoff’s ego — the action drama focuses on the sea, air, and fire rescue specialists of the Malibu Fire Department.

“SAF3” (pronounced “safe”) stars J.R. Martinez, Dolph Lundgren and scores of attractive young men and women with varying degrees of acting experience.

And, yes, it’s brought to you by one of the creators of “Baywatch.”

Contact Christopher Lawrence at or 702-380-4567.

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