Tucker Carlson Joins Fox News Channel

THR Staff

Tucker Carlson is heading back to cable news.

The MSNBC and CNN alum has joined Fox News Channel, the network announced Wednesday. He'll be sitting as a co-host on the weekend edition of Fox & Friends.

“We’ve been impressed with Tucker’s lively and thought-provoking appearances on our air and are pleased that he is joining the Fox & Friends Weekend team where his vibrant personality will be a great addition to the show," said network executive vp of programming, Bill Shine.

Carlson has made regular appearances on Fox News since he departing MSNBC in 2008, including guest co-hosting on Fox & Friends.

In the time since holding down a full-time broadcasting job, he's launched news website The Daily Caller.

Carlson's first episode as a full-time member of the Fox family is Saturday, April 6.