The Hollywood Reporter -- 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.

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