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Tucker Carlson Joins Fox News Channel

The former MSNBC and CNN host will sit on the panel at "Fox & Friends Weekend."

Tucker Carlson is heading back to cable news.

The MSNBC and CNN alum has joined Fox News Channel in a full-time capacity, the network announced Wednesday. He'll be 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 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 launched news website The Daily Caller.

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