AceShowbiz - %cGretchen Carlson% will return to TV for the first time since her legal battle against her former boss Roger Ailes this summer. The former Fox News anchor is set to guest host the 9 A.M. hour of "Today" show on Tuesday, January 3.
Gretchen announces the news via her social media accounts. "Excited to be guest hosting the 9am hour of the @todayshow Tuesday January 3rd," she writes on Instagram and Twitter, "Pls join me @nbc for announcements! #freshstart #newyear #2017 #nevergiveup."
Former "Today" co-anchor %cKatie Couric% will also make her return to the NBC morning show in 2017, filling in as guest-host during the week of January 2 as %cSavannah Guthrie%'s maternity leave continues. "Today" has also tapped %cMeredith Vieira% and %cNatalie Morales% as co-anchors for a week each in January.
Gretchen filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger back in July, ultimately forcing him to resign from Fox News. In September, the network's parent company 21st Century Fox agreed to pay the 50-year-old news anchor $20 million to settle the lawsuit and issued an apology to her.