& # 39; I'm not going to lie, I'm shedding a few tears & # 39 ;: Karl Stefanovic is discussing his long-awaited return to TV as he returns to Channel Nine
Karl Stefanovic was dumped from the Today show at the end of last year.
And he plans to return to Channel Nine on August 12, as the second season of This Time Next Year premiere across the country.
It is an emotional return for the 44-year-old who tells nine.com.au that he shedes & # 39; tears & # 39; on the set of the emotional series.
& # 39; I'm not going to lie, I'm shedding a few tears & # 39 ;: Karl Stefanovic (photo) discussed his long-awaited return to TV as he returns to Channel Nine on Monday
& # 39; This time next year is an absolute pleasure to work on, and I am not going to lie, I have left a few tears, & he said the publication.
Karl added: & # 39; I am really proud and excited to host series Two of This Time next year. I have met some really inspiring Australians who will warm the hearts of viewers & # 39 ;.
It comes after claims that the TV host could make a comeback in the 60 minutes of Channel Nine.
Emotional: “This Time Next Year is an absolute pleasure to work on, and I'm not going to lie, I've shed a few tears,” he told the publication. The show returns to Nine on August 12
As reported by women's Day, Revealed an & # 39; insider & # 39; on TV that Nine secretly plans to watch the morning show & # 39; bad boy & # 39; to return to the long-term current affairs program.
& # 39; Nine have a master plan for Karl, & # 39; said the insider.
The alleged source also claimed that Ray Hadley, a 2GB channel, did his best to bring Karl back to prime-time TV.
& # 39; The only reason that Karl has a lifeline (with the network) is because of Ray. He is very close to Nine bosses and has been crucial in Karl's comeback. & # 39;
Gone: the star was played in the Today show in December, shortly after he married Jasmine Yarbrough in Mexico, and has not been on TV since. Pictured with Georgie Gardner
The star was played in the Today show in December, shortly after marrying Jasmine Yarbrough in Mexico, and has not been on TV since.
The second season of This Time Next Year was announced in October 2018, two months before Nine executives decided to replace Karl as host of the Today show.
It is assumed that Karl & # 39; s multi-million dollar contract with the network will not expire until the end of 2020, but it is unclear what else is planned for him.
New crew? As reported by Women's Day on Monday, a TV insider revealed that Nine is secretly planning the morning show & # 39; bad boy & # 39; Bringing Karl back to the 60-minute long-term news program (above)
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