NEW YORK — Fox News Channel says veteran conservative commentator Tucker Carlson will become co-host of the network’s weekend morning show, “Fox & Friends.”

Carlson will replace Dave Briggs, who left Fox at the end of last year. His co-hosts on the weekend chat fest are Alisyn Camerota and Clayton Morris. Carlson will continue to make other appearances on Fox News programming.

The commentator, known for his bow ties, is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller. He worked at both CNN and MSNBC before joining Fox News.

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