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Who is Allison Langdon? She will co-host Today show alongside Karl Stefanovic in 2020

 Karl Stefanovic will be returning to the Today Show with Alison Langdon in 2020.

And while there is much buzz over Karl’s return to TV, Allison, 40, is already a favourite with viewers of the breakfast program. 

She received immense praise from the audience watching at home when filling in for Deborah Knight last month. 

Pictured: Allison Langdon. It was revealed on Friday that the bubbly TV star will co-host Today show alongside Karl Stefanovic in 2020 

‘Great presenter line-up on the show this morning, never laughed so much,’ one viewer wrote on Facebook.

Another added: ‘What a breath of fresh air [Allison] is to the Today show. It would be nice to have her all the time. Much better than Deb.’ 

‘Loving the dynamic of the crew on the Today show this morning,’ wrote a third fan. 

Love her! Allison, 40, is already a favourite with viewers of the breakfast program. She received immense praise from the audience watching at home when filling in for Deborah Knight last month

Love her! Allison, 40, is already a favourite with viewers of the breakfast program. She received immense praise from the audience watching at home when filling in for Deborah Knight last month

 

Fans! 'Great presenter line-up on the show this morning, never laughed so much,' one viewer wrote on Facebook

Fans! ‘Great presenter line-up on the show this morning, never laughed so much,’ one viewer wrote on Facebook

Allison is not a new face in the breakfast show stable – as well as filling in on the weekday show, she currently hosts Weekend Today. 

The broadcast journalist has hosted Weekend Today since 2017, when she replaced Deborah Knight – who she will now, in turn, replace on Today.

Her appearances on Today began in 2007, when she filled in as a news presenter while Georgie Gardner while she was on maternity leave. 

Know her well! Allison is not a new face in the breakfast show stable - as well as filling in on the weekday show, she currently hosts Weekend Today. Pictured on Weekend Today

Know her well! Allison is not a new face in the breakfast show stable – as well as filling in on the weekday show, she currently hosts Weekend Today. Pictured on Weekend Today 

Anchor: She has been a familiar face on National Nine News since 2007. The seasoned journalist has been serving as a reporter on 60 Minutes since 2011

Anchor: She has been a familiar face on National Nine News since 2007. The seasoned journalist has been serving as a reporter on 60 Minutes since 2011

She was also a familiar face on National Nine News: Morning Edition and National Nine News: Afternoon Edition on Fridays during 2007 and 2008.  

The seasoned journalist has been serving as a reporter on 60 Minutes since 2011, and continues to appear on the program.  

As well as being an on-air talent, the blonde is an author, penning The Child Who Never Was: Looking for Tegan Lane, in 2008. 

Happy together! Allison is married to a fellow journalist - Michael Willesee, Jr. (left) The pair were engaged in 2007 and wed in 2008. Pictured in 2007

Happy together! Allison is married to a fellow journalist – Michael Willesee, Jr. (left) The pair were engaged in 2007 and wed in 2008. Pictured in 2007 

Status: Michael Willesee, Jr. is the son of the late Mike Willesee. Pictured in 2017

Status: Michael Willesee, Jr. is the son of the late Mike Willesee. Pictured in 2017

Family: The pair have two children, son Mack, two, and daughter Scout Heather, who was born in January this year. All pictured

Family: The pair have two children, son Mack, two, and daughter Scout Heather, who was born in January this year. All pictured 

Allison is married to a fellow journalist – Michael Willesee, Jr., son of the late Mike Willesee.

The pair were engaged in 2007 and wed in 2008 and have two children, son Mack, two, and daughter Scout Heather, who was born in January this year. 

After the announcement was made that Allison would be joining Karl on next year’s edition of Today, the star said she pans to ‘wind her co-host up’ and keep the show fun. 

A team! After the announcement was made that Allison would be joining Karl Stefanovic (left) on next year's edition of Today, the star said she pans to 'wind her co-host up' and keep the show fun

A team! After the announcement was made that Allison would be joining Karl Stefanovic (left) on next year’s edition of Today, the star said she pans to ‘wind her co-host up’ and keep the show fun

Fun incoming: 'There is a lot of hard work ahead but I can tell you one thing, it's not going to be boring! I love the unpredictability of live TV… and Karl,' she said in a statement

Fun incoming: ‘There is a lot of hard work ahead but I can tell you one thing, it’s not going to be boring! I love the unpredictability of live TV… and Karl,’ she said in a statement

‘There is a lot of hard work ahead but I can tell you one thing, it’s not going to be boring! I love the unpredictability of live TV… and Karl,’ she said in a statement. 

She added: ‘Wind him up and let him go! I’m sure we’ll butt heads, but we’ll do it with a smile on our face!’

Allison concluded: ‘I just want to help our viewers get their day off to a good, fun start.’ 

Allison concluded: 'I just want to help our viewers get their day off to a good, fun start'

Allison concluded: ‘I just want to help our viewers get their day off to a good, fun start’

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