Ex-Sunrise host Sam Armytage 'wants to join Nine to host a late-night news show'

Ex-Sunrise host Sam Armytage 'wants to join Nine to host a late-night news show'
Ex-Sunrise host Sam Armytage 'wants to join Nine to host a late-night news show'
Ex-Sunrise host Samantha Armytage 'wants to join Channel Nine to host a late-night news show' after her contract with Seven expires

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Former Sunrise host Sam Armytage recently said she 'wasn't done' with television after quitting Channel Seven's top-rating breakfast show.

And the 44-year-old journalist is now reportedly in talks to host her own late-night news show after her contract with Seven expires.

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According to Woman's Day, Sam has been plotting her TV comeback for months and wants to jump ship to rival network Channel Nine.

Television comeback: Rumours are swirling that former Sunrise host Sam Armytage is in talks to host her own late-night news show on Channel Nine

Television comeback: Rumours are swirling that former Sunrise host Sam Armytage is in talks to host her own late-night news show on Channel Nine

Rumour has it Sam wants to pitch a one-hour nightly news program to rival The Latest: Seven News, which airs after 10pm.

'[She] wants to go head-to-head with Seven's The Latest - it would be Monday through Thursday, a one-hour format, which will see Sam free to head up her country retreat for the other half of the week,' a source said.

The Monday-Thursday evening news slot was previously hosted by Chris Bath or Anne Fulwood from 1995 to 2003. 

Connection: Sam has been friends with Karl Stefanovic, one of Nine's biggest stars, for years

Connection: Sam has been friends with Karl Stefanovic, one of Nine's biggest stars, for years

Natalie Barr would often fill in before she was moved to Sunrise. 

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