carrievariety.jpg Carrie Underwood will return to the network that launched her career, as she has signed on to do a two-hour variety special on Fox tentatively titled Carrie Underwood: An All-Star Holiday Special.

Carrie will perform her previous hits, holiday classics and songs from her upcoming album, and she'll even participate in comedy bits, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Dolly Parton, Brad Paisley and last year's American Idol winner David Cook will join Carrie, and the special will air on December 7.

Can't wait to watch this - Carrie is def our favorite country singer. Sorry LeAnn!