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"Kate Plus 8" returning in April

Kate Gosselin attends the after party for the premiere of Discovery Channel's "Life" on March 4, 2010, in New York. (Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images) Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images

(CBS) - Kate Gosselin and her eight children are returning to TV.

New episodes of "Kate Plus 8" will air on TLC beginning Monday, April 4, the network announced Tuesday.

Pictures: The Gosselin family

The hour-long premiere will follow the 35-year-old single mom and former "Dancing with the Stars" contestant and her 8 kids as they travel to Australia for a vacation.

Other highlights from the series include the kids enjoying the beach, spending time with Australian aboriginals, ocean encounters with sharks and a camping trip (this time minus Sarah Palin).

Tell us: Are you excited for the return of "Kate Plus 8"?