Lou Dobbs, Bill O'Reilly

Lou Dobbs is returning to cable news sooner than expected.

The longtime CNN anchor, who abruptly resigned from the network Wednesday, will appear on The O'Reilly Factor Monday night, Variety reports.

Lou Dobbs leaving CNN

The former Lou Dobbs Tonight host will discuss his resignation and his controversial views on immigration with conservative pundit Bill O'Reilly.

Dobb's sit-down on the Fox News program follows rumors that he would possibly sign on with the cable news competitor. However, Fox News was quick to shoot down speculation in a statement released Wednesday.