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Steve Irwin's Family Is Making Their Official Return to TV

Christina Marfice

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Christina is a reporter based in Boise, Idaho. She's a veteran vegetarian, a political junkie and a huge grammar snob. On the weekends, she can usually be found binging on Netflix, playing the piano or petting her cats, Daisy and Dandelion.

The Irwins are all coming together for their next TV gig

It has been 11 years since Steve Irwin was killed by a stingray barb while filming a documentary on deadly ocean creatures. Eleven years: Can you even believe that? The Irwin family used to be in our living rooms weekly thanks to their bevy of Animal Planet shows like The Crocodile Hunter, Croc Files and New Breed Vets.

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Even though we still all miss Steve, the rest of the family is about to make its return to TV — just don't get too excited about them being on screen, because we don't know yet whether they will be. Bindi Irwin, Steve's 19-year-old daughter, just announced that she, her mom, Terri Irwin, and brother, 13-year-old Robert Irwin, are becoming global ambassadors for Discovery Communications, which owns Animal Planet. They'll be producing and creating content for the network, but whether they will star in any of it still remains to be seen (fingers crossed!).

"We're so excited to be returning to Animal Planet and our wonderful Discovery Communications family," Robert said in the announcement video Bindi posted to Instagram.

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Bindi added, "So watch out for next year. We have wonderful new adventures coming to your television screen."

Hopefully, this means the return of Terri, who has been keeping it pretty low-key since Steve was killed and all the family's shows were canceled. Bindi and Robert have been a little more active on screen, though. Bindi recently won the Mirrorball on her season of Dancing with the Stars, and Robert recently did an animal demonstration segment on The Tonight Show.

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Terri's return to TV with her kids at her side, wrangling crocs like in the good old days? Yeah, we'd tune in for that.

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