*Wendy Williams has announced the initial lineup of guests for her Season 3 return, beginning with Kate Gosselin of the recently canceled “Kate Plus 8” on the Sept 12 season premiere.

The daytime star and New York Times-bestselling author will also start the season by sharing footage from her hugely successful multi-city “Say It Like You Mean It Summer Tour.” Thousands of fans from across the country gathered to greet Williams’ specially designed and decorated bus, which pulled into state fairs, food contests, boat races and baseball games.

“I loved spending the summer connecting with people on a personal level in their home towns,” said Williams. “I’m so excited to start the new season, share my experiences and introduce some of my new celebrity friends to viewers.”

Some of the upcoming scheduled guests and airdates of “The Wendy Williams Show” are listed below:

Kate Gosselin, September 12
Common, September 13
Michael Bolton, September 14
Carson Kressley, September 15
Joy Behar, September 16
Roseanne Barr, September 21
Levi Johnston, September 21
Jane Lynch, September 22
Patti Stanger (“Million Dollar Matchmaker”), September 23
Florence Henderson, September 26
Cortney and Robert Novogratz (“Home by Novogratz”), September 26
Jennifer Gray, September 27
Tia Mowry-Hardrict & Tamera Mowry-Housley, September 27
Antonio Banderas, September 28
Cloris Leachman, September 29
Elizabeth Hurley, September 30