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10/27/2010 09:26 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Maria Shriver Eyeing TV Return?

Maria Shriver may be eyeing a return to TV once her husband, Arnold Schwarzenegger, leaves the California Governor's office.

Shriver, who spent 16 years at NBC before becoming California's First Lady, left the network after "executives became uncomfortable with her working as a journalist while she was the state's first lady," according to a 2008 Los Angeles Times article.

That article also revealed that Shriver was paid hundreds of thousands of dollars as part of an exit agreement with the network.

Tuesday morning on the "Today" show, Shriver hinted that she may be looking to return to TV once her husband's term is up in January.

When asked by Matt Lauer how she plans to spend her free time following her stint as first lady, Shriver responded, "I hope with you, Matt."

"I'm not sure Arnold would love that, but we'll have to discuss that later this morning," Lauer responded.

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