Uhlmann's light-weight hosting gig. Chris Uhlmann, still fresh at Nine from his role as the ABC's political editor, is getting plenty of attention for his fill-in job at the commercial network's breakfast program, Today. The light-weight programs have included a segment about "couch-ercise". His former ABC colleague and now-breakfast TV rival Michael Rowland is one of many taking to social media to troll Uhlmann over the incredible change of pace.