Gayle King teases upcoming Royal Baby special: 'Who doesn't love a good baby story?!' (Exclusive)

Gayle King hopes to shine a new light on Meghan Markle in her new documentary, Meghan and Harry, Plus One.

ET guest correspondent Ben Aaron caught up with the CBS This Morning co-host at the network's Upfront presentation in New York on Wednesday, where she shared what fans can expect from the upcoming special, and what she discovered about the former Suits actress and husband Prince Harry.

"I learned [that] they're two people in love, we all knew that," King explained. "But they have a baby coming in the first year and I think everybody loves a good love story. Meghan's had some knocks in the media in the U.K, that's certainly not the case here. So we're going to hear from her friends who know her well, who were at her wedding. They're not trying to defend her, but they just want people to know that there's a whole different side to her that people don't know."

"But at the end of the day, these two are very united and very strong and the baby just sort of adds to all of that," she continued, adding, "And who doesn't love a good baby story?!"

Meghan and Harry, Plus One will take a look back at the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's first year of marriage and their life with new baby, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

"I love that name. It's so unexpected," King said of the name Archie. "People thought Albert, Arthur, James, Phillip, Charles, Spencer. But I love the fact -- because Archie to me is friendly but -- it also feels very substantial too. I think it's great."

Meghan and Harry welcomed baby Archie on May 6. A source told ET earlier this week that the new parents are enjoying parenthood and having a "magical" time with their son.

The royal source added that Harry -- who proudly wore a jacket reading "Daddy" at an Invictus Games event last Thursday -- is particularly reveling in the "joys of fatherhood," and has "already changed his first nappy."

Harry is "sharing parenting equally" and "loving it," the source said. Meanwhile, Meghan and Archie are also doing well, the source added, noting it is an "absolutely lovely time for the couple."

See more on the royal baby in the video below.

Meghan and Harry, Plus One airs Friday, May 17 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Gayle King attends the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 24, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 22: Gayle King attends Common's 5th Annual Toast to the Arts at Ysabel on February 22, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Arnold Turner/Getty Images for Freedom Road Productions)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 20: Gayle King is seen on February 20, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by JNI/Star Max/GC Images)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 20: REBA McENTIRE ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR THE 54TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS ON CBS THIS MORNING, with CBS This Morning Co-Hosts, Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell. FEB. 20 IN THE 8:00 AM ET HOUR. (Photo by Michele Crowe/CBS via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 12: Bill and Melinda Gates in the CBS Toyota Greenroom with Co-Host Gayle King before their appearance on CBS THIS MORNING, Feb 12, 2019. (Photo by Michele Crowe/CBS via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 07: Gayle King attends the 2018 New York Film Critics Circle Awards at TAO Downtown on January 7, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 13: Gayle King attends opening night of 'To Kill A Mocking Bird' at the Shubert Theatre on December 13, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for 'To Kill A Mockingbird')
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured: Gayle King -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured (l-r): Gayle King and Lenny Kravitz -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 02: Dave Chappelle and Gayle King pose backstage during the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 at FNB Stadium on December 2, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100)
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 02: Gayle King speaks on stage during the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 at FNB Stadium on December 2, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100)
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 02: Gayle King attends Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 at FNB Stadium on December 2, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 15: Gayle King arrives at The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation 'Magical Evening' Gala on November 15, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 05: (Image was captured on the LG V40 ThinQ) Gayle King arrives on the red carpet at the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 17th Annual An Enduring Vision Benefit at Cipriani 42nd Street on November 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Tom Hanks and Gayle King pose before their conversation at 92nd Street Y on November 1, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)
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