Fall TV Preview

TVLine Items: Office Adds a Baby Bump, 90210 Swaps Studs, Sing-Off's New Judge, and More

Remember how precious it was when The Office‘s Jim and Pam welcomed little Cece into the world, back during Season 6? Well, get ready for Baby Beesly-Halpert 2.0.

Jenna Fischer has revealed a not-so-secret secret: Her real-life baby bump will be written into the NBC sitcom’s eighth season, premiering Sept. 22. “Pam will be pregnant when the season starts,” the actress tells New York Magazine’s Vulture blog. “Pam and Jim snuck away last season on Valentine’s Day, and they had sex. The story is that they conceived this baby at that time, and were keeping it a secret until we come back from the summer.”

Here’s hoping they’ll welcome a bouncing baby boy — named Michael. Or Gary. Or Scott!

Ready for more of today’s TV dish? Well…

• Since Nicole Scherzinger is officially in as judge on Fox’s The X Factor, she’s out over on NBC’s The Sing-Off (which returns Monday, Sept. 19). To fill the void, “Love Song” singer (or, to some of you, the provider of Community‘s shipper soundtrack) Sara Bareilles will join musician Ben Folds and Boyz II Men’s Shawn Stockman at the dais this fall.

• For the fourth season of The CW’s 90210 (premiering Sept. 13), Supernatural’s Matt Cohen has replaced Glory Daze‘s Drew Seeley as Beverly Hills’ studly newcomer, Jeremy, Zap2it reports.

• NBC has announced that auditions for the 13th season of The Biggest Loser (set to bow in January 2012) will launch on Saturday, July 30 in Austin, Texas, Newark, N.J., and Detroit, Mich., before moving on to 10 additional cities. Details and applications can be found at TheBiggestLoserCasting.com.

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