TVLine Items: Lori Loughlin Works Blue, a General Hospital Return and More

Aunt Becky is headed to New York. Lori Loughlin is set to guest-star in the Season 7 premiere of CBS’ Blue Bloods.

The Full House alum will play Grace, the widow of a police officer who looks to Frank (Tom Selleck) to stop her son from becoming a cop. Emmy winner and former Sopranos star Michael Imperioli also will guest-star in the episode as Miller, a lawyer who launches an investigation into Danny Reagan (Donnie Wahlberg) and the shooting of serial killer Thomas Wilder.

Blue Bloods returns Friday, Sept. 23 at 10/9c. was the first to report Loughlin and Imperioli’s casting.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well… 

* Chloe Lanier, who played young Patricia Spencer on General Hospital, is returning to the soap in the new, mysterious role of Nelle on Friday, Aug. 5, Soaps In Depth reports.

* Chris Harrison will host ABC’s Miss America competition for the eighth time in a row. The Bachelor emcee will be joined by new co-host Sage Steele from ESPN’s NBA Countdown on Sunday, Sept. 11, at 9pm.

* Spike TV has released a trailer for I Am JFK Jr., a documentary featuring interviews from the political scion’s famous friends, including Robert De Niro, Cindy Crawford and Mike Tyson. The doc is set to premiere Monday, Aug. 1, at 9 pm.

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  1. Whatevah says:

    Why is Ann Coulter even speaking? She’s such a nasty piece of %!#%@!#%@ Otherwise this looks good.

  2. Another new General Hospital character? Good Lord the cast is the size of LA at this point. The show should start jettisoning some of these people instead

    • Miss Dawn Davenport says:

      The show is a mess. Storylines take so long to meet resolution and characters disappear off the canvas for weeks at a time. There are way too many characters…most of whom add nothing to show. It’s a shame that it has fallen so far and so hard. It’s pretty obvious that the executives at ABC don’t care about the show or the format.

  3. MMD says:

    I am looking forward to remembering JFK Jr. He seemed like a genuinely decent human being (who just happened to be born into a famous/infamous family) and the world will never know what he could have accomplished in his life.