Exclusive: Office Alum Heads to Mike & Molly

Mike and Molly Premiere Brian BaumgartnerBrian Baumgartner is moving from The Office to a school, with a role on Mike & Molly.

TVLine has learned that the affable actor will guest-star on the CBS sitcom’s Season 4 premiere, playing a fast-talking teachers union rep who steps in when Molly gets embroiled in a bit of a to-do.

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In addition to his run as loveable Office oaf Kevin Malone, Baumgartner’s recent TV credits include guest spots on Wilfred and Hot in Cleveland.

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With the new CBS comedy Mom set to claim the Mondays-at-9:30 time slot this fall, Mike & Molly is currently set to return at midseason.