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. EW.com 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.