90210, Jennie Garth as Kelly Taylor

Jennie Garth will return to 90210 for its second season, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

Garth will re-reprise the role of West Bev guidance counselor Kelly Taylor beginning with Episode 3. Now you might be thinking: Duh, of course she's back. Why wouldn't she be? Well, I'm told that one of new showrunner Rebecca Rand Kirshner Sinclair's mandates from the network was to recalibrate the show away from the old (say, Tori Spelling guest spots) and toward the new.

But no matter. Garth is back and will appear in multiple Season 2 episodes, as it's rumored to be Kelly who first connects the dots vis-à-vis Annie's harrowing season-finale joyride.

The new season of the CW's 90210 premieres Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 8/7 CT.

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