Though it was pretty much all -Jay-Leno-all-the-time at this morning's meeting with NBC executives (look for a full report on the festivities in tomorrow's Daily News), the network did squeeze in a few programming announcements:
-- "The Marriage Ref," the new "reality" show produced by Jerry Seinfeld, will get a sneak preview on Feb. 28, following the closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympics. (CBS, meanwhile, plans to premiere a different "reality" show, "Undercover Boss," after the Super Bowl this year.)
-- The network's ordered a U.S. version of the British police drama "Prime Suspect," to be produced by Penn grad Hank Steinberg ("Without a Trace"), as well as an update of "The Rockford Files" from "House" producer David Shore; "Undercovers," a show from "Lost" co-creator J.J. Abrams; and new dramas from David E. Kelley and Jerry Bruckheimer.
-- "Deal or No Deal" host Howie Mandel will replace the departing David Hasselhoff as a judge on "America's Got Talent" next summer.
-- "The Office's" Pam and Jim have a due date for their baby, or two of them, to be exact, as the birth is scheduled to play out over the March 4 and 11 episodes, which sounds like a horrifyingly long labor.