Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt expecting first child

Actress, producer, author, director and singer-songwriter currently starring in the Lifetime Network drama series, "The Client List," Jennifer Love Hewitt poses for a portrait, on Monday, March 4, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP)

June 4, 2013 1:08:29 PM PDT
Jennifer Love Hewitt and Brian Hallisay, who co-star on Lifetime's "The Client List," are expecting their first child.

In a statement released Tuesday by Hewitt's publicist, the couple said: "This is a wonderful time and we are looking forward to starting our family together."

The 34-year-old actress was previously engaged to Scottish actor Ross McCall.

Hallisay, also 34, was a recurring character on the first season of "The Client List." He became a regular this season.

He also appeared on the CW series "Privileged."

Us Weekly first reported the news.