Weekender for 3-26-2011 through 3-27-2011

Tom Hanks tweeted that he will be making a guest appearance on 30 Rock.

CBS has renewed The Amazing Race and Undercover Boss.

Battlestar Galactica vet Katee Sackhoff has landed the female lead in the A&E pilot Longmire.

Heroes’ Adrian Pasdar has been cast in a yet-to-be-titled workplace comedy for NBC.

The Oprah Winfrey Show will air its series finale Wednesday, May 25.

Maya Rudolph has joined Christina Applegate in a pilot about an “acerbic working mom” for NBC and from Lorne Michaels.

Woody Harrelson will play Steve Schmidt, John McCain’s senior campaign strategist and advisor for HBO’s Game Change.

Rapper Xzibit has been cast in a starring role in the Fox medical drama Weekends at Bellevue.

The original Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Kristy Swanson, is dropping by Psych for a fun episode this summer, says TVGuide.com. As a nod to her supernatural past, Swanson will play “a beautiful and mysterious woman” that Shawn and Gus suspect of killing a man “vampire-style.”

While not official yet, Inside TV is reporting that Archer and Justified (both excellent shows) are near renewal at FX.

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