Weekender: 4-8-2011 Through 4-10-2011

Greetings! After a slow posting week (I was on vacation), I’m back with all the news you need to know that doesn’t warrant their own posts. Here’s the weekend news that you might have missed.

Inside TV has an updated scorecard of what shows will and won’t be returning, as well as what shows are in danger of being canceled.

Katherine Heigl has signed on to produce and star in an HBO original movie based on Ann Hood’s best-selling novel The Knitting Circle.

HBO has ordered a third season of the brilliant show The Ricky Gervais Show.

Simon Cowell says that Black Eyed Peas front woman Fergie is in the running to be an X Factor judge.

Claire Forlani has just been cast in CBS’ NCIS: Los Angeles in a recurring role this season, and the big news is her character description: Forlani plays Lauren Hunter, the NCIS: LA team’s new Operations Manager.

Danny Glover to guest star on TNT’s Leverage.

Netflix will soon be getting every Star Trek episode ever made. As a result, Trekkies will become even more pale from lack of sunlight.

Take a look at the first look of Will Ferrell on The Office.

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