Here’s your Weekender for 7/15/2011-7/17/2011
Mike Vogel has boarded ABC’s Pan Am as the new pilot. He replaces Jonah Lotan, who played the newly promoted captain in the show’s pilot but was let go for creative reasons.
Syfy has given a six-episode order to Monster Man, a docu-series revolving around a Hollywood creature-making family.
Dillon Casey is joining The CW drama Nikita. He will play Sean Pierce, an Army Special Ops officer assigned by Oversight to retrieve the mysterious black box containing Division’s secrets from Nikita.
After returning to low ratings, TNT has declined to pick up a third season of Men of a Certain Age.
You can now watch Doctor Who on Facebook (if you purchase Facebook Credits). You can watch stories from 9 of the 11 different Doctors.
Cinemax has ordered 13 more episodes of Femme Fatales, a late-night anthology series about powerful, sexy and dangerous women. Good news for Skinemax lovers.
Mark Cuban will be joining Shark Tank for nearly all of season 3, appearing in 10 of 13 episodes.
Jenna Fischer announced she is pregnant in real life. The Office will be working in the pregnancy to the show. So expect another baby for Jim and Pam. “Pam and Jim snuck away last season on Valentine’s Day, and they had sex,” Fischer said. “The story is that they conceived this baby at that time and were keeping it a secret until we come back from the summer.”
EW has photos of the new Spartacus, Liam McIntyre, for Starz’s hit gladiator show.
SyFy has renewed fantasy series Merlin for a 4th season.
Watch The Barenaked Ladies invade the set of The Big Bang Theory to play the show’s theme song below.
Julie White is joining USA pilot Wild Card and will play Judge Hockett, a straight-taking and straight-shooting judge who operates in the night courts of Las Vegas.
Kelli O’Hara will guest star in the season 2 premiere of Blue Bloods. She will portray Lisa, a close friend of Erin’s whose marriage is not what it initially appears.
Kurt Sutter, showrunner for Sons of Anarchy, had some harsh things to say about the Emmy snubs the show received.
Idina Menzel is in final negotiations to return to Fox’s musical dramedy Glee in the upcoming third season for a major arc that could span as many as 10 to 12 episodes.