Nurse Jackie renewed, Tara axed
US network Showtime has renewed dark comedy series Nurse Jackie for another season but have decided to axe comedy-drama United States of Tara. The former will return for its fourth season while the latter will end after its third.
U2 to perform on Idol finale
U2 have been confirmed to perform on the season finale of American Idol this week. The Irish band just recently picked up the Top Touring Award at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards.
Ugly Betty actress joins Hung
Former Ugly Betty actress Ana Ortiz has signed on for a role in the third season of Hung. Ortiz, who played Hilda on Ugly Betty, has landed a multi-episode arc on the series.
Glover to guest star
Lethal weapon actor Danny Glover will feature in an episode of Psych. Glover will play the manager of a minor league baseball team.
Heder producing series
Napoleon Dynamite actor Jon Heder will play the lead role in a new Disney pilot called Gulliver Quinn. Heder will also produce the series, which is written by Malcolm in the Middle’s Dan Kopelman.