Leslie Bibb has been upped to series-regular status on NBC's

Crossing Jordan, where she plays police-department shrink Det. Tallulah "Lu" Simmons; read our recent Insider Q&A with the Popular star.... Adrienne Barbeau (who practically stole Swamp Thing from, you know, that big green guy) will play Judy Garland in the off-Broadway play The Property Known as Garland, opening March 23.... As part of its deal to host the FIA Formula One World Championship for an 11th consecutive year, Speed Channel will now conduct live on-camera interviews from the starting grid, which is just asking for some poor reporter's foot to get run over.