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George Clooney to Appear in the Downton Abbey World

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, September 12, 2014 - 3:45pm

George Clooney will appear in the “Downton Abbey” world. Wait, what does that mean exactly? “The Monuments Men” star and chum of Downton patriarch Hugh Bonneville (a.k.a Robert Crawley) won...

Video: New Saucy Witticisms from Downton's Dowager in Season 5

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 4:29pm

The newest clip from Downton Abbey season five illustrates that the Dowager Countess hasn’t lost her sharp tongue. In fact, she is saucier than ever. And she is letting her feminine side hang out too. In the...

VIDEO: New Season 5 Downton Abbey Trailer Shows Scandals, Changes

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 10:33am

The new trailer for season five of "Downton Abbey" was just released and it shows scandals and changes. Unlike the cryptic 20 second promo issued earlier this summer that hinted at upheavals, this extended sneak...

Downton’s Dowager Based on a Fellowes

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, August 22, 2014 - 2:44pm

I recently uncovered this nugget in an older Masterpiece Theatre column: Downton’s dowager Countess is based on a Fellowes’ relative.Jessica Fellowes, niece to show scribe/creator Julian Fellowes, says their...

Kids Spoof Downton Abbey and Other Emmy Nominees

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 3:15pm

The Emmy Awards will be handed out this weekend. To remind you which shows are vying for best drama, little kids are spoofing Downton Abbey and the other nominees in a funny and cute video.The producers of the kid...

Cast of Downton Abbey Respond to Water Bottle Fiasco with Charity Photo

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 1:45pm

The cast of Downton Abbey have turned the water bottle photo mistake into an opportunity to give to charity.

New Downton Abbey Photos Go Viral Because of Water Bottle Goof

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, August 15, 2014 - 4:59am

Somewhere "Downton Abbey" show historian Alastair Bruce is shaking his head in disapproval. New "Downton Abbey" photos have gone viral not because of the fabulous new settings or costumes featured but because of an...

Live Chat About Return to Downton Abbey With Us

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 2:00am

Tonight from 8 p.m.-9p.m. we’re rebroadcasting the Susan Sarandon hosted special “Return to Downton Abbey” and we will be chatting about it online. Join our live chat about “Return to Downton Abbey” right here during...

My how baby George has grown! Photo from Facebook Downton Abbey.

New Photos: Downton Abbey’s Sybbie and George Grow Up

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 8:15am

Where does the time go? It seems like only yesterday that baby Sybil and George were well babies. These new promotional photos of them posted on the official Downton Abbey Facebook page show how much they have grown...

Is Downton Abbey Filming at Hogwarts?

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, August 1, 2014 - 6:42am

Dowager Countess, welcome to Professor McGonagall’s old home. Some media outlets are reporting that “Downton Abbey” is filming its Christmas episode at Alnwick Castle, the Northumberland location that doubled as...

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