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Maggie Moments, Part II

Cybele Lange - Saturday, February 25, 2012 - 1:14pm

Our Maggie Moments video from the end of the first season was such a hit, we made a Maggie Moments video for season two. Our viewers deserve it!

Last Weekly Winner

Cybele Lange - Saturday, February 25, 2012 - 1:04pm

Congratulations to this week’s GPB Downton Abbey Contest winner Annette Tako!   Check out the contest page here to see how you can win a English Crown Tea Set or accommodations at North Georgia’s Woodbridge Inn....

The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

Cybele Lange - Monday, February 20, 2012 - 12:40pm

It’s Christmas at Downton Abbey. Seeing a huge Christmas tree there is a nice way to finish the series. There is a nice scene of the family giving Christmas gifts to all of the servants. I loved seeing Dowager...

Last Week's Contest Winner

Cybele Lange - Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 1:48pm

Congratulations to this week’s GPB Downton Abbey Contest winner Marilyn Berberich!   Check out the contest page here to see how you can win a English Crown Tea Set or accommodations at North Georgia’s  Woodbridge Inn....

Four Illnesses and a Funeral

Cybele Lange - Monday, February 13, 2012 - 9:47am

In a scene worthy of soap operas around the world, Matthew miraculously stands when Lavinia trips in front of him. I guess those tingles he was feeling in his legs really meant something! While it was heartwarming to...

Win A Trip To Highclere Castle

Cybele Lange - Friday, February 10, 2012 - 7:35am

Have you been dreaming of going to the U.K. to visit Highclere Castle (also known as Downton Abbey)? I know I have! PBS is giving away that trip, with an added bonus of having tea with Lord and Lady Carnarvon, the...

Upcoming Chats With The Cast

Cybele Lange - Monday, February 6, 2012 - 7:22am

There will be a live chat today with Laura Carmichael, who plays Lady Edith Crawley. Chat with Laura Carmichael

Battles Continue While the War Ends

Cybele Lange - Monday, February 6, 2012 - 6:37am

The opening shot of Mary and Matthew told us everything we needed to know at this point in the story. Mary is caring for the wheelchair-bound Matthew in the shadow of Downton Abbey, showing that she loves him more than...

This Week's Contest Winner

Cybele Lange - Saturday, February 4, 2012 - 7:47am

Congratulations to this week’s GPB Downton Abbey Contest winner Julia Gasaway!   Check out the contest page at http://www.gpb.org/blogs/desperate-for-downton/contest to see how you can win a English Crown Tea Set or...

The US Cult of Downton Abbey

Cybele Lange - Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 7:42am

An article from BBC News on why Americans love Downton Abbey. The US Cult of Downton Abbey

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