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Downton Abbey Cast Warned About Tweeting on Set

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, April 7, 2014 - 8:21am

If you’re a member of the Downton Abbey cast, stay away from Twitter while the season is filming. That’s the message Julian Fellowes is sending in so many words after a new castmate tweeted out a photo of himself on set...

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Catching up with the Selfridges

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, March 28, 2014 - 6:57am

We can temper our “Downton Abbey” withdrawal by catching up with the Selfridges this Sunday. Season 2 of the MASTERPIECE drama "Mr. Selfridge" debuts Sunday, March 30 at 9 p.m. "Mr. Selfridge" takes place during the...

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Downton Abbey Season 4 an Even Bigger Hit

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 5:01am

Season four of “Downton Abbey” was a bigger hit than season 3. An average of 13.2 million viewers watched this season reinforcing Downton's status as PBS’ highest-rated drama in history. By contrast, season 3 amassed...

Downton Abbey was Theo James' second acting job.

Theo James Recalls Spooked Four Legged Co-Stars on Downton

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, March 21, 2014 - 6:39am

Ex Downton star Theo James is famous for playing Turkish, diplomat Kemal Pamuk, the guy who died in Lady Mary’s bed. (Can you believe the role was the philosophy major’s second acting job?) What James remembers most...

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Julian Fellowes Dispels Downton Cancellation Rumors

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 8:23am

Julian Fellowes is dispelling rumors that Dowton Abbey will fold after season 5 - kind of. Fellowes hinted at a possible cancellation after season 5 when he mentioned that the show “won’t go on forever” and that Downton...

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Fans Rate Downton Abbey Season 4 With Thumbs up

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 7:12am

It has been nearly a month since season four of "Downton Abbey" ended. While many television critics gave the latest installment of “Downton Abbey” a thumbs down (“The Daily Beast” pronounced it a “ridiculous season...

Will Thomas Barrow find love in season 5? Rob James-Collier thinks so.

VIDEO:Cast Predict Downton Season 5 Storylines

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 8:11am

In a new video the cast of "Downton Abbey" is predicting what will happen to characters in season 5. Rob James-Collier, who plays Thomas Barrow the villain fans love to hate, sees a romance in the underbutler’s future...

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See the Costumes of Downton Abbey in the U.S.

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 10:07am

If you can't high tail off to Highclere Castle this summer then dashing off to the Winterthur Museum in Delaware may be the next best alternative. Forty costumes from Downton Abbey are now on display there from Lady...

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Downton Abbey Season 4 Ends at the Beach: Watch Full Episode

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, February 24, 2014 - 10:06am

Note the episode is no longer available to watch online. Downton Abbey ended with a whisper instead of a bang this season. No shocking car crashes. The biggest surprises of this finale were that Carson had the courage...

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Live Chat with Downton’s Poor Lady Edith on February 24

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, February 21, 2014 - 9:05am

Laura Carmichael characterized Lady Edith as the Carrie Bradshaw of "Downton Abbey" this season. But I think she was more like Jan Brady from the "Brady Brunch". Just when everything seemed to go right in her life,...

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