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Dream Casting: Could British actor Idris Elba join the cast of Downton Abbey? I can only dream!

Hunky Black Male Actor Wanted to Join Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey is about to get more inclusive. Producers have reportedly put out a casting call for the the show’s first black character, Jack Ross. And he must be extremely easy on the eyes! Ross is described as being...

February 27, 2013
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Downton Abbey Petition Tries to Force Stevens Back

American fans are not taking Dan Stevens’ departure from Downton Abbey lying down. One has petitioned the White House to force Dan Stevens to rejoin the cast or else make him face deportation. A. H. of Rogers, Arkansas...

February 19, 2013
Matthew, Mary, and their son

Scots, Servants, Surprises

The show opens a year after the last episode. The family is traveling to Scotland to visit with Rose’s family at Duneagle castle and do some hunting, fishing, and dancing. Mary is (finally) pregnant, about eight...

February 18, 2013
Rest in peace my beautiful Matthew!

Three Reasons Why Matthew Crawley Had to Die

The proverbial cat is out of the bag. Last night we, that is American audiences who watched the season finale of Downton Abbey, found out what British viewers and the Internet already knew: that Matthew Crawley got...

February 18, 2013
One of the highlights of season 3: Matthew and Mary's wedding. (Photo courtesy

Downton Abbey Season Finale Watch Party

I can’t believe Downton Abbey Season 3 is coming to an end this weekend! It’s just too soon! You can watch the final episode with us online with our watch party crew on February 17 at 9 p.m. right here. Just scroll...

February 14, 2013


Bates is FREE! After a season in prison, which was about half a season too long, Bates is finally released and his lovely wife Anna is there to take him home. He is welcomed with great warmth from the servants at...

February 12, 2013

A Freed Bates and Cricket Anyone? Downton Abbey Watch Party Episode 6

I’m hoping the worst is over and this Sunday’s episode of Downton is about a nice game of cricket and celebrating Bates’ freedom like the trailer below indicates. Alright I am being a bit facetious. I do enjoy the...

February 7, 2013


Thank goodness we were spared seeing Sybil’s funeral. Even seeing the family immediately after the funeral was difficult; surely if I’d had to witness the ceremony and burial I would have cried myself into a sinus...

February 5, 2013

Live Chat with Anna Today at 2 p.m.

Finally Anna and many Downton fans got their wish. Mr. Bates is being freed! Thanks to Anna's constant sleuthing and "never give up until my man is out of jail attitude" her work paid off. Today at 2 p.m. we can give...

February 4, 2013
Rumor has it Jessica Brown Findlay may play the next love interest in the Captain America sequel.

Ready for Some Downton? Watch Episode 5 With Us

About last Sunday’s episode @televisionary from Twitter said it best: “Why is this episode not a crossover with Call the Midwife?!?” Just like me, you probably felt the same way. Perhaps the Sisters and the midwives of...

January 31, 2013