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

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

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...

August 12, 2014

Is Downton Abbey Filming at Hogwarts?

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...

August 1, 2014
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Screen or Stage, Sushi or Tacos?: Downton Abbey Cast Spill

As I mentioned in the post Downton Abbey Cast Don’t Tell All at the TCA Tour, the actors who portray Branson, Lady Edith, Anna Bates and Lady Mary didn’t reveal any spoilers about season five of Downton Abbey. But in...

July 25, 2014
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Downton Abbey Cast Don’t Tell All at the TCA Tour

”Downton Abbey” fans hoping to get spoilers from cast members attending the Television Critics Association summer tour should keep skimming the online British papers instead. Four cast members and one executive...

July 23, 2014
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John Oliver on Why He Doesn’t Watch Downton Abbey

What does our funny Englishman in New York, John Oliver think of “Downton Abbey”? He doesn’t, actually. The "Last Week Tonight" host tells "PBS Newshour" chief arts and culture correspondent Jeffrey Brown that he doesn’...

July 18, 2014

Downton Abbey Season 5 to Premiere January 4, 2015

American Downton fans synchronize your schedules. “Downton Abbey” season 5 premieres January 4, 2015, it has been announced. (Our lucky British counterparts will get to see the new season starting September 14, 2014...

July 16, 2014

Downton Abbey Scores Emmy Nominations

Downton Abbey has scored several Emmy nominations. The PBS drama was recognized in several key categories and has been pitted against some stiff competition. Downton goes head to head against HBO juggernaut Game of...

July 10, 2014

Sherlock Returns for Special and Three Episodes

"Downton Abbey's" partners in crime are coming back! Producers of the popular Masterpiece series "Sherlock" announced that the show is returning in the form of a special and three episodes. While the broadcast dates...

July 7, 2014
In the new trailer for Downton Abbey, Mr. Carson hints that changes are afoot in season 5. Images pbs.org.

New Downton Abbey Season 5 Trailer Reveals “Changes”

The new trailer for “Downton Abbey” season five reveals changes are coming. What those “changes” exactly are remains a question mark. “I feel a shaking of the ground I stand on,” Mr. Carson’s distant voice says over...

June 26, 2014

No Major Characters Die on Downton Abbey Season 5

"Downton Abbey" fans breathe easy. Lesley Nicol, who plays fussy cook Mrs. Patmore, has revealed that no major characters die on season five of Downton. Nicol told the Daily Star Sunday, “There aren’t any plans for...

June 23, 2014

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