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The Levinsons preside over a Downton garden party.

Downton Abbey Season 4 Preview: Levinson Family Reunion?

More pictures from Downton Abbey Season 4 have surfaced, giving us more clues about what will happen in the series. These new photos show a Levinson family reunion of sorts with matriarch Martha presiding over a garden...

July 31, 2013
Did did she make the most of loving him?

Sing the Downton Abbey Theme Song. Here are the Lyrics

Did you know that the Downton Abbey theme song has lyrics? No I didn’t either! The name of the song is officially “Did I Make the Most of Loving You.” Don Black, the legendary lyricist behind the Oscar winning tune “...

July 29, 2013
Downton Abbey Engagement Calendar (Photo from Downton Abbey Addicts)

New Photos from the Downton Abbey Calendar Give Clues About Season 4

Check out these photos from the upcoming Downton Abbey Engagement calendar. Look closely and they may give away clues as to what is coming up in season 4: Edith going ahead with an affair with her editor and being happy...

July 26, 2013
Kate Middleton and Prince William emerge with their new infant son. Might they name him George- like George Crawley? (Photo BBC)

Could the Royal Baby Name be Inspired by Downton Abbey?

Update: Prince William and Kate Middleton named their baby George Alexander Louis! The official report is that they took George because that is the name of Queen Elizabeth II's father. Alexander is the male version of...

July 24, 2013
Widower Tom Branson may be finding love in the arms of his new live in governess. (Photo courtesy Masterpiece Theatre)

Branson and Rose Finding Love at Downton Abbey

Love is in the air at Downton Abbey for Branson and Rose. Don’t worry! They aren’t getting together. But there are reports that they will find love interests in season four. Hypable.com reports that British actress...

July 18, 2013
You Can Get This Look: Imitate Lady Mary's pouty red lips with a new line of lipsticks from Marks & Spencer.

Look, Smell and Drink Like Downton Abbey

You too can look, smell and drink like the seductive ice queen Lady Mary. Or at least a British retailer and a wine maker want to help you to do so. Britain’s Marks...

July 11, 2013

Downton Producers Talk Killing Matthew and Possibly Resurrecting Him

The discussions about cousin Matthew’s death don’t seem to die. (Dan Stevens sort of apologized for his characters untimely death on Christmas day.) When the Downton Abbey creator/writer Julian Fellowes, producer...

June 28, 2013
Paul Giamatti joins Downton Abbey as the resident playboy.

Paul Giamatti Joining Downon Abbey Cast as Playboy Brother

Say hello to Lady Cora’s brother! Actor Paul Giamatti is joining the Downton Abbey cast as Harold, described as Lady Cora’s maverick, playboy brother. He’ll star along the other sassy member of the Levinson clan,...

June 24, 2013

What Kim Kardashian and Lady Sybil Might Have in Common

I never thought I’d write about Kim Kardashian in a Desperate for Downton blog post. But the suspected condition that may have caused her to go into labor early is causing some bloggers to compare the reality star to...

June 24, 2013
Poor Cousin Matthew! Little did he know that his happiness would be cut short in a car accident. (Courtesy Radio Times.)

Dan Stevens Officially Apologizes for Leaving Downton Sort of

Recently publications and social media have been a twitter because they finally heard it from the horse’s mouth: an official apology from Dan Stevens for the death of Downton Abbey's Matthew Crawley. “I’m sorry about...

June 19, 2013

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