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Meet me at this Downton Themed Luncheon

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 7:12am

You know I love dishing about Downton Abbey online. Now I will be chatting about it in person for a good cause and I hope you’ll join me. On March 23 at 11 a.m., I will be leading a lively discussion about Downton at...

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Dame Maggie Smith Says Dowager Should Die Sometime

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 7:30am

Dame Maggie Smith is making some dire predictions about the fate of her character, the scene stealing Dowager Countess, Lady Violet on Downton Abbey. “She’s got to drop down dead at some point because I must be about...

New Love: Welsh actor Tom Cullen has been tapped to play Lady Mary's potential new love interest.

Downton Abbey Introduces Mary’s New Man, Newcomers and Films Funeral

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, March 4, 2013 - 6:53am

Downton Abbey fans still mourning the death of Matthew Crawley can take comfort in this news: Tom Cullen, a dashing Welsh actor known over the pond for the indie film Weekend, has joined the cast as Mary’s potential...

Evil Maid O’Brien out of Downton Abbey

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, March 1, 2013 - 11:34am

Thomas and the rest of the downstairs crew won’t have O’Brien to kick around anymore. Siobhan Finneran who plays the evil maid Sarah O’Brien isn’t returning for season 4 of Downton. “O’Brien is a thoroughly despicable...

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

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 6:54am

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...

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Downton Abbey Petition Tries to Force Stevens Back

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 10:18am

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...

Matthew, Mary, and their son

Scots, Servants, Surprises

Cybele Lange - Monday, February 18, 2013 - 4:40pm

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...

Rest in peace my beautiful Matthew!

Three Reasons Why Matthew Crawley Had to Die

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, February 18, 2013 - 9:20am

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...

One of the highlights of season 3: Matthew and Mary's wedding. (Photo courtesy pbs.org)

Downton Abbey Season Finale Watch Party

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 8:29am

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...

Freedom

Cybele Lange - Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 5:53am

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...

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