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Ex-valet Mr. Moseley seen during better times. (Courtesy PBS)

Downton Abbey Video Clip: Hard Times for Mr. Molesley

Lady Mary and the Crawleys aren’t the only ones devastated by cousin Matthew’s death. Our hapless yet lovable servant Mr. Molesley has fallen on hard times due to Mr. Crawley’s demise. Molesley was Matthew’s valet. Now...

September 25, 2013
Tom Cullen is one of the new guys of Downton Abbey. He plays Lady Mary's suitor Lord Gillingham. (Image courtesy PBS.)

The New Guys of Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey is getting a testosterone boost this upcoming season. Several new male characters have been added to the cast as I’ve mentioned before. In the U.K., the actors are stars. On this side of the fence, not so...

September 23, 2013
Dame Maggie Smith is nominated once more for an Outstanding Supporting Actress Emmy.

Root for Downton Abbey at the Emmys

And the Emmy goes to Downton Abbey - we hope! Downton is nominated for 12 awards including Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series for Julian Fellowes and Outstanding Drama series. Michelle Dockery is nominated for...

September 20, 2013
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Downton Abbey Cast/Creators Preview Season 4 in 90 Seconds

In 90 seconds, the cast and producers of Downton Abbey reveal what will happen in season 4. Well just a little bit. In a new quick clip released to PBS, Michelle Dockery, Julian Fellowes, Joanne Froggart, Laura...

September 10, 2013
Stevens will voice TIM the computer on the CW's sci-fi show.

Downton Abbey Alum Dan Stevens Lands Spot on the CW’s “Tomorrow People”

If you’re still bummed that you won’t be able to see Dan Stevens on the next season of Downton Abbey, here’s some small consolation. You’ll be able to hear him on the CW show The Tomorrow People. Stevens will voice TIM...

September 9, 2013
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Downton Abbey Season 4 Trailer: A Lot of Mourning and Kissing Going On

The trailer for Downton Abbey season 4 is out and by the looks of things there is much mourning and kissing to be had this go round. Off the top we witness a tender, kinder Dowager countess counseling a despairing...

September 3, 2013
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Spend Christmas at Highclere Castle With Us

Sorry the trip is now sold out! Hope to do this next year though. We'll let you know. How do you plan to spend your Christmas vacation? Might I suggest that you spend it sipping champagne and noshing on hors d’oeuvres...

August 28, 2013

Five Things to Know About Downton's Michelle Dockery

Michelle Dockery is a fan of Mad Men and My So Called Life, plays the guitar and grew up in a working class neighborhood worlds away from Downton’s posh setting. Spend a half hour with her and it would probably become...

August 21, 2013
Daisy's electric mixer causes friction downstairs. (Photo via WGBH.)

Downton Abbey Season 4:Mary’s New Loves, Branson and the Pesky Electric Mixer

It’s official. Lady Mary will be getting not one but two main love interests! How do I know this? She said so herself. That is Michelle Dockery said so. In a flurry of interviews for the Television Critics Association...

August 15, 2013
Life may be looking up for Lady Edith in season 4 with more upbeat plotlines (Courtesy

Downton Abbey Season 4: It's Lady Edith Time!

Things may be looking up for Lady Edith in Downton Abbey season 4. The frumpy middle sister had a tough time last season. She was dumped at the altar by Sir Anthony Strallan. The handsome newspaper editor Michael...

August 8, 2013