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Fans Endorse The Pig Guy as Lady Mary’s Valentine

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, February 14, 2014 - 4:00am

Cousin Matthew who? Fans have fallen in love with Downton Abbey heartthrob Sir Charles Blake, played by classically trained actor/singer Julian Ovenden. After seeing him get down and dirty in the mud to save pigs,...

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Recap, Watch Video: Edith’s Choice and Evil Returns

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, February 10, 2014 - 9:30am

Episode six contained such a huge plot twist that those of us in the chat room emitted collective gasps of “Oh No!” “Oh Snap!” and “UGH!”. Spoiler Alert: If you haven’t watched the episode, scroll past this mini...

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Live Chat with Downton's Dashing Julian Ovenden at 1 p.m.

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, February 10, 2014 - 2:00am

Who is Julian Ovenden and how did he land the plum role of Sir Charles Blake, one of Lady Mary’s dashing suitors? You can ask him these questions and more yourself on Monday, February 10, at 1 p.m. during a live chat...

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Watch Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 6 While Chatting with Us

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, February 7, 2014 - 4:40am

Attention Downton fans. Episode 6 of Downton Abbey season four contains a scene that everyone will be talking about! WGBH, the PBS station that sponsors and promotes the show in the states, has tipped me about it in...

What Should Downton’s Poor Lady Edith do?

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 8:31am

Poor Edith. Season four of Downton Abbey was supposed to be her time. Not so. The neglected middle sister found out that she is pregnant and the father of her baby, her married boyfriend Michael Gregson, is missing....

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Downton Star Gary Carr on Being Jack Ross and Maggie Smith’s Grip

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 11:03am

In a close to one hour live chat yesterday, Downton Abbey hunk Gary Carr answered questions, including mine. Carr was gracious and funny. He talked about adopting an American accent to play Jack Ross, Downton's first...

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Downton Abbey: Watch Episode Five Online Here, Read the Recap

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, February 3, 2014 - 7:55am

Spoiler alert: If you haven’t watched episode 5 of Downton Abbey scroll down to watch the episode below first then scroll back up to read my three paragraph recap. Mini-Recap Anna and Bates continued to mend their...

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Watch Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 5 While Chatting with Us

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, January 31, 2014 - 5:00am

I am so glad Anna and Bates have patched things up. If it wasn’t for Mrs. Hughes interfering, I don’t know what would have become of that couple. Speaking of couples, now that Lady Mary’s chance to get together with...

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Live Chat with Downton Hunk Gary Carr on February 3

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 5:32am

Downton fans set your alarm clocks and phones to send an alert on Monday, February 3 at 12 p.m. That’s when you’ll be able to live chat with Downton Abbey hunk Gary Carr. He plays jazz singer Jack Ross and Lady Rose’s...

GPB member Rachel Buchman and Allen Leech attend the Downton themed weekend. (Image courtesy Rachel Buchman.)

My Downton Abbey Weekend with Allen Leech and Jessica Fellowes Part 2

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 5:00am

Can you believe that Allen Leech was only supposed to be on two episodes of Downton Abbey? I can’t believe it either! But these are some of the insider tidbits that GPB member and faithful Downton Abbey live chat...

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