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VIDEO Recap:The Cast Dissect Downton Abbey Season 5 Episode 3

"Downton Abbey" Season 5 episode 3 can be summed up in one word: secrets. Everyone seemed to have one. Some of them were found out: (spoiler alert if you haven’t watched yet!) like Lady Mary’s tryst with Lord...

January 21, 2015

Let’s Live Chat About Downton Abbey Season 5 Episode 3

Who do you watch “Downton Abbey “with? We hope you’re like the hilarious frat brothers of Delta Alpha who gather up the gang and huddle around a TV to watch it together with their cups of tea in toe. (...

January 16, 2015

Meeting Mrs. Patmore: Lesley Nicol On Friendship And On Screen Cooking

At first glance, Lesley Nicol seems to be nothing like her head cook counterpart. The apron and hat are gone and replaced with contemporary hair, make-up and clothing. Instead of shouting orders to Daisy and Ivy, she’s...

January 15, 2015

Season 5 Episode 2 Downton Abbey Recap: Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll

The phrase ‘Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll’ might not have made it into colloquial use until the 1970's, but it definitely was the theme of “Downton Abbey’s” second episode...

January 12, 2015

Laura Carmichael Joins Cast For Downton Abbey Weekend At Sea Island

You may remember an article posted here previously about a second “Downton Abbey” weekend at Sea Island, Georgia. Jessica Fellowes, niece of Julian Fellowes, will be returning and will be bringing Raquel...

January 12, 2015

Live Chat: Watch Downton Abbey Season 5 Episode 2 With Us

Were you one of the 10 million plus viewers who watched the premiere of “Downton Abbey” season 5 last Sunday? That’s how many people PBS reports tuned in.Several of you watched it with us through this...

January 9, 2015

Alastair Bruce, Downton Abbey's "Mr. Manners", Answers Your Questions Part 2

In the second part of my interview with "Downton Abbey" historical advisor Alastair Bruce, he answers a fan question from @JeannieBinVA about why the staff lines up outside the estate to greet visitors. He...

January 8, 2015

VIDEO: Here’s A Cast Recap Of Downton Abbey Season 5 Episode 1

By now you’ve watched the premiere episode of “Downton Abbey” season 5. (If you haven’t, stop reading this post immediately and get yourself to your DVR or click on this episode link to watch the...

January 6, 2015

Live Chat The Downton Abbey Season 5 Premiere

As fellow blogger Rachel Buchman put it, “Downton Abbey” is best when shared. Share your viewing Sunday with us by joining our live chat of the “Downton Abbey” season five premiere right here....

January 2, 2015

Planning Your Own Downton Abbey Premiere Party

With the premiere of Season 5 this Sunday (can you believe it!?), it’s the perfect time to celebrate friends, fun and a love of our favorite drama. "Downton Abbey" is best when shared with friends, so...

January 1, 2015

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