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Win A Copy Of Jessica Fellowes' New Murder Mystery Novel!

As we enjoy our Downton Abbey marathon all week on GPB, we can’t help but wonder what our favorite cast and crew involved with the series are working on next.

by Rachel Buchman | December 28, 2017

Remembering My Last Conversation With Downton Abbey Author Jessica Fellowes

Downton Abbey book author Jessica Fellowes and I have something in common. The show transformed our lives.

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | October 31, 2017

Downton Abbey Exhibition To Debut In The U.S.

Get ready to hang out in the Crawley family dining room and Mrs. Patmore's kitchen!

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | October 16, 2017

Downton Abbey Movie Is A Go

It's official! A "Downton Abbey" movie is set to be made.

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | June 21, 2017

From Ladies Maid To Dark Angel: Joanne Froggatt Transforms

Joanne Froggatt wears familiar servants clothes in the new Masterpiece drama "Dark Angel." But she's no cherub!

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | May 17, 2017

How Downton Abbey Changed My Life

When Downton Abbey finished its run in March of 2016, a chapter of my life ended too. Before I became the Chief Blogger of the Desperate for Downton blog and hosted live online chats during broadcasts of the show, I was...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | December 28, 2016

Where You Can Watch Your Favorite Downton Abbey Stars On GPB

Miss your favorite Downton Abbey stars terribly? So do we! While you’ll have to wait for the rumored Downton movie to film and then hit screens before you can see them reunited, you can watch many of them...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | May 16, 2016

Watch The Series Finale Of Downton Abbey Again Sunday At 9PM

On Sunday nights at 9 p.m., we usually watch Downton Abbey. We decided not to let that habit go just because we aired the series finale last week.We’re throwing our own tribute to Downton Abbey Sunday, March 13...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | March 12, 2016

How A Downton Abbey Live Chat Turned Strangers Into Friends

It’s almost like going on a first date. You know what you have in common with your mystery guest, but you’re both nervous and excited about the prospect of hitting it off in person.I might not be searching...

by Rachel Buchman | March 3, 2016

Live Chat The Series Finale Of Downton Abbey Season 6 With Us

On Sunday, March 6th at 8:45 p.m., you can live chat the series finale of Downton Abbey with us. Because it’s also our final live chat for the show, it’s starting 15 minutes earlier. This time, one of our chat room...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | March 3, 2016

What Happened At The Downton Abbey Weekend Sea Island Costume Ball

It’s not uncommon while watching Downton Abbey to think to yourself “I’d like to live there.” But beyond the trials and tribulations the Crawley family endures, it’s perhaps the process of becoming glamorous and...

by Rachel Buchman | February 29, 2016

Downton Abbey Weekend At Sea Island Turns Into Fan, Cast/Crew Wrap Party

You and I have something in common with Downton Abbey historian Alastair Bruce: we didn’t get to attend the show’s wrap party last summer.Bruce confessed at the Sea Island’s Downton Abbey weekend...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | February 26, 2016