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Downton Abbey

At the start of Downton Abbey: A New Era we are given a quick recap of what's what and who's who by actor Kevin Doyle (who plays the bumbling Moseley), reminding us what the heck has gone on most rece…
It is now 1925, and things continue to change at Downton Abbey. Manors and estates down the road are shuttering their windows and auctioning the family heirlooms, lords and ladies are cutting their ho…
I know I wasn't the only one that just about threw in the towel on Season Four of Downton Abbey. As if the carnage of losing two popular characters in Season Three wasn't enough, the show threw unspea…
This hour-long Masterpiece special is obviously just a space-filler to quench the thirst of viewers who are salivating over all-things Downton Abbey. It has the depth and feel of a DVD extra, with beh…
For those of you who have been waiting (and have been wringing your hands avoiding spoilers on the internets), Downton Abbey finally returns tonight to PBS (9/8 CT) for the launch of Season Five. Amon…
American audiences have been oh-so patient. American audiences have been sitting on their hands to avoid the temptation of searching for spoilers on the internet (why oh why do we have to wait months …
Fans of Downton Abbey, Upstairs Downstairs, and Remains of the Day will completely soak up Secrets of the Manor House, a fascinating peek at the UK's aristocracy and their lives of filthy-rich leisure…
It has been great fun to watch friends and family become obsessed with Downton Abbey. When was the last time we all enjoyed such a guilty pleasure TV show masquerading as highbrow entertainment? PBS h…
If you are someone you know is frothing at the mouth waiting for the U.S. premiere of the soapy PBS hit Downton Abbey, temporarily distract yourself with these fun gift ideas (heck, I've been known to…
The series opens deliciously, with the ironing of the daily newspaper, and the delivering of a telegram. It is 1912, and the breaking news is that a certain unsinkable ship has sunk in the Atlantic. T…