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Is Downton Abbey Filming at Hogwarts?

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, August 1, 2014 - 6:42am

Dowager Countess, welcome to Professor McGonagall’s old home. Some media outlets are reporting that “Downton Abbey” is filming its Christmas episode at Alnwick Castle, the Northumberland location that doubled as...

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Screen or Stage, Sushi or Tacos?: Downton Abbey Cast Spill

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, July 25, 2014 - 10:48am

As I mentioned in the post Downton Abbey Cast Don’t Tell All at the TCA Tour, the actors who portray Branson, Lady Edith, Anna Bates and Lady Mary didn’t reveal any spoilers about season five of Downton Abbey. But in...

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Downton Abbey Cast Don’t Tell All at the TCA Tour

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 10:58am

”Downton Abbey” fans hoping to get spoilers from cast members attending the Television Critics Association summer tour should keep skimming the online British papers instead. Four cast members and one executive...

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John Oliver on Why He Doesn’t Watch Downton Abbey

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, July 18, 2014 - 9:18am

What does our funny Englishman in New York, John Oliver think of “Downton Abbey”? He doesn’t, actually. The "Last Week Tonight" host tells "PBS Newshour" chief arts and culture correspondent Jeffrey Brown that he doesn’...

Downton Abbey Season 5 to Premiere January 4, 2015

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 12:31pm

American Downton fans synchronize your schedules. “Downton Abbey” season 5 premieres January 4, 2015, it has been announced. (Our lucky British counterparts will get to see the new season starting September 14, 2014...

Downton Abbey Scores Emmy Nominations

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 9:50am

Downton Abbey has scored several Emmy nominations. The PBS drama was recognized in several key categories and has been pitted against some stiff competition. Downton goes head to head against HBO juggernaut Game of...

Sherlock Returns for Special and Three Episodes

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, July 7, 2014 - 7:41am

"Downton Abbey's" partners in crime are coming back! Producers of the popular Masterpiece series "Sherlock" announced that the show is returning in the form of a special and three episodes. While the broadcast dates...

In the new trailer for Downton Abbey, Mr. Carson hints that changes are afoot in season 5. Images pbs.org.

New Downton Abbey Season 5 Trailer Reveals “Changes”

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 7:13am

The new trailer for “Downton Abbey” season five reveals changes are coming. What those “changes” exactly are remains a question mark. “I feel a shaking of the ground I stand on,” Mr. Carson’s distant voice says over...

No Major Characters Die on Downton Abbey Season 5

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, June 23, 2014 - 10:32am

"Downton Abbey" fans breathe easy. Lesley Nicol, who plays fussy cook Mrs. Patmore, has revealed that no major characters die on season five of Downton. Nicol told the Daily Star Sunday, “There aren’t any plans for...

Visit Downton Abbey in the U.S.

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 11:14am

If you can’t afford to head to Highclere castle, the real location where "Downton Abbey" is filmed, like George Clooney recently did - take heart. You can experience the beauty and grandeur of the series on American...

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