Downton Abbey

2014 Emmy Nominations: The Good, The Bad, and the Whole Ugly Affair

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 10, 2014 @ 1:34 PM
Showtime / HBO / BBC America
The 2014 Emmy Nominations are in, and expectedly outraging everyone across the internet. It takes a 'True Detective' to figure out this 'American Horror Story,' but did the right nominations go to the right people? Will Tatiana Maslany ever get her due? Can dogs really write blogs? We weigh in on the upsets, upchucks and underdogs of today's TV snubs.

2013 Emmy Nominations: Netflix and 'House of Cards' Have Officially Entered the Fray

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by Jacob Hall July 18, 2013 @ 8:44 AM
Netflix
The 2013 Emmy nominations have arrived and at first glance, it's more of the same. Of course 'Breaking Bad,' 'Mad Men,' 'Homeland' and 'Downton Abbey' seem to be dominating the drama category! Of course '30 Rock,' 'Louie' and 'Veep' are contenders in the comedy category! However, the big surprise with this year's nominations is that one of the most nominated shows wasn't even on TV at all.

'Family Guy' Taps 'Downton Abbey's' Michelle Dockery for High-Class Guest Role

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 29, 2013 @ 7:00 PM
FOX / Masterpiece
As with ever new season of 'Downton Abbey' it could prove a while yet before season 4 makes its way stateside to give fans the posh British drama they so desperately crave. Thankfully, one of America's less refined series is content to speed things up, as 'Family Guy' brings 'Downton Abbey' star Michelle Dockery in for a guest role! Find out what familiar role the famous 'Downton' star will play on 'Family Guy' inside!

'Downton Abbey' Season 4 Releases First Photo, New Guest Stars

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 4, 2013 @ 12:22 PM
Viewers of 'Downton Abbey' season 3 know that the year came with a costly price, killing off two major characters and driving yet a third to quit the show in between seasons. We've heard a bit how the soon-to-film 'Downton Abbey' season 4 will introduce a number of changes and new characters into the Masterpiece series, but are you ready to meet the new cast? Find out who's arriving at 'Downton Abbey,' and check out the first official photo from the series inside!

'Downton Abbey' Season 4: Who Else Is Leaving the Cast?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 1, 2013 @ 2:30 PM
Masterpiece
Despite the fact that UK audiences knew a good two months before we did, 'Downton Abbey' fans were shocked by the most recent, which saw two major departures from the cast, and not in the "maybe they'll return for a cliffhanger!" sort of way. Now, as the award-winning Masterpiece drama prepares to go before cameras for a fourth season, we've learned that one more major cast member has exited the series, and won't film a proper goodbye onscreen. Find out who's leaving 'Downton Abbey' inside!

'Downton Abbey' Season 4 to Explore Race Relations

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 27, 2013 @ 2:00 PM
Masterpiece
Many 'Downton Abbey' fans remain up in arms over the recently concluded third season, which saw not one but two major characters heading up to the big Abbey in the sky, but the upcoming fourth season may feature the most upheaval yet. As the series prepares to go before cameras a fourth time, picking up some months after the events of the recent season finale, we've learned that the notoriously stuffy period piece will introduce a black character, as well as a new love interest for one of its widowed leading ladies. Get the latest on 'Downton Abbey' season 4 inside!

'Downton Abbey' Season 4 Casts New Series Regular

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 20, 2013 @ 2:22 PM
Masterpiece
Granted the whole of England had been aware of the shocking spoilers from 'Downton Abbey's' season 3 finale since Christmas 2012, American audiences are still reeling from the twists that took away two major characters from the series. As 'Downton Abbey' season 4 prepares to go before cameras, the Masterpiece production naturally has begun to beef up its regular cast a bit, so who's the first new regular of the season? Hint: you've already met her!

'Downton Abbey' Season 4: Maggie Smith to Return

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 15, 2013 @ 9:32 AM
Masterpiece
As difficult as it can be to talk 'Downton Abbey' considering the extensive delay between seasons aired in the UK and in America (UK having seen the series 3 Christmas special, while we've only just started series 3), any TV fan knows that not every character is long for this world. In particular, Dame Maggie Smith has always been seen as a potential casualty from season to season, but it seems the Dowager Countess will indeed be back for season 4! Find out the latest 'Downton Abbey' scoop inside!

Maggie Smith Wins Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TV at the 2013 Golden Globes

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 13, 2013 @ 7:24 PM
Masterpiece
Somebody drop a monocle and prepare to get indignant, because 'Downton Abbey' has started off the 2013 Golden Globes for TV with some serious class. Dame Maggie Smith, known for her role as Dowager Countess of Grantham Violet Crawley of the acclaimed period drama 'Downton Abbey,' has claimed the first of TV's 2013 Golden Globes for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TV. Find out the full results inside!