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‘Downton Abbey’ Confirmed to End With Season 6, Mind Your Monocles

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 26, 2015 @ 10:57 AM
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Set down that saucer of tea and wipe away the crumpets, shocking news lies in store. After six decadent seasons spent at the luxurious Downton Abbey, producers have officially confirmed that the Crawley family will say goodbye. The final episode will air later on this year, but when, your servants inquire?

Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Play Detective on 'Sesame Street'

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 4, 2014 @ 10:47 AM
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http://youtu.be/-7jS7X-2ggA
We've seen 'Sesame Street' take on the likes of such TV-MA fare as 'Sons of Anarchy,' 'Boardwalk Empire' and 'Homeland,' but can it master deductions when it comes to 'Sherlock'? Okay, it isn't exactly the great detective, but Benedict Cumberbatch himself making deductions with 'Sesame Street' muppets is the next best thing!

'Sesame Street' Tackles 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' in Newest Parody

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 18, 2013 @ 1:55 PM
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http://youtu.be/eT7nD02Im5E
Just when you thought Subway sandwiches had proven the most bizarre and atonal tie-in for 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,' in comes 'Sesame Street!' Watch Cookie Monster (excuse us, Cookieness Evereat) try to eat his way through 'The Hungry Games: Catching Fur' in a bullseye parody of the blockbuster franchise!

'Sesame Street' Tackles 'Homeland' in Surprisingly Adult Parody "Homelamb"

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 28, 2013 @ 12:47 PM
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http://youtu.be/v1zL106SGZ8
We've seen 'Sesame Street' take on everything from 'Sons of Anarchy' to 'Boardwalk Empire,' but the long-running PBS series' "Homeland" parody might be the most spot-on yet. Bringing Carrie, Brody, Saul and the rest to life as "Homelamb," you might be surprised by the adult humor 'Sesame Street' manages to cram into its latest parody.

'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
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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
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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
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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!