For fans of “Downton Abbey,” Sunday night’s series finale was a bittersweet ending of an era, but Jimmy Kimmel wasn’t content with the theme song. The “Jimmy Kimmel Live” host recruited velvet-voiced crooner John Legend to write a fitting...Show More Summary
"Downton Abbey" gave its fans — and PBS stations — the English version of a happy ratings ending. The British period drama about intrigue in a grand aristocratic family early in the 20th century delivered 9.6 million total viewers for Sunday's series finale, according to Nielsen. That makes it...
Dressed in Lord Grantham-approved white tie, the Oscar winner sang about the Dowager Countess's penchant for a good diss and how the characters really like to drink tea.
John Legend dropped by Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday to add lyrics to the Downton Abbey theme song. The PBS series recently ended after six seasons, so Legend honored it by adding hilarious lyrics to the instrumental theme. The show featured characters that were very rich, British, and white, which made them an easy target for Legend. Show More Summary
Spoiler alert: The following column contains plot points, egregious speculation and wild inference related to the widely watched final episode of “Downton Abbey.” It is not meant for those still intending to view the episode or the series. Nor should it be read while strolling the parapets at your...
An average of 9.6 million viewers tuned into the series finale of the period drama Sunday. read more
John Legend just gave the perfect curtain call for Downton Abbey. While the show, which ended its six-season run on Sunday, is well-known for its instrumental theme song, that all changed when the Grammy-winning singer stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday. Show More Summary
Nearly 10 million people said so-long to Downton Abbey Sunday night. It is the most watched finale ever for PBS’s most popular series ever. The swan-song’s 9.6 million viewers in Live + Same Day viewing outstrips the previous, Season 5 finale of 8.4 million viewers, by 14%. "So that's it. Show More Summary
Like a lot of folks, I got swept up into the Downton Abbey phenomenon in 2010, and like most of those people, I also lost interest in the series after the departures of Dan Stevens' Matthew Crawley and Jessica Brown...
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The dearly departed Downton Abbey managed to have terrible things befall Lady Edith at every possible turn, but not during the opening credits, which were merely a simple tour of the Crawley estate, accompanied by the winter of 2010–2011's second-most-important piano melody (after "Runaway," of course). Luckily, John Legend and his angelic voice... More »
"Everyone we know is very white / we don't have one black friend," sang Legend of the period series. read more
Downton's stately doors may have closed for good, but that isn't the end for lords and ladies (and their helpers) on TV. read more
This isn’t just a pretty period drama. It’s a show about terror. I remember the first time I stopped watching DowntonAbbey. It was several years ago, in the midst of the ups and downs of the third season. Lady Sybil (the youngest daughter...Show More Summary
“If the number of homages and parodies a TV show inspires are a reflection of its impact – and I would argue they are – you don’t have to look far to see how much the ongoing saga of Carson & Co. mattered. … Downton was so big, even LeBron watched it. But why? What […]
In honor of Downton Abbey's series finale, John Legend appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! to add lyrics to the show's haunting, instrumental theme song. Sitting behind his piano, the Grammy-, Golden Globe- and Oscar-winner took an operatic route when singing his cheeky new lyrics. "Everyone we know is very white," he...
Downton Abbey had its series finale Sunday night. Fans of the show were satisfied with the sendoff, but there was one dangling thread: the lovely theme song doesn't have lyrics. So Jimmy Kimmel brought in Underground executive producer John Legend to sing some very specific Downton Abbey lyrics. Show More Summary
Here's John Legend Singing Over The Downton Abbey Theme Song
John Legend must be the ultimate TV watching companion. Not only does he understand the importance of #NetflixandChill, but he's also a veritable human jukebox. To commemorate the end of PBS' "Downton Abbey," which aired its final episode...Show More Summary
This article originally appeared in Vulture. There’s no question that within the context of the new golden age of TV, Downton Abbey, which ended its six-season run Sunday night, was a bit of an anomaly. Its narrative did not center on a “difficult man” of the Tony Soprano, Don Draper, or Walter White variety. Show More Summary