One of the main reasons why I'm watching Downton Abbey is the cook.Everybody loves Miss Patmore.
Since Downton Abbey began set in the year 1912, it has covered a number of historical events through World War I dealing with family deaths, scandals and even financial ruin. But, as the show nears its end, creator Julian Fellowes shares one historical territory the show will not explore, specifically, the rumblings of Nazis and the start of WWII. Click To Continue Reading
A guide to what we’re barely putting up with this week. Another Period on Comedy Central. It’s a comedy miracle: A funny Downton Abbey parody! “Chippendales with hearts of gold go on a road trip movie,” Magic Mike XXL. Working tagline: “Giving Joe Manganiello something to do.” True Detective: season two. Show More Summary
Comedy Central’s Downton Abbey spoof Another Period is a mix of witty and crude humor — with some incredibly funny gags falling into both categories. Each, week we’ll be pinpointing those best moments with help from Tumblr’s best GIF mavens.… Read More
The end of Downton Abbey, in which all the characters will wake up in some sort of afterlife reality and slowly meet up at a different abbey before going off into heaven (it’s a Lost joke), is fast approaching, and series creator Julian Fellowes is getting ready to move on to his next project—NBC’s American Downton Abbey, The Gilded Age. Show More Summary
Julian Fellowes is in the midst of wrapping up what he calls the seven year "adventure" of "Downton Abbey." While the international hit hopes to score its fifth consecutive Emmy nomination next month, Fellowes is concentrating on finishing up the sixth and final season, which will debut in the...
Hugh Bonneville is dapper in a suit while attending the 2015 Downton Abbey Gala Dinner held at the Landmark Hotel on Wednesday (June 24) in London, England. The 51-year-old actor was joined by his Downton Abbey co-stars Sophie McShera, Joanne Froggatt, Jim Carter, Michael Fox, Phyllis Logan, Raquel Cassidy, Rob James-Collier, Penelope Wilton, and writer/producer [...]
Comedy Central has tapped directly into my soul with their new half hour show, Another Period. This show satirizes reality shows like Keeping Up With The Kardashians and period dramas (especially Downton Abbey) by placing a turn of the century rich family in Newport (The Bellacourts) under a reality show microscope. Show More Summary
Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly will be a co-executive producer on a new project being developed by Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti along with 20th Century Fox Television and Fox 21 Television Studios, reports Michael O’Connell at The Hollywood Reporter’s...
This could be fun: Busy guy-slash-cat person Kevin Spacey and his production company, Trigger Street, are developing a TV series that sounds like a more serious 1600 Penn meets a more political-oriented (and likely more contemporary) Downton Abbey. The show, which has Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly attached as a... More »
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Downton Abbey currently is filming its last season, which will make it six in total for the lauded British period drama that has captivated audiences around the world. Produced by NBC-owned Carnival Films with PBS’ Masterpiece, the winner...Show More Summary
Inspired by Downton Abbey and an autumnal color palette, Stephanie and Ricardo’s wedding found the vintage modern sweet spot they envisioned. The couple were married at Brix Restaurant and Wine Bar where Best Day Ever Creative transformed the venue into an industrial setting into a glamorous display of deep reds, lush greenery, and antique gold. Show More Summary
Per a new two-year deal between Fox 21, 20th TV and Spacey and Dana Brunetti's Trigger Street, the first project resembles a beltway 'Downton Abbey.' read more
The least forgivable thing about Downton Abbey, even in its delicious early seasons, has been its romanticization of servants’ lives in a “great house” like Downton.… Read More
I was engrossed in Downton Abbey. Did I have to stop to welcome the beggar at my door?
The end of ITV's hit period TV drama series "Downton Abbey" is now just around the corner and the show's executive producer recently shared his predictions as to what the members of the cast and crew will feel when they shoot the last scenes.
“There might be some Elgar, there might be some jazz of the periods. Some of the actors will likely recite. We’ll have a screen. We may have the music live to several scenes. Julian may be the host. I’d say it’s a 75 per cent chance it will happen.”
Exciting news from across the pond, "Downton Abbey" fans. -- Tom Branson (Allen Leech) will be a part of the final season.The Season 5 finale saw Branson seemingly departing the estate with daughter Sybbie to make a new life for himself in America and he's been playing coy about his involvement in Season 6. Show More Summary
Although history-based stories were once considered too stodgy for TV audiences, the period drama is all over broadcast, cable and streaming services these days. Just five years ago, the 1960s-set AMC series Mad Men was the only series among the five Emmy drama nominees that wasn't set in the modern era. Show More Summary