In March of 2015, we reported that Stan Lee and Downton Abbey production company Carnival Films were working together on a British superhero drama called Lucky Man. The show was being made in collaboration with U.K. pay-cable network...Show More Summary
PBS is hungry to find the next British series that can compete with the ratings and popularity of Downton Abbey, and they have their fingers crossed that it’s Victoria. Both series came through ITV, and are giving Americans a glimpse inside a life and a time that tells the story of the royals. Show More Summary
Have you been jonesing for a whiff of English aristocracy ever since Downton Abbey closed its doors for good? After binge-watching The Crown, were you left pondering how you might get another glimpse into at sweet Buckingham Palace life? Do you love strong, flawed women fighting the patriarchy while also ... More »
I will be in Hong Kong all week at the Next Money conference. I loved Hong Kong the first time and can’t wait to speak and network. I am watching season 5 of Downton Abbey on my flight. Ellen and I have been on and off binging on the first 4 seasons the last month. The show is truly fantastic. Show More Summary
"Victoria" is a new British period drama from PBS, the network famous for the legendary "Downton Abbey". The series stars Jenna Coleman as Queen Victoria, and it chronicles the... For more, visit our blog !
Downton Abbey was a smash drama hit for PBS – can any other British show ever fill its beautifully-polished shoes? Well, PBS has its fingers crossed that Victoria – another period drama from U.K. – will do just that when it premieres tonight (Jan. 15, 2017)
Butler training programs have seen more recruits in recent years, and many point to “Downton Abbey,” the drama about British aristocrats, which was avidly watched in China.
For the first January in seven years, PBS is devoid of Downton Abbey, the addictive period piece/soap opera that, here in the U.S., gave public broadcasting cultural currency and a prime seat at the Emmy Awards table. With the show having ended its run nearly a year ago, PBS is ... More »
With The Crown slowly and surely filming its second season and Downton Abbey settling into reruns, the demand for a gorgeously crafted, monarchical period drama has never been higher. Victoria, which premieres January 15 on PBS, is sure to fill that void, as the eight-part series chronicles Queen Victoria’s ascension ... More »
This is sincerely charming on her, although, obviously, I don't love the choker -- with Erdem, it just makes you look like you took a role in a Downton Abbey reboot where Lady Mary is actually under the thrall of a vampire, and desperately trying to hide the news from Carson. Actually, wait. What am…
Downton Abbey’s TV days may be over, but that doesn’t mean fans have seen the last of the Crawleys. The period drama is making its way to the big screen with a movie adaptation. Are the cast members ready to reprise their roles one last time? Mirror is reporting that Downton Abbey star Jim Carter... Show More Summary
Some people say the British drama “Downton Abbey” put tea on the front burner; others say it was Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday celebration. Or maybe people are just bored with coffee. Whatever the reason, interest in tea is booming, which you’ll find when you travel nearly anywhere. More than...
Winter means finding any excuse not to leave your home, and luckily, there are 32 reasons not to budge from your couch this season. Hitting the small screen are more period dramas trying to fill the still-open "Downton Abbey" void, a couple of shows starring "Game of Thrones" alums to make the...
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PBS will say good-bye to 2016 with a Downton Abbey marathon that will feature all six seasons of the popular series. The marathon begins on Dec. 29, at 9 p.m. ET and ends on Sun. Jan. 1 when the new season of Sherlock on Masterpiece premieres at 9 p.m. Show More Summary
Cost Plus World Market is running their yearly sweepstakes offering up a chance to win a trip to London (in previous years it was Downton Abbey themed). This one is USA only, sorry Canadians (and rest of world), we don’t run these contests, just report on their existence. Show More Summary
The Telegraph recently interviewed the wonderful and wildly talented Dame Maggie Smith – our beloved Professor McGonnagall – on her acting career, her personal life, and her role in The Lady In the Van. Based on a true story, the film follows Miss Mary Shepherd: a stubborn woman in her 60s who came to live outside Alan Bennett’s house...read more!
Moscow mule mugs, the Ninja Coffee Bar, and the complete Downton Abbey collection lead off Saturday’s best deals. Read more...
Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville is swapping one stately home for another in the first trailer for Viceroy’s House. The period drama, directed by Gurinder Chadha (Bend It Like Beckham) charts the events in the months leading up to India’s...Show More Summary