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Mary and Matthew Crawley: A Lesson in Healthy Couples Communication

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 03.16.2013 | Entertainment
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

Couples, whether married, engaged, or in committed relationships, can learn a great deal from the way that two of the key protagonists -- Mary and Matthew Crawley -- have fiercely disagreed over money.

Shirley MacLaine: Downton Abbey's Mother-in-Law From Hell

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 03.13.2013 | TV
Nancy Cohen-koan

Downton Abbey hasn't completely lost a fan, but it has challenged my former enthusiasm by introducing the ridiculous character, Martha Levinson (Shirley MacLaine), mother of Lady Cora Grantham (Elizabeth McGovern).

English Manors Welcome Travelers Into The World Of Downton Abbey

FlipKey | Posted 03.11.2013 | Travel

Each of these homes will have you channeling the characters of the show, feeling the urge to pour yourself a warm cup of tea and fasten on your bonnet as you dive into the new season of America's favorite English drama.

What Celebrities Can Learn From 'Downton Abbey'

The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 01.08.2013 | Celebrity

While social customs have changed quite a bit since the time of "Downton Abbey," there is still much wisdom to be gleaned from its residents. Here are...

Huge Ratings For 'Downton Abbey' Premiere

Posted 01.07.2013 | TV

The "Downton Abbey" ratings are in and they're spectacular. According to PBS, 7.9 million people watched the lords and ladies of "Downton Abbey" d...

Viewers React To The Return Of 'Downton Abbey'

Posted 01.07.2013 | TV

The "Downton Abbey" season premiere was full of drama, one-liners, indoor picnics, weddings and money woes. But what did viewers think of Season 3...

How You Know You've Watched Too Much Downton Abbey

Lev Raphael | Posted 03.09.2013 | TV
Lev Raphael

Whenever Matthew protests he can't inherit money from his ex-fiancee's father because it would be "wrong," you imagine Lady Mary braining him with a vase.

How Your Home Can Be As Regal As Downton

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 01.05.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's possible to live as fine as the Crawleys.

Everything You Forgot About 'Downton Abbey'

Posted 01.04.2013 | TV

The Crawleys are back! After being deprived of "Downton Abbey" for nearly a year, fans of the period drama will be let back inside Downton's extra...

The Major Difference Between 'Homeland' & 'Downton'

Vulture | Posted 01.04.2013 | TV

Hugh Bonneville, who plays Lord Grantham in the hit period drama "Downton Abbey," says the upcoming third season (premiering Sunday on PBS) will be to...

The Surprising Person Who Introduced Shirley MacLaine To 'Downton Abbey'

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Shirley MacLaine learned about "Downton Abbey" from her hairdresser. MacLaine told "The New York Times" she wasn't aware of the program beforehand, bu...

WATCH: The Best Of The Dowager Countess

Posted 01.04.2013 | TV

Between surprise marriages, miraculous recoveries and untimely deaths, the drama never seems to end on "Downton Abbey." One character remains unfaz...

Television Review: Downton Abbey, the Middle Class and America

Caryn James | Posted 03.05.2013 | TV
Caryn James

I will say there is more than one wedding, more than one birth, more than one death, and eventually even a madwoman in the attic (not necessarily Downton's attic).

Taking on Downton Abbey

Tom Falco | Posted 03.05.2013 | TV
Tom Falco

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The Case For And Against 'Downton Abbey'

Maureen Ryan | Posted 01.02.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

What "Downton" does well is worth the price of admission, and the actors in this cast are a continual treat, yet I feel compelled to list the problems and pleasures I find in the drawing rooms and the servants' quarters.

Why Stars Leave 'Downton Abbey'

Vulture | Posted 01.03.2013 | TV

"Downton Abbey" returns in four days, and according to our critic Matt Zoller Seitz, everything is back in its proper place after having been flip-tur...

Who Could Vote in Downton Abbey?

Charles J. Upchurch | Posted 02.28.2013 | Entertainment
Charles J. Upchurch

Downton Abbey is nothing if not entertaining. But it is also intensely political, raising questions that would surely interest the Obamas, given their recent history. Among them: Who at Downton was allowed to vote?

'Downton Abbey' Spoilers: Julian Fellowes On Dan Stevens' Exit

Posted 12.28.2012 | TV

SPOILER ALERT -- do not read on if you have yet to see the 2012 "Downton Abbey" Christmas special, which aired in the UK on December 25. The halls ...

To Downton, With Love: A Writer Chimes In

Pam Jenoff | Posted 02.27.2013 | TV
Pam Jenoff

Downtown excels at drawing the reader in, using what we writers call "bridging conflict" -- an incident or event that sets the stage for the larger story.

How Downton Abbey Is In My Blood

Next Avenue | Posted 12.26.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Elizabeth Wray A genealogical search reveals my dirty little secret life as a closet Brit! Despite my name, I nev...

Catch Up On All The 'Downton Abbey' Drama

Vulture | Posted 12.24.2012 | TV

At Downton, everyone has a job to do, whether it's to uphold centuries of aristocratic tradition, serve meals, or smoke conspiratorially in the courty...

LOOK: 'Downton Abbey' Gingerbread House

Posted 12.20.2012 | TV

Just in time for the holidays and the upcoming season of "Downton Abbey," cookie artist and "Downton" enthusiast Curtis Jensen put together a gingerbr...

The Chronicles of Downton Abbey Takes You Behind-the-Scenes of This Beloved Show

Julie A. Carlson | Posted 02.11.2013 | Home
Julie A. Carlson

To tide you over until the third season of Downton Abbey airs on PBS, check out The Chronicles of Downton Abbey by Jessica Fellowes and Matthew Sturgis.

Dan Stevens Leaving 'Downton Abbey'

Posted 11.26.2012 | TV

Sad news for "Downton Abbey" fans. The Daily Mail is reporting that Dan Stevens is not returning for the fourth season of the ITV series, which ai...

'Downton Abbey' Renewed For Season 4

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 11.23.2012 | TV

"Downton Abbey" has been renewed for a fourth season, British broadcaster ITV announced Friday. Though the show has yet to premiere its third season i...