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Jessica Fellowes Goes Behind the Scenes of Downton Abbey

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 01.06.2015 | Entertainment
Lois Alter Mark

I sat down with Jessica Fellowes, author of three juicy coffee table books about the award-winning series and niece to show creator Julian Fellowes, to get the inside scoop about the new season.

Mrs. Patmore of Downton Abbey: Out of the Box

Paige Morrow Kimball | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment
Paige Morrow Kimball

I listen attentively as she tells me her life story, which is testament to the notion that in many ways, life just keeps getting better as we grow older.

Breaking Bad News: Is This the End of Binge TV?

David Toussaint | Posted 05.03.2014 | TV
David Toussaint

Remember when the TV renaissance of serial series was hailed as the best thing to happen since Must-See TV? Judging by the look of things lately, t...

Middlebrow: 'Downton Abbey' And The Problem Of Rape As A Plot Point

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 03.25.2014 | Entertainment

Middlebrow is a recap of the week in entertainment, celebrity and television news that provides a comprehensive look at the state of pop culture. From...

'Downton Abbey' Creator Just Perpetuated A Dangerous Myth About Sexual Assault

Nicola Kraus | Posted 04.26.2014 | Women
Nicola Kraus

How is it that a writer who seems so determined to examine issues of sexual orientation, racial discrimination and gender inequality can promulgate one of the most dangerous stereotypes of all?

Dumbed-Down Abbey: Mysterious Character Reboots for Season 4

Kevin Walsh | Posted 03.22.2014 | Detroit
Kevin Walsh

In a successful drama, particularly one with such deeply-written and beloved characters as Downton Abbey it hurts much more to see the personality-lobotomies that have occurred since Matthew's reckless driving/acting career move.

Somebody Left Downton Abbey's Cake Out in the Rain

Lev Raphael | Posted 03.08.2014 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

Yesterday's two-hour snooze fest lacked drama and wit, taking its dour tone from Zombie Lady Mary. Most of the characters seemed to be sleep-walking through the episode -- or worse, acting like animatronic versions of themselves in a Yorkshire Disneyland.

New 'Romeo & Juliet' Doesn't Come With Much Passion

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 10.11.2013 | Entertainment

-- It is surely a bad sign for any "Romeo and Juliet" when its most pulse-quickening moments come from Paul Giamatti. This latest adaption of the Sh...

Wait, Could Diddy Actually Go On 'Downton Abbey'?

Posted 06.27.2013 | TV

Turns out, Diddy might actually guest star on "Downton Abbey." "Downton Abbey" creator Julian Fellowes has seen Diddy's Funny or Die video and said...

As Broadway's Mary Poppins Gets Ready to Close, Regional Productions to Begin Popping Up

Jim Hill | Posted 04.30.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

As any good Mary Poppins fan will tell you, when the wind shifts from the East to the West, it's then time for that practically perfect nanny to pack up her carpet bag and fly off for parts unknown.

'Downton Abbey' Creator: Why My Friends Thought I Was 'Crazy'

Posted 02.20.2013 | OWN

By Julian Fellowes Four rules for getting creative: 1. Years ago, after I left Cambridge and went to drama school, my friends who were going...

When 'Downton's' Creator Really Wanted That Shocking Death To Happen

Posted 02.18.2013 | TV

Note: Do not read on if you have not not seen the Season 3 finale of "Downton Abbey." It's no secret that "Downton Abbey" actor Dan Stevens wanted ...

12 Reasons I Will Miss 'Downton Abbey'

Grown And Flown | Posted 04.14.2013 | Fifty
Grown And Flown

Discovering a show that both my husband and I enjoy is a gift. We watch together even if it means one of us must wait for the other to be available. In our almost empty nest, enjoying "Downton Abbey" has turned Sunday evening into a new date night.

WATCH: Go Behind-The-Scenes On 'Downton Abbey'

EW | Posted 03.23.2013 | TV

Can't wait to find out how the rest of season three plays out on "Downton Abbey"?...

My Lunch at Downton Abbey With Lady Mary Crawley!

Jay Weston | Posted 03.17.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I was privileged to attend a small press luncheon on Saturday honoring Julian Fellowes, creator of the hit PBS Masterpeice Classic, Downton Abbey.

'Downton Abbey' Culinary Ties That Bind As Season 3 Begins

Zester Daily | Posted 03.05.2013 | Taste
Zester Daily

One should never underestimate the American fascination with the British class system. We love to learn the details about the contrasting problems facing each class, and how they deal with them.

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).

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

Julie A. Carlson | Posted 02.11.2013 | Books
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.

Fellowes Is Going Pre-'Downton' For NBC

Posted 11.27.2012 | TV

Julian Fellowes is bringing his "Downton Abbey" success to NBC. Fresh on the heels of "Downton Abbey" getting a fourth season order, NBC has annou...

Diversity Coming To 'Downton Abbey'?

Posted 11.05.2012 | TV

Change is coming to Downton. According to series creator Julian Fellowes, another season of "Downton Abbey" wouldn't be complete without the inclu...

A 'Downton Abbey' Departure?

Posted 10.24.2012 | TV

Dan Stevens could be leaving "Downton Abbey." According to the Daily Mail, Stevens might not return for "Downton Abbey" Season 4. Stevens is currently...

Michelle Dockery Talks Surprising 'Downton Abbey' Plot Twists

Posted 10.16.2012 | TV

There's no doubt that Lady Mary's (Michelle Dockery) character has changed since the first few episodes of "Downton Abbey." But while chatting with...

'Downton Abbey' Prequel Could Happen

Posted 09.28.2012 | TV

Ever wondered about Earl and Lady Grantham's life pre-Downton? "Downton Abbey" creator Julian Fellowes wants to work on the story of Robert (Hugh ...

Crystal Bell

'Downton Abbey's' Joanne Froggatt On Season 3, Her Emmy Nod & More! | Crystal Bell | Posted 08.15.2012 | TV

Of all of the couples on "Downton Abbey," Anna Smith (Joanne Froggatt) and Mr. Bates (Brendan Coyle) are most likely to have a fan-made "We Found Love...

Author: 'Downton Abbey' Was Inspired By My Book

Carol Wallace | Posted 10.03.2012 | Books
Carol Wallace

So maybe you can imagine how startled I was when I finally settled down to the first episode and Elizabeth McGovern, as Cora Grantham, opened her mouth. Nobody had told me she was American! As I watched that first episode, the discussion of how Mary can't inherit Cora's immense dollar-based dowry was utterly familiar.