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The Ladies Of 'Downton Abbey' Stun In Photo Shoot

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment

Ladies and gentlemen, we give you, the glamorous gals of "Downton Abbey." Nine of the hit show's actresses were photographed by Alexi Lubomirski f...

And The Most Binged TV Show Is ...

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment

Drama is coming. According to a survey conducted by TiVo, 91 percent of viewers said they've binge-watched TV shows, meaning they watched three or ...

Changes In Store For 'Downton Abbey'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 06.26.2014 | Entertainment

Filming of Season 5 of "Downton Abbey" has been underway for a couple of months now, and while the Internet's been going crazy with rumors and theorie...

Emmy Buzz, Spoilers, and Atmosphere: Behind the Scenes of Downton Abbey With Actress Joanne Froggatt

Quora | Posted 06.12.2014 | TV
Quora

"We have a fantastic historical adviser who is with us on set pretty much 24/7 and he is always on hand to answer any questions we may have, about the history, the etiquette, how to turn down a bed, how to stand..."

The Best of Downton Abbey Comes to Winterthur in Wilmington, Delaware, Through January 4, 2015

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 06.09.2014 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

In Henry F. DuPont's mansion -- now a showcase and museum of antiques and home design -- the exhibit juxtaposes the lives of English and American landed gentry in a most engaging way.

The Biggest Problem With 'Downton Abbey'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 05.28.2014 | TV

Big changes might be in store for the Crawley family when "Downton Abbey" returns for a fifth season next year. The PBS show has collected hordes ...

Big George Clooney Wedding Rumor Surfaces

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.27.2014 | Celebrity

Watch out, Kimye; George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin may one-up your Florence fortress wedding with a lavish European wedding of their own in a famous ...

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.

This Might Be The Cruelest Reality Dating Show Ever

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 05.16.2014 | TV

The things we do for love. Before he goes on national television to fool 12 women into thinking he's British royalty, Matthew Hicks stopped by Huff...

'Costumes of Downton Abbey' Is the Exhibition Every Aspiring Lord and Lady Grantham Needs to See

Erin Ruberry | Posted 07.13.2014 | Travel
Erin Ruberry

Approximately 35 outfits from the British import are on display at the mansion-turned-museum, along with backstory on the designs and details (you can get close enough to see the frayed ends on one gown; another vintage piece ripped during wearing and had to be carefully mended with matching fabric).

This Binge-Watching Chart Might Save Your Life

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 05.02.2014 | TV

It's happened to all of us. You sit down to start watching a show on Netflix, only planning to catch an episode or two before getting on with your...

YA Historical Fiction for Downton Abbey Fans

Lisa Parkin | Posted 06.23.2014 | Books
Lisa Parkin

As we have some waiting to do until Downton Abbey Season 5 premieres, let's get our fill of rich period dramas elsewhere.

20 of the Coolest Tour Experiences Around the World

Viator | Posted 06.15.2014 | Travel
Viator

Many people equate the word "tours" with the typical big bus excursions led by flag-toting guides that seen at every major tourist attraction around the world. But not all tours are the same.

Downton Abbey's U.S. Visit

Andrea Poe | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel
Andrea Poe

America has gone mad for Downton Abbey. And now the country's appetite for all things Downton can be sated. For the first time, a major exhibition of the costumes from the BBC program can be seen in the United States at Winterthur Museum.

From Bambi's Mom to Will on The Good Wife, The Darlings Must Die!

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 05.31.2014 | Entertainment
Gene Del Vecchio

Though killing off a darling is a great storytelling device, storytellers need to think very carefully about it. If done well, it builds an emotional connection between audiences and characters. If done poorly, it becomes the proverbial bridge too far.

It Takes an Abbey

Terry Newell | Posted 05.20.2014 | Impact
Terry Newell

Downton is not unlike our own time, and that may also be a secret to its popularity. But if dramatic change was all it had to offer, the series would be depressing, if not also scary. What the characters give us is hope that we can come through both morally and materially intact.

Downton or House of Cards: Sequential or Batch TV Releases?

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 05.19.2014 | Entertainment
Mohamed A. El-Erian

As many of you know, Netflix releases the entire new season of House of Cards in one go. In contrast, the new episodes of Downton Abbey come in weekly installments. Which is better?

'The Simpsons' Just Took On 'Downton Abbey,' And The Result Is Shocking

Posted 03.17.2014 | TV

Nothing quite highlights the exquisiteness and elegance of "Downton Abbey" like a good ol' animated bloodfest. "The Simpsons" decided to take on th...

Beware the Ides of March: TV Characters Who Really Need a Comeuppance

Hulu.com | Posted 05.14.2014 | Comedy
Hulu.com

Since our backs are usually nestled in between couch cushions in front of the TV, we actually feel pretty safe. But we know a few people out there in TV Land who definitely deserve to be taken down a notch or two, and we have just the recipe for each one.

Letter to Mount Sinai's Heart Surgery Factory: Learn a Lesson From Downton Abbey

Rosemary Gibson | Posted 05.12.2014 | Business
Rosemary Gibson

Too-big-to-fail hospitals blow up the money of the working men and women of America, the people who work "downstairs" -- the tireless Mrs. Patmores and Mrs. Hughes' of the world.

If Lady Edith Went On 'The Bachelor,' This Is What It Would Look LIke

Posted 03.05.2014 | TV

In reality, "The Bachelor" and "Downton Abbey" only coexist on your DVR. But some clever people at Brilliance Jewelry totally went there, creating...

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...

You Won't Believe What Cora Crawley Looked Like Before 'Downton Abbey'

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.03.2014 | TV

These days, Elizabeth McGovern is known for glamorous costumes and high-class ways on "Downton Abbey." But before she became the Countess of Grant...

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...

How Do American TV Shows Fare In The U.K.?

Posted 02.27.2014 | TV

"Downton Abbey" and "Sherlock" may be breaking ratings records over here in the U.S., but do the British feel the same about American shows over in En...