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Shirley MacLaine Makes Her Debut On 'Downton Abbey'

Posted 06.25.2012 | TV

When "Downton Abbey" returns for Season 3 in 2013, viewers will finally get to meet Lady Cora's (Elizabeth McGovern) mother, Martha Levinson, who is p...

The Bay State Has History, Music And Baseball

CarsTravelFood | Posted 06.24.2012 | Travel
CarsTravelFood

Cape Ann boasts America's oldest seaport and art colony. You can go to the docks and watch fishermen come in with the day's catch.

4 Summer House Party Tips

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure We just don't celebrate, socialize, and scheme the way we used ...

'Fireworks' Are Coming To 'Downton Abbey'

Posted 06.19.2012 | TV

From its ratings success to its six Emmy Awards, "Downton Abbey" has become a phenomenon. And from the sounds of Season 3, "Downton" obsession won't b...

Sex In The Downton Abbey Era

Frances Osborne | Posted 08.14.2012 | Women
Frances Osborne

Lady Mary and her heartbreakingly handsome Turkish visitor were far from alone in going to bed together out of wedlock.

'Sherlock' Star: I Was Kidding About 'Downton Abbey'

Posted 06.14.2012 | TV

Benedict Cumberbatch was just kidding about "Downton Abbey" not deserving the Golden Globe, according to the "Sherlock" star. In a new interview wi...

WATCH: Look Inside The REAL Downton Abbey

Posted 06.05.2012 | Fifty

The real residents of "Downton Abbey" are almost more interesting than its fictional inhabitants, ABC's Nick Watt reports from Highclere Castle in Ber...

Shirley MacLaine Reveals 'Downton Abbey' Details

Posted 06.04.2012 | TV

"Downton Abbey" is getting a dose of Long Island when Shirley MacLaine crosses the pond for Season 3 of the hit period drama. In a new interview with ...

The BEST Late Night Clips Of The Week

Matt Wilstein | Posted 07.26.2012 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

Mitt Romney launched his major general election ad campaign this week and the late night hosts (minus the still on vacation Stewart and Colbert) were there to brutally make fun of him.

WATCH: Jimmy Fallon's 'Downton Abbey' Parody Is Back

Posted 02.06.2013 | Comedy

It's the battle of upstairs versus downstairs on "Downton Sixbey," the spot-on parody of BBC's "Downton Abbey" from "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon." Bu...

My 'Downton Abbey' Fantasy Life

Pamela Newton | Posted 07.24.2012 | TV
Pamela Newton

The real appeal of the show lies in nostalgia for a bygone era, with all its accompanying delights: the gorgeous clothing, the multi-course meals, the simple rituals of daily life. The writers, with their cheap tricks, only muddy it up.

Worst Characters On TV, From 'Revenge' To 'The Walking Dead'

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 05.24.2012 | TV

We love TV, but that doesn't mean we love everyone on TV. Some of our favorite shows have a truly horrible character or two. We suffer them in pseudo-...

Cousin Isobel: Shirley MacLaine Is 'Marvelous' On 'Downton Abbey'

Posted 05.04.2012 | TV

"Downton Abbey" star Penelope Wilton had kind words for her new co-star Shirley MacLaine. While speaking to Vulture, Wilton had nothing but praise for...

How To Act Like You Watch 'Mad Men,' 'Game Of Thrones' & 'Downton Abbey'

Posted 04.27.2012 | Comedy

If you're not a fan of "Mad Men," "Game Of Thrones" and "Downton Abbey," but you have friends who are and make you feel bad about it on a regular basi...

Shirley MacLaine Gets Her Mean On in Bernie

Alex Simon | Posted 06.27.2012 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Shirley MacLaine sat down recently to discuss her latest cinematic outing, as well as a host of other subjects befitting one of Hollywood's great eclectic personalities. Here's what transpired.

'Sherlock' Star Criticizes 'Downton Abbey' Season 2

Posted 04.26.2012 | TV

Delayed "Downton Abbey" Season 2 criticism continues, this time from "Sherlock" star Benedict Cumberbatch. In a new profile in the The New York Tim...

What You Might Not Know About Shirley MacLaine (For One, She's 78 This Week!)

ThirdAge.com | Posted 04.26.2012 | Fifty

The singing, dancing, acting dynamo turned 78 this week, and she’s as pixie-ish as ever. Over the years, she’s made her mark in movies from “Swe...

Lady Cora On Her Qualms With 'Downton' Season 2

Posted 04.26.2012 | TV

"Downton Abbey" Season 2 was a ratings hit for PBS, but it didn't exactly make waves with critics, or its stars. Elizabeth McGovern, known to "Downton...

Maggie Smith's 'Downton Abbey' Honor

Posted 04.24.2012 | TV

The Dowager Countess could be asking "What is a BAFTA?" very soon. "Downton Abbey" star Maggie Smith has been nominated for a British Academy Televisi...

10 Lessons From The Dowager Countess

Michelle Persad | Posted 04.18.2012 | Women

Dame Maggie Smith is not leaving "Downton Abbey," the show's producers announced yesterday. Everyone breathe. Although rumors were flying surround...

Kim Novak's Surprising Revelation, Maggie Smith's Good News

Liz Smith | Posted 06.17.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

She admitted to suffering from bipolar disorder and that she sometimes regrets her decision to leave show business, though she has been many years married to her veterinarian hubby in Oregon. She says she did not receive the proper diagnosis and medication until years after she left the movies. (No wonder Kim was always so sympathetic and supportive of Marilyn Monroe, who was probably bipolar herself.) Kudos to Robert Osborne for inspiring Miss Novak to tell so much more than she ever has before.

Downton Abbey: Season Three Spoilers

Laurence Hughes | Posted 06.17.2012 | Comedy
Laurence Hughes

Sir Richard Carlisle, the self-made newspaper magnate, finds himself embroiled in a phone scandal: his reporters have been calling up Buckingham Palace and asking if they have Prince Albert in a can.

Angelina And Brad--They're Doing It For The Kids? Really?

Liz Smith | Posted 06.17.2012 | Home
Liz Smith

And if the children's angle is true, why go through all this fuss? How about a quick marriage with close friends, family and concerned kiddies attending? How about a secret wedlock, just sprung on us? No need for months of hysteria.

Face Off: Downton's Dowager Countess vs. Mad Men's Roger Sterling

Susan Michals | Posted 06.15.2012 | Entertainment
Susan Michals

They are both the providers of the sharpest and wittiest remarks on their respective shows, not to mention never ending founts of comic relief. While it's just the tip of the iceberg, here's a collection of some of Sterling/Grantham's best.

'Downton' Downer: Maggie Smith Leaving The 'Abbey' After Season 3?

Posted 04.16.2012 | TV

Is Dame Maggie Smith leaving "Downton Abbey?" According to The Daily Mail, Smith told "Downton" writer Julian Fellowes that she wants Season 3 to be h...