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Downton Abbey Finale Means Mary Crawley Will Rule Downton Abbey

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 04.20.2013 | TV
Bonnie Fuller

Instead of mourning, just think of the fascinating possibilities for next season as Mary Crawley suddenly becomes the family's ultimate Queen Bee.

SPOILER ALERT: Did 'Downton Abbey' Find Lady Mary's New Boyfriend?

Posted 02.19.2013 | TV

It didn't take long for "Downton Abbey" to move on from Matthew Crawley's shocking death in the Masterpiece series' Season 3 finale. British actor...

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 ...

'Downton Abbey's' Cousin Oliver?

Posted 02.19.2013 | TV

There's new blood coming to "Downton Abbey" in the form of Lady Rose MacClare, played by Lily James, the Dowager Countess' great niece. Viewers le...

How Do You Feel About The 'Downton' Finale?

Posted 04.19.2013 | TV

Note: Do not read on if you have not not seen the Season 3 finale of "Downton Abbey." "Downton Abbey" fans are likely still reeling over the fact t...

'Downton' Recap: Oh, Matthew

Mike Hogan | Posted 02.17.2013 | TV
Mike Hogan

We don't watch "Downton Abbey" because the Crawley family is unusually susceptible to tragedy. In fact, I suspect many of us watch it because it extracts such high doses of drama and tension from such trivial concerns.

Why That 'Downton Abbey' Shocker Is For The Best (Really!)

Maureen Ryan | Posted 02.17.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

"Downton Abbey" fans, I know you're still reeling from what happened in the final minute of the show's season and I know it may be hard to hear this, but all things considered, I think that death was for the best.

10 House of Cards Ripoffs

Tyler Moss | Posted 04.19.2013 | Comedy
Tyler Moss

Traditional television networks, terrified that they may be aboard the Titanic en route for an iceberg, will attempt to steer their ship to safety the only way they know how: by producing knockoffs. Here are the top 10 ripoffs we'd most like to see.

'Downton Abbey' Takes On One Direction! (VIDEO)

Posted 02.18.2013 | Teen

What do you get when you put together PBS's hit period piece "Downton Abbey" and boy band One Direction's 2011 hit "What Makes You Beautiful"? A maste...

Who Said What On 'Downton Abbey'?

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.16.2013 | TV

As the Season 3 finale of "Downton Abbey" draws closer, we've been looking back fondly on the heartbreaking and hilarious episodes that have made this...

Why It's Better To Work Downstairs On 'Downton Abbey'

Posted 02.15.2013 | TV

Fancy dresses and spacious dining rooms only go so far on "Downton Abbey." According to Lesley Nicol, who plays Mrs. Patmore, the cook, on the PBS ...

Is God The Missing Character In 'Downton Abbey'?

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 02.15.2013 | Religion

(RNS) The third season of the megahit PBS series "Downton Abbey" wraps up on Sunday (Feb. 17), capping another must-see run of ruin and redemption at ...

Maggie Smith Has Never Seen 'Downton Abbey'

Posted 02.14.2013 | TV

"Downton Abbey" star Maggie Smith -- who plays The Dowager Countess -- has a shocking confession: She's never seen the Masterpiece series. When as...

15 TV Couples That Make Us Believe In Love

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 04.16.2013 | TV

The world of TV has seen many couples come and go, but many are in our hearts forever. In honor of Valentine's Day, HuffPost TV pulled together a l...

Hugh Bonneville On What Makes 'Downton' Drama So Delicious

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 04.16.2013 | TV

NEW YORK — The third season of "Downton Abbey" ends this Sunday with a bang. Exactly what that bang is, we're not going to say, in deference to...

Downton Jimmy

Caroline Vella | Posted 04.15.2013 | Fifty
Caroline Vella

Just like the original PBS series of a similar name, the attention to detail is exquisite. With Brooke Shields cast as the lovely wife and SNL's Fred Armisen as the homely daughter, they have made an absolutely perfect mockery of the esteemed drama.

On Love and Compassion: Lessons From Downton Abbey

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 04.15.2013 | TV
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

Whether it is 1921 or 2013, love is a powerful promoter of the best impulses of the human spirit.

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.

How Much Is Downton Abbey Worth?

Posted 02.13.2013 | TV

It's hard to put a price on the home that's known as Downton Abbey. The estate featured on the Masterpiece series, which is modeled after Highclere...

Downton Abbey Episode 6 Part 1: What Alfred Saw

Hannah VanderPoel | Posted 04.13.2013 | Comedy
Hannah VanderPoel

Welcome, readers and children, and gather round the fire! Our favorite British sitcom family was on the receiving end of a lot of ghoulish life lessons last night -- lessons about the poisons of lust, power and vanity! Lend us your ears.

In Defense Of Lady Edith

Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.11.2013 | TV
Leigh Weingus

The Crawley sisters have replaced the "SATC" ladies via Masterpiece's "Downton Abbey." There's the beautiful and sweet Sybil, who couldn't care less about the British class system and marrying below her, Mary, the object of every man's affections ... and Edith.

'Downton Abbey' Recap: 'A Miasma Of Scandal'

Mike Hogan | Posted 02.10.2013 | TV
Mike Hogan

Thomas is kissing boys and getting caught. Cousin Rose is dancing to jazz. Edith is flirting with another married man. Matthew and Mary are sneaking around behind each other's backs. Branson's disgracefully Irish brother won't stop drinking beer. On and on it goes!

17 Parenting Lessons From 'Downton Abbey'

Grown And Flown | Posted 04.12.2013 | Parents
Grown And Flown

What the PBS drama can teach us about unconditional love, loyalty and reinvention.

Remembering The Best Miniseries Of The '70s And '80s

Next Avenue | Posted 02.10.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By John Stark The golden era of the TV miniseries lasted from the mid-1970s to the late 1980s. They couldn’t go on mu...

Why I Am Grateful I Was Jilted

Carole Mallory | Posted 04.10.2013 | Books
Carole Mallory

Today I have published my third memoir. It is called Picasso's Ghost because that is what I felt like during this struggle to gain self worth -- a ghost. No, it wasn't Pablo Picasso who jilted me. It was his son, Claude.