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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.

WATCH: 'Downton Sixbey' Takes Snobbery To New Heights

Posted 02.07.2013 | Comedy

The "Downton Abbey" parody on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," called "Downton Sixbey" after Fallon's Studio 6B at 30 Rock, is back for the second nigh...

Things Heat Up On 'Downton Sixbey'

Posted 02.06.2013 | Comedy

Forget "Downton Abbey," the third episode of Jimmy Fallon's "Downton Sixbey" is upon us, and there's plenty of drama and hot air balloon deaths to kee...

On Grief and Marriage: Lessons From Downton Abbey

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 04.07.2013 | TV
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

Whether it is 1921 or 2013, there is probably nothing harder on a marriage (or on the soul) than the death or serious illness of a child.

Downton Abbey Episode 5: She Will Be a Member of My Tribe

Hannah VanderPoel | Posted 04.06.2013 | Comedy
Hannah VanderPoel

Boil, toil and trouble. That's all that ever happens over at Ol' Crawley Manor these days. The house has degenerated into a bachelor pad filled with empty beer bottles and takeout containers. The whole darn place is in a funk.

'Downton Abbey' Recap: Snobs Get Served

Mike Hogan | Posted 02.03.2013 | TV
Mike Hogan

Sybil's body isn't even cold, yet the residents kept scheming, especially Matthew, who just can't wait to get cracking on his plan to reform the estate. And speaking of Matthew, there sure was a lot of foreshadowing in that one scene, wasn't there?

DVDs: Downton Abbey Fans Better Brace Themselves

Michael Giltz | Posted 04.03.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

This week I cover the new season of Downton Abbey (without any spoilers), some new releases including Adam Sandler's biggest hit in years, another excellent Criterion release, a John Ford gem and a round-up of (mostly) British TV. Enjoy.

Not On Netflix Anymore

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 02.01.2013 | Technology

Everyone's favorite show about British lords and servants will soon find a permanent home on Amazon. Amazon just signed a deal for exclusive strea...

WATCH: 'Sesame Street' Takes On 'Downton Abbey'

Posted 02.01.2013 | TV

"Downton Abbey" is getting the "Sesame Street" parody treatment. In "Upside Downton Abbey," which you can watch below, the Dowager Countess strugg...

New Details On Lady Mary's Boyfriend Emerge

Posted 02.01.2013 | TV

As to be expected, the standards for Lady Mary Crawley's new suitor on "Downton Abbey" are very high. According to The Daily Mail, actors everywhe...

Is 'Downton Abbey' Really So Different From Life Today?

Rachel Demma | Posted 04.02.2013 | Teen
Rachel Demma

"Downton Abbey"'s latest twist got me thinking: What has changed between 1920 and 2013 that can assure that neither pride nor prejudice can jeopardize my well being, or the well being of other women?

Which Downton Abbey Character Are You?

Jen M.L. | Posted 04.02.2013 | TV
Jen M.L.

When I watch shows like Downton I like to imagine that I'm just like one of the characters in the story. Usually, it's the heroine (because really, who wants to be Daisy?). I'm a Crawley, for sure, but which one?

Why I No Longer Care About Downton Abbey

Debbie Leon | Posted 04.02.2013 | TV
Debbie Leon

Like so many millions of others, I was enthralled by the first two seasons of Downton Abbey. But now I am done. I find myself alternately bored and irritated while watching the show, and here are my reasons I no longer care.

LISTEN: 'Downton Abbey' Meets 'Game Of Thrones'

Posted 01.30.2013 | TV

Has "Downton Abbey" officially entered the realm? Not exactly, but its music is getting there. In the mashup above, musician Sagar Jethan combines ...

Downton Abbey Equestrian Style and How to Get the Look

Karen Klopp | Posted 03.30.2013 | Style
Karen Klopp

We find that women today are drawn to the romantically nostalgic appeal of the equestrian style of dressing because it is timelessly classic, yet flattering by the standards of modern style.

Downton Abbey, Episode 4: Can't We All Just Be Sybil?

Hannah VanderPoel | Posted 03.30.2013 | Comedy
Hannah VanderPoel

Last night's episode of Downton was a killer. And lo, a cloud moves in on our glorious Victorian brethren. Everything seemed so great just a few months ago!

'Shut The French Windows!'

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.29.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Quotes from the 19th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. ___...

'Downton Abbey' Recap: 'The Sweetest Spirit Is Gone'

Mike Hogan | Posted 01.27.2013 | TV
Mike Hogan

Now that we know that "Downton" creator Julian Fellowes is fully capable of going "Game of Thrones" on us, I have to wonder what else could happen. Could Lord Grantham really lose Downton?

'Downton Abbey' For Super Nintendo?

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 01.27.2013 | TV

Seriously, we wish this video game really existed. You can't actually play this "Downton Abbey" 16-bit game, but it looks and sounds exactly like s...