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Not Too Shabby, That Downton Abbey

Zachary Stevens | Posted 04.23.2013 | TV
Zachary Stevens

If you ever find yourself stranded inside due to the weather like me, or if you have an extended time in which you are looking to be exposed to a new show, please consider this. You will not be disappointed, you will be addicted and it will leave you talking for months to come.

The Queen Of The 'Downton' Double-Take

Posted 02.21.2013 | TV

It's no secret that Maggie Smith brings joy to millions of viewers as the Dowager Countess on "Downton Abbey," but she also delights the cast. In t...

Matthew Crawley of Downton Abbey: Moral Hero

Carla Seaquist | Posted 04.23.2013 | TV
Carla Seaquist

Invariably, if a matter of moral import were at issue, Matthew could be counted on to do the right thing, put it right. In a word, Matthew was a mensch.

Spoiler Alert!

Posted 02.20.2013 | Comedy

The tragic season finale of “Downton Abbey” shocked many viewers, but on Tuesday night's "Conan," O’Brien took things to the next level by shar...

How to Travel Like You Own Downton Abbey

Fodor's | Donna Heiderstadt | Posted 04.22.2013 | Travel

As Season 3 of the acclaimed and addictive Masterpiece series Downton Abbey draws to its climactic close this Sunday, Feb. 17, many viewers are likely...

'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...

'Downton Abbey' Goes Out On Top

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 02.19.2013 | TV

The "Downton Abbey" ratings are in and the period drama went out on a high note. According to PBS, the third season finale of "Downton Abbey" boas...

'Downton Abbey' Creator Responds To Backlash

Posted 04.21.2013 | TV

For as many positive things "Downton Abbey" viewers have to say about the British period drama, there are just as many criticisms and the Season 3 fin...

On Identity and Self-Esteem: Lessons From Downton Abbey

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 04.21.2013 | TV
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

From a psychological perspective, Downton Abbey demonstrates how times may change, but certain human challenges remain the same.

Crabby About Downton Abbey?

Lev Raphael | Posted 04.21.2013 | TV
Lev Raphael

So, even though I'd heard about the ending of Downton Abbey's Season 3 and knew what was coming, I found the fatal car accident at the end gratuitous, pointless, and lazy on the part of the writers.

Anna: The Happiest Girl in the World, and Other Musings on Downton Abbey

Maddy Lederman | Posted 04.21.2013 | TV
Maddy Lederman

Wow, the third season flew by. Here's some thoughts on the development of my favorite characters (and yes, if you haven't seen the finale, there's spoilers ahead).

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...