Gary Carr Is Joining "Downton Abbey" Season 4 (Photo: ITV)

‘Downton Abbey’ Adds First Black Cast Member

Executive producer Gareth Neame announced Wednesday that “Downton Abbey” is officially adding its first black character to the hit British period drama. Actor Gary Carr has signed on to play a jazz singer named Jack Ross, who’s described as “a charming and charismatic” young man, on the upcoming fourth season of the show. Carr has […]

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"Downton Abbey" (Photo: PBS)

‘Downton Abbey’: Why You Should Watch Every Season During XFINITY Watchathon Week

If, by some chance, you have managed to miss out on seeing the cultural phenomenon that is “Downton Abbey,” now is your chance to catch up on the Sunday night obsession from the very beginning. Every season of the smash hit British import is now available with XFINITY On Demand and XFINITYTV.com throughout all of […]

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‘Once Upon a Time’ Preview: A ‘Downton Abbey’ Star Comes to Storybrooke

Sunday night’s episode of “Once Upon a Time” is serving up a heaping plate of Mrs. Patmore –or, as she’s known to non-“Downton Abbey” fans, Lesley Nicol, the actress who plays the beloved Grantham family cook on the hit PBS series. [xfinity-record-button id=”6540412360136466112″ program_type=”series”] Nicol, who looks a wee bit different sans apron and bonnet, […]

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Siobhan Finneran of "Downton Abbey" (Photo: PBS)

‘Downton Abbey’: Another Key Cast Member Not Returning for Season 4

Here’s another blow for “Downton Abbey” fans. Siobhan Finneran will not be returning for Season 4 of the smash hit British series, the actress revealed to The U.K.’s Associated Press. Yes, dear “Abbey” fans, O’Brien is packing her bags. The devious maid viewers love to hate will be gone when the upcoming season returns, picking […]

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