Paul Giamatti is joining the cast of “Downton Abbey” for season 4, “Masterpiece” said Monday. Giamatti will play Cora’s (Elizabeth McGovern) brother, who’s something of a rogue. Producers describe his character as “rather free-spirited” and “sure to upset the Grantham’s apple cart.” Giamatti has previously appeared on television in HBO’s “John Adams,” for which he […]
When “Downton Abbey” returns for its fourth season, it will be six months after the death of Matthew Crawley (Dan Stevens), but it is still a house in mourning, especially for Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery), who lost the love of her life.
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 […]
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 the maybe half-dozen “Downton” fans who still don’t know the shocking truth.
I don’t understand why PBS’s Masterpiece Classics chose to air a two-hour penultimate episode of “Downton Abbey” this week instead of two separate individual episodes as it originally aired in Britain. Given the already much too-short season, why hurry the end? The overall effect diluted the strength of the second hour, which was one of […]
The third season of “Downton Abbey” premiered on PBS on January 6, several weeks after the series wrapped up in the U.K., so the Internet was full of hard-to-miss spoilers. For many vocal viewers, including the media, this ruins the watching experience. And they didn’t miss the opportunity to point that out to PBS President […]
When “Downton Abbey” returns for its third season as part of PBS’ “Masterpiece” on Sundy, January 6, the Great War is over and the long-awaited engagement of Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) and Matthew (Dan Stevens) is on. But all is not as it should be — even as the guests begin arriving for the wedding, […]
Countess Cora Crawley isn’t too happy with the state of “Downton Abbey.” In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, Elizabeth McGovern, who plays Crawley, stated that she wasn’t overly happy with the direction and storylines of season two of the hit PBS series. “There is a slightly different tone to the second season, partly […]
Several juicy tidbits have surfaced for fans waiting for the third season of PBS series “Downton Abbey.” Audiences already knew Shirley MacLaine had signed on to play Cora’s (Elizabeth McGovern) mother. What else is in store? According to an article in the Orlando Sentinel, fans can expect a marriage, a baby and a death. The […]
What would “Downton Abbey” be like without the Dowager Countess of Grantham or Matthew Crawley? According to new stories, there is a chance that fans of the PBS Series might find out. UK publication The Mirror is reporting that Dame Maggie Smith and actor Dan Stevens may not return to the manor following the completion […]