‘Downton Abbey’ Brings Cool TV Crowd to PBS

(Reuters) – Move over, “Mad Men” and Kim Kardashian. There’s a new darling in U.S. pop culture, with a much posher accent and even fancier clothes. British World War One-era drama “Downton Abbey” and its colorful cast of countesses, cooks and kitchen maids has taken America by storm, dominating modern social media and bringing millions […]

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Gillian Anderson Set For BBC’s ‘Great Expectations’

By John Sellers NEW YORK (TheWrap) – Gillian Anderson is slowly cornering the market on lead roles in BBC adaptations of Charles Dickens classics. Six years after starring in the BBC’s critically acclaimed 2005 adaptation of “Bleak House,” which aired on PBS in 2006, the “X-Files” star will play Miss Haversham in a new version […]

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