Michael Kitchen and Honeysuckle Weeks are back in the return of "Foyle's War" this weekend (Photo: AP)

‘Foyle’s War’ Returns with Crimes of Espionage

By Lynn Elber LOS ANGELES (AP) — The premise: A small-town policeman goes big time with cloak-and-dagger intrigue, showing the spymasters how it should be done. The change of pace for retired Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle of Hastings, England, comes in Sunday’s return of “Foyle’s War,” which moves the PBS “Masterpiece Mystery!” series from […]

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Michelle Dockery of "Downton Abbey" (Photo: PBS)

‘Downton Abbey’s’ Michelle Dockery on Mary Mourning Matthew and What’s Next for the Show

First, Matthew’s killed in a freak accident (a car crash! In 1920!). Then, a handful of handsome new actors are cast to woo the newly widowed Mary next season. Michelle Dockery understands why this might be upsetting for “Downton Abbey” fans who’d invested three years in Matthew and Mary’s romance. She agrees Dan Stevens’s exit […]

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Class Act? ‘Downton Abbey’ Enters Merchandise Fray

Forget “Mad Men” modernism. This season’s style is all about “Downton Abbey”’s Edwardian opulence. Millions around the world have been seduced by the straight-laced but stylish world of the British historical drama. Soon they’ll be able to take some of that style home, getting lips as soft as Lady Mary’s, wine inspired by Lord Grantham’s […]

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