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For the Love of Granny! A ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Is in the Works

By Areeba Abid on
Do you think Lady Mary will go back to torturing poor Lady Edith?Read Full Story

Michelle Dockery Hints at a Potential 'Downton Abbey' Movie

By Areeba Abid on
Oh, Lady Mary! We've missed you most ardently.Read Full Story

'Downton Abbey' Actors Show Off Their Hilarious American Accents on 'Colbert'

By Areeba Abid on
Check out what your favorite Brits sound like with an American twang.Read Full Story

These Photos From the Final Season of 'Downton Abbey' Will Make You a Bit Misty-Eyed

By Jill Slattery on
Please don't make us say goodbye to the 'Downton' gang!Read Full Story

The Fantastical Early Roles of the 'Downton Abbey' Cast

By Hayley Igarashi on
Forget tea and crumpets — these actors used to be all about monsters, superpowers, and talking animals. Read Full Story

These New 'Downton Abbey' Season 4 Photos Will Break Your Heart

By Jill Slattery on
(ITV/PBS)It's Monday, which means you're already feeling a little bit blue that the weekend is over. Well, how about a few new Downton Abbey Season 4 photos to take you from the blues into a full-on depression? ITV and PBS have released new images from the upcoming season of Downton — you know, the one where all the babies only have one parent because everyone died last season? The above image shows Branson hanging out with baby Sybil (those adorable brown curls!) outside of the estate, while...Read Full Story

'Downton Abbey' Season 4 Gets a Premiere Date

By Jill Slattery on
Good news and bad news, Downton Abbey fans. The good news is that Season 4 of the hit period drama has an officially premiere date! The bad news? You still have to wait seven more months for it.Downton's fourth season, which will feature Lady Mary dealing with the passing of her beloved Matthew, will debut Sunday, January 5, 2014 on PBS. The eight-week run will conclude on February 23. The upcoming season will feature plenty of new cast members, including Tom Cullen as Mary's potential new...Read Full Story

'Downton Abbey' Casts First Recurring Black Character

By Jill Slattery on
Downton Abbey is finally integrating, ya'll.The hit period drama will welcome its first recurring black character in the upcoming fourth season, according to The Hollywood Reporter. British actor Gary Carr has nabbed the role of a "charming and charismatic young jazz singer" who (presumably) shakes up the sometimes stodgy Downton. Carr joins fellow new cast members Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Tom Cullen, Julian Ovenden, Nigel Harman, Joanna David, and Dame Harriet Walter, who will all play...Read Full Story

Want to See What 'Downton Abbey' Would Look Like with Zombies?

By Jill Slattery on
What if Matthew, Sybil, and even poor William came back from the dead as zombies? A little something called "Downton Zombey."A new video from Conan and Daily Show writer Rob Kutner imagines how the Dowager Countess and the rest of the Downton gang would handle an undead invasion. Reno 911 star Thomas Lennon provides the voices for the characters, and Kody Chamberlain created the gorgeous comic book-style art.Press play to experience "Downton Zombey" now. It's certainly the most polite zombie...Read Full Story

'Downton Abbey' Scoop: Meet Lady Mary's New Man and Get Your First Look at Season 4 [PHOTO]

By Jill Slattery on
Michelle Dockery (PBS) and Tom Cullen (Getty)Lady Mary has found her new man.Downton Abbey has cast Welsh actor Tom Cullen as Lord Gillingham, an old family friend of the Crawleys who will eventually romance Michelle Dockery's grieving widow.In addition to Cullen, Downton has also cast Dame Harriet Walters as an old friend of the Dowager Countess (Maggie Smith) and Nigle Harman as a visiting valet named Green. Abbey producers also confirmed on Saturday that Shirley MacLaine will reprise her...Read Full Story