| May 21, 2014
| 3:47 PM
"Downton Abbey" creator Julian Fellowes is no stranger to death — he's had to kill off several characters on his hit PBS series — but he does have an issue with characters who are killers.
Fellowes joined other TV show runners Scott M....
| May 20, 2014
| 1:49 PM
TV shows used to end in one of two ways, neither of them pleasant, according to "House of Cards" show runner Beau Willimon. Either the series would end abruptly, like being hit by a car, or it would slowly decline and die, lost and forgotten, its audience...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:23 PM
The author whose book inspired the hit PBS series Downton Abbey will give a presentation called "Talk, Tea and Tour" May 28 at Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts in Bethlehem. New York Times best-selling author, Carol McD Wallace will discuss......
| May 19, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Is good TV the product of 100 people collaborating harmoniously or one authoritative voice working his or her will over supportive underlings? Julian Fellowes, creator of "Downton Abbey," and Beau Willimon, creator of the U.S. version of "House of Cards,"...
| May 3, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Among the revelations about "Downton Abbey," producer Gareth Naeme shared that a Hollywood exec "who shall remain very nameless," predicted that the show would not find any takers in the U.S. when he was shopping it.
"It's mind-boggling to me that now we...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Crowdfunding isn't just for Zach Braff and "Veronica Mars." Legit producer Jamie Hendry recently used it to raise Â£1 million ($1.7 million) of the $10.7 million budget for an upcoming West End musical version of "The Wind in the Willows."
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:32 AM
The most delightful moment in Sunday’s season finale of “Downton Abbey” comes at the very end, as Carson and Mrs. Hughes, throw caution to the wind, grasp each other's hands and wade barefoot into the cold salty ocean water together....
| Feb 23, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Welcome to the Season 4 finale -- downsized in drama and housing.
"Downsized" being a relative term. Compared to last year's finale, when Matthew bit the dust, there wasn't a grand dramatic moment this time around.
To be fair, this isn't quite a...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"My dad is a typical old-school Texan. He loves to hunt. ... Six days out of the week we ate what he killed. He took me to the shooting range from the time I could hold a gun and I did target practice almost my whole life."
This is the beauty Amber Heard...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 8:21 AM
Love is in the air at Downton Abbey, and it’s spreading like the swine flu.
A season that began gloomily, with Mary deep in mourning over Matthew, has surprisingly evolved into one that’s mostly about romance. As we approach the season...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Available on VOD beginning Feb. 20
French filmmaker Arnaud Desplechin is responsible for some of the most audacious and entertaining films in world cinema today: movies such as "Kings and Queen" and "A Christmas Tale," which take offbeat...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 10:45 AM
"Downton Abbey" has become a regular AirBnB vacation home.
It was announced Friday by the show's makers — Masterpiece on PBS and Carnival Films — that three new cast members are joining the show in Season 5.
British actor Richard E....