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  • 'Downton Abbey' reveals new season photo with a pesky water bottle

    'Downton Abbey' reveals new season photo with a pesky water bottle
    On Thursday, PBS released the first photos from the fifth season of "Downton Abbey," the period drama that's set to return to American airwaves in early 2015. Unfortunately, along with the cheers from fans, there's a fair amount of snickering. All because...
  • 'Downton Abbey' Creator Julian Fellowes on Show's 'No Guilt' Rape Storyline

    By Steve Pond LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - It shouldn't have come as much of a surprise that "Downton Abbey" landed a dozen Emmy nominations this year, including Outstanding Drama Series - after all, the British period drama was already the most-nominated...
  • Fans bid to sleep and dine at 'Downton Abbey' for charity

    LONDON (Reuters) - Fans of the British costume drama "Downton Abbey" have spent a collective 40,750 pounds ($68,000) for a chance to sleep at the castle, take a butlering lesson on setting the table and have their portrait painted. Auction house...
  • Idris Elba Drama 'A Hundred Streets' Casts 'Les Miserables,' 'Hobbit' Actors

    Director Jim O'Hanlon's "A Hundred Streets" announced new cast members today, including Samantha Barks ("Les Miserables"), Ken Stott ("The Hobbit" series), Charlie Creed-Miles ("Wild Bill," "The Fifth Element"), Steve Mackintosh ("Luther," "Lock, Stock...
  • The Showrunner Must Go On

    The late Aaron Spelling was modest and courtly to a fault. So when asked about his storied career at the TV Critics Assn. tour years ago, he gave most of the credit to the actors, writers and artisans with whom he'd worked. When a rather naive reporter...
  • Extraordinary Life: Salisbury Man 'A Missionary Of Tea'

    Extraordinary Life: Salisbury Man 'A Missionary Of Tea'
    John Harney was a former innkeeper whose efforts to introduce quality specialty teas to a coffee-drinking public were highly successful. The founder of Harney & Sons Ltd., he was an ambassador for loose-leaf tea, which he introduced personally, one...
  • Friends of Emmaus library offering trip to Downton Abbey exhibit

    The Friends of the Emmaus Public Library is offering a bus trip on Saturday, September 27, to Winterthur Museum, Wilmington, DE, featuring a unique exhibit of the costumes of Downton Abbey. Forty exquisite gowns seen on the hit PBS show are on special...
  • British Expressions Invading Our Daily Vocabulary, Speech

    Do you wish the phrase "go missing" would go missing? Do you cringe whenever someone says "spot on" or refers to a redhead as a "ginger"? No worries, love. You've been "Limey-ed" — covered with the smarmy goo of British expressions, spellings...
  • The top Emmy races: Likely winners and possible upsets

    Watching the Emmy ceremony last year produced a nasty case of whiplash as the evening veered wildly between rewarding the expected winners ("Modern Family," Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jim Parsons) and delivering absolutely shocking surprises. Bobby Cannavale?...
  • Why the poor have to use the 'poor door'

    Why the poor have to use the 'poor door'
    Everybody's mad about the "poor door." This is the name critics have bestowed upon the separate entrance for the affordable-housing units at a planned new luxury building on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Those who pay market rates would have access to...
  • ‘Divergent’ Blu-ray: Theo James on Four’s brand of good-guy heroism

     
    The spring blockbuster “Divergent” arrives on Blu-ray and DVD this week, bringing the first movie installment based on Veronica Roth's […]...
  • TV Picks: 'Outlander,' 'Legends,' 'Dick Cavett's Watergate'

    TV Picks: 'Outlander,' 'Legends,' 'Dick Cavett's Watergate'
    “Outlander.” Starz continues its canny courtship of the often underserved female audience with a fine and drop-dead gorgeous adaptation of Diana Gabaldon’s eight-book, internationally bestselling series. Describing what it’s...