Dame Maggie Smith, who plays the Dowager Countess on “Downton Abbey,” has reportedly requested that the upcoming third season be her last.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even the landed gentry of “Downton Abbey” would be impressed: A philanthropist is giving $1 million to PBS’ “Masterpiece,” U.S. home of the British upstairs-downstairs drama… More
(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… More
“Downton Abbey” continues to deliver for PBS. Sunday’s season two premiere of the hit series on “Masterpiece” averaged 4.2 million viewers, PBS said Tuesday.
By MESFIN FEKADU, Associated Press LONDON — There are secret romances, wars and endless back-stabbing on “Downton Abbey,” the British TV series that follows the lives of the aristocratic Grantham… More
BY: LYNN ELBER BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The PBS program “Masterpiece” is marking its 40th year in style. “Masterpiece” executive producer Rebecca Eaton announced that a national corporate sponsor, a… More
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… More
By FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer NEW YORK – With a name like “Masterpiece,” it has to be good. For a quarter-century, Rebecca Eaton has overseen this weekly British drama… More