Downton Abbey Recap: The Mourning After

Although Season 4 of Downton Abbey kicks off six months after Matthew’s untimely demise, Mary remains such a Debbie Downer that it might as well be six minutes after. That is, until she receives a letter from the dear departed that changes not only her demeanor but, frankly, everything. Pour yourself a cup of tea – or, better yet, ring for it – and read on. I’ll fill in the blanks. READ MORE

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Exclusive: PBS Touts Potent Downton Abbey-Sherlock Pairing in First Promo

Downton Abbey and Sherlock — two great tastes that taste great together.

PBS Masterpiece has released the first promo touting its upcoming Sunday one-two punch of Downton Season 4 (bowing Jan. 5 at 9 pm) and Sherlock Season 3 (premiering Jan. 19 at 9:58 pm immediately following Downton) — and we have your exclusive first look at the killer mash-up. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

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Emmys 2013: Who Should Win Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series? Take Our Poll!

The 2013 Emmy race for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series is an intriguing one.

While Homeland‘s Damian Lewis goes for his second consecutive win, Breaking Bad‘s Bryan Cranston (who captured three straight trophies from 2008-2010) will try to return to the winner’s circle after being inelligible in 2011 and losing to Lewis in 2012. Of course, then there’s the perpetual bridesmaid …READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL