You are viewing the archive: Downton Abbey

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


Can lightning strike twice (in a row) for Homeland‘s Claire Danes? That’s the central question looming over the 2013 Emmy race for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.

In order for Danes to take home a bookend statuette, she’ll need to …READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL

Downton Abbey Season 4 First Look: Meet Mary's New Suitors — Plus: Tears, Dancing and Kissing!

Downton Abbey Season 4 Spoilers

“You must choose either death or life.”

So says the Dowager Countess to Lady Mary in the first trailer for Season 4 of Downton Abbey. But moving on is harder said than done for the grieving widow, who’s seen crying in Mr. Carson’s arms. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Emmys 2013: What Should Win Outstanding Drama Series? Take Our Poll!

Emmys 2013 Best Drama Series

In 2012, Emmy voters chose the new flavor on the menu (Homeland) over “the regular” (Mad Men) in the battle for Outstanding Drama Series, stopping the latter show’s win streak in the category at four.

This time around, the question is …READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL

Downton Abbey Season 4 Scoop: Romance for Mary and Tom? Lasting Love for Edith? Shake-Up for [Spoiler]? Plus — Is Season 5 the End?

Downton Abbey Season 4 Spoilers

Will Downton Abbey soon close its doors? Will Mary’s broken heart mend? And will Edith finally find love?

The cast and executive producers of the hit PBS drama gathered at the Television Critics Assoc. press tour in Beverly Hills on Tuesday night to unveil the first footage from Season 4, debuting Jan. 5. They also offered …READ MORE

Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery on Dan Stevens' 'Brutal' Exit and Mary's New Suitor(s)

Michelle Dockery Dan Stevens Leaving Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey‘s leading lady was just as taken aback by the death of her on-screen hubby as viewers at home.

Although Michelle Dockery knew ahead of time that her co-star Dan Stevens was leaving the hit drama — and that his exit would be “finite” — watching the “brutal” goodbye was still a big shock, the actress tells TVLine. READ MORE

Downton Abbey Exclusive: Paul Giamatti Joins Season 4 Cast as Cora's [Spoiler]

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 05:  Actor Paul Giamatti attends the premiere of "The Ides of March" at the Ziegfeld Theater on October 5, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Downton Abbey is bracing for another American invasion.

TVLine has learned exclusively that Paul Giamatti (Sideways, Cinderella Man) is joining the Masterpiece/PBS phenom’s Season 4 cast as …READ MORE

Eye on Emmy: Downton Abbey EP Gareth Neame on Fast Pacing, Spoiler Problems and Season 4

Downton Abbey Season 4 Spoilers

Heartbreak! Death! Maggie Smith’s Dowager Countess squaring off with Shirley MacLaine! The third season of Downton Abbey was not short on drama.

The commotion even extended off-screen when one major character’s fate became the talk of the Internet months before the episode aired stateside. But the PBS show also managed to surprise on the tube with its fast pacing and healthy doses of romance …READ MORE

Ask Ausiello: Spoilers on Vampire Diaries, Nikita, Psych, Revenge, Covert Affairs and More!


Got a scoop request? An anonymous tip you’re dying to share? Send any/all of the above to

Question: For the love of a Happy Ending, any word on whether or not USA Network will right a terrible wrong? —Tiera
Ausiello: No news is, in this case, pretty good news. Negotiations continue between Sony and USA …READ MORE & GET SPOILED

Downton Abbey Season 4 Premiere Date Set


Downton Abbey fans only have to keep a stiff upper lip for a few months longer.

PBS announced on Tuesday that the period drama’s fourth season will debut on …READ MORE

TVLine Items: Daily Show Sets John Oliver's Hosting Debut, Rectify Renewed and More!

The Daily Show Host John Oliver

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart John Oliver has secured a start date.

Comedy Central announced Wednesday that the late-night series’ fan-fave correspondent will begin his eight-week stint as guest host on …READ MORE