British flag flies high, once again, at the Emmys

While a majority of Planet Earth is still saddened by the fact that Downton Abbey closed its doors after six brilliant series this past year, one has to wonder if much of the television industry is secretly a bit happier to see it shutter, especially after last night’s Emmy Awards. In addition to receiving awards for hair […]

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Desert Island Discs adds ‘Lord Grantham’ to the castaway list

Perhaps the coolest show on the planet is BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs, which premiered on BBC radio in 1942. Created by Roy Plomley, the format is about as simple as you can get. A guest ‘castaway’ is invited by host Kirsty Young to choose the eight records they would take with them to […]

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Your ‘ultimate Downton Abbey map guide’ to filming locations!

In just a few short weeks (March 6th, to be exact), the doors will shut for the final time at Downton Abbey. Before Carson closes the door, for one last time, the sun will stream through the windows and light up the magnificent house even without the benefit of those electricity vapors the Dowager Countess so feared were swirling […]

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Downton Abbey cast discuss the ‘bloody good’ dinner party scene

While I do feel obligated to label this with the customary ***Spoiler Alert*** heading, I think now that it has been almost a full week since last Sunday’s shocking turn of events on Downton Abbey we are safe to discuss amongst ourselves the events of Sunday, January 31, 2016. As social media will more than attest, the […]

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The real stars of ‘Downton Abbey’ behind the camera

Well, after last night’s episode of Downton Abbey, you definitely can’t say that dinner with the Crawleys isn’t interesting. If it’s not Robert throwing Sarah Bunting, the local schoolteacher, out of Downton or the Dowager Countess and Isobel Crawley going at it over the fate of the local hospital it’s, well, if you haven’t seen last […]

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Julian Fellowes’s Belgravia up next for ‘Downton Abbey’ creator

The doors of Downton haven’t even shuttered yet and Julian Fellowes already has something in the works. The Downton Abbey creator/writer heads to the world of online for his next project, a new story in 11 episodes, published week by week, which will tell the story of Belgravia – London’s grandest postcode. Just in case Belgravia sounds familiar […]

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Epic quotes from ‘Downton Abbey: The Final Season’ episode 1

It’s been a wild ride the last several days beginning with the first new Sherlock episode in over two years on New Years Day and, now, episode one of the final season of Downton Abbey has come and gone unless, of course, you felt for some inexplicable reason that the Green Bay/Minnesota football game would be remotely more […]

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