It’s a ‘Downton Abbey’ parody overload for your viewing pleasure

Over the past six years, Downton Abbey has become THE go-to show on telly. However, before the last under butler turns out the lights and leaves Downton for good, rather than contribute to the endless spoiler traffic surrounding the remaining 7 episodes on PBS that have been swirling the Internets since the series finale on Christmas Day […]

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PBS’ Arthur heads to ‘Fountain Abbey’ on Jan 26

I know, we’ve written (and, probably, overwritten) how you can tell when a series such as Downton Abbey instantly becomes a part of pop-culture. If it makes it to the mind palaces of such icons as Saturday Night Live  or Jimmy Fallon, whose Downton Sixby spoofs were priceless, then you know you have something. With […]

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Groundskeeper Willie speaks out on Scottish independence vote

When a program or series across the pond gets the parody treatment, it usually means you’ve arrived. With countless spoofs and parodies behind them, the leader in the clubhouse for the past several years has been Downton Abbey. From Jimmy Fallon to Saturday Night Live to Funny or Die, the British period drama has been the target of some top-notch brilliance in recent years. Prior to last weeks referendum vote on Scottish independence, there were countless celebrities putting in their two cents for both sides trying to swing the vote for either ‘Yes Scotland’ or ‘Better Together’.

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Will Ferrell skates to Olympic Gold with Downton Abbey themed performance

An Olympic performance that deserves to be seen… There are some things that either need no explanation…or defy explanation, depending on the side of the fence you’re on when it comes to Will Ferrell. As most know, Jimmy Fallon and Downton Abbey go way back. We all remember his brilliant Downton Sixby parodies, right? If […]

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Become part of Sherlock's 'Homeless Network' with new iPhone app

We used to say that you know you’ve arrived when you are subject of a Jimmy Fallon parody, a Saturday Night Life sketch or featured in a segment on Red Nose Day. Owners of all three, Downton Abbey went one step further when Lady Mary, herself, participated in a game of antler toss to promote […]

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'Downton Abbey' reaches new heights with 'Iron Man 3' reference

From 30 Rock to The Office to The Chris Matthews Show to, most recently, Iron Man 3, the cultural impact of Downton Abbey knows no boundaries. We all know about the talented efforts of Sesame Street, The Colbert Report, Saturday Night Live and Latenight with Jimmy Fallon as they paid tribute to the likes of […]

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Could it be? A Tony for Downton Abbey?

Throw all the genius of the Saturday Night Live, Jimmy Fallon, Red Nose Day and Downton Arbys parodies out the window. What better way to put a bright spot on the Crawley’s world and begin to heal a tearful Downton Abbey nation than a Downton musical! Yes, it’s time for Downton Abbey: The Musical. Filmed […]

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Downton Abbey as a Super Nintendo game? Who's in?

And I thought Downton Abbey had achieved the ultimate pop-culture status by virtue of its’ two Jimmy Fallon parody sketches, one Saturday Night Live skit and having it’s own Facebook page. Not so. The program that has taken both sides of the Atlantic by storm through its first three seasons on ITV and PBS has […]

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