'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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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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Breaking Abbey, courtesy of the great Colbert Nation

  Two Jimmy Kimmel Downton Sixbey spoofs and a Saturday Night Live‘s Spike TV take on Downton Abbey should be enough to declare that the ITV/PBS, Carnival Films production is a bona fide bit of brilliance. Should be… Well, putting his Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval on this notion comes the genius that is Stephen […]

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Downton Abbey 2120

You know you’ve arrived when even one of the following happens: You are the subject of a Saturday Night Live parody sketch You are featured in not only one, but TWO Jimmy Fallon parody sketches You are featured on the front page of The Onion So, imagine the weight that Downton Abbey carries these days […]

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Saturday Night Live imagines Downton Abbey on Spike TV

***Update for those trying to access the video clip below. Sadly, the folks at NBC Universal have decided that a little extra added promotion for Saturday Night Live is not of interest. When you click on the video below you will now be greeted with a very nice message that says: “This video contains content […]

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Anything you ever wanted to know – British edition

Helen Mirren completes British invasion of SNL Following in the footsteps of her Arthur co-star, Russell Brand, Dame Helen Mirren will host this coming Saturday’s edition of Saturday Night Live on NBC. Mirren’s hosting stint of the late-night comedy show will come the night after the premiere of the release of the re-make of the Dudley Moore […]

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