Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes says he plans to write a prequel to the beloved British period drama, the BBC reports.
Taking a cue from Bruce Wayne, PBS's Downton Abbey will introduce a manservant named Alfred in January's season premiere. The new footman, played by Matt Milne (War Horse), takes the place of the late William and the newly promoted Thomas.
"He is a contentious figure right from the start because he is the...
Alec Baldwin, Jessica Lange
The nominations are in for the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, and many of the actors and showrunners who received nods have expressed their gratitude — and, in some cases, surprise.
See what the stars had to say:
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story, Supporting Actress in a TV Movie/Miniseries: "I want to thank the academy for honoring American Horror Story. ... It's been wonderful to work on a show with such talented actors and the fabulous creative team of Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and all the brilliant writers who make Constance such an interesting character to play."
As the Dowager Countess might say, "Good heavens!" Downton Abbey star Elizabeth McGovern is looking to clarify comments she says have now been misinterpreted as a slam against the hit PBS drama.
Speaking in New York at the Tribeca Film Festival to promote her new feature Cheerful Weather for the Wedding, McGovern admitted to the Los Angeles Times that season two of Downton had "a slightly different tone... partly because the show had to...
Harold House Moore and Leelee Sobieski
NYC 22 didn't collar big numbers Sunday, but it didn't sink as badly as ABC's Titanic miniseries.
CBS' latest cop drama drew 8.9 million viewers and ...
Carnival Films, the studio that produces Downton Abbey, is denying a report that Dame Maggie Smith is leaving the hit PBS show after its upcoming third season.
In a statement obtained by The New York Times, the studio called the The Daily Mail report "complete nonsense." The studio added, "We never comment on future story lines but...
In the midst of the hoopla surrounding the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's fateful collision with an iceberg, Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes weighs in with Titanic, a four-hour upstairs/downstairs retelling of the ship's maiden — and final — voyage (airing Saturday at 8/7c and Sunday at 9/8c on ABC).
Jemima Kirke, Lena Dunham, Zosia Mamet
It took a special species to rescue HBO from several years in the comedy doldrums, when most everything (except sporadic seasons of Curb Your Enthusiasm) felt overly precious or ironic and hardly ever funny.
Could David Boreanaz land a role on the prestigious British drama Downton Abbey simply by asking for one? Fans will have to wait and see, but the Bones star thinks he'd make a great suitor for Lady Mary Crawley (Michelle Dockery), and he's taken to Twitter to ask Julian Fellowes, the show's writer and executive producer, if he agrees.
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