Downton Abbey

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The series is set in the fictional Downton Abbey, the Yorkshire country house of the Earl and Countess of Grantham, and follows the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants early in the reign of George V. The first series spans the two years prior to the Great War, commencing with news of the sinking of the Titanic, an event that sets the story in motion. The second series covers the years 1916 to 1919. watch

Will Downton Abbey End After Season 6?

Someone give PBS a hug.

The network is in danger of losing its biggest show, British import Downton Abbey, sooner than it would like if rumors out of the UK are true. The show's creator Julian Fellowes might leave his series following the yet-to-be-announced sixth season, The Radio Times reports.

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George Clooney Heads to Downton Abbey — But There's a Catch!

George Clooney is set to appear in a special one-off charity episode of Downton AbbeyITVannounced Thursday.

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The First Trailer for Downton Abbey Season 5 Raises a Lot of Questions

Break out the fainting couch. The first trailer for Downton Abbey's fifth season is here! And unlike the brief teaser previously released, this video dives deep into the changing environment at Downton.

"I feel a shaking on the ground I stand on," Carson narrates.

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See the Downton Abbey Cast's Cheeky Response to That Water Bottle Photo Gaffe

After a historically inaccurate promo photo from Downton Abbey's fifth season went viral (unless they really did have plastic water bottles in the 1920s), the cast found the perfect response on Friday.

Check out the first photos from Downton Abbey's fifth season

The upstairs and downstairs came together for a photo, all doing their best "Did I do that?" expression — and in Allen Leech's case, just a solid duck face — while holding plastic water bottles. The best part: They included the hashtag "wH2oops." Wins, all around.

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Downton Abbey Photos: Get a First Look at Season 5!

We're still a few months away from the Season 5 premiere of Downton Abbey on PBS, but if you can't wait to see what's in store for the Crawleys and their staff, allow these newly released first-look images to tide you over.

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PBS' Downton Abbey Returns January 4

Dust off your fancypants, Downton Abbey fans. The British series' fifth season has a Stateside premiere date...

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Question: I have never been a fan of Two and a Half Men (tried to watch it years ago, but the only thing I found funny was Conchata Ferrell) and never understood how it has stayed on the air for so long. I saw that creator Chuck Lorre is planning on the main storyline next season to be about the two main characters (Walden and Alan, both heterosexual) "marrying" each other in order for Walden to achieve his goal of adopting a child. To me, I find this appalling on so many levels. Gay men and women (and their straight allies) have fought for so long for equal marriage rights, so having two straight men "marry" just seems like a mockery for those fighting for marriage equality. I am a little ashamed of Lorre even coming up with this idea (particularly as his biggest star, Jim Parsons, on his biggest show, The Big Bang Theory, is gay). Your thoughts? — Tim in Atlanta

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Premiered: January 09, 2011, on PBS
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Premise: Period drama set in the English countryside just prior to World War I, centered on the lives of the artistocratic Crawley family and their hierarchy of servants.

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