RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Maggie Smith

A collection of news and information related to Maggie Smith published by this site and its partners.

Top Maggie Smith Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Five things to see this weekend

    It's a weekend filled with new episodes, important NFL games and Golden Globes hoopla. Here are programs to keep in mind: 1. The Golden Globes at 8 p.m. Sunday on NBC. You may not want to watch the whole three-hour telecast. But the Amy Poehler-Tina Fey...
  • After SAG Award nominations, an early peek at the crystal ball

    The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced five minutes ago, and the awards won't be announced for another month. But why procrastinate? Let's pick the winners ... now!. Because of the size of the voting body (111,228 eligible members and...
  • Watch George Clooney visit the world of 'Downton Abbey'

    Watch George Clooney visit the world of 'Downton Abbey'
    Attention dedicated fans of imported British television: If you watch this "Downton Abbey" sketch that aired in the U.K. over the weekend, you may need a fainting couch nearby. George Clooney made his much-heralded appearance at everyone's favorite...
  • PBS special examines manners of 'Downton'

    As you sink into the fifth season of the elegant world of Downton Abbey, spare a thought to what it takes to make it seem so true to the 1920s. You can chalk the authenticity up to Alastair Bruce, the historical advisor, who makes sure that everyone's...
  • 'Downton Abbey': Maggie Smith amazes

    'Downton Abbey': Maggie Smith amazes
    Maggie Smith rules the fifth season of “Downton Abbey,” PBS’ lavish and still-delectable serial. Smith’s majestic yet poignant work as the dowager countess deepens the drama, which returns at 9 p.m. Sunday on PBS. “Love may...
  • Michelle Dockery's new Mary on 'Downton Abbey'

    Michelle Dockery's new Mary on 'Downton Abbey'
    Her performance as Lady Mary on "Downton Abbey" has brought Michelle Dockery many a thing: fans with tales of their own repressed sisterhood memories, a few Emmy nominations and a Twitter account for her eyebrows. The fifth season of the PBS drama...
  • Rob Owen: 'Galavant' sings then stumbles

    Give ABC credit for trying something different with "Galavant" (8 and 8:30 p.m. Sunday), a medieval musical comedy from writer Dan Fogelman, who previously wrote the screenplay for Pixar-Disney's "Cars" and executive produced the polarizing ABC comedy...
  • Why do we love 'Downton'? Let us count the ways

    Why should we love Downton and her children? Why are Americans so fascinated with the lords and ladies of Grantham and the dozen-plus servants who run their gorgeous, terrifying, cathedral-like country mansion on Masterpiece's "Upstairs, Downstairs"-...
  • TV review: 'Downton Abbey,' season 5

    TV review: 'Downton Abbey,' season 5
    At this point, a new season of "Downton Abbey" is much like a visit from old friends. Sure, the stories are familiar -- perhaps even just variations on what you've heard before -- but it's more about sharing their company and the feelings they rekindle....
  • Mind your manor

    Bieliebers, those youngsters who twist and shout every time they hear a Justin Bieber song, could learn a few lessons from the superfans of "Downton Abbey," which returns Sunday for Season 5. First and foremost: Relax. You can admire an artist and a show...
  • 'Downton Abbey' returns in all its gentle, hopeful glory for Season 5

    January is such a rigorous drag of a month. Diets to start, decorations to take down, jammed email in-boxes to face, not to mention the suddenly impossible parking at the gym. Fortunately, there is something sweet and solid to cling to even as you chuck...