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  • 'Downton Abbey' halo effect can be heavenly for PBS affiliates

    'Downton Abbey' halo effect can be heavenly for PBS affiliates
    They might be a little snooty, but it would be hard to find a family more welcome in these parts than the Crawleys of “Downton Abbey” — at least in Owings Mills, home of Maryland Public Television. Just as “American Idol” in...
  • 2014 Golden Globes: 'Behind the Candelabra' wins best TV movie or miniseries

    2014 Golden Globes: 'Behind the Candelabra' wins best TV movie or miniseries
    "Downton Abbey," the drama about an aristocratic family in pre-World War I England, won the Golden Globe for best miniseries or motion picture made for television. The PBS "Masterpiece" miniseries beat  BBC America's "The Hour" and three HBO films:...
  • McNamara's Picks: 'True Detective,' 'Girls,' 'Downton Abbey' and more

    McNamara's Picks: 'True Detective,' 'Girls,' 'Downton Abbey' and more
    It's a big week for TV. Not only are a lot of shows coming back from their brief midwinter hiatuses — "Sleepy Hollow!" tonight with a two-hour episode! — the midseason replacements have begun.  Here are a few things you won't want to miss this...
  • SAG Awards 2014: 'American Hustle' cast takes top honors

    The awards season now turns on a delicate dance between "American Hustle" and "12 Years a Slave." The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards gave David O. Russell's con-man comedy "American Hustle" the top prize Saturday night, making it the front-...
  • SAG Awards 2014: 'Hustle' cast wins, tightens race to Oscars

     SAG Awards 2014: 'Hustle' cast wins, tightens race to Oscars
     "American Hustle" won just a single trophy at the Screen Actors Guild Awards — the really important one. The cast of David O. Russell's con-man tale took home SAG's cast award Saturday night, nudging "American Hustle" ahead of Oscar season's...
  • Gold Standard: Early predictions for Emmy Awards

    Gold Standard: Early predictions for Emmy Awards
    Will "Breaking Bad" finally win a series Emmy? Will "Modern Family" ever lose one? Are voters ready to go all in on Kerry Washington and Louis C.K.? We offer some answers and thoughts, but since it's early (very early), these predictions will likely be...
  • Why 'Downton Abbey' drama trumps 'Walking Dead' zombies at Emmys

    Why 'Downton Abbey' drama trumps 'Walking Dead' zombies at Emmys
    Emmy voters can't get enough of "Downton Abbey," having just added another dozen nominations to the tony soap's already towering haul. "The Walking Dead," meanwhile, may be a hit with viewers, but it's dead to the academy, receiving but a single...
  • 'Downton Abbey' Season 4 trailer: Mary chooses life

    'Downton Abbey' Season 4 trailer: Mary chooses life
    The first trailer for Season 4 of "Downton Abbey" hit the internet over the weekend offered a glimpse into how Lady Mary Crawley (Michelle Dockery) is dealing with the loss of her husband, Matthew. "You have a straightforward choice," the Dowager...
  • Review: 'Last Tango in Halifax' on PBS is the fall's best new show

    Review: 'Last Tango in Halifax' on PBS is the fall's best new show
    Oh, to live in a world where "Last Tango in Halifax" becomes as crazy-popular as "Downton Abbey." Both air here on PBS, although "Last Tango" is not under the "Masterpiece" imprint, and both feature British legends (Maggie Smith in "Downton," Derek...
  • Looking to put some money on the Emmys? Here are the odds

    Looking to put some money on the Emmys? Here are the odds
    Online sports betting site Bovada figures odds on everything from the NFL to Twitter's IPO, so it's not surprising they've figured the odds for this weekend's Emmy awards. While we're not condoning gambling on this august and respected celebration of...
  • Emmys 2013: Upsets galore on an emotional night

    Emmys 2013: Upsets galore on an emotional night
    The 65th Emmy Awards took so many of its winners by surprise Sunday night that several were, quite literally, speechless. True, TV's biggest night had its share of repeat winners, notably ABC's "Modern Family" and actresses Claire Danes ("Homeland") and...