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  • Emmys 2013: Julian Fellowes of 'Downton Abbey' on season 3, 'Smash'

    Emmys 2013: Julian Fellowes of 'Downton Abbey' on season 3, 'Smash'
    The British are known for maintaining a stiff upper lip, even in moments of triumph, which is why Julian Fellowes was glad to have a friend from Los Angeles with him at lunch when he learned that “Downton Abbey” had been nominated for a...
  • 'Downton Abbey' writer Julian Fellowes carries on without Matthew

     'Downton Abbey' writer Julian Fellowes carries on without Matthew
    When last we left Downton Abbey, the miracle of birth met with the tragedy of death. Poor Matthew Crawley met his end in a ditch — because actor Dan Stevens decided to move on. What would become of Lady Mary, new mother and widow? What would...
  • Under the spell of Highclere Castle and 'Downton Abbey'

    Under the spell of Highclere Castle and 'Downton Abbey'
    NEWBURY, England — He is a farmer, she says, and she is a farmer's wife. They are active in their community. She writes a bit on the side, her writing room only recently having been wired for electricity. On my recent visit to her home, she was...
  • Review: Matthew's death may inject some life into 'Downton Abbey'

    Review: Matthew's death may inject some life into 'Downton Abbey'
    Across the land, a great keening has arisen for the large number of main characters recently killed off on shows as disparate as "The Walking Dead," "Scandal" and "Game of Thrones." How ruthless have we become, the hand-wringers wail, how reckless and...
  • '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...
  • Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II

    Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II
    Helen Mirren keeps winning awards for playing Queen Elizabeth II. The actress won multiple trophies, including an Oscar in 2007, for her role in "The Queen." Earlier this year, she collected an Olivier Award -- London's equivalent of the Tony Award --...
  • SAG Awards: 'Breaking Bad,' '30 Rock' lead TV nominations

    SAG Awards: 'Breaking Bad,' '30 Rock' lead TV nominations
    The nominations for the 20th Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced Wednesday morning. In the television categories, cable once again ruled the pack, with "Breaking Bad," "Homeland," "Behind the Candelabra" and "Boardwalk Empire" each receiving...
  • TV This Week, March 2 - 8: 'The Trip to Bountiful' on Lifetime

    TV This Week, March 2 - 8: 'The Trip to Bountiful' on Lifetime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 2-8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   -------------------- SUNDAY See famous folks in all their finery in "On...
  • 'Downton Abbey' costumes on view at Delaware's Winterthur Museum

    'Downton Abbey' costumes on view at Delaware's Winterthur Museum
    As Season 4 of PBS' " Downton Abbey" comes to a close this Sunday, U.S. fans of the British period drama won't have to wait another year to experience the opulent aristocratic life of the Crawley Family. They needn't even cross the pond. The exhibition...