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  • George Clooney to appear in 'Downton Abbey' sketch

    George Clooney to appear in 'Downton Abbey' sketch
    Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney will be gracing the halls of Downton Abbey on television later this year. But before you get too excited about what this news could mean -- will Clooney don his tux and roll around in a pigsty with Lady Mary? Or...
  • After 'Downton Abbey' tux, Dan Stevens tries on modern American roles

    After 'Downton Abbey' tux, Dan Stevens tries on modern American roles
    It's been almost two years since Dan Stevens' beloved "Downton Abbey" character, Matthew Crawley, met with an untimely end, and some die-hard fans of the PBS costume drama still may not quite be over it. But for the 31-year-old British actor, Crawley's...
  • TV Review: 'Robin Williams Remembered - A Pioneers of Television Special'

    PBS isn't always particularly nimble, which makes its speed in throwing together "Robin Williams Remembered - A Pioneers of Television Special" something of an occasion. Not surprisingly, the resulting hour is warm and heartfelt, drawing extensively on an...
  • Joanne Froggatt on the hushed tones but hard edge of 'Downton Abbey'

    Joanne Froggatt on the hushed tones but hard edge of 'Downton Abbey'
    Sitting poolside in a shaded veranda, Joanne Froggatt orders a green tea, her bright-blond hair loose and untied, trailing over her shoulders. It's a far remove from the mostly stoic, always-serving Anna Bates, her character on the PBS hit "Downton Abbey"...
  • Do TV writers know how their series will end? Not always

    Do TV writers know how their series will end? Not always
    TV shows used to end in one of two ways, neither of them pleasant, according to "House of Cards" show runner Beau Willimon. Either the series would end abruptly, like being hit by a car, or it would slowly decline and die, lost and forgotten, its audience...
  • Extraordinary Life: Salisbury Man 'A Missionary Of Tea'

    Extraordinary Life: Salisbury Man 'A Missionary Of Tea'
    John Harney was a former innkeeper whose efforts to introduce quality specialty teas to a coffee-drinking public were highly successful. The founder of Harney & Sons Ltd., he was an ambassador for loose-leaf tea, which he introduced personally, one...
  • Why the poor have to use the 'poor door'

    Why the poor have to use the 'poor door'
    Everybody's mad about the "poor door." This is the name critics have bestowed upon the separate entrance for the affordable-housing units at a planned new luxury building on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Those who pay market rates would have access to...
  • For Gugu Mbatha-Raw and period dramas, it's a breakthrough 'Belle'

     For Gugu Mbatha-Raw and period dramas, it's a breakthrough 'Belle'
    Think of it as the corset drama unlaced. Directed by Amma Asante from a screenplay by Misan Sagay, the new film "Belle" features a breakthrough performance for actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw in the title role of Dido Elizabeth Belle. Born the illegitimate...
  • The Crowd: Guilds spin the wheel for spring

    The Crowd: Guilds spin the wheel for spring
    The Segerstrom Center for the Arts remains the cornerstone of culture in Orange County. The ever-constant devotion of a confederation of local guilds has, over some three-plus decades, provided a combination of enthusiastic moral and financial support....
  • 'Downton Abbey' Cast and Producers Discuss Secrets, Love Affairs, Season 5

    Among the revelations about "Downton Abbey," producer Gareth Naeme shared that a Hollywood exec "who shall remain very nameless," predicted that the show would not find any takers in the U.S. when he was shopping it. "It's mind-boggling to me that now we...
  • 'The Address': Ken Burns on the Gettysburg Address and binge watching

    'The Address': Ken Burns on the Gettysburg Address and binge watching
    For his latest documentary, "The Address," Ken Burns changed up his traditional style of sprawling looks at major historical events in favor of a short, cinema verite look at the lives of young boys at a Vermont school who are challenged to memorize and...