When life hands poor Lady Edith Crawley (Laura Carmichael) lemons, say, in the form of her being left at the altar by her one-armed beau, Anthony Strallan (Robert Bathurst), she makes lemonade, or at least finds a cause to latch onto, this time in the form of equal rights for women in the 1920s England.
Series three of the hit ITV drama Downton Abbey finally aired Sunday in the U.S. on PBS. Downton Abbey already premiered across the pond way back in September, leaving only the most disciplined of viewers to resist spoiling the season premiere.
Amid two recent allegations of sex abuse, Sesame Street's longtime puppeteer Kevin Clash, 52, most famous for being the voice behind popular puppet Elmo, as well as characters Baby Sinclair, Clifford, Splinter and Hoots the Owl, has resigned from the children's program.
Dame Maggie Smith, 77, has hinted at leaving the hit British series, Downton Abbey, before, and now a recent health scare that Smith experienced might make a return to season four of Downton less likely.
Monday’s Google Doodle honors the 70th birthday of Bob Ross, the popular painter and television star who rose to prominence on the PBS show The Joy of Painting. In the Doodle, Ross is sitting at a stool painting the second “g” of “Google” on a canvas against the background of a serene nature landscape with a rushing stream, pine trees and snow-capped mountains.
Fans of Downton Abbey who have been holding out for the series three premiere in the U.S. should look away now. For those who can’t wait to find out what's been happening across the pond, read on, as the series is already six episodes deep, having aired in the U.
Viewers finally got a little reward for their patience in the form of a long-awaited wedding between Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) and Matthew Crawley (Dan Stevens) on Sunday night, when Downton Abbey finally returned to Britain's ITV1 after a long hiatus that's still ongoing in the U.
Scientist, comedian and educator Bill Nye, 56, best known for his stint on the Disney / PBS children's show, Bill Nye the Science Guy, which ran between the years of 1993 and 1998, has posted a video on online forum Big Think via YouTube revealing that he doesn't think too highly of people who deny evolution, especially when they try to pass their beliefs down to young, impressionable kids.
The Emmys have already gone gaga for PBS' Downton Abbey, starring Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern and newcomer Shirley MacLaine, and now it's time for the fans to follow suit, as season three of the hit series gears up for its January 2013 premiere.
Masterpiece Classics' Downton Abbey recently revealed that it will match Dame Maggie Smith with living legend Shirley MacLaine, who was also recently honored by Downton costar Elizabeth McGovern at American Film Institute's Shirley MacLaine Tribute.
Atonement and War Horse's Benedict Cumberbatch and The Office's (UK) Martin Freeman returned in the second season of Masterpiece: Mystery's Sherlock, as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson from the Arthur Conan Doyle novels, respectively, on PBS Sunday night in an episode entitled "A Scandal in Belgravia.
Less than two weeks after BBC Masterpiece Classics producer Rebecca Eaton dished about the upcoming Season 3 of Downton Abbey and happened to state that star Dame Maggie Smith, 77, was "difficult" to work with, Smith has announced her decision to leave her role as Lady Violet, the Dowager Countess, on Downton Abbey when her contract ends after wrapping Season 3.
The most popular series in PBS history, the UK show Downton Abbey, starring Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, and Jim Carter, will not be returning for its third season until January 2013, but the Internet is already buzzing with rumors about what will come to pass when the Julian Fellowes (Gosford Park) created series comes back to Masterpiece Classics.