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Princess Kate Is Heading to Downton Abbey

Princess Kate Is Heading to Downton Abbey

Originally posted 03/05/2015 08:45AM

Downton Abbey has welcomed its share of fictional dignitaries. But next week it will host a most esteemed visitor for real.

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Maggie Smith May Not Be Leaving Downton Abbey | Maggie Smith

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Maggie Smith May Not Be Leaving Downton Abbey

Originally posted 03/04/2015 09:25AM

The Dowager Countess of Grantham may not be leaving us after all.

While actress Maggie Smith, in a recent interview, made cryptic comments about the sixth season of Downton Abbey and appeared to hint at the show's end, her publicist is pushing back on that statement in what is certainly welcome news for devoted fans of the Masterpiece Theatre hit.

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Maggie Smith on Those Downton Abbey Rumors: 'I Don't Know How It Could Go On' | Maggie Smith

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Maggie Smith on Those Downton Abbey Rumors: 'I Don't Know How It Could Go On'

Originally posted 03/02/2015 10:35AM

As season five of Downton Abbey came to a romantic end on Sunday (Carson proposed! Does Mary have a new love interest?) Maggie Smith fueled speculation that the show's next season could be its last.

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Downton Abbey Finale Sneak Peek: Will a Shooting Trip Go Horribly Wrong?

Originally posted 02/27/2015 09:00AM

[BRIGHTCOVE "4080634843001" "" "" "auto"] Before Downton Abbey finishes its fifth season, many questions must be answered: Will Anna (Golden Globe winner Joanne Froggatt) remain in jail for the murder of her rapist? Will Mary (Michelle Dockery) officially settle on a suitor? And will Violet (Maggie Smith) please deliver a zing – or six – to lighten the mood?

In the midst of all those questions, an exclusive clip sees Lord Grantham (Hugh Bonneville), accompanied by Branson (Allen Leech) and Thomas (Rob James-Collier), heading for a sporting week with the judgmental Lord Sinderby (James Faulkner), aka Lady Rose's new father-in-law.

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Rep Defends Office Allegedly Inspired by Downton Abbey: I've Never Seen the Show

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Rep Defends Office Allegedly Inspired by Downton Abbey: I've Never Seen the Show

Originally posted 02/05/2015 07:30PM

The Illinois congressman whose receptionist let slip that his boldly redecorated office was modeled after the Red Room on Downton Abbey says he's never even watched the hit PBS series.

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Congressman's 'Downton Abbey'-Inspired Office Causes Capitol Stir

Congressman's 'Downton Abbey'-Inspired Office Causes Capitol Stir

Originally posted 02/04/2015 03:35PM

Is there a Lord Grantham in the House – the U.S. House of Representatives, that is?

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Is Downton Abbey Set to End After Season 6?

Is Downton Abbey Set to End After Season 6?

Originally posted 01/29/2015 07:00AM

Is the end dawning for Lady Mary and the Earl of Grantham?

Just as the stars of Downton AbbeyMichelle Dockery, Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Joanne Froggatt and the others – prepare to shoot season 6 in the spring, speculation has arisen that this could be the popular series' last.

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Downton Abbey Wins Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

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UpdatePosted 01/26/2015 10:00AM

Downton Abbey Wins SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

Originally posted 01/25/2015 09:45PM

The cast of Downton Abbey came away with the Screen Actors Guild award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series on Sunday.

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Joanne Froggatt on Downton Abbey Rape Scene: 'It Was a Big Responsibility'

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Joanne Froggatt on Downton Abbey Rape Scene: 'It Was a Big Responsibility'

Originally posted 01/12/2015 04:15PM

While accepting the award for best supporting actress at Sunday's Golden Globes, Downton Abbey's Joanne Froggatt shared a message from a rape survivor that she's never met.

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Joanne Froggatt Wins the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or TV Movie

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Joanne Froggatt Wins the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or TV Movie

Originally posted 01/11/2015 08:35PM

Joanne Froggatt took home the Golden Globe for best supporting actress in a TV series, mini-series or TV movie on Sunday for her performance in Downton Abbey.

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