It’s going to be an exhausting Christmas Day this year for fans in England of both Downton Abbey and Call the Midwife.
The biggest British wins at last night’s Emmys were the acting awards given to Maggie Smith for Downton Abbey and to Damian Lewis for Homeland, but American series snatched other major awards away from strong British contenders.
You might just think you’re in England if you turn on your TV next fall. That’s because the new 2012-13 TV schedule will be crammed with shows featuring British stars or based on UK programs.
After all the excitement last month with its will-she-or-won’t-she brouhaha about whether Maggie Smith wanted off of Downton Abbey (apparently, she didn’t), news about the hit British TV series was scarcer in recent days.
Fans of the revived Upstairs Downstairs will no longer be able to view the goings-on either upstairs or downstairs at 165 Eaton Place. The BBC has announced that the period drama, which aired the final episode of its second season in …
The Downton Abbey parody and mashup videos just keep coming. The latest, and an especially amusing one, not only roasts the hit British TV drama but roast beefs it as well.
It’s been a little over a week with no Downton Abbey. No yearning looks exchanged between Lady Mary and Matthew. No evil plotting over a smoking break by Thomas and O’Brien.
All good things must come to an end.
Here’s your chance to impress your friends and family with your prognosticating abilities. The DVD of the second season of Downton Abbey goes on sale tomorrow (February 7), nearly two weeks before the Emmy-winning British TV series …
Downton Abbey, the hit British series that begins its second season on PBS this Sunday (Jan. 9), has positively pushed the reset button on the career of Elizabeth McGovern.