Tag Archives: Elizabeth McGovern

‘Downton Abbey’ Recap: Season Four, Episode One

The mystery is solved! Downton Abbey returned with a 2-hour opening episode to kick off its fourth season and finally revealed that the first name of Carson (played by Jim Carter), the oh-so-proper butler and loyal Crawley family ...

Downton Abbey News Roundup: Paul Giamatti Joins the Show, and Other News

There will be even more pushy Americans crowding into Downton Abbey next season.

The show’s producer has announced that Oscar-nominated actor Paul Giamatti will be joining the popular British series for the season-ending special, which airs on Christmas Day in the U.K.

British Celebs You Should Follow on Twitter: ‘Downton Abbey’ Edition

If you’re still recovering from the Downton Abbey finale you’re not alone. Literally, you can check in with other fans and the stars of the show on Twitter. Check out which actors are on Twitter and who will Tweet you back!

‘Downton Abbey’s Julian Fellowes and Elizabeth McGovern Team Up for New Movie

There’s always a long road between announcement and actual movie, but Downton Abbey fans will rejoice to hear that star Elizabeth McGovern and creator-writer Julian Fellowes are teaming on a prospective film, according to a report on ...

Elizabeth McGovern Is Asked About a Fifth Season of ‘Downton Abbey’

Talk about this being the season of joy. It has already been confirmed that Downton Abbey will have a fourth season but could there be a fifth in the offing for the Emmy-winning historical drama?

Lingerie Firm Enjoys ‘The Downton Abbey Effect’

You wouldn’t think product placement would work in a costume drama, given that most of the firms able to advertise their olden-days products must have either gone out of business or moved with the times, but then Downton Abbey has ...

‘Downton’ Roundup: The Abbey’s Dan Stevens Hits Broadway

There’s lots going on at Downton Abbey as the popular period drama’s third season plays out on British TV – but you won’t hear about it here. Anglophenia tries hard to be a spoiler-free zone.

Julian Fellowes Plans ‘Downton’ Prequel on How Robert and Cora Met

Once the hit series Downton Abbey comes to its inevitable end, there may be more story to be told about the period drama’s memorable characters. Writer/creator Julian Fellowes is planning a prequel to his hit series about the ...

‘Downton Abbey’ Roundup: Wedding Bells for Another Crawley Sister?

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.

Shirley MacLaine to Join ‘Downton Abbey’ for Season 3

Here’s reason for cheering long and loudly. Veteran actress, Oscar-winner, and bestselling author Shirley MacLaine, 77, is bringing her special brand of kooky joie de vivre to Downton Abbey.