Impeccably cast, extremely handsome, predictably soapy and a trifle slow moving, it's another first-rate costume drama.
Approaching its third season, the creators of PBS Masterpiece's "Downton Abbey" had to confront several major issues.
"Downton Abbey" was the capper of PBS' second day at the Television Critics Assn. press tour. Here are the most memorable moments - sans spoilers - from the panel.
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$27.7M Sony / Screen Gems 13.13%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$778,903 Cumulative:$307.3M Disney 34.56%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$703,203 Cumulative:$17.1M Warner Brothers 34.59%
Amazon.com 's streaming war with Netflix continues apace, as the Internet retail expanded its multiyear licensing agreement with PBS for hundreds of additional episodes of shows including NOVA…
'Downton Abbey' vets Zoe Boyle and Iain Glen will also join the cast.
PBS also announced that it had acquired the third season of BBC Worldwide's "Call the Midwife," as well as the first season of British drama "Last Tango in Halifax," starring Derek Jacobi.
Artists like the Who, James Taylor and the B-52s have turned to the Public Broadcasting System to boost their profile, and vice versa.
What would Ari Gold -- Jeremy Piven's fast-talking huckster of an agent in "Entourage" -- have done for a living in 1908? PBS seemingly asks and answers the question by casting Piven as "Mr…
One of the key takeaways from the current TV season has involved the important reminder that hits can now emanate from anywhere, underscored by the enviable ratings for "The Walking Dead" and now…
BBC Worldwide America has inked a co-production deal with PBS' long-running "Masterpiece" series and will produce two period telepics with the broadcast banner.