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Elvis Musical Canceled For Being Too Sexy & A “Downton Abbey” Spoiler!

A Utah school district cancelled a high school musical based on Elvis Presley’s music because a concerned parent fretted that “All Shook Up” had too much “sexually explicit language” and “cross-dressing” in it. When this parent discovers MTV, MINDS ARE GOING TO BE BLOWN.[Raw Story]
Another Golden Globes promo, y’all: here’s Tina Fey… More »


That “Downton Abbey”/”Parks And Rec” Mash-Up You’ve Been Waiting For

Guys, I know I push “Parks and Rec” on you all the time, but it’s really because I feel like it’s one of the few awesomely quirky weirdo shows out there. Plus, Ron Swanson’s mustache! Plus, Amy Poehler’s character Leslie Knope is actually rather headstrong and confident and a good role model. So many popular… More »


Cousin Matthew Is Out On “Downton Abbey”

The love affair between Cousin Matthew and Lady Mary is about to get even more twisted, if that’s even possible. A spokesperson for “Downton Abbey” has confirmed to Deadline Hollywood that Dan Stevens, the actor who plays Matthew Crawley, won’t be coming back for season four. Noooooo! … More »


“Downton Abbey”‘s Thomas Has A Unicorn Fetish

“It took us four months to shoot this whole side storyline where he meets a unicorn. He’s out in the woods one day on a walk and he sees this enchanted beast. And he slowly builds up a relationship by feeding it. One day he puts some food 50 yards away, the next 25… More »


“Downton Abbey”‘s Thomas Barrow Is A Heartthrob Uber Alles

Who’s that hot guy? None other than Rob James-Collier, the sexy man who plays horrible buttler Thomas Barrow on “Downton Abbey.” Here he is in the pages of Vogue Deutschland, sans “Downton” period clothes, looking absolutely adorable. Check out his fellow “Downton” star Michelle Dockery in her plainclothes after the jump. [Vogue Deutschland] … More »


Michelle Obama Gets “Downton Abbey” Episodes Before You Do

Michelle Obama gets season-three “Downton Abbey” DVDs mailed to her over from ITV in England, so she doesn’t have to wait until January and watch them on PBS like the rest of us normals. [The Sun UK]
New rumors on the Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez breakup from a blind-item gossip site: Jelena… More »


Presenting: A “Downton Abbey” Prequel

As we eagerly await the season three premiere of “Downton Abbey,” consider this over tea and crumpets: life before Lady Mary was mucking up her love life and Lady Sybil was wearing pants. Julian Fellowes, the creator of of the show, has announced his plans for a spin-off drama, following the courtship of Lord and… More »


Actress Reveals “Downton Abbey” Spoiler-y Stuff

I’m purposefully putting this “Downton Abbey” spoiler-y stuff after the jump so no one has a heart attack and dies and then it is on my conscience. I won’t even tell you which Crawley sister the spoiler involves! You have to click “Read more” to find out. Really. … More »


“Downton Abbey” Season Three Trailer Leaks Online

Quick! Watch the leaked “Downton Abbey” season three trailer! Before it gets yanked offline! In case it gets pulled before you can watch it, here’s quick sort of spoiler-y summary, after the jump! … More »


“Downton Abbey” Left The Manor For The Olympics

The cast of “Downton Abbey” — both upstairs and downstairs — attended the Olympic Opening Ceremony last Friday. They posed for a group shot in front of the stadium, with Mr. Bates in something of a compromised position. But! Where’s the Dowager Countess? You know she wouldn’t dare mingle with the hoi polloi. And speaking… More »


Get Your “Downtown Abbey” Season Three Spoilers Right Here

“Downtown Abbey”‘s season three premiere on January 6 is a long way off. But it’s never too early for spoilers! At a press tour last night for the Television Critics Association, creator Julian Fellowes spilled the beans on what we can expect from the PBS upstairs/downstairs tale. Namely, Shirley MacLaine.   … More »


Emmy Awards 2012: “Girls,” “Breaking Bad” & “Downton Abbey” Rule The Nominations

The 2012 Emmy Award Nominations were announced this morning and, personally, I was pretty stoked on the nominations. “Girls” and Lena Dunham were nominated in the comedy series and lead actress categories which made me think two things: A) “Girls” is a comedy series? and B) Suck it, haters! Practically the entire cast of “Breaking… More »


10 Reasons “Downton Abbey” Needs Dame Maggie Smith

The news that Dame Maggie Smith — aka the Dowager Countess — is hesitating to renew her contract for future seasons of “Downton Abbey” shook me to my very core. I mean, what would Downton be without her? A sad, empty shell of a show, that’s what. Here are 10 reasons “Downton Abbey” desperately needs… More »


Evening Quickies: Behold, “The Fresh Prince Of Downton Abbey”

These “Downton Abbey” spoof videos just keep getting goofier and goofier, but children’s of the ’90s can appreciate this ode to “The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air”! [College Humor]
So. Disgusting. Pervy photographer Terry Richardson allegedly hooked up with Lindsay Lohan during “a major night of passion” and now she’s “texting and phoning… More »


The “Eastbound & Down” / “Downton Abbey” Mash-Up You Were Waiting For

Could there be two worlds set more far apart than that of party monster baseball player Kenny Powers and the genteel universe of butlers, maids and secret eavesdropping at Downton Abbey? And yet! When the two come together, something more than magical occurs. It’ll have you wondering why it took so long for someone to… More »


There’s A “Downton Abbey” Rap, You Guys

You guys, there’s a rap about “Downton Abbey”! Adam WarRock, whoever you are, wherever you are, I love you. [NYMag.com via AdamWarRock.com] … More »


“Downton Abbey”‘s Lady Sybil Crawley Is A Jewelry Model Now

Lady Sybil Crawley on “Downton Abbey” is my new girl crush and not just because she’s a rabblerousing feminist. The actress who plays Sybil, named Jessica Brown Findlay, is a jaw-droppingly lovely “English rose,” as they say. Jewelry designer Dominic Jones must agree, because he’s hired Jessica to appear in ads for his new jewelry… More »


The Obsession Continues: “Downton Abbey” Trading Cards

By now you’ve hopefully seen last night’s season two finale/Christmas special of “Downton Abbey,” in which plenty of loose-ends were tied up and anticipation was set for season three. Vanity Fair has made a bunch of funny trading cards inspired by the show — click through the gallery to see some of my favorites, then check out the rest,… More »